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Friday, June 16, 2006

Principal Art Dulong addresses the Concord-Carlisle High School graduation class of 2006. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

The monsoon weather of this last week forced graduation inside the CCHS Upper Gym on Saturday, June 10, but friends and relatives packed the gym and auditorium with undampened spirits. Down in the Lower Gym, teachers who have become friends to '06, organized the chaos into rehearsed lines. With Pomp and Circumstance in the background (thanks to the ...more

One problem that has plagued towns trying to create affordable housing has been how to keep it affordable as years go by and the unit is resold. Carlisle resident Phyllis Zinicola has helped design a solution. As Manager of Comprehensive Permit Programs for the state affordable housing agency, MassHousing, Zinicola worked with national mortgage lender Fannie ...more

Town officials were surprised the first time they began foreclosure proceedings for over a decade of unpaid taxes on the land known as "Parcel X"when a title search revealed the seven-acre lot had at some time been split among three owners. Once contacted, the owner of one section paid the back taxes. Now the town is beginning the process of foreclosure ...more

The growing shortage of desirable, unrestricted lots and the passage of the 2002 Rivers Act have combined to present the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) with ever more challenging applications. Two such legal conundrums faced them at their June 8 meeting as they considered Notices of Intent (NOIs) that involved not only the Massachusetts Wetland ...more

Joining the Carlisle music department this fall will be Deana Saada, replacing retiring music teacher Tom O'Halloran. She is currently teaching instrumental music, fourth- and fifth-grade band and group lessons at three elementary schools in Wayland as a permanent substitute. She previously taught instrumental music for grades four through 12 in the Ithaca ...more


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