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Friday, November 24, 2006

ELECTRIFYING. Electricity and Electronics is part of the after-school Science, Technology and Engineering (STEP) Program. Here, Matthew Hill demonstrates the hair-raising results of contact with a Van der Graaf generator. In the background are Roy Watson-Badell, Whitney Nash and Eric Picard. (Photo by Ginny Lamere)
Seven months after Hurricane Katrina, on March 29, 2006, I joined a group of seven men and three women from Concord and nearby communities and flew south to Biloxi, Mississippi, for a six-day stay to help with the aftermath. The team of volunteers was organized by Bridge to Biloxi, an organization formed last year by four different faith communities in Concord ...more

Monday night's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) hearing on the Coventry Woods 40B application marked "the culmination of the evidence-gathering stage and the beginning of the deliberation stages" for the proposed 41-unit development on 21 acres off of Concord Street, according to ZBA attorney Dan Hill. Unlike earlier meetings where tempers flared, voices ...more

Recommendations for class sizes and middle school schedule for the 2007 — 2008 school year were presented at the November 15 Carlisle School Committee meeting. Due to a drop in recommended sections in the eighth grade, the average class size would grow to 27, a high number for Carlisle School. Principal Paul Graseck, who has been meeting with the Middle ...more

Carlisle's Board of Selectmen has agreed on a new three-year contract for Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, retroactively effective as of October 1 when her old contract expired. Board Chair Doug Stevenson explained that because contract negotiations were not finished in September, the Selectmen had extended her previous contract for two months through ...more

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