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Friday, March 9, 2007

Cool Friends
COOL FRIENDS. Carlisle Daisy Girl Scout Troop #2666 enjoy a winter afternoon on Wednesday, February 28. Pictured are: Front row (seated/kneeling): Grace Blunt, Abby Versaggi, Fallyn Kirlin, Grace King, Brooke Challenger, and Catherine Stevenson. Back row (standing): Meaghan Bernardin, Marinna Kaufman, Jillian Chelton, Erin Cox, Hannah Yelle, Katie Guarnaccia and Caroline Stevenson. (Photo by Gail Bernardin)
On March 6, the Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee (FinCom) met to finalize the Warrant for Town Meeting April 30. They concluded that one override of $245,682 will be offered which will include $150,000 for the Carlisle Public School (CPS). This is a significant reduction from what the school says it needs to maintain services, and even if the override ...more

After hours of sometimes surprising debate at their March 1 meeting, the Carlisle Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) signed an agreement to issue a decision by April 27 on the Comprehensive Permit for the proposed 41-unit Coventry Woods 40B development off Concord Street. The date chosen was proposed by the applicant, Mark O'Hagan, who offered in exchange for the ...more

John Ballantine, a member of Long Term Capital Planning Committee and a former Carlisle Selectmen and member of the Finance Committee, gave a presentation to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on February 27 on the subject of changing demographics. He defined Carlisle as "a wealthy, aging community with significant capital needs." ...more

Maintenance issues have forced a redesign of the town's footpath project. On February 27 the Board of Selectmen (BOS) heard a Town Meeting Warrant Article request by the Pedestrian and Bike Safety Committee for roughly $280,000 in additional funds to complete the project using a more durable surface. After researching a variety of surface materials, the committee ...more

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