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Friday, October 5, 2007

ROCKETS AWAY. Carlisle Cub Scouts gather at Foss Farm to launch model rockets on Saturday, September 29. Left to right, Peter Hart, Christopher Ratcliffe, Christian Mulgrew and Scout Leader Steve Golson watch during lift-off. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
They've got the goods — after years of waiting, the Carlisle Housing Authority on September 27 accepted title to Area 1 (see map on page 5) of the Benfield Land, the portion of the 45-acre property reserved for community housing. With possession of the deed comes authority to spend almost $50,000 in Community Preservation Funds for the design of affordable ...more

On October 1, the Finance Committee (FinCom) met to vote on whether a Special Town Meeting should be held to approve design funds to begin work on a replacement for the Spalding Building at the Carlisle School. But as the School Building Committee (SBC) described the latest chapter in the saga of the state aid application process, (see "MSBA: Will ...more

Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education (ACE) is important, but it can pay its own way, said the special task force reporting to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on September 25. The task force also recommended certain changes to the relationship of the Regional School District and ACE, in part to help the program remain financially ...more

The six members of the Carlisle Cultural Council (CCC) share a common zeal to provide cultural enrichment grants toward solving what Seema Peterson calls Carlisle's "frog in a well" problem. Quoting an old Sanskrit saying, she explains that a frog lives in a well and has a very narrow perspective. Unless he can climb out of that well, he will never ...more

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