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Friday, January 25, 2008

News

Classes in fall to run 7:25 a.m. to 2:08 p.m.

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) voted Tuesday night to increase the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) day to bring the school into compliance with the Department of Education's (DOE) minimum of 990 hours a year of student learning time. By starting the school day ten minutes earlier and releasing students three minutes later, by eliminating ...more

The Carlisle Council on Aging (COA), a department of the Town of Carlisle, is dedicated to serving senior citizens and assisting their families and friends with aging issues. In cooperation with other organizations, the COA serves both elders who are healthy and those with some degree of frailty. The COA is currently staffed by four part-time employees: Director ...more

After serving as Carlisle's Assessor since April 2002, John Speidel has announced his resignation, effective February 1. He has accepted a position working for the Town of Bedford. At the Finance Team (FinTeam) meeting on Tuesday, he explained that the new opportunity offered both a shorter commute and a career advancement. He will have, "a bigger staff, ...more

At the first meeting of the Highland Building Study Group on Tuesday, January 15, general discussion quickly turned to brainstorming uses for the historic 100-year-old school that would save it from destruction. The Study Group was formed by the Selectmen in October at the request of the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) to examine the issue of what to do with ...more

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle presented the school's FY09 budget to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) and an overflow crowd on January 16 at Town Hall. (The meeting was televised live on the public access channel.) Doyle's discussion started from a "level service" budget that includes an increase of $605,112, or 6.9% over the current ...more

· Facilitator process update. At the January 16 meeting of the Carlisle School Committee (CSC), Chair Nicole Burkel recapped the work of the facilitator, John Littleford, who, she explained, was hired to help the school return to "an environment where faculty and administrators can respectfully work together for the benefit of ...more

Safe roadways are a major priority during Planning Board review of proposed developments. The board sought to ensure that sight lines are adequate for traffic around the 35-lot Hanover Hill subdivision planned for Westford Street, as they discussed the project on January 14 with Hanover Hill engineer George Dimakarakos (Stamski & McNary) and the applicant's ...more

Registration is required

Open burning season will begin on January 15 and will end on May 1. All landowners must be registered with the fire department before a permit can be issued for the day. If you have not registered already, go to the communications center at the police station, 41 Lowell Road, to register. You only need to register once as long as you don't move to another ...more


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