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Friday, February 29, 2008

WHO NEEDS A SLED? Mushers Phil Day and Rob Tucker ride an all-terrain vehicle while their dogs pull in harness at Foss Farm. A feature story on sled dogs in Carlisle is planned for next week’s issue. (Photo by Dave Ives)

Calling TV producers: CCTV needs new programs

If you are one of the 1,500 Comcast cable subscribers in Carlisle, you have probably watched a Carlisle School Committee or Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Channel 9, which is devoted to government and municipal programming. Perhaps you tune in to Channel 8 to see some of the regularly scheduled community programs, such as Jazzercise, Authors’ Outlet or ...more

Town searches for options in budget crunch

Faced with a budget impasse, the Finance Committee (FinCom) on Tuesday, February 26, proposed to the Selectmen a creative solution: allow the Carlisle School to swap computers for teachers in order to restore elementary world languages, a language arts specialist, and technology integration. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) reviewed the proposal which will likely ...more


Selectmen propose, then pause on wind turbine regs

Carlisle could face challenges by wireless companies if language was added to the bylaws in order to allow special permits for wind turbines, the Selectmen learned at their February 26 meeting. The board has been considering a modification to bylaw 4.7, “Intensity and Dimensional Requirement, Height Exceptions,” which would read: “—¦except wind turbine ...more

Barry Haley fields parent questions about sports at CCHS

Barry Haley gave an overview of his role as the the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) athletic director and answered questions about the high school sports programs during a CCHS Parents Association meeting earlier this month. Haley, who joined the faculty last year, was very enthusiastic about the new Beede Swim Center and the two artificial turf fields ...more

Town Caucus
Monday, March 3
7 p.m. at Town Hall

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