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Friday, April 4, 2008


Rigby interviews for CCHS superintendent post

For two hours on Tuesday night, an audience of over 40 people listened as the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) and the Concord School Committee interviewed Diana Rigby for the position of superintendent of the two school districts. Rigby has been assistant superintendent since 2004. ...more

Carlisle’s music education reaches the high notes

The Carlisle School’s music department is a busy place this spring. Besides class instruction, there will be performances by the five student bands, the four choruses, invitational performances at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference, participation in the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA) festival, ...more

CCTV reviews year’s successes

On March 25, Charlie Paige, executive director, and Paul Dewey, president of Concord-Carlisle Community Television (CCTV), visited the Selectmen and spoke with enthusiasm of the organization that is bringing local information and entertainment into Carlisle living rooms. Over 300 television programs were produced on CCTV last year, and the two presenters came ...more

RecCom considers Highland use

Would the Highland Building be a suitable location for town recreation programs? On March 26, the Highland Building Study Committee considered this, and other possible uses for the old building, located on the edge of the Carlisle School campus. ...more

C-C Youth Hockey treasurer resigns after funding irregularities

The treasurer of the non-profit Concord-Carlisle Youth Hockey (CCYH) organization, John Brozowski of Concord, resigned in March after borrowing and returning $60,000 from CCYH funds. According to CCYH president Ed Maron, “All the funds that were identified as being borrowed were returned, plus interest. We anticipate that that will be all there is.” He ...more

Selectmen shorts, March 25

• Old Home Day. The use of the Town Center for Old Home Day, June 27 evening to June 29, was approved. There will be a picnic with ice cream, a twilight musical, and a tethered hot air balloon. Selectmen Chair Tim Hult thanked Old Home Day organizers Dave and Florence Reed for “A very appropriate celebration for the town of Carlisle.” • Town Warrant ...more

RSC Shorts, Mar. 25

Superintendent interview. One internal application, from Assistant Superintendent Diana Rigby, was received for the position of Superintendent of both the Concord and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District. On March 25, the Regional School Committee (RSC) discussed the questions that will be used during the interview ...more

ConsCom weighs plan for house overlooking bog

The public hearing continued regarding John Ballantine’s request for a permit to construct a second single family house on his ten acres at 268 Fiske Street. Engineer George Dimakarakos of Stamski and McNary proposed plan changes. These were in response to concerns previously expressed by the Commission about the proximity of the proposed driveway, house ...more

Shorts from the Conservation Commission, March 27

• Eagle Scout project. On March 27, Boy Scout Jeff Pederson received the Conservation Commission’s approval to do his Eagle Scout project at the Towle Land. He will improve a rudimentary trail from the field to the cow tunnel under Westford Street. Work will include removing brush along the trail and around the entrance to the tunnel. As Pederson said, ...more

CCHS Pathways Program helps navigate the classroom, the job and life

A population of students with significant disabilities are having their multiple needs met in the Concord-Carlisle High School Pathways program, explained Director of Student Services Jessica Murphy at the March 25 meeting of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC). ...more

Planning Board shorts, March 31

Wireless Communications Facilities on town-owned land. Board member Brian Larson is on the agenda for the April 14 meeting to report on the progress of the wireless subcommittee in preparing the Request for Proposals. In advance of the meeting Larson asked for guidance from the board. Of the several potential sites ...more

Historical Commission shorts, Mar. 25

• Marc Lamere, the Planning Board’s representative to the Historical Commission, updated the commissioners on the Planning Board’s review of various town-owned sites for cell towers. It is the Planning Board’s intention to suggest locations and specifications to interested companies, both for current cell-tower usage as well as future technologies. At ...more

Board of Health agenda for April 8

7:30 General business, minutes, bills ...more

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