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Friday, April 11, 2008

Community planning participants meet on April 5 in the Carlisle School cafeteria. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

LCC Planning Day reaffirms Carlisle’s values, seeks community gathering place

On Saturday morning, April 5, over 50 people participated in a community planning forum, hosted by the group, A Liveable Carlisle Community (LCC). Attendees reaffirmed that conservation and education are top priorities of many townspeople, and shared ideas about issues, values, and how to foster a greater sense of community. They concluded that there is “a ...more

Rigby chosen new CCHS Superintendent

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) members on April 8 voted unanimously to offer the job of superintendent of both the Concord Public School and the Concord-Carlisle Regional School District to Assistant Superintendent Diana Rigby. She is to replace Superintendent Brenda Finn, who is retiring at the end of the school year. ...more

Carlisle School fees heading upward

New and higher school fees were proposed at the April 2 meeting of the Carlisle School Committee (CSC). New fees may be created for students in the band and chorus programs and facility- use fees may double in the near future. The proposed band and chorus fees will cover the cost of teacher stipends and the music used for evening rehearsals, Superintendent ...more

An ethical will

A little more than two years ago I received a diagnosis of lung cancer, a diagnosis profoundly unfair and dire – dire because, despite the best medical cancer care in the country, fewer than 30% of patients survive longer than three years after diagnosis. Unfair because I had only just turned 50, I had never been a smoker, and felt I still had a lot of useful ...more

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