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Friday, April 18, 2008

AIRBORNE ACTION. The Carlisle School teachers put up a strong defense, but the students ultimately triumphed in the annual student-faculty basketball game held April 9 at the CCHS gymnasium. Pictured are special education teacher Richard Thompson blocking the shot of student Gibson Holland and (left to right) Brandon Mosca, Matthew Salemy, Owen Guttadauro and second-grade teacher Peter Darasz. (Photo by Lois d’Annunzio)

CPC gives nod to $425,000 for Benfield infrastructure by Betsy Fell

The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) agreed on April 7 to recommend that Town Meeting allocate $425,000 in Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for infrastructure needed to create affordable senior housing on the Benfield Land on South Street. The amount will be used to help cover a developer’s costs to build the roadway, septic system and water supply. ...more

Police detain teens at Bog drinking party

Sgt. Kevin Cardonne put a damper on the evening’s plans for ten teenagers when he curtailed what appeared to be a drinking party at the Cranberry Bog last Friday night. The group included two girls and eight boys who ranged from just under 16 to over 19 years of age; one was from Carlisle and the remaining nine were from Concord, Wayland and Lincoln. They ...more

Artist Phyllis Hughes packs up her studio and moves on

Well-known Carlisle artist and town resident Phyllis Hughes removed the last of her drawing boards and painting materials from the Highland Building last week and headed on to her new studio in Maynard. Hughes is one of 11 artists who were asked by the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) to vacate the building by the end of 2007, when Emerson Umbrella of Concord, ...more

New state 40B regulations will impact Carlisle

On February 22, the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) issued new regulations updating Chapter 40B. There are now many more constraints on the town’s application review process and control of a project. However, the regulations also ease the requirements for certification of progress toward the goal that 10% of the town’s housing qualify ...more


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