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Friday, January 9, 2009

IT’S SNOW GOING. Sled dogs have been training at Foss Farm since the 1930s. Last weekend Meg Mizzoni of Littleton and Danielle Arena of Westford (behind Mizzoni) used an all-terrain vehicle to train their six-dog sled team. The two lead dogs are Tonka (left) and Stealth (right). (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Carlisle Sector of Concord Christmas Bird Count, 2008

The 49th Concord Christmas Bird Count was held on January 4, 2009. The weather was about as good as can be expected for January, with mid-day temperatures in the 30s, sunny skies, and very little wind. ...more

State advises smaller Carlisle School building project

During a December 12 meeting with representatives from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), the Carlisle School Building Committee learned the scope of its project may have to be scaled back, reported Carlisle School Committee (CSC) member Bill Fink. A number of issues were discussed during the meeting, Fink explained to the CSC on December 17. ...more


Housing Authority picks Benfield developer

The Housing Authority has chosen the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) as their primary choice to build and manage 26 units of senior affordable rental housing on the Benfield Land on South Street. The other firms that had submitted proposals were Common Ground Development Corporation of Lowell and JNJUHL and Associates LLC. ...more

A look back at Carlisle in 2008

National events such as the presidential election, continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the deepening economic crisis made Carlisle seem like a quiet place in a storm. Nonetheless, the town experienced its share of changes during 2008, including new roadside pathways, a green light for the new 35-house Hanover Hill subdivision and a final vote permitting ...more

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