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Friday, May 8, 2009

There was no problem reaching a quorum as voters packed Corey Auditorium at Town Meeting on Monday night. (Photo by Rik Pierce)

Town Meeting supports all building projects:
School bonding requires additional approval at Town Election on Tuesday, May 12

A strong turnout at Annual Town Meeting on Monday, May 4, approved all funding requests, including a total operating budget of $22,548,834, as well as $775,000 for repairs to Gleason Library, $450,000 for schematic designs for renovation of the Carlisle Public School and $445,000 for phase 1 renovation work on the Highland Building. In addition, voters approved ...more

Article 11: Carlisle School building project moves ahead

With only one vote against, Article 11 allowing expenditure of $450,000 to begin planning the Carlisle School building project easily passed. Lee Storrs, chair of the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC), noted that the funding will provide engineering of a schematic design and hiring of an Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) as a first step toward a $20 million ...more

Articles 21-23: Old Lady Highland gets a new life…for now

The Highland Building, Carlisle’s stately old schoolhouse, nearly 101 years old, was given an extension on life by a vote of 233 to 93, after a spirited debate at Town Meeting late on Monday night. ...more


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