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Friday, July 17, 2009

MAKING A SPLASH. Children practice water skills during swim classes offered as part of Carlisle’s Summer Recreation Program. Shown are (left to right) Jeb Morgan, Drew Herlihy, Daniel Wang, Fyan Cohen and Taylor Gushue. (Photo by Dave Ives)

New committee tackles CCHS facilities needs

The first meeting, July 9, of the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) Facilities Master Plan Committee provided a chance for the 13 committee members present to get acquainted and begin brainstorming approaches to their task. Should they update the Master Plan for a new building put forward in 2005? Plan for upgrades and replacement without changing ...more

Julia Faye Blum wins prestigious Parsons design award

Each year, New York’s Parsons School of Design (recently renamed Parsons The New School for Design) holds a gala runway show of selected senior thesis fashion design collections created by its senior students, and makes awards in several categories for outstanding collections. Competition was fierce this year, and in the end, Carlisle native Julia Faye Blum ...more

Board of Selectmen reconsider approach to wind turbines

After the 11th-hour removal of the wind turbine bylaw from Town Meeting this year, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) recognized that they still must come up with a plan to govern wind turbines in Carlisle. Chair Timothy Hult began by noting that Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie has asked Town Counsel to review current documentation to ascertain that the town ...more

 

Historical survey aims for fall completion

Consultants Anne Forbes and Gretchen Schuler reported that they have completed drafts of 120 out of the 200 properties to be included in the Historic Resources Survey when they spoke at the June 30 meeting of the Historical Commission. Forbes said they expect to complete the survey “by the end of October of this year.” ...more

This piece from Blum’s Ardor collection features a panier skirt with pleated bodice and embroidered waistband.

 


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