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Friday, July 17, 2009

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

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

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

Assurance Technology Corporation nears site plan approval

After review by the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Board of Health and the Fire Department over the course of the past two years, the site plan for minor alterations to the Assurance Technology Corporation structure at 84 South Street could possibly gain approval by the end of the summer. Chip Orcutt, property manager, appeared on behalf of the South Street Realty ...more

Historical Commission shorts, June 30

Seasonal signage. At the June 30 meeting of the Historical Commission, Jack O’Connor of 68 Church Street asked for approval to stake a seasonal sign in front of his house advertising a field mowing service. His black and white sign indicates the service provided and telephone number. Commissioner Geoffrey Freeman ...more

Town Hall spruce-up underway

Carlisle’s Town Hall’s exterior is being completely repainted for the first time since it was built in 1997, according to Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie. In addition, the building façade is receiving minor repairs and new carpeting will be installed in August. ...more

Shorts from theJuly 6 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting

New regulations. The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)’s newly adopted 36-page “Rules and Regulations” document is available for public viewing on the Town of Carlisle website: ...more

CCHS Facilities Master Plan Committee members

At the meeting July 9, each of the members of the CCHS Facilities Master Plan Committee introduced themselves: ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School to expand Turkmenistan connection

What do you do when the U.S. Department of State calls and offers you a sizeable grant to expand your sister-school relationship with the Balkanabat School #17 in Turkmenistan? Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) English teacher David Nurenberg would say you stay on the line and get the details. On June 23 the Regional School Committee (RSC) approved ...more

High School reviews School Improvement Plan

Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) Principal Peter Badalament gave an overview of the new School Improvement Plan at the Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting on June 23. The School Advisory Council is responsible for updating the plan annually. They take into account views expressed at the many meetings attended by parents, students, teachers and community ...more

Board of Health shorts, July 14

Ferns County Store – semi-annual inspection. Proprietors Larry Bearfield and Robin Emmerson appeared before the Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) on July 14 to discuss the store’s recent health inspection. It was found that many of the violations are largely caused by the age and design of the building, and will ...more

Concord changes center traffic flow

On July 13, the Town of Concord modified the current traffic flow at Monument Square in the town center. The changes involve placing the southbound approach of Lowell Road under yield control at its intersection with Main Street, creating a standard roundabout at the flagpole in Monument Square. ...more

News from surrounding towns

The following news items were extracted from material available online. ...more

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