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Friday, October 16, 2009

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FLEET FEET. Carlisle Middle School runners (left to right) Thomas Salemy, Gardner Nash and Philip Brown compete in a cross country meet against Hanscom held Thursday, October 8. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

Carlisle poet’s collection tugs at common emotional strings

Marriage. Divorce. Parenting. Caring for elderly parents. Also wedding china, plastic dinosaurs, the aquarium, and marathon training: of these quotidian details are Margaret Crouse Skelly’s elegant poems crafted. ...more

CCHS radio station finds a new voice

For nearly 40 years, Concord Carlisle High School (CCHS) students have had the opportunity to broadcast their music and their ideas on the school’s radio station WIQH 88.3 FM. However, only those living within the tight radius of the station’s range have been able to listen. This all changed, though, in September 2009 when the station began to simulcast ...more


Police special officers earn salary increase

Police Chief John Sullivan communicated that he is having trouble filling 300 shifts a year for “special officers” at the current rate allotted of $21 per hour. At the Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting on Tuesday, October 13, Sullivan explained that he prefers to employ his own “full-time academy-trained officers” but these officers are receiving “$25 ...more

Benfield senior housing plans presented in community forum

The Housing Authority convened Wednesday, October 7, for a public meeting to update the community on the status of the Benfield low-income housing project on South Street. Housing Authority Chair Alan Lehotsky explained that the meeting would update residents on recent developments, particularly those pertaining to the septic system, and allow for further feedback ...more

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