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Friday, October 30, 2009

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READY FOR HALLOWEEN. Eighth-graders (left to right) Molly Koski and Morgan Smith embellish their wardrobe with hats and stripes while Olivia Konuk prefers beads at the Middle School Halloween Dance held in the Carlisle School gym on Friday, October 23. (Photo by Marilyn Cugini)

Retired Carlisle professor publishes second novel

After establishing herself as a published academic and professor, Linda Kistler ventured into a new career as a writer of fiction. A resident of Carlisle since 1969, she published her second novel, Extreme Justice, in July of this year. She retired as a professor of accounting at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, ...more

Benfield Farms 40B application filed with ZBA: Town Hall Advisory Group looks to minimize impact on open space

On Friday, October 23, developer Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) filed for a comprehensive permit to build 26 units of affordable senior housing on the Benfield Land on South Street. The state’s 40B law allows a developer to bypass local zoning and instead apply for a comprehensive permit if at least 25% of units are affordable. This filing will ...more


Carlisle School considers administrative changes

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) heard financial and educational implications of three options for restructuring the school administration during a presentation by the nonprofit consulting group New England School Development Council (NESDEC) consultants on October 21. NESDEC reported possible savings of $86,000 by combining the superintendent and business ...more

ConsCom meets with sled dog trainers, hears noise concern

The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) invited sled dog trainers who use Foss Farm to its October 22 meeting in order to get to know them better, discuss the timing and specifics of training and to seek to resolve an abutter’s concern about noise. Members of the New England Sled Dog Club (NESDC) from Carlisle, Concord, Littleton and Westford attended. ...more

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