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Friday, December 4, 2009

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Tuesday’s primary offers six choices for U.S. Senate

Next Tuesday, December 8, is the date of the Special Primary Election for the contest to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated last summer by the death of Senator Ted Kennedy. In Carlisle, the polls will be open at Town Hall from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and absentee ballots may be requested up until noon on Monday, December 7. ...more

No easy answers for reducing town budgets

Can the budgets for town departments be shaved without dramatic reductions in needed services? The Structural Financial Planning (SFP) Committee last Wednesday combed the suggestions of departmental heads who had been asked to propose how they could reduce their operating budgets by 10%. Most cited service reductions that would be tenable only in the short ...more

Ginger, a delicacy of the past and source of tasty traditions

“Had I but a penny in the world, thou shouldst have it for gingerbread.” ...more

CHAMPS. Concord-Carlisle Regional High School senior Dillon Mariano surronded by his teammates holds the DCL Small School Championship trophy after the CCHS football team win on Thanksgiving Day. Kneeling is senior Eric DeBruzzi. On November 30 in CCHS’s first post-season appearance in 31 years, the team was defeated by Masconomet (18-8) in the MIAA Eastern Mass. Division 2A semifinals. (Courtesy photo)

Carlisle teachers’ contract ratified

Five months after the current contract expired, the Carlisle Teachers’ Association (CTA) and the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) have agreed on a new three-year contract, retroactive to July 1, 2009. The contract was ratified by the CSC in executive session on November 18. CSC Chair Chad Koski said he plans to make the vote results available to the public ...more


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