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Friday, December 18, 2009

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WREATHED IN FINERY. Richard and Marie Paglia of East Riding Drive decorated wreaths in a workshop sponsored by the Garden Club and Council on Aging last Thursday in Union Hall. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Carlisle real estate assessments dip

Carlisle’s property revaluation has been completed in time for tax bills to go out January 1. It should be no surprise to anyone that most homes will see reductions in valuation this year. Whether that translates into lower taxes on any particular property depends on the degree of change versus other Carlisle homes. This time around, those living in moderate ...more

Christmas tree farm: a family business

Jack, Regina and John Troast work together to prepare for Chistmas tree sales. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

The Christmas tree farm on Concord Street, a half-mile south from the center of town, is once again open for business. With the help of their eight-year-old son John, Jack and Regina Troast now own the tree farm which was planted by Everett Lapham in the 1970s, 80s and 90s. ...more

Two CCHS Warrant Articles readied

Expect to see a few Warrant Articles relating to the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) at the Spring Town Meeting. One Warrant Article will allow for the creation of a fund to support technology at the `high school, while the other will ask for funds to move from the facilities master plan currently underway to a feasibility study and schematic design ...more


CCHS Master Plan group seeks more space, eyes indoor track

The architectural firm producing a Facilities Master Plan (FMP) for the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) is recommending a 25% expansion in the size of the school. The firm, the Office of Michael Rosenfeld (OMR), is working with the CCHS Master Planning Committee to consider present and future space needs in preparation for either renovating or replacing ...more


Town considers job reductions, sharing functions with Concord

The Strategic Financial Planning (SFP) Committee has begun to move ahead with some reductions to town government while continuing their discussion of areas to recommend for long-term budgetary control. On December 9, they reviewed the ideas previously presented, putting some aside for more analysis, and passing others over to the Finance Committee (FinCom) ...more

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