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Friday, January 8, 2010

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SHARP MOVES. Ice hockey draws kids to the Carlisle Recreation Department’s ice rink in the Kimball Farm parking lot off Bedford Road. Players include (left to right) Declan Smith, Matt Moreau, Christopher Ratcliffe and Liam Smith. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

ConsCom begins Benfield 40B wetlands review

At its December 17 meeting the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) opened the first segment of its public hearing on the Benfield Land 40B project at 273 South Street. The ConsCom will evaluate the impact of the proposed 26 residential rental units on wetlands and water resource areas. Though the Carlisle Wetlands Bylaw does not apply, the affordable housing ...more

FinCom eyes $150,000 override

The Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) adopted “guideline” budget for Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) at their December 21 meeting, based on a proposal presented by Treasurer Larry Barton a week earlier on December 14. This budget would reduce spending by many town departments and would require an override of $150,000 to fund part of Carlisle’s assessment for ...more


CCHS facility shows its age

At the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) Facilities Master Plan Committee Meeting on December 16, a number of experts gave presentations of their findings of existing conditions of the building and its systems. The roof will need to be replaced and major modifications were recommended for many of the walls to improve energy efficiency. The mechanical, ...more

Carlisle weathers rough economy – a look back at 2009

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Reverend Keith Greer retired after serving as pastor of the Carlisle Congregational Church since 1975. His wife Bonnie (on left) and he were named 2009 Most Honored Citizens on Old Home Day. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Many who survived 2009 have the bumps and bruises to prove it. President Barak Obama took office as unemployment continued to rise, the Dow Jones Average gyrated, swine flu swept the country and wars stretched on in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...more

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