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Friday, January 15, 2010

REVIVING A CARLISLE TRADITION. Stuart Johnstone (far left) instructs young skiers at a Saturday morning meeting of the Bill Koch Ski League at Great Brook Ski Touring Center. The group was re-started this year, after a 20 year hiatus, by Johnstone and others who had participated when they were children. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)

State aid offer for Carlisle School building project lower than hoped

One of the most anticipated meetings for the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) was held on Wednesday morning, January 13. Committee representatives met in Boston with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to learn the total project reimbursement amount to be offered to the school building project. The good news was that MSBA confirmed they ...more

Carlisle welcomes new COA director

Debra Siriani of Westford will begin serving as the new Carlisle Council on Aging Director on Tuesday. The search committee, led by Verna Gilbert and comprised of Liz Bishop, Jim Elgin, Abha Singhal and Marje Stickler, unanimously recommended Siriani who was also unanimously approved by the Board of Selectmen at their Tuesday, January 12 meeting. ...more

Tuesday, January 19
Special Election to fill the U.S.
Senate seat vacated by the
death of Senator Ted Kennedy
Polls open at Town Hall
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Carlisle Principal Joyce Mehaffey applies for post of superintendent: Interviews Jan. 20, Feb. 10

At the January 6 Carlisle School Committee (CSC) meeting, Arthur Bettencourt of NESDEC (The New England School Development Council) announced one internal candidate, Middle School Principal Joyce Mehaffey, had submitted her application for the position of superintendent. The public will be able to observe when Mehaffey is interviewed during the School Committee ...more

Appealing Justice

Justice Barbara Lenk (Photo by George Peet)

A funny thing happened to Barbara Lenk on her way to becoming a college professor. As Associate Justice Lenk of the Massachusetts Appeals Court tells it, “I got my B. A. from Fordham in 1972 and went directly into the Yale Ph.D. program. I had finished my coursework and the language requirements and my thesis was half-written. Then I went job-hunting and ...more

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