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Friday, March 12, 2010

IT’LL BE OKAY. Grace McAnulty comforts one dog while her grandfather Craig MacLeod holds a second dog and grandmother Gail MacLeod fills out paperwork at the Board of Health (BOH) rabies clinic held at Town Hall last Saturday. Helping with the clinic are (left to right) Carlisle Dog Officer Bob Dennison, volunteer Sarah Brem and BOH Agent Linda Fantasia. (Photo by Ellen Huber

Carlisle resident covers the Vancouver Olympic Games

The Vancouver Winter Olympics were the 15th Olympic Games I’ve covered for Sports Illustrated – nine winter and six summer – stretching back to 1980, when the Games were held in Lake Placid. I am sometimes asked to rank them, best to worst – a difficult task, because all were memorable for different reasons. At Lake Placid, for example, I covered the ...more

Selectmen to poll voters before proposing change to CPA

The Carlisle Board of Selectmen (BOS) decided to not put rescinding or reducing the 2% surcharge for the Community Preservation Act (CPA) before town voters this spring. Instead, the group opted to include the item as a non-binding item at Town Meeting to gauge townspeople’s feelings about whether they would like to see it on the ballot next year. The town ...more


Joyce Mehaffey confirmed as Superintendent/Principal

After a short and upbeat discussion on March 3 the Carlisle School Committee voted to hire Carlisle School Principal Joyce Mehaffey as the new Superintendent/Principal, effective June 30. The current Superintendent, Marie Doyle, announced her resignation in November, effective June 30. She has accepted the Superintendent position at the Longmeadow School District. ...more

Highland Committee approves architect contract: Goal: stabilization to be completed by fall

At last Thursday evening’s meeting, the Highland Building Committee discussed and approved the contract negotiated by Town Administrator Tim Goddard with the architectural firm of Menders, Torrey and Spencer (MTS) to design the stabilization of the Highland Building and cover the inspection of regulated materials. ...more

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