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Friday, May 21, 2010

SIGNS OF CHANGE. John Gorecki (center, wearing jacket) stands with supporters at the entrance to the Town Hall driveway on Election Day, Tuesday, May 18. With him are (left to right) Catherine Gorecki, Tom Doucette, Sally Eisenbies, Judy Larson and Sam the dog. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Karla Johnson and Stewart Roberts, thoughtful and innovative architects

“You can always tell an architect by the shoes,” my sister said once, and she knew, for she’d dated one forever. And she was right. Ruben’s shoes were always attractive and precise, without being showy, the perfect blend of form and function. After meeting husband and wife architects Karla Johnson and Stewart Roberts, I would add the following rule about ...more

Gorecki elected Selectman, all questions passed

John Gorecki won the race for a position on the Board of Selectmen, carrying 482 votes to Larry Bearfield’s 385. It was the only contested race in Carlisle’s Annual Town Election on Tuesday, May 18. All four ballot questions passed. The voter turnout was low at 24.9%, with 884 of the town’s 3550 registered voters participating. ...more


RecCom explores after-school care for middle schoolers

The Carlisle Recreation Commission (RecCom) is considering a proposal to create an after-school program designed specifically for middle school students. The commision discussed the idea at its meeting on Monday, May 17. ...more

State okays Ferns as public water supply, amends septic variance

The Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) and Carlisle Center Ventures, LLC, owners of Ferns Country Store, were notified on April 27 that Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has approved “the use of the Ferns Country Store well as a source of public water supply” and amended a 1996 septic system variance. The BOH, which made the notices ...more

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