A few things that are happening this week in Concord:
The selectmen meet Monday night at 7 p.m. The meeting is aired live over CTV-9. The board plans to hold a hearing for a new common victualler’s license for a cafe on Lowell Road at the convenience store on the corner of Lowell and Keyes roads. The new eatery is called the Trail’s End Cafe. The board will also adopt a lease with the Drinking Gourd Project for the Caesar Robbins House on Monument Street. The board will also review the street lighting plan and the town’s municipal lighting policy. Town Manager Chris Whelan will have his evaluation by the selectmen.
The joint Concord and Concord-Carlisle School Committees meet on Tuesday night and will be discussing, among other matters, increasing the price for school lunches at the high school, the CCHS school improvement plan and salary increases for non-bargaining employees. The committees will also discuss summer capital projects. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the high school library. It is taped for later airing.
The Council on Aging has programs of interest to Concord seniors this week. On Thursday, June 23, the COA is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” program with Joe Sarofeen from the Apex Hearing Company on the topic of hearing loss. According to the COA newsletter, Sarofeen’s talk will focus on the cause and effect process of hearing loss. On Friday, as a follow-up, the COA will conduct a hearing screening, a check and cleaning of existing aids. Please call to register for this: 978-318-3020.
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