The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 29, 1999


The Gleason Library building committee shocked the finance committee on January 20 when they said that the proposed expansion could cost $400,000 more than previous estimates. ...more

Three former eighth-grade students will appear before a judge in the Concord District Court, charged with "destruction or injury to a schoolhouse" as a result of the spray paint vandalism at the Carlisle Public Schools on the early morning of June 19. ...more

The board of selectmen will be seeking proposals for the placement of wireless communications facilities on town land. Town administrator David DeManche said the board's decision was predicated on the belief that the construction of cell towers in town was inevitable and the use of town land afforded an opportunity to generate revenue and control their placement. ...more

They are two of Concord-Carlisle High School's most accomplished and admired teachers who have ignited the flame of their subjects in their students as only rare teachers can. They are two of the teachers people are talking about when they refer to the "distinguished faculty" in Concord-Carlisle schools. But come June 17, Drs. Elliot Lilien and Wilson ...more

In the Carlisle Middle School, as in life, math is everywhere. Not just a required course, math is also a popular extracurricular activity, and contests and special exams have resulted in high honors reflecting on the school's overall math program. ...more

The Carlisle Planning Board is proposing three Warrant articles for the spring Town Meeting. Initial copies are now available and the board is asking for comments and recommendations. ...more

As more than one builder can attest, the Carlisle Board of Health usually does not approve septic system waivers for any new construction. Case closed...or is it? ...more

Details of the Carlisle School budget proposals for FY00 were reviewed by the finance committee at their January 20 meeting. The "level service" school budget, with an increase of 11.49 percent, is only slightly above the guideline of 10.4 percent issued by the finance committee. The FinCom guideline for the FY00 Carlisle School budget is $5,650,910, ...more

Bad weather notwithstanding, the January 13 Carlisle School Association budget forum generated plenty of discussion on what should be included in the school budget and how best to present the school's case for funding to the finance committee, selectmen, and, ultimately, town voters. FinCom member Nina Ostrom, school committee chair David Dockterman, Superintendent ...more

Carlisle's franchise agreement with Cablevision, its licensed cable TV provider, will come up for renewal in 2001. Over the next two years, the town is obligated to assess subscribers' views on the quality of Cablevision's performance and to survey residents' desires for future cable-based services. The results of the survey will be used by the Carlisle Cable ...more

The truth of the adage, "There's no such thing as a free lunch," will soon be brought home to a number of Carlisle inhabitants. Our alarmingly prolific deer are about to be treated to small caches of irresistible grains set out in 15 to 20 habitat locations about town. But, as might be anticipated, there's a catch! ...more

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