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Friday, May 28, 1999

The Carlisle Celebrations Committee is pleased to have Austin Newman as the keynote speaker at the Carlisle Memorial Day observance on May 31. Newman, originally from New Jersey, is a veteran, a long-time resident of Carlisle, and a former member of the finance and the building committees. He is also fondly remembered as a long-time Scoutmaster of Carlisle's ...more

With so much soul-searching and hand-wringing about the state of American public schools, it is refreshing to talk to Lynn Stuart of School Street. Stuart is principal of the Cambridgeport School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a new K though 8 school she helped found in 1991. Cambridgeport is a Professional Development School associated with Wheelock College ...more

North Middlesex Savings Bank has cancelled its plans to build a bank at the site of the old Saint Irene Church on Bedford Road and has listed the property for sale. Admitting defeat, bank vice-president Tony O'Neill said, "There is never going to be a bank at that location. It is just not going to fly. Now it is time to move ahead." ...more

"As a parent, I want to ensure the safety and well-being of the children," parent Jayne Prats told the Carlisle School Committee on May 18. She expressed concern about the lack of civility; the ways children at school are treating authority figures as well as one another in areas such as the cafeteria, the buses and on the playgrounds. Some parents ...more

Moody's Bond Rating Service has recently reviewed Carlisle finances and once again awarded it the Double A rating. Town treasurer Nancy Koerner requested the rating for use in marketing the $3,770,000 bond sale scheduled for June 3. The funds received from the sale will cover short-term notes for the school's Grant Building, ambulance, Banta-Davis fields, ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito