The Carlisle Mosquito Online


Friday, March 16, 2001

A 2% surcharge, with exclusions for the first $100,000 of property valuation and for residents qualifying for low income housing, will be proposed when the special town meeting convenes on April 10 to discuss and vote on the Community Preservation Act. This Act allows Carlisle to add a surcharge to property taxes to develop a fund for the purposes of conservation protection, historic preservation, and affordable housing...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) has asked the board of selectmen to include a $13,050 request for appraisal of the deteriorating Greenough Pond dam on the Warrant for Spring Town Meeting...more

NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM. Third-grade students at the Carlisle School display their Native American projects at the annual Native American Museum, held Friday, March 9, in the third-grade classrooms. Ruthie Wittenberg, at left, is about to explain to parents and students alike the story behind the Crow village that she has constructed (see story on page 10). (Photo by Ellen Huber)

The leadership of the junior and senior classes has presented a proposal to respond to concerns about inappropriate behavior at dances, which led to the cancellation of the scheduled December dance. Class officers have proposed that a contract, to be signed by parents and students, be required for the purchase of a ticket, and that a pre-dance supper be held at the school, to be chaperoned by parents and school staff. They are currently working out the final details of the proposal and have set March 31 as the date for the first dance under these new rules...more

In a 49-44 overtime victory over Walpole at the Fleet Center last Tuesday night the CCHS girls basketball team captured the MIAA Division 2 EMass title for the first time in history. The excitement isn't over for the 25-0 Patriots as they go to the state championship game at the Worcester Centrum tomorrow at 2:15 p.m., playing the winner of Wednesday's match between Drury and Oxford...more

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