The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 2, 2001


About twenty people attended the public portion of Monday night's meeting of the Carlisle Elderly Housing Association (CEHA) in order to discuss the change in use of the Sleeper Community Room. The Sleeper Room was built partly with funds from the greater Carlisle community and has been used as a meeting place by numerous town groups over the past 15 years. It is located within the elderly housing development known as Carlisle Village Court. ...more

The school building study committee plans to request funds of $15,000-$20,000 at the Special Town Meeting on November 27 to further evaluate a site for construction of a new school to help alleviate overcrowding at the Carlisle School. ...more

"What have we learned?" asked Tom Raftery, president of the Carlisle Elderly Housing Association (CEHA) at the October 23 meeting of the board of health. At the board's request, food service consultant Mike Moore of Concord had inspected the Sleeper Room food preparation and clean-up areas and listed seven items that require a change in procedure, upgrade of facilities, or a variance in order to comply with federal and local regulations. ...more

Twenty-four members have been accepted by the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) for a new High School Space Utilization Advisory Committee. ...more

At its October 23 meeting the board of health discussed their concerns about the hazardous waste clean-up at 106 Concord Street. H-Star, Inc. which was supervising the clean-up now claims they no longer have the expertise to do the job. Board chairman Steve Opolski expressed his concern that this problem has been going on for two years and he "hates to see it dumped on the new owners" who will become responsible after 120 days. Since the previous owner Juergen Lemmermann could not be reached by phone, the board plans to send him a certified letter requesting resolution. ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) agenda for its October 25 meeting contained two items on use of town-owned land to help solve pressing municipal needs. The first dealt with possible conversion of part of the 67-acre Town Forest to provide space for affordable housing, and the second concerned the proposal to site a cell tower on conservation land. ...more

A feat of amazing strength was performed on Wednesday, October 24, when third-grade student Lucy King lifted a teacher during the "TechSploration" assembly for third, fourth, and fifth grades. The Cultural Enrichment Committee of the Carlisle School Association sponsored the show. ...more


Dave Granlund, an editorial cartoonist from Framingham, presented an educational and entertaining assembly for the Carlisle School eighth-graders. Granlund's work has appeared in over 700 newspapers in the U.S. and Europe. The Cultural Enrichment Committee of the Carlisle School Association sponsored the presentation. ...more

A panel discussion on the need to expand advanced placement offerings at the high school was held at the monthly meeting of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on October 23. After presentations by CCHS department chairs, and a review of the guidance department's report, "Research on the Impact of AP Courses on College Admissions," no significant changes in the school's curriculum were suggested. ...more

A Cross street resident reported a white powder in his mailbox on Thursday, October 25. Police collected the mail in the box and some of the powder and took it to the state lab for investigation on Thursday evening. There did not appear to be any powder on the mail. ...more

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