The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 8, 2002


"OK all you investment clubs in New England and St. Louis. This is your chance to be on Power Lunch on CNBC". I heard Tyler Mathieson, one of the TV journalists and a host of Power Lunch which appears every weekday on my favorite financial channel say these words on the Monday before the Super Bowl. ...more

The new Gleason Library building "serves the town well," so well it should be open Sunday afternoons, library trustees and director Ellen Rauch told the FinCom at its January 30 budget hearing. Many townspeople are using the building, circulation continues to rise, and the staff are busy with requests for assistance with the new personal computers, they added. ...more

Candidates pledged to support former U.S. secretary of labor Robert Reich as the party's nominee for governor of the Commonwealth swept the delegate slate at the Carlisle Democratic Party caucus February 2. An unprecedented 50 participants packed the third-floor conference room and spilled out into the hallway at the First Religious Society to name three delegates who will join chair Cynthia Schweppe at the Democratic state convention in Worcester. ...more

Take the generosity of a Concord man whose gift will benefit his beloved community over 60 years after his death, add the present-day determination and generosity of local citizens and what do you have? A first-class swim facility about to be built on the grounds of Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). ...more

The following CCHS ninth graders have distinguished themselves by earning placement in the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Northeast Junior District ensembles. These students prepared a challenging solo audition which was performed for an adjudicator on January 19 at North Reading High School. Their selection was based on preparation and performance of their solo and memorization of scales. Placement in Junior District identifies these students as among the very best young musicians in Northeast Massachusetts.* ...more

The Carlisle Schools' music department is pleased to announce that thirteen instrumentalists and a vocalist have been accepted into this year's Massachusetts Northeast District Junior Festival. These orchestra, chorus, and band honors ensembles are comprised of selected students in grades 7-9 from over ninety middle schools and junior high schools throughout northeastern Massachusetts. Carlisle musicians went through a rigorous audition at North Reading High School on January 19. Those accepted will rehearse during the week of March 4, and perform a concert in Lowell on Saturday, March 9. ...more

The planning board unanimously denied endorsement of the plan for the much-disputed one-house lot on the private Berry Corner Lane on January 14. Member Kate Reid stated the board would "not endorse a plan that would allow a sixth lot in a five lot subdivision." ...more

With only Great Brook Estates developers Albert Ira Gould and Betsy Goldenberg present at their January 28 meeting, the planning board authorized an oxidized steel rail and pressure treated post for the entrance guardrail on Great Brook Path, off Rutland Street. ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes:, bills, budget, ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Approval of minutes ...more

David Mayall and his eighth-grade technology group, meeting on Wednesdays after school to experiment with digital photography, have succeeded in granting wish trips for several Carlisle School teachers. Using digital cameras purchased with grants from the CSA and Touchstone 3, the students photographed teachers and transferred the photos to the computers in the library. The students then searched the Internet, finding enticing travel photos to use as backgrounds for their photo project. Using a version of PhotoShop, the students learned to combine the teachers' photos with the travel photos. The final step was to add music and text to the photos, creating a slide show. ...more

Representative Cory Atkins informs tax payers that the following changes will be implemented on the 2001 State Income Tax forms. ...more

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito