The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 7, 2002


Selectmen try to avoid Concord-Carlisle show-down
Carlisle to fund CCHS budget before funding raises for town employees

The front row filled with Concord selectmen, Moderator, regional school committee members, and Carlisle Moderator Sarah Brophy, Carlisle's Board of Selectmen agreed at their June 4 meeting on a strategy to try to solve two problems that result from the recently approved no-override or "balanced" budget. ...more

On June 4 the Carlisle Board of Selectmen met jointly with the Concord Selectmen, for the purpose of appointing a moderator for a possible joint Town Meeting. This joint Town Meeting, scheduled for June 27, will only be held if necessary, to agree on a funding level for the Concord Carlisle Regional High School budget. ...more

In the near future Carlisle residents will receive a mailing from DVAP, the Domestic Violence Assistance Program, that explains what support the Concord- based program offers victims of domestic violence and abuse who live in the area. ...more

I would like to update you on the ongoing situation regarding passing a budget for the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. The regional school committee has called for a joint Town Meeting on Thursday, June 27, at CCHS at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to all registered voters of Concord and Carlisle, and will have the final determining vote in the creation of the high school budget. This is a Town Meeting, requiring your presence, not a vote at the polls. The joint Town Meeting will be held only in the event that the Carlisle Board of Selectmen or the Carlisle voters do not agree to pay their full assessment share for the high school. ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes ...more

Speed limits reduced. The selectmen voted to reduce the speed limit along parts of Maple Street and East Street from 40 mile per hour to 35 miles per hour. Police Chief David Galvin had asked the Massachusetts Highway Department to review the speed limits after the town recently created a bike and pedestrian lane and repainted the road lines. ...more

"If [Concord's] bond counsel [who serves] close to forty regional school districts has never seen [a district meeting], we are approaching new territory." ...more

A special town election to approve a $75,000 override of Proposition 2-1/2 is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2002. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Voting will take place at the Carlisle Town hall, at 66 Westford Street. Only Carlisle registered voters can vote. Only one question will be on the ballot. (See Question 1 in the Public Notice on this page.) ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.


Middlesex, ss. ...more

In the 2001-02 school year, grants totalling $7,849 were awarded by the Carlisle School Association (CSA) to enrich a variety of school programs. ...more

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