The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 25, 2002


During a presentation to a subcommittee of the Concord Finance Committee on October 17th, Gene Thayer, interim superintendent of Concord and Concord-Carlisle Regional Schools, outlined the major trends that will impact the Concord-Carlisle Regional School District over the coming years. Superintendent Thayer also presented the initial enrollment and FY04 budget ...more

Last Friday night, Concord-Carlisle High School was the scene of a studio debate among the candidates for Massachusetts' fifth district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Sponsored by the Concord Forum, the evening pitted incumbent Democratic congressman Marty Meehan against two challengers new to the political arena: Republican Chuck McCarthy and ...more

In a bit of welcome financial news, Carlisle has received $214,533 in FY02 Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds from the state, matching 100% of the CPA funds collected by the town by June 30, 2002. This brings the town's CPA fund to approximately $430,000 in its first year. ...more

Fire Chief Robert Koning gave his recommendations to the Carlisle Board of Selectmen on how the town might find the best candidate to replace him when he retires January 1. Koning said of Deputy Fire Chief David Flannery, "My deputy chief has been with me for 25 years, and has learned the job well, and I think he can do the job well." ...more

The initiative and potential strength of MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group for Interlocal Coordination) in speaking for area needs is demonstrated by its scheduled review of Massport's Hanscom Field Draft Environmental Status Report (ESPR). On the face of it a seemingly dull subject with a potential to draw only the most hardy environmentalists, the meeting ...more

This week local television news programs focused on the protests of gas station owners who have been assessed a steep fee by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for recycling waste oil at an approved New Hampshire site. Claiming that they have followed all the rules, some station owners are refusing to pay. The Town of Carlisle, and many other towns ...more

Why does a little town like Carlisle have so many fire trucks? ...more

Carlisle's new fire engine may be able to do all the things the town wants it to do, especially in regard to newer homes too high for the old truck and ladder to reach — but can it get up your drive? ...more

November 9, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The fall Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, November 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at the DPW Building behind the transfer station. The collection is sponsored by the Carlisle Board of Health and paid out of transfer station sticker fees. Clean Harbors will conduct the collection, which is free to residents who have a valid transfer station sticker.

Town Agendas

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