The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 17, 2003


On Tuesday the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee voted to support a FY04 budget, which asks for a 9.32% increase in spending over the current year. Acting Superintendent Eugene Thayer explained he was presenting a "level services" budget, and stated,"Right now we are in survival mode." He explained he was focused on keeping what ...more

Jonathan White of Bedford Road was named Carlisle's new Deputy Fire Chief last week by Fire Chief David Flannery. White, who is employed as a lieutenant in the Concord fire department, has been associated with the Carlisle volunteer fire department for 35 years, most recently as captain. He succeeds Flannery as deputy fire chief after Flannery moved to the ...more

If you weren't there, you might find it hard to believe that a high school concert could be anything like Japan Night at Symphony Hall Friday night, January 10. This was a professional-quality concert by the outstanding high school bands of Concord-Carlisle and Sapporo, Japan. ...more

New Carlisle School Business Manager Steve Moore, on the job for only four days, landed on his feet in the midst of the preparation of the FY04 Carlisle School Budget. At its meeting on January 7, the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) voted to adopt the guideline budget requested by the Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) of $7,405,433, an increase of $189,419 ...more

Gleason Library director Ellen Rauch announced last week that she will be leaving to accept a position as director of the Somerville Public Library. Rauch came to the Gleason in 1998, just before the addition was built, and she coordinated the library's temporary move to the Carlisle Institute in June 1999 and the move back to the new addition. She has also ...more

In an effort to support the preservation of distinctive structures in town, the board of appeals has given a special permit to Francene Amari-Faulkner, of 43 Bedford Road, to renovate the barn on her property. Faulkner hopes to retain the character of the barn, which lies at the corner of East Street in the historic district, as she converts the 1,800 square ...more

Acting in her capacity as a proposal developer and project director for cultural and open space organizations, Carlisle resident Sarah Brophy asked for and received conditional conservation commission permission to include the Towle Land in an exploration of possible Native American cultural sites. At the board's January 9 meeting she explained that she and ...more

On Thursday, January 9 the Acton-Concord Hadassah, in cooperation with Emerson Hospital, brought its successful health awareness program Check it Out© to juniors at the Concord-Carlisle High School. This program encourages young people to develop lifelong healthy habits, including monthly self-examinations, so they can take responsibility for keeping ...more

The Concord-Carlisle High School Advisory Council meets on the second Wednesday night of each month to review a variety of topics pertinent to the high school population and the community at large. The purpose of the council is to provide recommendations to the administration about current topics within the school environment as well as share current issues ...more

Carlisle College. All Carlisle Public School personnel are welcome to sign up for classes taught by several Carlisle teachers the School Committee (CSC). The winter term six classes offered by Carlisle College are: "Teaching Reading; The Essentials" taught by grade 2 teacher Donna Clapp and reading specialist Susan Helenius —LaPorte; ...more

A standing-room only crowd of engaged parents and community members gathered at the Carlisle School on Wednesday morning, January 8, for a Carlisle School Association-sponsored overview of the 2004 school budget. Of particular interest was the impact on programs if the school receives only the 2.62% increase recommended by the town's finance committee (FinCom). ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes and agenda items ...more

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito