The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 6, 2004


The boards and committees that comprise the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) unanimously supported the acquisition of 45 acres of Benfield land using Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds, but raised questions about subsequent use, including who would have control of the parcel, how the land would be developed, and what future development would cost. ...more

Last Wednesday, January 28, a near-capacity crowd engaged in a lively debate until midnight as the Finance Committee (FinCom) engaged in deliberations regarding the Benfield Land purchase. Phrases like the "devil's in the details" and "look before you leap" come to mind in observing the session. ...more

The three finalists interviewing for the position of superintendent of the Carlisle Public School will be available to meet and greet the public from 4 to 5 p.m. in the school library on Monday, February 9, Wednesday, February 11, and Thursday, February 12 in the school's library. A different candidate will be present on each day. ...more

Citizens invited to meet finalists for superintendent

The Carlisle School Committee is pleased to announce, in alphabetical order, three finalists for the position of Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Richard Bergeron, Marie Doyle, and Dr. Thomas Scott. ...more


The January 30 article "High-speed police chase ends in arrest" incorrectly stated that Bedford Police were contacted by cell phone. Carlisle has a four-channel radio system, one of which makes it possible to contact other towns in the NEMLEC (Northeast Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council) area directly. This capability made it possible to stop ...more

On Wednesday January 28, the Finance Committee (FinCom) met with public safety leadership, Police Chief David Galvin and Fire Chief David Flannery, to review fiscal year 2005 (FY05) budgets. Also presenting was Bob Koning, who reviewed the Building Commissioner's budget. ...more

In March 2001 Carlisle voted to join the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) and levy a 2% surcharge on real estate taxes, with the money to be spent as follows: 10% for open space preservation, 10% for historic resources, 10% for community housing, and 70% to be spent according to recommendations of a Community Preservation Committee (CPC). The ...more

Minuteman Regional High School in Lexington was named one of the Top 50 school sites in the "High Schools That Work" network of approximately 1,100 schools in 27 states across the country. Minuteman was the only school in Massachusetts selected for the National Top 50 recognition. ...more

In a time of tight municipal budgets, local governments can save money, improve services, and increase efficiency by joining forces with neighboring towns.To jumpstart cooperative ventures, the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) is hosting a special breakfast meeting of chief administrative officers (town managers, town administrators, ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Warrant Article request:: ...more

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