The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 13, 2004


On February 4, the Carlisle School Committee announced the three finalists for the position of Superintendent of Schools. They are Richard Bergeron, Marie Doyle and Thomas Scott. ...more

As the Special Town Meeting on March 23 nears, Carlisle's citizens are scrambling to understand the details of the proposed purchase of the 45-acre Parcel A, how it will be financed, and what obligations this creates for future development. Although the Warrant Articles have not been finalized, town officials have made progress in defining the possibilities ...more

This Old House is busy planning for a major redo of Harold and Judy Lane's 1849 historic house and barn located at 730 Concord Street, on the corner of South Street. With producers, architect, and Carlisle's own Norm Abram in attendance along with lots of interested town's people, the Heald Room at the Town Hall was overflowing at the February 5 meeting, with ...more

On February 5, the Finance Committee (FinCom) continued its review of fiscal year 2005 (FY05) budgets, meeting with representatives from the Library, the Planning Board, and the offices of the Town Clerk and Treasurer/Tax Collector. ...more

On February 5 the Finance Committee (FinCom), joined by Town Treasurer Larry Barton and Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie revisited the Benfield property purchase from the FinCom perspective. With audience member Alan Carpenito later joining in the discussion, it was a lively and sometimes emotional session that ended close to midnight. ...more

"Specificity" was the word of the day at the February 4 meeting of the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPAcom) at Town Hall. Committee members debated the levels of specificity in a draft motion to purchase 45 acres, Parcel A, of the Benfield land. The final motion will be presented for approval at a Special Town Meeting on March 23. (See article ...more

The major question left unanswered at last month's Board of Appeals hearing on the proposed 40B development off Maple Street was still there on February 5. Just where is that 40-foot easement which allows the developer to build on 4.37 acres, in Carlisle or Billerica? The property has no frontage, and has been before Carlisle boards in the past. However, this ...more

Superintendent's Report. Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson reported that the third grade has enjoyed an informative Native American program with Dan Cripps and the sixth grade has learned about "Madame Curie." The volunteer Appreciation Tea was held on February 13. The Administration has also presented a five-year plan for its requests ...more

Systems Thinking is "a bunch of tools," said systems mentor and grade 8 mathematics teacher Rob Quaden. The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) heard a presentation on the integration of Systems Thinking in the curriculum of the Carlisle School on February 4. ...more

Denise Casper, an employee of the Carlisle Public School, broke her leg on the morning of Friday, February 6, which was a scheduled professional day. Casper slipped on the ice as she crossed the school plaza area, breaking her leg in three places. An operation was required and she spent the weekend in Emerson Hospital. It is expected that she will move to ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Pesticide Awareness Group ...more

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