The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 11, 2004


On Tuesday June 8, Concord voters passed two budget overrides for Concord-Carlisle High School in Town Elections. By doing so, they matched already approved levels in Carlisle, avoiding a protracted process for reconciling the regional high school budget. A debt exclusion for high school renovations, which had also passed in Carlisle, was approved as well. ...more

The deadline for party candidates running in the September 14 primary for statewide office has come and gone. Two incumbent Democrats, State Senator Susan Fargo (Third Middlesex District) of Lincoln and State Representative Cory Atkins (Fourteenth Middlesex District) of Concord will run unopposed on the Democratic primary ballot. Susan Fargo has served in ...more

At its regular meeting on June 3, the Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) was confronted by a wide range of issues, all directed at protecting Carlisle's water, air, and the people that use them. From business licenses to dirty water to bad smells — it was a typical meeting. ...more

As passing cars and interested spectators noted, the crew for This Old House resumed filming on the afternoon of June 10. Last month, Carlisle Building Inspector Bob Koning had frozen all work at the site, at 730 Concord Street, as the producers of the TV series had not obtained a building permit. ...more

Two Carlisle policemen, Lieutenant John Sullivan and Inspector Scott Barnes, received awards for their contributions to Operation Home Free, a multi-agency probe of individuals and organizations "involved in drug trafficking and other crimes." On May 27 Lieutenant John Sullivan and Inspector Scott Barnes received the Major John F. Reagan Award for ...more

The committee to elect Doug Stevenson, candidate for state representative from the Fourteenth Middlesex District, announced that the Massachusetts Secretary of State has certified his nomination signatures and that Stevenson's name will appear on the November ballot. ...more

A group of early risers gathers monthly at Town Hall for the Conservation Commission breakfast, an informal discussion of conservation issues over coffee. A frequent participant is State Representative Cory Atkins (D-Concord), who brings perspectives from Beacon Hill. ...more

At their meeting on June 2, the Carlisle School Committee heard that four new teachers have been hired so far for the next school year. Members expressed feelings of hope and anticipation for the next year, but also regret at losing a number of well-respected faculty members who are retiring. ...more

Teacher resignations. Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson notified the School Committee that Karen Morse, a kindergarten teacher for five years, has submitted her resignation. First-grade teacher Amanda Clark has also submitted her resignation. ...more

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) welcomed its two new members, Christy Barbee and Wendell Sykes, during the first official committee meeting of their terms on Wednesday evening, June 2. ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Conservation restriction ...more

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