The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 19, 2004


At the upcoming Special Town Meeting on December 6 voters will be asked to approve a revamp of the Town Hall heating and cooling (HVAC) system at a cost of about $150,000. It is hoped this will finally put to rest a problem that has defied solution for the past seven years. But how did the town get into this predicament? Did those involved in Town Hall planning ...more

The Regional School Committee (RSC) has authorized a new study of the Concord-Carlisle High School facility. "To give you some of the recent background on the current thought process," explained committee member and Carlisle resident Michael Fitzgerald in an e-mail communication, "now that Brenda [Superintendent Brenda Finn] has got her first ...more

Under time pressure to exercise an agreement between the town and Greenough tenant Paul Booth, the Selectmen voted to evict Booth from the decaying cottage on the Greenough conservation land off Maple Street. Selectmen Chair Tim Hult proposed that eviction is preferable to being liable for a tenant "in an unsafe building with no heating system." ...more

Starting off the re-accreditation process, teachers and students from Concord-Carlisle High School gave an hour-long presentation to a team of sixteen evaluators on Sunday afternoon, November 14. The presentation began with strong, supportive descriptions of the educational atmosphere at CCHS, which began to unravel as some teachers spontaneously voiced their ...more

The Board of Selectmen closed the Warrant for the December 6 Special Town Meeting, including the ballot questions for the December 14 Town Election. ...more

Preliminary FinCom guideline for FY06. The FinCom issued a preliminary budget guideline offering increases of 2.7% at the Carlisle School, 5.89% for Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, 2.4% for Minuteman Regional High School, and 1.5% for town departments. The town department number is exclusive of salary increases which have yet to be determined. ...more

David Reed, Chair of the Old Home Day Committee (OHD), requested a public hearing regarding the committee's plan for fireworks to celebrate Carlisle's bicentennial next year. "My biggest concern is to make sure we don't offend the abutters," said Reed, adding, "It's not worth pushing through if there are any objections. I'm just not up to that." ...more

With the holidays fast approaching and with many people taking to the roads, the Carlisle Police Department would like to announce it has received a $5,400 grant that will be used to conduct extra traffic enforcement over the next few months. ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes: 11/08/04 ...more

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