The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 28, 2005


Early last Saturday morning, as residents slept and the big snow was still on its way, a virtual parade of police cruisers plus one state cruiser joined in a pursuit that ended in an arrest in Carlisle. ...more

The good news is that Carlisle residents will see their tax bills cut in half. The bad news is that they will receive twice as many of them. With a unanimous vote at their January 25 meeting, the Board of Selectmen chose to convert to quarterly tax billing to relieve the periodic cash flow shortages that beset the town. ...more

The CCHS Feasibility Study Committee has chosen SMMA (Symmes, Maini and McKee Associates), as the firm to conduct the study of renovating or rebuilding Concord-Carlisle High School. The study will be divided into four phases. The first phase is to review the existing conditions. The second is to come up with conceptual design alternatives. The third phase ...more

The Board of Selectmen expressed regret upon hearing of the resignation of Liz Jewell as Council on Aging Director on January 25. A vote to accept the resignation was postponed until an official letter of resignation is received by the Selectmen. ...more

The Board of Selectmen has given the Carlisle School Building Committee the "go-ahead" to investigate a new site for the wastewater treatment plant on the Banta-Davis Land, reported School Committee member Christy Barbee at the January 19 Carlisle School Committee meeting. After construction bids for the original site came in at double the expected ...more

Elissa Abruzzo, speaking for the Civic Support Network (CSN), told the Selectmen on January 11 that through public forums the group has identified five barriers to greater citizen participation in town government (see sidebar). The committee had made several recommendations, including: ...more

Not one but two 40B developments were on the agenda for the Board of Appeals (BOA) on the bitterly cold night of January 20. ...more

Savoyards get possible reprieve. After a meeting with the Savoyard Light Opera Company, Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle said the Carlisle School is tentatively inviting the theatre back for another season in the Corey Auditorium. "We are invested in sharing with the community," explained Doyle. However, the lack of storage ...more

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