The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 30, 2005


Carlisle's assessed share of the budget for the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School is expected to drop from 29.31% to approximately 27.04%, according to Town Treasurer Larry Barton. The decrease was announced at the September 22 joint meeting of the two towns' Selectmen, Finance Committees and the Regional School Committee (RSC.) ...more

What has four legs, blue spots, and has a penchant for involving itself in Carlisle's larger construction projects? Just as a rare Blue-spotted Salamander was found in 1989 on the land along Curve Street where the Tall Pines development now stands, this past Sunday a twin was observed on or near the town-owned Benfield Land off School Street. ...more

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita all communities are asking the question, "Are we prepared?" At its meeting on Tuesday evening, the Board of Selectmen continued their review of Carlisle's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and their own preparedness — or lack of it — for managing a crisis. ...more

Two years of off-again-on-again negotiations have failed to resolve a dispute over violations of two conservation easements in the Tall Pines subdivision. As a result, a civil lawsuit has been filed by the Town of Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) against Hutchins Road residents Dennis and Linda Chateauneuf for failure to comply with Commission orders ...more

The Concord and Carlisle Boards of Selectmen, Finance Committees and Regional School Committee (RSC) met on September 22 to discuss Concord's financial health, school enrollment numbers and projects affecting the budgets of the towns and the Concord- Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS). ...more

Carlisle eighth-grade students were busy on Friday, September 23, stuffing school supplies into approximately 70 new or "gently used" backpacks Hurricane Katrina relief. The backpacks, targeted for students displaced by Hurricane Katrina, are being delivered by truck to the Hogg Middle School in Houston, Texas, Carlisle School Assistant Principal ...more

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle explored the possibility of offering Chinese in the elementary grades when she met with the Carlisle School Committee on September 21. She also noted that the new Chinese language classes for seventh and eighth graders are going well, and the Carlisle Education Foundation (CEF) has given a grant to the school to ...more

On September 21, School Business Manager Steven Moore warned the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) that he estimates a 30% increase in energy costs during the current school year, resulting in a shortfall of $58,000. ...more

Middle School coffee. Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle reported the Middle School coffee in September was well attended, but the staff is planning to "re-format" the event "so parents have more access to teachers." The after-school event is an open house for sixth-, seventh-, eighth-grade parents and held in a wide ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes and bills ...more

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