The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 3, 2006

Teens escaped the pond, but their cars needed rescue on Sunday. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
Two 17-year-old Concord youths had an icy surprise last Sunday morning when their vehicles ended up in Macone's Pond on Concord Street (just beyond South Street) at about 8:30 a.m. The first vehicle left a 137-foot skid mark on Concord Street before going off the roadway and becoming submerged in the pond. A friend who was following the first vehicle saw what ...more

New teachers contract gets thumbs up

Smiles all around greeted the news at the February 15 Carlisle School Committee (CSC) meeting that the CSC collective bargaining subcommittee had reached a preliminary agreement with teachers in negotiations for a new three-year contract. The teachers unanimously voted to accept the contract proposal earlier that day. CSC chair David Dockterman said that the ...more

In a first-pass attempt to get a handle on the budget for FY07, the Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) showed its generous inclinations by rejecting out-of-hand only $95,000 of $620,000 in requests received from town departments in excess of guideline. Additions to staffing at Town Hall, in Communications, and at the DPW, increased library hours, police training, ...more

The Recreation Commission's request to the Carlisle Community Preservation Committee (CPC) for $80,000 to fund a design study for two athletic fields at Foss Farm, as reported in the February 10 issue of the Mosquito, brought a strong reaction at the February 23 Conservation Commission (ConsCom) meeting. Not that commissioners were unaware that the Recreation ...more

William Hayes, a Malden resident who committed five or six housebreaks in Carlisle in July 2004, finally had his day in court in December 2005 and was sentenced at the end of January to six to eight years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction. The offenses were breaking and entering in the daytime, larceny less than $250, larceny ...more

Glimpses of India March 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. Corey Auditorium

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