The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 10, 2006

Larry Bearfield of Ferns holds the Question 4 sign on election day. The question passed 1,725 to 816. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)
Five years after the events of September 11, Franco-American relations remain strained. Here in Carlisle foreign language enrollment shows an increase in Chinese and Spanish while the French language numbers wane. Chinese is emerging as the most important business language to learn tomorrow, and Spanish represents the largest second language spoken in the ...more

Carlisle will be tightening its belt next year if it adheres to the preliminary guideline budget proposed by the Finance Committee (FinCom) this week. In a letter sent to all town departments and the schools, the FinCom is proposing a guideline increase for FY08 of only 2.9%. Even this low level will need to be supported by a transfer from free cash. Without ...more

On an unusually warm Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, Carlisle voters started gathering early outside Town Hall, at 6:40 a.m. to be exact. Finally by 7 a.m., as Election Warden Eva Herndon announced the opening of the polls, the long line of voters that had assembled outside the building passed into Town Hall to cast their votes in the dual Town and State ...more

How will the state divide $500 million per year among over 60 schools judged "in need of substantial work?" Last week Carlisle School Business Manager Heidi Zimmerman and members of the Carlisle School Building Committee attended a symposium concerning the new Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) funding process. MSBA Executive Director ...more

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