The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 12, 2007

JUNE IN JANUARY. On Saturday, January 6, Cathy Marks and her daughter Sam enjoy walking their dogs at the Cranberry Bog as the temperature nears 70 degrees. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)
Carlisle School Committee Chair Nicole Burkel announced the decision to renew the contract of Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle at the December 20 School Committee (CSC) meeting. The CSC met three times in closed-door, executive sessions "for the past couple of weeks," Burkel explained, discussing Doyle's contract renewal. Burkel, reached ...more

Superintendent Brenda Finn announced last week that Concord-Carlisle High School Principal Art Dulong will retire at the end of June. Reached after the meeting, Dulong was asked if he was old enough to retire. He emphatically replied, "Yes! . . . Since the end of last year, I've been ready to retire." ...more

Like the Alcotts and Emersons of the past, Katherine Endicott and Leslie Thomas are planning their own rural Utopia where organic methods, energy independence, wildlife promotion and land conservation will reign. The 14-acre Prospect Farm, which until recently boarded horses, will be transformed into an enterprise of free-range goats, chickens, ducks and bees, ...more

The start of Carlisle's third century saw the construction of the town's first cell tower on Bedford Road and the first 40B housing on Lowell Street, as well as the return of Black Bear. But perhaps the most contentious change occurred at the Carlisle Public School. The school community struggled in the third year under Superintendent Marie Doyle, who brought ...more

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito