The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 16, 2007

SING SEUSSICAL. Ali Forelli as Mrs. Mayor and Gibson Holland as the Mayor rehearse their duet in the seventh-grade play. (Photo Ellen Huber)
Everyone at the Selectmen's meeting on March 13 wondered if the Board would keep the $245,682 single override on the Warrant for Town Meeting or follow the Finance Committee's (FinCom) advice and split it into three prioritized tiers. Chairman Doug Stevenson opened discussion by admitting, "I'm not inclined to revoke what we established last week." ...more

In a straw vote on March 12, a majority of the Finance Committe (FinCom) members could not support the large size of the $245,682 levy limit override set by the Board of Selectmen the previous week on March 6. Several FinCom members preferred that a tiered version of the override be placed before voters at Town Meeting on April 30. ...more

On Monday night 32 voters filed into the Clark Room at Town Hall to nominate candidates for 12 open town offices. Three candidates were nominated for two vacancies each on the Board of Health and the School Committee, setting up the only contested races. The Planning Board was unable to fill its three open positions, with only one candidate emerging. ...more

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle was one of three finalists for Superintendent at the Manchester-Essex Regional School system. However, she removed herself from the running in February. ...more
One of Carlisle's natural treasures is the Davis Corridor, the 156-acre parcel acquired for conservation between 1973 and 1995 in the southeast of Carlisle. It consists of woodland used primarily for walking, horseback-riding, bicycling, cross-country skiing and nature study on its trails. The trails link neighborhoods in Carlisle and form a major network ...more

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito