The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 25, 2007


Abutters to the proposed Coventry Woods 40B development on Concord Street have become plaintiffs. On May 15, Michael Epstein and Heidi Kummer filed a complaint against the Coventry Woods developers and the individual members of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in Superior Court appealing the ZBA decision based on numerous events throughout the entire 40B ...more

For the coming academic year the Carlisle School staff is being trimmed by one teacher from each of grades 2, 5, 6, and 7, one special educator, and two aides "at this point," Superintendent Marie Doyle announced at the May 16 School Committee meeting. Kindergarten teacher Sandy Walker is retiring, and one teacher whose position has been eliminated ...more

KeySpan representative Francis X. O'Leary presented a petition at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on May 15 to install approximately 5,400 feet of gas main to fill a gap in the main on Westford Street between Acton Street and Landmark Road in Westford. O'Leary said that the addition of this gas main will improve and regulate pressure in the line. The new ...more

Those of us who did not grow up in Carlisle, and especially those who are newcomers to town, may not remember hearing the names of Esther and Waldo Wilson or Sarah Andreassen, Carlisle's latest honorees. Each played important roles in town affairs and each in their own way exemplified dedication to public service. The Wilsons and their daughter, Sarah Andreassen, ...more

At the Housing Summit May 12, updates were given on three proposed projects to construct affordable housing in the west, north and center of town. ...more

Town Meeting voted $25,000 to dispose of the Greenough House, which has been determined to be unsafe to repair. Selectmen reviewed the project status at their May 15 meeting and also considered a strategy to preserve the large slate-roofed barn on the property. ...more

At his first parent meeting as in-coming Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) principal, Peter Badalament on May 15 expressed enthusiasm for the "high degree of parent involvement" and noted, "I'm very happy to be returning to CCHS in the fall." Badalament was Dean of Students and Assistant Principal at CCHS from 1997 to 2001, and has been ...more

There are few assignments a journalist could cover that would be as engaging as the presentations at the Concord-Carlisle High School Senior Projects Fair on Wednesday, May 16. The 30-some projects covered a wide range of topics including genealogy, hypnosis, nutrition, music, drama, solar energy, rocketry, photography, meditation and more. Seniors showed ...more

The Board of Selectmen played to a nearly empty house on May 15, with only a handful of citizens attending to comment or report on issues, despite promised discussion on the controversial Town Honor Roll project. ...more

Flag raising on the Green — 9:30 a.m.

Convocation in Corey Auditorium at 10 a.m. followed

by the parade

to Green Cemetery a.m.

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