The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 22, 2007


After a four-hour closed-door executive session on Thursday, June 14, the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) began their response to the Carlisle Teachers Association (CTA) vote of "no confidence" in Superintendent Marie Doyle by issuing a statement and speaking to school personnel. The Teachers Association announcement and explanation of the 54 to ...more

The Carlisle Police have opened an investigation into a letter and car defacing incident that allegedly targeted Superintendent Marie Doyle, said Carlisle School Committee (CSC) member Michael Fitzgerald. He would not comment on the contents of the letter, which was addressed to the CSC, but did say it might be viewed as a threat to Superintendent Marie Doyle. ...more

Lyle Kirtman of Future Management Systems is no longer working as a facilitator with the Carlisle School, said Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle in a phone conversation last Wednesday, June 13. Doyle said, "He didn't fulfill his responsibility. We had only brief meetings, but there was a conflict of interest." ...more

The Carlisle School was the scene for the "Skate the Hate" stunt-skaters contest last Saturday, June 16, the same night as the eighth-grade graduation dance. When parents arrived to set up for the dance, they were surprised to see over 40, mostly adult, rollerbladers throwing themselves down the railings lining the cement stairs, landing (upright ...more

At the June 12 meeting of the Board of Selectmen (BOS), Selectman Doug Stevenson presented a plan for moving forward with a revamped Town Honor Roll. The current memorial on the Town Common has fallen into disrepair, but a proposal by the Town Common Committee (TCC) for another glass and wood memorial was opposed by the BOS and defeated at Town Meeting in ...more

Concord voters reaffirmed their approval of a project to build two artificial turf athletic fields on land belonging to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School District (RSD) at a Town Meeting held on Wednesday, June 13. The plan had originally been approved by Concord residents, after much debate, at their Annual Town Meeting on April 24, but residents unhappy ...more

· Center Park update. Sabrina Perry provided an update on the Center Park project and a request for temporary irrigation. The police chief has approved allowing a water line under the road to transfer water from the police station while new plantings are getting established. The BOS added their approval. In all, 109 trees and shrubs have been ...more

[The following was released by the Carlisle School Committee on June 15.] ...more

[School Superintendent Marie Doyle shared with the Mosquito the following letter to the Carlisle Teachers' Association (CTA) , dated June 16, in which she responds to their vote of "no confidence."] ...more

In an appearance at a MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination) meeting on June 7, at the Carlisle Town Hall, Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, Selectman Doug Stevenson and Planning Administrator George Mansfield briefly presented current issues facing Carlisle. Stevenson, speaking for the group, talked about 40B development, affordable ...more

Superintendent Marie Doyle announced the Carlisle School Math Review Team has completed Phase I of the math curriculum review. In preparation for reviewing and possibly replacing the current math program, Chicago Math, the Math Review Team has collected data from parents and teachers from an online survey. The team is composed of teachers, administrators and ...more

· MSBA inspection. Four members of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) toured Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) recently to look at the overcrowding the school detailed in its application for state building funds. Though the visit was on the first day of school without the graduating senior class, Principal Arthur Dulong led ...more

· Field maintenance. The organic field maintenance project is underway. RecCom is inviting the field maintenance manager to present a status on how the organic approach is faring for the next meeting. Presently, the garlic sprayers are installed on the sprinkler system and operating to reduce and/or eliminate the heavy mosquito population that ...more

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator Report ...more

Eighth-grade graduation, June 19. 2007

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