The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 13, 2007


When the Emerson Umbrella lease of the Highland Building expires in September, the Carlisle School will offer a new one-year lease to the group. The school is planning some changes in the lease process, and a one-year term will give the town and school more time to prepare, and to discuss the future use and maintenance of the building, according to school ...more

The most recent water quality results have come back clean, reported Ferns Country Store proprietor Larry Bearfield at the Board of Health (BOH) meeting on June 19. Previous tests on May 17 had indicated some bacterial contaminants in the well water. According to BOH Agent Linda Fantasia, the well was sterilized with chlorine after the May reading. ...more

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) voted to ratify a new three-year teachers contract at the June 26 meeting. Teachers will receive basic salary increases of between 3% and 11%. Regional Business Manager John Flaherty read through the "Memorandum of Agreement," which details changes that were made to the previous contract, which ...more

The recent announcement of the state budget for the coming year has quelled concerns that Carlisle's FY08 budget, recently passed at Spring Town Meeting, would be insufficient to cover expenses. The Carlisle budget was based on an FY07 state funding level of $1,243,535, but the FY08 local aid estimate is for $1,358,498. The town budget is routinely prepared ...more

On July 24, the Board of Selectmen will devote a meeting to "Goals and Objectives" for the coming year. The meeting will be held at 20 Audubon Lane. Last year the exercise resulted in over twenty items requiring the Selectmen's attention, a list that may have been more overwhelming than motivating. This year Chair Tim Hult has introduced some steps ...more

Carlisle School Committee (CSC) members Dale Ryder and Michael Fitzgerald plan to meet with Carlisle Teachers Association (CTA) members on July 12, said Ryder, as part of efforts to address problems between the faculty and administration (see "Carlisle teachers vote no confidence in Superintendent Marie Doyle," June 15). Ryder and CSC member Wendell ...more

A roofing contractor will examine the circular part of Carlisle School's Spalding Building roof this summer to see if any structural work needs to be done. The roof in this section of the 1956 building has a bowl-like design, and while it has a drain, the design causes it to hold rainwater rather than shed it. Boards in the 12 x 12-foot flat section of the ...more

· CCHS Handbook updates. Concord-Carlisle Regional High School Principal Art Dulong presented what he termed minor changes to the school handbook at the June 26 meeting of the Regional School Committee (RSC). The "Full-day attendance"policy, which required students to attend a full day of school in order to participate in after school ...more

School Building Committee members Bill Risso, Lee Storrs, Wendell Sykes and School Business Manager Heidi Zimmerman met recently with Hoyle, Tanner and Associates (HTA), the engineers who designed the school's new Wastewater Treatment Plant, to resolve some operating issues. Before the plant's one-year warranty expired at the end of April, the school sent ...more

Only one public hearing was scheduled for the Historical Commission's monthly meeting on June 26. Part-owner, Building Inspector Bob Koning, appeared to request approval to replace seven structural columns across the front of the Carlisle Post Office at 70 Bedford Road. Koning is part owner of the building.The original columns have rotted six inches ...more

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