The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 8, 2008


Carlisle voters preferred Illinois Senator Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the presidential primary election held at Town Hall on Tuesday, February 5. New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Arizona Senator John McCain won overall in Massachusetts. Nationwide, the total delegate count predicted by the Associated Press on Wednesday ...more

How does Minuteman Regional High School meet the needs of students preparing for jobs in Massachusetts? Minuteman's new Superintendent, Dr. Edward Bouquillon, spoke last week about the school's technical education to the Lexington chapter of the League of Women Voters. He touched on what manufacturing employers are looking for, the skills that need to be taught, ...more

Developers wishing to build 40B housing in Carlisle will be governed by a new set of regulations and procedures if a draft report issued by the 40B Working Group is adopted. The report proposes a more formalized application, fees to recoup more of town costs, and the appointment of an application facilitator and Town Hall Advisory Group to see an application ...more

Keith Therrien wanted to be a pioneer in energy self-sufficiency. He may end up with arrows in his back. ...more

In an upcoming fiscal year in which town departments have been told no increases will be coming in the operating budget, important services may be retained only if those who use them pay more. As the DPW, Recreation Commission and Gleason Library trooped through their budget presentations on Febrary 4, the Finance Committee (FinCom) returned often to a theme ...more

On February 4, the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) met again with four of the five applicants who had submitted applications for funding from the FY09 grant cycle. Committee Chair Kelly Guarino noted that the CPC would use this second meeting with the applicants to answer any remaining questions in preparation for a final vote at their next meeting ...more

Carlisle could someday become eligible to apply for federal funding to provide for or repair "critical facilities," several of which — fixing dams at the Cranberry Bog and Greenough Pond, a generator to power the Carlisle School in an emergency — have been long-standing concerns for town officials. At their January 22 meeting, Christine ...more

Carlisle's Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), supervised by the Board of Health, is mandated to plan how to organize, equip and recruit volunteers to manage whatever citizens might need during public health or public safety emergencies. Examples would be vaccinating citizens against a pandemic flu and providing shelter during a prolonged electrical blackout. ...more

· Historical Society. Janet Hentschel, representing the Carlisle Historical Society, asked the Historical Commission to support the Society's request for funds from the Community Preservation Committee (CPC). The request was for $2,500 for archival storage materials to preserve articles in the Historical Society's collections. Because Heald House, ...more

The following regional news was extracted from material available in: the Community Newspaper Company website:, the Lowell Sun, and the Bedford Public Schools web site. ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes 1/2/08, 1/14/08 ...more

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