The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 12, 2008

STAR GAZERS. Brothers Aaron (on left) and Anthony watch while Andrew Gao checks out the night sky at the Great Brook Farm Star Party sponsored by Carlisle Recreation on September 4. See article on page 4. (Photo by Ginny Lamere)

State aid rises for Concord-Carlisle High School in FY09

It was announced at the Concord- Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting on August 28 that the regional school district would receive an extra $216,000 in state aid for FY09 over what was received in FY08. Chapter 70 funding was increased by roughly $127,000 and Regular Transportation was increased by roughly $94,000. Other accounts were adjusted negatively ...more

Controversy clouds Historical Commission meeting: Center pathway, Ferns design questioned

Hearings before the Historical Commission are generally uneventful, collegial and predictable. Not so the meeting of August 26, when one of the commissioners abruptly resigned and walked out and Ferns’ expansion plans nearly derailed. ...more


Carlisle Housing Authority meets with developers for senior housing

With the October submission deadline for proposals quickly approaching, the Carlisle Housing Authority hosted a morning meeting last week for 15 developers interested in designing, building and managing 26 units of affordable senior housing on the Benfield Land on South Street. Chair Alan Lehotsky began with a short presentation outlining the history and current ...more

BOS approve pathways extensions, rustic surface delayed until spring

With $110,000 left in funds allocated for pathways, Deb Belanger of the Pedestrian and Bike Safety Committee appeared before the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on September 9 to discuss priorities for adding to the list of pathways already planned. After reviewing a list of fourteen possible additions and improvements, the BOS picked out ten areas totaling an estimated ...more

Tom Rourk.(Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Tom Rourk: a good neighbor on Craigie Circle

In stark contrast with the new multi-million dollar homes that represent Carlisle’s future, quiet, modest Craigie Circle serves as a reminder of Carlisle’s past. It remains a safe, neighborly neighborhood of residents who care about each other. ...more

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