The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 10, 2008

Is Carlisle ready for mosquito control?

David Henley of the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project (EMMCP) visited the Board of Health (BOH) on Thursday, October 2, to describe possible measures that could reduce mosquito populations in town. Currently, Carlisle is the only district municipality not using any project services. In late August, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced ...more

Historical Commission approves Ferns’ plans

“This is a vast improvement,” beamed Peggy Hilton, chair of the Carlisle Historical Commission, about the modifications in Ferns’ owner Larry Bearfield’s site plan for Ferns’ expansion. Bearfield and his architect, Niles Sutphin, presented detailed drawings of the new Ferns, which will connect the existing store with the adjacent garage via a link ...more

Carlisle’s CCHS freshmen deemed well-prepared

At its October 1 meeting, the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) learned that Carlisle freshmen meet the expectations of teachers at Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). CCHS Superintendent Diana Rigby noted that “the question we are attempting to answer is: how well has Carlisle prepared their students for the high school? The answer is very well, thank you.” ...more

Library Building project proceeds

On October 2, the Library Building Restoration Committee met to narrow the field of possible designers for the Gleason Library restoration project. Twelve applicants had responded to the Request for Qualification (RFQ) by the September 12 due date. Carlisle Administrative Coordinator Elizabeth Barnett noted that the committee needed to look closely at the RFQ ...more

Finance Committee to release zero-growth guideline

[Ed note: for a glossary of financal terms, click on “Resources” at www.carlislemosquito.org.] ...more

Shorts from the CSC Oct. 1

New staff reflect on Carlisle culture. Elementary Principal Patrice Hurley reported on a recent new-staff mentor meeting. Staff members Caryl McCabe, Jason Naroff and Rebecca Tambini have been assigned a fellow staff member as a mentor to assist them in their transition to Carlisle School. The new staff all have ...more

Town drafts wind turbine regulations

The Alternative Energy Generation Committee agreed that a special permit should be required for wind turbines, when they met on October 6 to continue drafting new Town Bylaw regulations for energy generation structures. ...more

Middle School social code

Middle School Principal Joyce Mehaffey presented a new code of social behavior to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) on October 1. She said the new rules were created by the fifth- through eighth-grade students, facilitated by seventh-grade Special Educator Tracy Malone and School Counselor Kim Reid. Mehaffey explained that the process involved having student ...more

MCAS, school hours subjects of CCHS Principal’s Coffee

The first Principal’s Coffee for parents of students at Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) was held on Monday, October 6. It provided Principal Peter Badalament an opportunity to trumpet the school’s exceptional results on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment Score (MCAS), and to attempt to explain new state rules for students scoring in the “needs ...more

Board of Selectmen

agenda for Oct. 14

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator Report ...more


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