The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 12, 2008

ConsCom has concerns about mosquito control

At its December 4 meeting, the Carlisle Conservation Commission began what may be a long discussion,about the use of town-wide mosquito control methods in Carlisle. Jeff Brem, chair of the Carlisle Board of Health, appeared before the commission with information about possible mosquito control projects. ...more

BOH to probe mosquito control questions

At its meeting on December 9 the Board of Health (BOH) felt that they still have too many questions about the safety and efficacy of mosquito control methods and decided to put off a town vote until at least March 2009. ...more

School Building Committee to go forward with school building design

At a public forum on Wednesday, December 3, Lee Storrs, Chair of the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) offered a number of reasons to move ahead quickly with the project. At the time, it was expected a Special Town Meeting would be held in January to vote on $450,000 to $500,000 for design and project management funds as a first step toward a $20 million ...more

BOS postpones Special Town Meeting

The Special Town Meeting to vote on design funds for a Carlisle School building project, originally planned for January 12, has been postponed. On Tuesday, December 9, Lee Storrs, Chair of the School Building Committee (SBC) asked the Board of Selectmen (BOS) for the postponement to give his committee more time to define the project and communicate with voters. ...more

Carlisle School projects three-year budget forecast

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle, along with Carlisle School Business Manager Heidi Zimmerman, presented a new three-year budget forecast to the Carlisle School Committee on December 3 (see Table 1). This is a preliminary summary which only provides totals for the four main categories: Regular Education, Special Education, Administration, and Operations. ...more

Carlisle School enrollment lowest in ten years

For the first time since 1998 the enrollment at the Carlisle School may dip to or below 700 students (see Table 1), despite an optimistic forecast for growth of the kindergarten class from 56 to 73.... more

Carlisle School looks at capital expenses

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle told the Carlisle School Committee on December 3 that over $1.2 million in capital projects needed by the school have been moved to the repairs and renovations list for the School Building project. Included in the list are replacing the roofs on the Corey Building and the Wilkins Building, installing new heating units ...more

Shorts from the Conservation Commission, December 4

• Removing granite from conservation land. Selectman Alan Carpenito, representing the Honor Roll Committee, appeared before the commission requesting Conservation Commission (ConsCom) approval to allow several pieces of granite to be removed from an abandoned cellar hole on conservation land. The granite would be used for construction of the new town Honor ...more

Carlisle Auto Body license renewed

The Zoning Board of Appeals had only one item on the agenda for their December 4 meeting, held in the Heald Room at Town Hall. William Luther appeared in front of the board to request the continuation of the special permit to operate Carlisle Auto Body. ...more

Shorts from the CSC, December 3

• Girls’ ice hockey. Superintendent Marie Doyle reported that Concord-Carlisle High School is trying to develop a girls’ ice hockey team. However, she explained, the school hasn’t been able to attract enough high school girls so CCHS has invited Concord and Carlisle middle school girls to participate. Doyle said she had concerns about safety but “the ...more

New software helps young students improve math skills

Carlisle first graders are getting high tech help in learning their math facts by using the math software FASTT Math. They began using the program last year and results look promising, reported the first grade team to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC). ...more

Attention drivers: traffic configuration to change in Monument Square

The Concord Police Department has announced a change in the traffic configuration in Monument Square beginning Tuesday, January 6, 2009. A new YIELD sign will be placed on southbound lane of Lowell Road at the intersection with Main Street. ...more

ConsCom agenda for Thursday, Dec. 18

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

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