The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 19, 2008

Fast response helps Carlisle in ice storm

Carlisle coped well with last week’s rain and ice storm. Three telephone poles and wires on West Street were knocked down by trees and the street was closed until late Saturday when Verizon and NSTAR crews were able to replace the poles. Lowell and Westford Streets also sustained considerable tree damage and wires down. ...more

School closing leaves some students stranded

Last Friday’s ice storm caused more than messy driving for some Carlisle parents. Unaware that school was closed due to the ice storm, some students were dropped at school while others were waiting for buses that did not come. To add to the confusion, Concord-Carlisle High School remained open, while other towns including Acton and Chelmsford closed schools. ...more

New design unveiled for Town Common Honor Roll

The Honor Roll Committee (HRC) has incorporated feedback from its open forum in November into a new design for the Veterans Memorial on the Town Common. On December 9, Neal Emmer of Levi and Wong showed the Board of Selectmen the latest and detailed the thinking behind it. With BOS approval, the HRC will now meet with the Historical Commission and First Religious ...more

Planning Board reviews alternative energy options

At the December 8 Planning Board meeting, the Accessory Alternative Clean Energy Generation Committee gave a presentation on their progress. ...more

Shorts from the Board of Selectmen,
December 9

• Town survey to probe needs of Carlisle residents. Jim Elgin, chair of the Carlisle Town Survey team, provided an update on the survey. At Town Meeting last year $25,000 of CPA Funds was set aside for a survey of the upcoming needs of all Carlisle residents. A 12-page survey has been completed that covers quality of life, health, fitness, housing, transportation ...more

Challenge Days at CCHS try to resolve students’ issues

Carlisle senior Blair Robinson of the Student Advisory Council told the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on December 9 that 80 students and 30 facilitators participated in the Challenge Days at CCHS in early December. She thanked all the adults for volunteering. ...more

RSC approves CCHS budget

On December 9, the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) voted to adopt the “Tier II Budget” of $22,494,531 for Fiscal Year 2010 (FY10), a 5.21% increase over the current FY09 budget. ...more

$110,000 needed to retain positions in FY10, Carlisle School tells FinCom

Superintendent Marie Doyle and members of the Carlisle School Committee met with the Finance Committee (FinCom) on December 8 for a preliminary review of the Carlisle School FY10 budget. ...more

News from surrounding towns

The following news items were extracted from material available online at ...more

Downsizing and deficit are keywords at MAGIC meeting

State Senator Pam Resor received a standing farewell at the MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination) legislative breakfast on Monday, December 8. As she departed from the last meeting she would attend as a state senator, the group rose in spontaneous applause. Earlier words of appreciation by Senator Susan Fargo singled out Resor for leadership ...more

COA offers weather/disaster check

If you are home alone, have compromised health, or just want a wellness check or call in the event of a weather-related disaster, please call the COA at 1-978-371-2895 or 1-978-371-6693. ...more

Early start for CCHS 2009-2010

The Regional School Committee approved next year’s school calendar. Classes will start on Thursday, September 3, 2009, before Labor Day which falls on September 7. The last day of school will be Monday, June 21, 2010, if there are no snow days.

Emergency numbers

Carlisle Police 978-369-1155

Carlisle Fire 978-369-1442

Electric 1-800-592-2000

Gas 1-800-231-5325

Medical emergency 911

Fire emergency 911

Crime emergency 911

Board of Selectmen

agenda for Dec. 23

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator Report ...more

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