The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 30, 2009

DERBY DAY. Cub Scouts race their handcrafted cars at the annual Pinewood Derby held at Saint Irene Church on January 25. For results, see page 3. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Funds sought to fix three old town buildings: Highland, Gleason Library and Bog House

On January 20, at the first meeting after its January 9 application deadline, the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) began its annual review of community preservation proposals. CPC chair Kelly Guarino announced this year’s list of applicants for funding: the Board of Selectmen has requested $450,000 for base renovation of the Highland Building; the Library ...more

CSC fields questions on superintendency union plan

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) held its first open discussion on creating a superintendency union with the Concord School District on January 21 before an audience that included administrators, teachers, parents and other community members. A superintendency union is a sharing of administrative resources, and can include all personnel who report directly ...more

$700,000 of CCHS budget may shift to Carlisle in FY11: Spike to end in FY15

As if a faltering economy, reduced tax revenue and cuts in state funding were not enough, Carlisle will soon have another financial hurdle to overcome. A large jump in the town’s assessment for the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) is expected due to a spike in the proportion of Carlisle-to-Concord students (see Table 1 on page 6). Even if the CCHS operating ...more

RSC discusses superintendency union

Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) member Peter Fischelis announced at the RSC on January 27 that there have been preliminary discussions with Carlisle about a superintendency union (see article at left). “We are at the early stages of looking at this,” said Fischelis. “The fiscal issues of the state are driving this. The state is asking ...more


Listening to audience comments are (seated left to right) Carlisle School Committee (CSC) members Dale Ryder and Louis Salemy, Superintendent Marie Doyle, CSC Chair Chad Koski and members Wendel Sykes and Bill Fink. (Photo by Rik Pierce)

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