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Friday, February 6, 2009

FinCom looks at future capital outlays

“We’re not in great shape, but we’re not in terrible shape,” said Don Rober as he presented the FY10 recommendations of the Long-Term Capital Requirements Committee (LTCRC) to the Finance Committee (FinCom) on January 26. Virtually all the FY10 recommendations are for routine replacement of items used by town departments. Rober also noted there were ...more

Selectmen hear details of possible “friendly” 40B

At the January 27 Selectmen’s meeting, Yongdeng Chen, a Cambridge resident, presented conceptual plans for a ten-unit 40B development on a 4.2-acre pork chop lot he owns on Maple Street near Red Fox Drive. Chen characterized the project as a “Friendly 40B” consistent with Massachusetts’ Local Initiative Program (LIP). ...more

CCHS survey reveals trends in risk behavior

“A vast number of students at [Concord-Carlisle Regional High School] CCHS are making good choices and very healthy decisions,” reassured Principal Peter Badalament at the January 27 Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting before he and Concord K-12 Health Coordinator Kathy Bowen began a discussion of the fifth Youth Risk Behavior Survey results. ...more

Are you facing economic distress?: Panel urges early action, lists homeowner options

As the economy continues to falter, more and more Carlisle residents are facing financial difficulty. On January 26, the Carlisle Housing Authority presented a speaker and panel discussion designed to help residents find the resources they need for financial support. ...more

Finance Committee meeting shorts, January 26

Carlisle School wants two new positions. At the January 26 Finance Committee (FinCom) meeting, Superintendent Marie Doyle requested two positions, a psychologist costing $95,737 and an ELA/Literacy specialist at $44,000, be added to the Carlisle School FY10 budget. As that budget is at the levy limit, these would ...more

Board of Selectmen shorts, Jan. 27

Carriage Way. Following receipt of Planning Board assurance that the subdivision road meets all required construction standards and that its present condition, including drainage and landscaping, satisfies the Planning Board’s Rules and Regulations that were in place at the time that the subdivision was approved, ...more

School works to improve MCAS scores in English

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) learned at their January 21 meeting about efforts underway to improve students’ scores on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) in English Language Arts (ELA). A comparison of scores between the Carlisle School and 21 other area schools indicated Carlisle ranked in the bottom fourth for those in grades ...more

Reverend Keith Greer steps down

After serving the Carlisle Congregational Church for more than 30 years, Reverend Keith Greer is stepping down as senior pastor as of January 2009. Replacing him as senior pastor is Reverend Steven James Weibley. Rev. Weibley served first as the church’s choir director and more recently as associate pastor, with duties such as teaching Sunday school. ...more

Board of Selectmen

agenda for Feb. 10 Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator Report ...more


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