The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 27, 2009

FIRST BRUSH. The Deignan family takes advantage of the early spring weather to get a start on yard chores for their Forest Park Drive property. Shown are (left to right) Hannah and Connor helping their dad Chris with branches. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

Selectmen kill mosquito control on TM Warrant

The Carlisle Board of Selectmen (BOS) unanimously voted at Tuesday’s meeting to remove the Warrant Article for the Town Meeting on May 4 proposing that Carlisle join the Eastern Middlesex Mosquito Control Project. The town officials acted in response to a late-breaking March 18, 2009 letter from the Board of Health (BOH) stating that “after considerable ...more

Regional water to be tested for arsenic and uranium

A Boston Globe article (“U.S. to test local wells for traces of uranium,” March 6) listing Carlisle as one of several towns located on an “arsenic belt” stretching from Maine through eastern Massachusetts should not be a cause for alarm, says geologist Tony Mariano of Page Brook Road. “We don’t have an arsenic belt,” he says, noting that stones ...more


Rep. Atkins co-sponsors bill on superintendency unions
Allows state-mandated mergers

Carlisle’s State Representative Cory Atkins is co-sponsoring a bill titled “An Act to Improve Educational Services in Small School Districts” that revises the law governing formation of a superintendency union and includes language to grant the state the authority to force consolidation of school districts. The bill would also remove limits on district ...more

Supt. Doyle shares views on proposed school consolidation

School Superintendent Marie Doyle recently spoke with the Mosquito about the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) proposal to consolidate administrations with the Concord School District in a superintendency union for grades pre-K - 8. She agreed to share her views, though she admitted that it was difficult because she is personally involved. Doyle’s job will ...more

Tomorrow night, turn your non-essential lights
out between 8:30-9:30 p.m. to participate
in Earth Hour 2009 (see story)

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