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Friday, May 15, 2009

All ballot questions pass at Town Election

Shyjan elected Library Trustee

Despite a troubled economy, Carlisle voters reached into their pockets and approved all four funding questions on the ballot on Tuesday, May 12. Proposition 2-1/2 debt exclusions were approved for schematic designs for the Carlisle School building project; for Concord-Carlisle Regional High School facilities improvements; for a purchase of a new DPW roll-off ...more

Town Administrator to retire

Madonna McKenzie will retire as Carlisle’s Town Administrator, effective at the conclusion of her contract on September 30. She announced her plans during the brief Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting held just prior to Town Meeting on May 4, according to BOS Chair Doug Stevenson. He said that the board was grateful that she has given the board time to find ...more

Withdrawn energy bylaw heads back to the drawing board

The withdrawal of Article 33 proposing a solar power generation and wind conversion systems bylaw from the Warrant for Town Meeting May 4 was a last minute decision by the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on the advice of the Accessory Alternative Clean Energy Generation Committee (AACEGC). After a year of work, two public meetings, and a thumbs-down review by the ...more

Student Senate offers students a voice in CCHS affairs

Every other Monday, an enthusiastic group of 30 devoted students gathers at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) to accomplish everything from planning major all-school social events to improving school policy. The group is known as the Concord-Carlisle Student Senate and is comprised of six senators elected per grade, in addition to committee members ...more

Upcoming bid request for wireless facilities on town-owned land

The 2007 Annual Town Meeting authorized the Selectmen to lease or otherwise dispose of all or portions of nine town-owned properties for the purpose of construction and operation of personal wireless system(s) and facilities. No further action was required at this year’s Town Meeting. The Wireless Advisory Subcommittee has winnowed the list of potential sites ...more

Carlisle School waits for data on superintendency union

According to Carlisle School Committee (CSC) Chair Chad Koski, there has been a slight delay in receiving the consultants’ recommendations on potential financial savings of a superintendency union between the Carlisle and Concord school districts. At the May 6 Carlisle School Committee meeting, member Louis Salemy reported that the consultants had just completed ...more

CSC accepts donations, reviews policies and programs

DARE donation. At their meeting on May 6, the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) gratefully accepted an anonymous donation of $2,200 in support of the Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (DARE) program taught annually to students by the Carlisle Police Department. ...more

Selectmen shorts, April 28

Building Commissioner John Luther spoke with Selectmen on April 28 to propose a change to regulations governing electrical work done by homeowners who are not licensed electricians. The regulation would require a letter from an insurance company assuring coverage if a problem later arises related to the work. Luther was concerned that the town could be liable ...more

Swine flu, Town Meetings top news from surrounding towns

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

MassWildlife stocks Carlisle stream

On a sunny day in mid-April, a flatbed truck pulled alongside a culvert on Lowell Street. A small stream of water trickled from the large rectangular tank on the back. Inside were 1,150 brown trout that are headed for a new home. ...more

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