The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 12, 2009

HELPING HAND. Elizabeth Lear scrubs a tire on Wash-a-fire-truck Day, held June 6 at the Carlisle Fire Station. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)

Housing Authority asks ZBA to wait on new regulations

A Planning Board subcommittee has been working for some time on new regulations for 40B affordable housing projects. The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) had hoped to approve the changes at a public hearing next Monday, June 15, but at the Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting on June 9, Housing Authority Chair Alan Lehotsky recommended a delay. He underlined points ...more

Carlisle School Committee gives Doyle praise and suggestions

Carlisle School Committee (CSC) Vice Chair Wendell Sykes presented a public summary of Superintendent Marie Doyle’s performance review at the June 3 meeting. The remarks included strong praise for many aspects of her job performance, including budget management and her relationship with students and the School Committee. The review also offered two suggestions: ...more

Retiring teachers reflect on decades at CCHS

This June, the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) will be losing five veteran staff to retirement. The retirees represent a cross-section of high school life: social studies teacher Andrei Joseph with 31 years, physical education teacher Dick Kerr with 34 years, guidance counselor Brad McGrath with 28 years at CCHS and six years in Framingham, special ...more

Bonnie and Keith Greer sit behind a “Keith Greer” daylily. Bob and Love Seawright hybridized and named the lily and donate the proceeds to the church’s mission work. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

A view from the parsonage

We were in a white-out on the Massachusetts Turnpike on January 19, 1975. Our white car, driven by my 29-year-old husband, added to the uncertainty of being between “here” and “there.” We knew where we were going, but the lack of clarity outside the car windows matched our wonderings of what it would actually be like to be a young pastor with a wife, ...more



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