The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 31, 2009

DANCE TIME. On July 22 children participated in a program of music and storytelling by David Bates and Roger Tincknell in Union Hall. The event was sponsored by the Gleason Public Library. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Selectmen table grievance issue until August

With the ink barely dry on the new town contract addressing the rights of the communications dispatch employees, the Carlisle Selectmen have 30 days to address the first grievance under the contract elevated to their level. The issue concerns pay rates for leave time, which includes vacations or such things as time excused for bereavement. ...more

Blight hits Carlisle

A pathogen which strikes tomatoes and potatoes called “late blight” is spreading rapidly through New England due to the cool wet weather and has appeared in gardens in Carlisle. According to information from the University of Massachusetts, Phytophthora infestans kills plants rapidly and is difficult to eradicate. ...more

No summer break for SBC

July may be a quiet time at the Carlisle School, but the School Building Committee (SBC) continues efforts to reach agreement with state officials on renovation plans in order to qualify for 40% state reimbursement of project costs. At their July 16 meeting the SBC discussed questions concerning the project size and documentation which were raised at a July ...more

Maureen Ruettgers on Rwanda: never lose courage

In early June of this year, President and Mme. Paul Kagame of Rwanda were in Boston receiving a UNICEF Children’s Champion award, and they took time to pay a visit to their friends in Carlisle, Maureen and Mike Ruettgers, who were the lead sponsors of the UNICEF event. Mme. Kagame had paid another visit to the Ruettgers home on Bedford Road last September, ...more

Maureen and Mike Ruettgers of Bedford Road stand with President and
Mme. Paul Kagame of Rwanda during a UNICEF event in Boston last month.
(Courtesy photo)

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