The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 11, 2009

BEST FOOT FORWARD. New student Jacob Gechtman steps off the bus ready for second grade on the first day of classes at the Carlisle School on September 3. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Gleason bids lower than expected: Trustees pick Consigli Construction for renovation

After a year of planning, Gleason Library renovations will soon be underway. On September 2, the Gleason Library Building Restoration Implementation Committee (BRIC) reviewed bidding results and recommended Consigli Construction Company, Inc. of Milford as the project’s general contractor. Meeting immediately afterwards, the Library Trustees agreed with the ...more


It’s official: first segment of Bruce Freeman Rail Trail opens

After well over 20 years of effort by many area advocates and friends, the 6.8-mile first segment of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail through Westford, Chelmsford, and Lowell was officially opened on Saturday, August 29. The second segment, not yet under construction, will run through Acton, Concord, Sudbury and a small corner of Carlisle. The third segment, presently ...more


Timothy Goddard chosen as Carlisle’s next Town Administrator

On Thursday, September 3, Timothy Goddard was chosen unanimously by the Board of Selectmen as the new Carlisle Town Administrator. Goddard, now Assistant Town Manager in Framingham, grew up and still resides in Littleton, and previously served a nine-year stint as Littleton Town Administrator. His experience in small-town administration, excellent team-building ...more

Selectmen consider payroll grievance issue

Head Dispatcher Mike Taplin, took his department’s payroll grievance to the Board of Selectmen on September 8. The issue relates to “differential pay” for leave time. Differential pay is the higher rate paid to employees working the less attractive night shifts. Employees may work a mix of day and night shifts and they have been receiving the differential ...more

Clyde Kessel tries out his recumbant bicycle on the newly completed section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. (Photo by Ellen Huber)



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