The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 2, 2009

CCHS student arrested after threats

Threats written on the boys bathroom wall last week at Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) led to cancellation of all after-school activities for two days and a strong police presence at CCHS on Friday, complete with metal detectors and a bomb-sniffing dog. On Friday, police arrested Concord resident Gregory Collison, 18, a senior at the school. ...more

OMR chosen for CCHS Master Plan

A local architectural firm will be the CCHS Facilities Master Plan Committee’s partner in developing new directions for high school building improvements. On Wednesday, September 23, the committee members unanimously chose the Acton-based firm The Office of Michael Rosenfeld, or OMR, Inc., the same firm that designed the Beede Center and the recently completed ...more

Change is coming to town’s Advanced Life Support services

At the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on September 22, Carlisle Fire Chief Dave Flannery reported on future plans for Carlisle’s Advanced Life Support (ALS) services. As of September 2010, Emerson Hospital will no longer provide ALS services. Carlisle is one of 13 towns that presently benefit from this service. Local emergency medical technicians (EMTs) respond ...more

Selectmen consider “stretch code” for new building projects

To promote improved energy-efficiency for new and renovated buildings, Carlisle Energy Task Force member Glenn Reed and Building Inspector John Luther asked the Selectmen on September 22 to consider adoption of the “stretch code” to the current building code. ...more

Board of Selectmen shorts, Sept. 22

A New Town Administrator. At the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on September 22, a vote was taken to accept the contract with Timothy Goddard, current Assistant Town Manager of Framingham. As of October 13, he will replace Carlisle Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, who retires September 30. As needed and until ...more

Planning Board sees no bids for wireless facilities on town-owned land: Considers three housing proposals

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. The Wireless Advisory Subcommittee winnowed the list to five sites and prepared a request for proposal. (See “Upcoming bid request ...more

RSC considers limits on communication with CCHS staff

At their meeting on September 22, Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) members discussed communication protocol. They debated whether or not it was appropriate to engage in informal talks with individuals on the staff at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS). ...more

Conservation Commission evaluates Benfield 40B project

At its September 24 meeting the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) discussed the impacts of the proposed Benfield “friendly” 40B project on wetlands and conservation land with the town’s selected developer, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH), and members of the Town Hall Advisory Committee (THAG). ...more

BOH walks Benfield Land

With autumn still held back by warm breezes, Board of Health (BOH) members Chris Deignan, Bill Risso, Mark Caddell and Jake, a golden retriever, paid their first visit to the Benfield property on South Street on Friday, September 24. The goal of their trek was the proposed location of the Benfield Affordable Housing Project’s septic system, which, due to ...more

Shorts from the Conservation Commission, September 24

Conservation land projects and use permits. At its meeting on September 24, the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) approved a plan by Tim Lamere of Rutland Street to create a new woodland trail as his Eagle Scout project. The trail will run from the end of Captain Wilson Lane in the Greystone Crossing development ...more

Shorts from the Recreation Commission, September 16

New members. Chair of the Recreation Commission (RecCom), Mark Spears, welcomed Rick Amodei and Noreen Ma as potential new commissioners, pending approval of the Board of Selectmen. Returning members Jeff Bloomfield and Dave Moreau were also present at the meeting. Randy Laughlin has resigned. It is the first time ...more

Stormy weather forecast for town finances

“It’s not going to be a fun budget season,” predicted Board of Selectmen (BOS) Chair Tim Hult in a phone conversation Tuesday, noting that unless something changes, over the next three or more years, funds will not be available to continue operations in Carlisle as they presently exist. For the upcoming FY11, the poor economy means that, for a third year, ...more


Carlisle School Psychologist Katie Rupprecht attended Miami University in Ohio, not the University of Miami, which is in Florida. The Mosquito regrets the error. ∆ ...more

ConsCom agenda for Thursday, Oct. 8

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

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