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Friday, November 6, 2009

Historic Clark Farm to be sold

The landmark Clark Farm greets Carlisle visitors on their way to the Town Center from Concord Street. With its wide vistas, enormous red barn with white silo and historic house built in 1742, it offers an iconic first impression of Carlisle that reflects the town’s dairy farming history. Since 2003, the land has been protected under a conservation restriction ...more

Minuteman High hopes to spruce up campus: Seeks new building feasibility study

Carlisle’s membership in the Minuteman Regional School District (MMRSD) allows students a technical high school alternative to Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). At an information meeting on October 23, Dr. Ed Bouquillon, Superintendent, announced the MMRSD will be asking each of the 16 member towns to approve funding at their spring Town Meetings for a ...more

Option for town’s Advanced Life Support services takes shape

Fire Chief Dave Flannery presented more detail on plans for Carlisle’s Advanced Life Support (ALS) services at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on October 27. As of September 2010, Emerson Hospital will no longer provide ALS services. ...more

Carpenito, Galligan recommended to join Zoning Board of Appeals

Three Carlisle residents answered the Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) call for new members: Alan Carpenito, a former Selectman, Marty Galligan, former chair of Housing Authority and Kent Gonzales, a current member of the Planning Board. On November 2 Carpenito and Galligan were welcomed by the ZBA, and Chair Ed Rolfe said he would write a letter to the Board of ...more

ZBA renews Fiske Street stable permit

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on Monday renewed Bonnie Jacobellis’ special permit to operate a stable/horse boarding business at 164 Fiske Street for two years. The special permit conditions remain the same: horse trailers may enter and leave the property between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. throughout the year. Boarders who plan to use trailers outside ...more

BOS, FinCom face tradeoffs in FY11 budget

Finance Committee (FinCom) Chair Dave Guarino and Finance Director Larry Barton met with the Selectmen on October 27 to discuss town finances. Dominant phrases used were: “hard tradeoffs” and “budget cuts.” The FinCom has asked department heads and committees to send them detail with a narrative of what the impact would be of a 10% budget cut for Fiscal ...more

Board of Health shorts, Oct. 27

137 Bingham Road - upgrade of failed septic system. Builder Jeff Hannaford, appeared before the Board of Health (BOH) on October 27on behalf of the home owner Bernard Lacomis. To repair the septic system it was proposed that the current pump be converted into a second tank and a new pump installed. The property ...more

CCHS Master Plan Committee discusses next steps

The next six weeks will be busy for those drawing up proposals for improvements to the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) building. The CCHS Facilities Master Plan Committee along with Office of Michael Rosenfeld (OMR) Architects will analyze existing conditions and space needs with the goal of developing a preliminary set of upgrade options by mid-December. ...more

Regional School Committee shorts, October 27

CCHS Library transforms. “It’s not the old library. It’s not silent all the time,” Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) Principal Peter Badalament told the Regional School Committee (RSC) on October 27. He said librarian Robin Cicchetti has been transforming the library into a learning commons. “She has ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School budget scrutinized

Negotiations for next year’s Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) budget are in full swing. Deputy Superintendent John Flaherty began a budget discussion with the Regional School Committee (RSC) on October 27 by presenting a FY11 Preliminary Needs Budget roughly 6% above this year’s revised budget. Carlisle’s Finance Committee (FinCom) has asked ...more

News from surrounding towns

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

Virtual High School is a hit, second time around

How much did the average Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) student use the Internet a decade ago? Greater familiarity with the web may be one reason for the increased popularity of classes offered through an Internet-based program called the Virtual High School. The site coordinator for the program is Brad McGrath, ...more

Board of Health agenda for Nov. 17

7:30 Reports, minutes, budget, H1N1 ...more

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