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Friday, November 20, 2009

School Building Committee offers plans, takes questions

At a public forum on the Carlisle School building project held on November 17, School Building Committee (SBC) Chair Lee Storrs announced new adjustments to site and building layouts for the proposal to replace the Spalding Building with a new facility for pre-kindergarten through Grade 2. He turned the podium over to HMFH architect Laura Wernick, who presented ...more

Future shortfalls prompt initiative to reduce town departments

Town finances have become a growing concern for the Carlisle Board of Selectmen (BOS). They have responded by forming a special committee on Structural Financial Planning (SFP), and have also asked town department heads to give input on how costs could be cut by 10%. With uncertainties in income from property growth and state aid, and new school building projects ...more

Carlisle holds first H1N1 flu clinic to protect children at high-risk

Carlisle’s first H1N1 flu vaccination clinic was held Monday evening at Town Hall for children five to 18 with a health issue that puts them at risk for complications from the flu, and for the parents and caretakers of newborns. The Board of Health (BOH) discussed the clinic turn-out at their meeting the following evening. Reservations were made by appointment, ...more

Town eyes cable TV contract options

The Cable Advisory Committee met on November 9 to discuss renewing the town’s cable contract with Comcast. The current ten year contract with Comcast expires in October 2011 and this is the town’s opportunity to negotiate improved terms. ...more

SEPAC guides Carlisle School parents and educators

The Carlisle School will be celebrating National Inclusive Schools Week starting on December 7 and activities will be offered which will promote disability awareness to parents, students, and the community. The Carlisle Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC), a parent-run organization which acts as a resource for the Carlisle School and for parents ...more

Regional School Committee serenaded by Pep Band, okays student trips

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) was the big winner at the meeting on November 10. As the room came to order, 70 students filed in, filling the perimeter of the room. It was the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) Pep Band, coming to thank the RSC for their support. Under the direction of Band Director Alfred Dentino, they played the school ...more

SBC tries to minimize impact of construction on school

How might the proposed construction project impact daily activities at the Carlisle School? HMFH architects and the School Building Committee (SBC) considered possible impacts to traffic flow, buildings, student lunch and recess at their meeting on November 12. ...more

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