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Friday, November 5, 2010

Carlisle’s Jon Golnik puts up fight, but Tsongas prevails

Voter turnout started high and continued strong throughout the day as 2,695, or 75% of Carlisle’s registered voters participated in the State Election on Tuesday, November 2. ...more

Probe of police management expands: Sgt. Kevin Cardonne placed on leave

Town Administrator Tim Goddard stated on Wednesday, November 3, “The Board of Selectmen has placed Police Sgt. Kevin Cardonne on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation.” According to Goddard, Cardonne was placed on leave on last Friday, October 29. ...more

Board of Health to explore regional opportunities, Recreation Commission, not now

Is regionalization the answer to controlling the rising costs of town government? At a meeting Wednesday, October 27, the Special Committee on Regionalization Opportunities heard reports from the Recreation Commission (RecCom) and Board of Health (BOH) that questioned whether functions could be outsourced while retaining high levels of service. After discussion, ...more

State Election Results for Carlisle: November 2, 2010

The following election results are preliminary, as overseas absentee ballots are not due until November 12. However, Town Clerk Charlene Hinton does not expect the overall results to change. ...more

State Election Ballot Questions

Question 1: Repeal of Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages ...more

Gleason Library presents five-year plan

“I’m pretty excited about what we’ll be doing for the next five years,” said Gleason Library Director Angela Mollet at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on October 26. Mollet and Library Trustees Ann Rosas and Priscilla Stevens met with the Selectmen to present information about the library’s new five-year strategic plan, adopted by the trustees ...more

Energy task force continues down green path

For almost a year, the Energy Task Force has been conducting audits of all town buildings and has implemented projects to improve energy and water-efficiency. To date, the town has funded all these efforts. If Carlisle obtains “green” classification by the state under the Green Communities Act, however, the town can apply for state funding to pay for some ...more

Selectmen shorts, October 26

Advanced Life Support (ALS) agreements adopted. The Board of Selectmen unanimously approved an interlocal agreement on October 26 for emergency medical services among 13 other Central Middlesex communities, through the Professional Ambulance Paramedics. In addition, the board signed an agreement with Emerson Hospital ...more

Historical Commission shorts, October 26

Temporary school play area. Carlisle School Building Committee member Lee Storrs and architect Laura Wernick of HMFH Architects came before the Historical Commission on October 26 for permission to use mulch on the ground of the temporary play area on school property to be used by students during the renovation ...more

ConsCom reviews development of Elliott Farms

At its October 28 meeting the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) opened a public hearing for a proposal to extend a common driveway to access four house lots on Elliott Farms. The property is located at the intersection of River and Skelton Roads at 291 River Road (Map 1 Parcels 1, 1A, 1B, 3, 3B) and extends to the Concord River. The farm has been in one family ...more

Conservation Commission shorts, October 28

Foss Farm Land Use Permits. This season the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) is, for the first time, requiring land-use permits for both established and new activities at Foss Farm. Approvals given this year include, for example, the Old North Bridge Hounds, Old North Bridge Pony Club and the U.S. Forest Service ...more

Board of Health shorts, October 26

Candidates interviewed. Two possible candidates for the open slot on the Board of Health (BOH) came to the October 26 meeting. Chair Jeff Brem welcomed Dr. Elizabeth Nelson and Mr. Vallabh Sarma. Both are submitting letters of interest to the board. Nelson works at Lahey Clinic and moved to Carlisle last June with ...more

Turkmenistan teachers visit CCHS, co-teach World Cultures class

For 12 days, a group of educators from Turkmenistan have been visiting Massachusetts and continuing to build the relationship with their sister-school, Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). Besides touring the area, the Turkmen visitors have been co-teaching in classrooms. On Thursday, October 28, Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitchell Chester came ...more

Board of Health agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 9

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes, bills, reports ...more

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