The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 17, 2010

breaking news:
Police Chief John Sullivan and Sgt. Kevin Cardonne resign

WISH LIST WHISPERS. Elise McMorrow looks thoughtful while speaking with Santa as elf Andrea Kalkstein looks on, during the Carlisle Parents’ Connection Holiday Party held at the Congregational Church on December 11. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)

Minuteman regional agreement concerns aired

At a meeting on December 13, several Finance Committee (FinCom) members expressed concern that a proposed new regional agreement for the Minuteman Career and Technical High School is not fair to smaller towns like Carlisle. ...more

Budget for CCHS renovation takes shape

The Concord-Carlisle Building Committee (CCBC) compared cost estimates on December 8 and found the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) renovation project to be in the mid-range of a sample of other recent high school projects (see table, page 4). The cost per student is either below or near the top of the range, depending on whether the proposed field house ...more

Carlisle School and police team up to deter bullying

School Superintendent Joyce Mehaffey and police officer Ron Holsinger appeared together on December 8 at a talk with parents about bullying. ...more


Budgets generally in line for land boards, Board of Health

The Finance Committee (FinCom) has asked each committee and department to submit a level budget for FY12 and one that assumes a 2% increase. A budget with itemization of desired funding above 2% was also submitted by some departments. On December 13, the FinCom heard from several boards that the costs of salaries are the biggest factor in holding down budgets. ...more

Energy Task Force briefs Selectmen

Upgrades to town buildings are expected to save the town about $4,500 per year in annual energy costs. Dan Cook, Chair of the Carlisle Energy Task Force, gave the Selectmen on December 7 a description of three Carlisle buildings (Town Hall, the Police Station and Transfer Station/DPW) where electric energy efficiency projects have been completed. ...more

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