The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 12, 1999


At the Annual Town Meeting the municipal land committee will request approval for a Warrant article which would give town officials serial bonding authority for approximately $10 million for land acquisition. In a telephone interview, chair Burt Rubenstein outlined the committee's proposal as it had been conveyed at their sparsely attended public hearing on ...more

Some of the valuables taken from a Baldwin Road home on January 17 were identified and recovered from a Lowell pawnshop earlier this week, and a Lowell woman was arrested for possession of stolen property in connection with the theft. ...more

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School District budget was presented to the Carlisle Finance Committee on February 1 by school Superintendent Eugene Thayer and director of financial services Gerald Missal. The recommended FY00 budget, as voted by the regional school committee on January 26, totaled $12,372,662. This represents a 6.9 percent increase ($797,748) ...more

On Monday, William Bertrand began serving a six-month sentence for illegally dumping 1,000 tons of contaminated soil at a Carlisle residence. Unsuspecting, the unidentified homeowner had accepted Bertrand's offer of "free fill." ...more

The selectmen have removed the Gage Wood Lot from the list of sites the town will consider for the erection of a wireless communication facility. Town administrator David DeManche stated that the wood lot, located at the end of Ember Lane, was removed for two reasons. First, it is not clear whether the town actually owns the land, and second, there is a right-of-way ...more

Superintendent Ron Fitzgerald and Carlisle representative Sandy Ford presented the Minuteman Regional High School budget to the finance committee on February 3. The good news was that Carlisle's assessment will be under budget; the bad news was that the impact of new legislation could mean the demise of the school and departure of the superintendent as early ...more

The town treasurer, tax collector and town clerk revealed that their budgets were right on target for FY00, while the board of assessors and planning board indicated slight overruns. ...more

Whether town residents have enough official business to transact at Town Hall to justify keeping the building open, and paying staff for a longer day, was the issue underlying the biggest line item increase in the general expense budget approved by the selectmen on February 2. Although this budget, which basically pays for the administrative costs of town ...more

Four Carlisle town employees have found themselves entangled if secondarily in a local land dispute. As recipients of subpoenas in an action involving Cross Street landowner Lewiston Ward of Sebago, Maine, developer William Costello and real estate broker Brigitte Senkler, the officials are awaiting discovery and deposition visits from attorneys representing ...more

Before appearing at the Carlisle zoning board of appeals, you'd better make sure you've considered all your anglesor ellipses as the case may be. ...more

Population growth in town and in the schools is difficult to predict, but if growth continues as it has of late, a new school will be needed soon, school committee member Paul Morrison told the Carlisle School Committee at their February 2 meeting. Morrison, reporting what he had heard at a recent municipal land committee meeting, said that new technology ...more

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