The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 7, 1999


Voters once again loosened their purse strings at this week's Town Meeting and approved expenditures requiring a total Proposition 2-1/2 override of $3,082,062, which includes purchase of the Wang-Coombs property for $2,150,000, a pumper truck for $304,000, school heating units for $153,700, conservation funds for $100,000 and an operating budget override ...more

On April 29, Nextel's project manager George Chiannis appeared before the board of appeals in the Town Hall planning to walk out with a continuation of the controversial cell tower hearing. Results from a geotechnical investigation that would determine the structure of the proposed tower's foundation had been requested at the previous meeting of the board. ...more

The choral director at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Roger Mansen, was recently fired due to an inappropriate relationship with an 18-year old female student. ...more

Former town administrator Paul Cohen will return to Carlisle on May 13 to speak about challenges facing small towns in Massachusetts. His talk at 8:00 p.m. in Union Hall at the First Religious Society, will follow the annual meeting of Carlisle Communications, Inc. (publisher of the Mosquito). The public is invited to attend. ...more

A number of abutters appeared at the April 20 board of health public hearing for repairs to a septic system at 125 Berry Corner Lane. Engineer Bruce Ringwall of GPR described an Innovative Alternative septic system (IA system) to solve the problems on this property which has a partially completed septic system. The system has a huge mound surrounded by a clay ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission took full advantage of a routine visit by department of public works superintendent Gary Davis to initiate a modest program of environmental remediation. Fulfilling a state requirement to give the commission a list of Chapter 90 roadways scheduled for resurfacing this season, Davis found the April 22 session quickly expanded ...more

"We are looking for a way to dramatically change the way we deliver major projects in Massachusetts," said Massachusetts Deputy Secretary of Transportation Ned Corcoran to a group of planners and selectmen at a meeting in Bedford on April 29. He was explaining the reasoning behind the new model proposed for the Route 3 expansion. ...more

Article 1: Town reports To hear and act upon the reports of town officers, boards, committees, commissioners, and trustees. ...more

Questions 1a, 1b and 1c are separate questions. You may vote for or against each question independently. Each question requires a majoirty of those voting on it to pass. If more than one question passes, the question with the highest dollar amount will prevail. ...more

I've been told this procedure smacks of the 19th century. I've been moderator for a long time, but it hasn't been that long. We're going into the 21st century now. ...more

The GU12-2 team dropped their first match of the season 1-0 to the Burlington One team. Field possession was decidedly in C-C's favor most of the day, but finishing continues to be a problem. Keeper Lizzie Butler earned the first half shutout with several aggressive moves, including one diving save which sent the opposing attacker sprawling. Ariel Morrison ...more

The Concord-Carlisle Patriots GU-14 Div. I team hosted a good Somerville Div. I team on a beautiful spring morning at Cushing Field on Saturday. ...more

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