The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 16, 1999


Board of health agent Linda Fantasia announced on July 6 that there are two confirmed cases of Lyme disease which were probably contracted in Carlisle. The board of health tracks these cases and receives reports from local doctors and hospitals whenever a case of Lyme disease is confirmed. Lyme disease can be transmitted by tiny deer ticks which can infect ...more

Selectmen Doug Stevenson had some unexpected fireworks on the July 4 holiday. While he and his wife Mary Beth were out of town, a faulty electrical wire started what turned out to be a three-alarm fire at his home on Cross Street. ...more

Bureaucratic mix-ups sometimes have an agreeable ending, as one Carlisle couple discovered. Samuel and Suzanne Pietropaolo, new owners of a house and lot on Maple Street, innocently began a major clean-up of their property this spring, only to be informed by conservation administrator Katrina Proctor that their activities constituted an infringement of the ...more

Although there was substantial business on their July 6 agenda, the board of health plowed through all the hearings on time. The meeting covered two public hearings on septic repair, three requests for additions, and one request for a waiver on new construction. The meeting was attended by two members, with Jim Slattery absent. ...more

The advisability of talking early to town regulatory boards was recognized by those currently drawing up plans for a 43-acre buildup on land owned by the Gould family off Rutland Street and previously described in an appearance before the planning board. At the July 1 conservation commission meeting, Engineer Gary Shepard of David Ross Associates presented ...more

The Carlisle Board of Appeals granted a special permit at their July 1 meeting for construction of a barn at 119 Stearns Street. The six-acre property does not conform to Carlisle's current zoning requirements in that it fails to meet the 40-foot frontage requirement by six-and-a-half feet. Therefore, any new construction on the lot necessitates a special ...more

Eugene Thayer attended his final Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee meeting as the interim superintendent on June 29. Thayer, who was previously Superintendent of Schools in Framingham and Lawrence, had come out of retirement to manage the school system for the past year while Concord was in the process of hiring a permanent superintendent. Ed Mavragis ...more

At a June 29 meeing, Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee chair Fred Wersan distributed a draft of a letter to Governor Paul Cellucci, House Speaker Thomas Finneran and other state officials requesting an increase in state funding for special education programs required by state law. ...more

During the past school year, the Carlisle School sixth graders raised $4,054.13 for Saint Judes Children's Hospital Math-A-Thon. The sixth graders got sponsors to donate money for the number of math problems they completed in special math books. All of the money raised by the sixth grade is going to Saint Jude's, which specializes in helping children with ...more

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