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Friday, October 22, 1999

On October 12, selectmen closed the November 2 Special Town Meeting Warrant with six articles. Article 1 is a report from the Carlisle Housing Authority. Article 2 is for consideration of the purchase of the former Saint Irene property at 72 Bedford Road. Article 3 is the new cell tower bylaw. Article 4 is approval of a free-cash transfer to cover the shortfall ...more

The planning board hosted a public hearing on October 12 for a proposed amendment to Section 5.9 of the zoning bylaws, commercial wireless communication facilities. Paul Gill of the wireless communications advisory committee (WCAC) gave a brief presentation before discussion was opened to the public. ...more

On October 18, the municipal land committee (MLC) voted affirmatively on acquiring the site of the old Saint Irene Catholic Church but failed to back the citizen petition to place the Conant Land under permanent conservation restriction. Faced with a deadline imposed by the selectmen to make a recommendation before the November 2 Town Meeting, the final decision ...more

There are a handful of uses the town's leadership is considering as "general municipal purposes" for the former Saint Irene property at 72 Bedford Road. At a cost of $290,000 (the purchase price of $245,000 plus $20,000 for demolition and clean-up and another $25,000 for bonding, legal and accounting fees associated with the purchase) and the possibility ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito