The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 19, 1999


The Bill Costello who came before the selectmen on November 9 appeared in an incarnation different from the "take-it-or-leave it" persona with which he had approached the planning board the night before. (See story on page 1) On Tuesday, he quietly presented a plan, which if the selectmen turned down, could mean that the town would miss out ...more

At the November 8 planning board hearing, a complex deal emerged which involved a developer's plan to create a potentially valuable lot for the town in a proposed subdivision in exchange for the ability to build on two lots in an existing subdivision. ...more

Although long overdue, the state's final budget was approved by both the House and Senate on November 10 and 11. According to Senator Susan Fargo, the $20.8 billion spending plan combines sensible spending for social, health and educational programs while also providing sizeable tax cuts for all residents of the Commonwealth. ...more

On Saturday, November 6, the Carlisle Trails Committee and their supporting cast of volunteers completed construction of two more bridges. These spans replaced badly damaged and rotted structures on the Greenough Land and are located on a trail that connects to old foot paths which are parallel to the Concord River. Dubbed the "Jack and Ceil bridges," ...more

On November 8, the planning board postponed a decision on David and Kristy Erickson's application for an amendment to the common driveway special permit for Swanson Lane. The applicants last appeared before the board on November 9, 1998 with an informal conceptual plan for subdivision of 16 acres located off Kimball Road and Fiske Street. Joe March of Stamski ...more

It was too good to be true for resident Chris Fleming and his High Woods conservation cluster. Fleming had finally succeeded at the October 25 planning board meeting in obtaining special permits for a common driveway and conservation cluster serving five lots at 662 West Street. All the ducks were in a row for his closing on the West Street property and moving ...more

The Carlisle Middle School soccer team recently completed a strong season, powered by the leadership and scoring ability of its eighth graders. The team scored 27 goals in 10 games, nearly twice as many as it scored last season, while gaining four more victories than the year before. ...more

Carlisle's Cross-Country Running Team continues to grow (a record 43 students now), and continues to be one of the premier running teams in the Middlesex Athletic League. The five eighth-graders, Ben Phillippo, Emeric Bojarski, Jon Pan, Megan Lyons and Sam Rolley, provided leadership, stability, knowledge and experience for the younger students. Ben Phillippo, ...more

The Carlisle Field Hockey team this year showed great strength and team skills all through the season. Our managers Hannah Roberts, Nicole Pedra, and Elise Mostello were the ones always supporting the players and helping them get geared up for the next game. They helped keep score and time during the games, which was greatly appreciated by everyone. They ...more

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