The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 22, 2000


At the September 11 meeting of the planning board Albert Ira Gould and Betsy Goldenberg came before the board seeking endorsement of subdivision and conservation cluster plans for a subdivision at Great Brook Estates. Following a debate over the appropriate level of protection for the conservation lands in the cluster, the board tentatively endorsed the developer's plans for local protection. ...more

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has decided to step in to clean up the Daisy hazardous waste site, according to a letter from the DEP to interim town administrator Madonna McKenzie released at the Board of Selectmen meeting on September 12. However, the selectmen have delayed permission to use the town-owned parking lot adjacent to the Daisy property for the project until they have a chance to consult with the Water Quality Committee. ...more

Believe it or not, you can build more bathrooms than bedrooms without affecting the size of your septic system. Carlisle homeowners seem to grapple with that counter-intuitive issue, meeting after meeting after meeting, and the September 12 meeting of the Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) was no different. The board kicked off the meeting with a scheduled discussion on criteria for approving deed restrictions, later reviewing five separate applications involving such restrictions. ...more

The conservation commission's reactions to five of the eight applications brought before them on September 14 ran the gamut from amusement to annoyance to undisguised satisfaction. ...more

On September 11, the Carlisle Planning Board thrashed out a response to a recalcitrance of a lot owner in Pine Meadow subdivision. ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) spent the first 45 minutes of its September 14 meeting in an executive session dealing with the seemingly perennial Berry Corner Lane dispute. Members were closeted with town counsel Daniel Deutch, in preparation for a mandatory prehearing conference on September 27 with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrative judge Kristin M. Palace. As stated in the judge's order, the purpose is "to assist the parties in resolving some or all of the issues without a hearing." ...more

At their September 12 meeting the board of selectmen continued new appointments to town committees, approving the appointment of Carolyn Kiely of Hartwell Road to the Conservation Restriction Advisory Committee. The selectmen also accepted the resignation of Sylvia Willard of Bellows Hill Road from the same committee, who had resigned after accepting the position of Conservation Administrator. Other appointments were Kathryn Dennison of Stearns Street to the Carlisle Youth Commission and Shann Kerner of Robbins Drive as associate member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. ...more

Once again, the concept of civility received top billing in an extensive list of proposed goals for the Carlisle Public School for the year 2000-2001. Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson presented a report on the ambitious goals to the Carlisle School Committee on September 5. ...more

The Carlisle Mosquito thanks these teachers for writing the following biographies during their first, very busy weeks of school. ...more

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