The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 24, 2000


The planning board approved a lower age limit of 55 and changes in building space requirements for the Malcolm Meadows senior housing complex. In a separate action at their November 13 meeting, the board voted to recommend the site plan for the Congregational Church expansion, sending it to the board of selectmen, the permitting authority for the project. ...more

As three more plans for lots in the Hart Farm Estates conservation cluster off Curve Street were added to the four approved at public hearings on November 9, conservation commission misgivings became increasingly evident. Several lots in the development extend into the 100-foot state-mandated wetlands buffer zone, where activities must be supervised by the local conservation commission. At their November 16 session, the commission approved two lot plans and continued the public hearing on a third to December 7. ...more

Two separate groups targeted Carlisle last weekend and damaged a total of 8 mailboxes and 4 cars. Three of the cars had windows smashed. Police Chief David Galvin said one of the groups responsible has been identified and as a result 3 Carlisle teenagers, all under 17, will be summonsed to the District Court in Concord to appear before a juvenile judge. ...more

Housing Authority chair Marty Galligan summarized the possible options being considered by the authority for building up to 50 affordable housing units in Carlisle over the next decade in a report to the Special Town meeting on November 14. His report is reprinted below. ...more

At their November 13 meeting the planning board: ...more

The response to the footpath questionnaire distributed to the town by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Committee was substantial, with 82 percent of respondents favoring footpaths, reported committee chair Deb Belanger at the Special Town meeting on November 14. "We received 520 questionnaires and continue to see surveys trickle in." ...more

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