The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 22, 2002


After meeting in executive session, the Carlisle Board of Selectmen voted on November 12 to sign a new contract with police union local 201. The contract will be retroactive to July 1 and run for three years. According to town administrator Madonna McKenzie, the major change in the new contract is a 3.25% raise in the salary for all covered police officers ...more

The October 9 police stakeout and arrest of a man vandalizing a car at the canoe launch at Great Brook Farm State Park has provided leads that have solved up to 30 car break-ins and two household breaks in area towns — Hamilton, Wakefield and Andover. This information has made it possible to close the investigations on those cases. ...more

Representatives of Sprint and AT&T Wireless fielded questions for almost two hours during the public hearing on cell towers held by the Carlisle Board of Selectmen on November 12. Many in the audience voiced concern that cell towers would lower property values of nearby homes. ...more

Deb Belanger, chair of the Carlisle Pedestrian and Bike Safety Advisory Subcommittee, updated the selectmen on November 12 on the committee's short- and long-term plans for creating pedestrian paths along Carlisle's roads. ...more

Merit pay raise for town administrator. The board of selectmen voted a merit raise of $1,000 for the salary of town administrator Madonna McKenzie, bringing her yearly salary to $69,000. In September the board raised the town administrator's pay by 4.6%, but they postponed a decision about a merit raise until after her performance review had ...more

The planning board is in the final phases of selecting a consultant that will evaluate potential wireless communication facilities sites in town. The board has received four proposals from qualified consultants and expects to select one of the four at their meeting on Monday, November 25. Planning administrator George Mansfield expects the study to reveal ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes: 10/28, 11/7 ...more

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