The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 24, 2003


You've probably seen the white cable installation trucks navigating through the arctic streets of Concord. Will they roll into Carlisle next? ...more

FY04 budget discipline maintained
school, treasurer, council on aging

In the second of seven finance committee hearings on the fiscal year 2004 (FY04) budget, the Carlisle Public Schools, the council on aging (COA), and the treasurer's department presented their FY04 budget projections. All three budgets were consistent with the budget guidelines established by the FinCom. Carlisle would not need a budget override if every town ...more

A change comes to Church Street
one way through town center

As you drive westbound on Bedford Road approaching the town center, the two signs that flank the entrance to Church Street are hard to overlook: Do Not Enter. ...more

The Town Forest study committee was unable to locate the original 46 acres in the town's approximate 70-acre Town Forest, located on East Street. Committee member Jane Anderson presented the group's report to the Carlisle Board of Selectmen at their January 14 meeting. ...more

Warrant opened. The selectmen formally opened the Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting on May 5. ...more

Linda Boucher has been appointed temporary treasurer and tax collector while the selectmen search for a permanent replacement for Ann Vandal, who resigned at the end of 2002. Boucher, a resident of Billerica, has served as the assistant treasurer/collector in Carlisle for the past four years. She has taken courses sponsored by the Massachusetts Treasurer/Collectors ...more

The decision was not unanimous, but a majority of the board of selectmen agreed with the restitution plan worked out between Joseph Campagna and the town of Carlisle. Campagna violated the town's scenic road bylaw in 2001 while constructing a barn when he cut trees along River Road without first obtaining permission from the town. Many of the trees he cut ...more

The North East Solid Waste Committee (NESWC) Board of Directors announced today that the NESWC Strategic Planning Committee has reached agreement with the Wheelabrator North Andover (WNA) negotiating team regarding a series of proposals addressing refuse disposal services for the member communities post-September 2005. ...more

Members of the Carlisle Historical Society came before the board of health on January 3 to discuss a special permit for the use of the Heald Homestead, the society's property at 698 Concord Street. Historical society members Anne Marie Brako, Sarah Brophy and Charlie Forsberg explained that the society has no intention of opening the building to the public, ...more

The most immediate task for the Carlisle School Building Committee is the selection of the best location for a new wastewater plant needed by the school. Possible sites for the plant include the slope to the right of Spalding Field, next to the planned discharge/leaching field on the lower Banta-Davis Land off Bedford Road, or at the back of the Banta-Davis ...more

Town hall, Clark Room

7:30 p.m.

1/29 Planning Board ...more

Finding space to build on the current Carlisle Public School campus is like fitting the pieces of a puzzle together. At the January 13 meeting of the school building committee, Alex Pitkin of SMMA Architects said the project called for a "unique solution to a public school dilemma:" how to fit additional classrooms and expand common areas such as ...more

What should you know about open burning in Massachusetts?

If you're like most Bay Staters, you'll spend a lot of your time each spring preparing your lawn and garden for the warm months ahead. A big part of your job will be cleaning up tree limbs, brush and other remnants of winter storms, and figuring out what to do with all that debris. ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes: 1/13/03 ...more

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito