The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 7, 2003


It was standing room only for the roughly 75 people, mostly horse owners, who attended the board of health (BOH) meeting on February 27 for a discussion of its draft of animal management regulations. The atmosphere was tense from the start. Board members had worked hard to outline procedures for licensing and keeping animals · and this was their seventeenth ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) and two delegates from the Chelmsford Conservation Commission reached an agreement on repair of the dam at the Cranberry Bog on February 27. The dam is located in Chelmsford but water flowing from the unnamed pond behind it is critical for operation of the cranberry bog that farmer Mark Duffy leases from the Town ...more

Builders of the new community swim and fitness center on the CCHS campus will break ground on the project in April or May, and while the center will be open to all Carlisle and Concord residents, only a small fraction of the $2.3 million donated by individuals has come from Carlisle. Deb Girard, director of fundraising for the project, is not sure why the ...more

The tone at the February 13 semi-annual legislative breakfast, hosted by the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC), was one of a storm watch · full of uncertainty about where the power is now and where it will go (either central consolidation or locally). Phrases like "hope to do" and "ought to be" were heard ...more

· Westford Street tennis court. Barbara Chappell of 565 Westford Street presented a Notice of Intent (NOI) for a proposed tennis court, half of which would be in the buffer zone. The area has been wetland flagged within the past four months but it is also in the Carlisle Flood Hazard District. The hearing was continued until March 27 to give Chappell ...more

Carlisle Police were happy to learn last Friday that the subpoena they needed for Verizon to release phone records had been approved and they were in a position to get the phone logs needed to trace the threatening call made to the assessors' office on January 31. Police chief David Galvin said on Monday, March 3, "That was the good news." He went ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School seniors Bruce Lerner, Schuyler Viering, and Louisa Slocum presented their concerns regarding the proposed 2003-2004 budget cuts to the regional school committee (RSC) on February 11. ...more

The search for a new superintendent of Concord and Concord-Carlisle Schools is nearing the final decision point as the search committee prepares to visit the home school districts of the two finalists, MAK Mitchell of Seattle and Brenda Finn of the Gill-Montague Regional School System. At its February 25 meeting, chair Betsy Bilodeau informed the regional ...more

· Donations. Acting superintendent Eugene Thayer notified the committee of a $1,000 donation in the name of Nick Ressler, who passed away before completing eighth grade at the Concord Middle School. The donation will be used as scholarship money to assist students on the CCHS concert band's Japan trip. The committee voted to accept the donation. ...more

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