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Friday, May 30, 2003


Larry Barton, chair of the Finance Committee, appeared before the Board of Selectmen on May 20 with a dilemma. Since Tony Allison must resign from FinCom due to his election to the Board of Selectmen, and with the terms of four other members expiring this year, "We're down to two members," he lamented. Simon Platt is not planning to "re-up," ...more

Four-way stop rescinded
Town explores alternate traffic controls at Acton & West

At their May 20 meeting the Board of Selectmen retracted an earlier decision to install a four-way stop on the corner of Acton and West Streets. ...more

At their meeting on May 20 the Board of Selectmen tossed around some ideas for an appropriate celebration for Carlisle's 200th birthday. There are actually two birthdays · our 250th as a district, commemorated in 2004, and 200th as a town, celebrated in 2005. Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie suggested combining the two anniversaries into a single ...more

Plans for work on the Old Morse Road Trail are imbedded in a multiplicity of issues important to several groups in the community, and have elicited unusually large attendance at the past two meetings of the Conservation Commission. At a prior meeting the ConsCom was alerted to the problem with an old stone culvert and a possible preliminary course of action. ...more

· Field Days. Grades K-2, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and Grades 3 - 4, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4 (raindate is June 11.) Grades 5-6, from 9 to 11:15 a.m. and grades 7 - 8 from noon to 2:10 p.m. on Friday, June 6 (raindate is June 16.) ...more

The Selectmen met on May 20 with Francene Amari-Faulkner, who is seeking permission under Carlisle's distinctive structure preservation bylaw to convert her 200-year-old barn at 43-45 Bedford Road into office space. The Selectmen decided at their last meeting to continue the public hearing on the structure until the Historical Commission granted their final ...more

The following grants have been awarded to the Concord-Carlisle High School for the 2003-2004 school year by the Concord Education Fund: ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School transportation manager Joe Pedato said the high school late bus service ended May 23. It will resume in the fall. Pedato said that for the last few years, the late bus service has run for 160 days instead of the full school year. ...more

Chris Chin of Hemlock Hill Road, representing a local action group, appeared at the May 22 Board of Health (BOH) meeting to discuss reducing the use of pesticides. Chin explained that her group, which is not yet official, includes a number of concerned citizens that want to work with the BOH to launch a pesticide reduction awareness campaign. The group intends ...more

Patrick Scanlon, president of Scanlon Associates, a solid waste and recycling consulting group, came before the Board of Health (BOH) on May 22 to discuss mercury disposal. Scanlon requested the BOH pass a regulation to ban the disposal of mercury thermostats. Industry has been doing a good job of reducing mercury use, Scanlon explained. ...more

In order for the police department to enforce the handicapped parking restrictions, the Board of Selectmen must vote to set a fine for this offense. Police Chief Dave Galvin appeared before the Selectmen on May 20 to recommend a $100 fine. This will be the first time townspeople have been faced with the threat of a parking ticket, something our neighbors in ...more

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