The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 19, 2003


On September 9 the Carlisle Board of Selectmen discussed the report, "Evaluation of Wireless Facility Demands in Carlisle, Massachusetts," with members of the Planning Board. The consulting firm, Broadcast Signal Lab, LLP, was hired by the Planning Board to prepare the report. Two Selectmen will join representatives of the Planning Board, Conservation ...more

With some consternation on the part of abutters and members of the Planning Board and Conservation Commission, the 40B comprehensive permit hearing on the application of Michael Kenney to develop eight units on four acres at 302 Lowell Road, known as Laurel Hollow, was finally closed. ...more

"Land values have gone through the roof," was Town Assessor John Speidel's short explanation for the 24% average jump in property values, as calculated by the current town-wide reassessment. Speidel and members of the Carlisle Board of Assessors met with the Selectmen on September 16. The average property value had an increase of about $153,000. ...more

The Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) urged greater planning for future large capital expenses at the Board of Selectmen's September 9 meeting. FinCom Chair Lisa Jensen-Fellows presented a FinCom study that modeled the impact of new debt on the town's budget over the next dozen years. ...more

In a letter to the Carlisle Board of Selectmen dated September 15, Comcast Manager of Government and Community Relations, Rob Travers said that Comcast will not attend the selectmen's September 23 meeting, as originally planned. Instead, "we expect to have a final determination on what areas, if any, Comcast plans to construct before the end of the month. ...more

Lowell Road 40B

Engineer George Dimakarakos and attorney Michael McCarron presented the final septic plans to the Board of Health (BOH) on the 40B project at 302 Lowell Street, known as Laurel Hollow. Consulting engineer Rob Frado said that there were "just some minor issues which George has addressed" in the latest version of the design. Dimakarakos has added four ...more

The Carlisle Board of Selectmen has opened the Warrant for a Special Town Meeting to be held on Monday, November 10. A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, November 18. ...more

Carlisle resident Barbara Howland told the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee on September 9 that efforts to build a permanent skateboarding park are progressing. ...more

At their meeting on September 9, the Carlisle Board of Selectmen filled a number of open positions, some on a temporary basis. (See list of town board and committee members on page 13.) ...more

· Emily Johnson, a fourth-grade teacher, taught fourth and fifth grade at the Boylston elementary school. Ms. Johnson lives in Acton, and earned her master's degree at Lesley University. She shares her home with her pets, and enjoys singing and reading. She says she is grateful for the positive reception she has received from the Carlisle community. ...more

· Vandalism at CCHS. Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee member Betsy Bilodeau expressed her concern about the recent vandalism reported in West Concord, and at the high school, with "04 rules" or "05 rules" spray painted on signs. She said the investigation is continuing. ...more

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