The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 28, 2003


Although the meeting was held at the Carlisle Town Hall, Carlisle's transportation needs were largely overlooked at a MAGIC meeting on November 13 that focused on transportation needs within the 151-town area that comes within the purview of Metropolitan Area Planning Council. MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination), a subregion of MAPC, ...more

Ten Carlisle residents came out on a windy Thursday night to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will face the new Carlisle School superintendent. Current Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson is retiring at the end of the school year, and the search is already underway. "We'll go through six or seven questions," explained forum leader Dick ...more

Great Meadows manager Elizabeth "Libby" Herland plans to attend the December 9 Conservation Morning Coffee, sponsored by the Carlisle Conservation Commission. The coffee will be held in the Clark Room in the Town Hall from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Herland will be available to discuss the proposed management plan for the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ...more

· Town counsel advice sought. The Conservation Commission is asking for a meeting with town counsel to discuss the board's options in enforcement cases. Commissioner John Lee noted that ConsCom and other Carlisle boards tend to avoid enforcement and are generally more lenient than many of their counterparts in other towns. They would like advice ...more

In a period of tight town budgets, the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) welcomed a $750 donation to its gift fund. The cash infusion came from the North Bridge Pony Club, which has been an active user of the 55-acre Foss Farm conservation parcel even prior to its purchase by the town in 1971. ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Com-mission (ConsCom) voted to work with the Gleason Public Library in exploring an application for a forestry education grant. ...more

· Wastewater treatment facility. Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson noted the positive outcome of the vote for the Carlisle School wastewater treatment facility. "We are over-whelmingly going to be able to flush. We thank the community for their support," she said. Though the committee is anxious to begin construction as soon as possible, ...more

7:30 p.m., Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito