The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 2, 2004


The building is only seven years old, but the "new" Town Hall already requires major repairs to its heating/cooling system. According to Town Admin-istrator Madonna McKenzie, some very preliminary estimates suggest that repairs will run well into six figures. ...more

Pets visiting the Carlisle Animal Hospital may not notice any changes, but long-time human customers will be surprised to learn the business was sold last November. Owner-veterinarian Peter Morey sold his practice to the Healthy Pet Corporation of Fairfield, Connecticut, founded in 1997. On its web site, Healthy Pet explains it "has acquired 27 veterinary ...more

The Board of Selectmen agreed to place two overrides on the Warrant in preparation for the Annual Town Meeting on May 3. At their joint meeting with the Finance Committee (FinCom) on March 30, the Selectmen chose to offer separate overrides of $82,068 for the Concord-Carlisle High School, and $24,089 for additional funding of the town operating budget. Previously ...more

by Ellen Huber

The "Goddess of Liberty" at the Civil War monument in the center of town looks diseased. The statue of Italian marble, dedicated in 1885, is now heavily spotted on both the front and back. ...more

Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) chair Tricia Smith brought their Greenough cottage dilemma to the Board of Selectmen meeting on March 30 and created an hour of discord and dissension. ConsCom proposed to use $15,000 of their conservation fund along with $5,000 from the town's General Fund to "jumpstart habitation of the cottage and provide ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission has voted to use up to $15,000 from the Conservation Fund to help cover the cost of critical maintenance operations at the Greenough Land cottage off Maple Street. In a unanimous action March 25, the commission also agreed to proceed with a request for money from the town's general fund to pay the as-yet-unspecified balance ...more

The uncertainties of temperature and rainfall are not the only question marks in a farmer's professional life. Just ask the town's Cranberry Bog lease-holder and Great Brook Farm State Park dairyman Mark Duffy. ...more

Release of Lots for Great Brook Estates. At the request of the property owner, the Planning Board voted to rescind its prior decision to release Lot E from the restrictive covenant for Great Brook Estates Definitive Subdivision, and instead agreed to release Lots 3 and 8. ...more

A science curriculum report was presented to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) on March 17 by systems-thinking mentor Alan Ticotsky. ...more

The Carlisle School Building Committee received a letter this week from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) which stated that the permit application for a new wastewater treatment system at the Carlisle Public School has a number of "technical deficiencies." The letter does not take issue with any of the components of the ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall
7:30 Minutes, agenda items ...more

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