The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 30, 2004


In a vote that endorsed the spirit of compromise, Concord's Town Meeting on April 26 approved the $16,844,079 budget level for the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS), as recommended by the Regional School Committee (RSC) and supported by the Concord Selectmen and Concord Finance Committee. ...more

The debate on the proposed makeup of the Parcel A Planning Task Force, assigned to develop a plan for affordable housing and a ballfield on Parcel A on South Street, raged on at the April 27 Selectmen's meeting. In the end, the South Street neighbors emerged from the fray with what they wanted: two seats on the task force. ...more

Chair Lisa Jensen-Fellows and member Deb Belanger of the Finance Committee (FinCom) appeared before the Board of Selectmen on April 27 to work on last minute details for the Annual Town Meeting next Monday, May 3. "We're in good shape," said Jensen-Fellows, expressing pride in the FinCom's efforts on the FY05 budget. One question still remaining ...more

Only one citizen showed up at the annual Warrant hearing held by the Finance Committee last Monday, presumably because everyone else understands and has no questions about the 24 Articles to be considered by the Annual Town Meeting next Monday, May 3. However, for the sake of tradition, a discussion of selected Articles is presented below. A brief summary ...more

Last week Carlisle sustained 14 mailbox bashings and one rock thrown through a car window. Some of the damage was noticed by police on night patrol and some reported by residents the morning after. ...more

Faced with a decision about a conservation easement violation that not one of the seven members of the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) was anxious to make, the board struggled for consensus until after 11 p.m. on April 22. Even at that hour, a binding vote was finessed. ...more

Selectmen FinCom ...more

The Conservation Commission gave quick approval to three straightforward Notices of Intent to build, and okayed one Request for Determination with no requirement to file a notice: ...more

submitted by Mary-Lynne Bohn

The Carlisle Pedestrian and Bike Safety Advisory Committee is thrilled to kick off the first phase of the $150,000 footpath plan approved at Town Meeting last May. Gary Davis of the Carlisle DPW broke ground in front of the Gleason Public Library on Wednesday, April 28. ...more

Emerson Hospital notified Carlisle Police that a 16-year-old Carlisle youth had been shot in the foot with a BB gun on April 19. It was an accident that happened on the youth's property and in the presence of his father and was entirely within the law. Massachusetts laws (Chapter 269; Section 12B) stipulate that no youth under 18 shall have an air rifle or ...more

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