The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 2, 2004


The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) has provided strong local input to a pending decision by the state Department of Conservation Resources (DCR) that could prove critical for the town's sole remaining dairy farm, operated by Mark and Tamma Duffy. The DCR decision will determine the fate of a $2 parking fee instituted last year at Great Brook Farm ...more

Is it appropriate for political parties to take part in Old Home Day? This week the Old Home Day (OHD) Committee and Carlisle Democratic Town Committee (DTC) were at odds on this question, leading OHD chair David Reed to consider a last-minute cancellation of the town's celebration planned for this Saturday, July 3. On Tuesday Reed issued a detailed e-mail ...more

At its June 24 meeting the Board of Health (BOH) concluded that holding horse manure stockpiles within 100 feet of the wetlands is in violation of the Wetland Protection Act. BOH chair Martha Bedrosian and members Michael Holland and Lisa Davis Lewis voted unanimously to recommend strongly that property owner Ted Vandusen of 515 Brook Street remove the stockpiles ...more

Carlisle School Buildings and Grounds Supervisor David Flannery explained at the June 16 Carlisle School Committee meeting that there may not be a way to accommodate Carlisle's Savoyard Light Opera Company in the Corey Auditorium this fall. Philip Drew, the producer of the Savoyard's fall musical, The Secret Garden, informed the School Committee that ...more

111 Craigie Circle. The BOH determined renovation plans would not increase waste to the site's 1,000 gallon septic system. Therefore, the board does not require a Title 5 inspection to obtain additional septic information. The BOH will release a letter to this effect pending the successful and routine pumping of the tank at the site. ...more

Bicentennial celebration. Anne Marie Brako presented an update on Carlisle's bicentennial celebration to begin in February 2005. Committee nominees were presented and will be approved once a letter is submitted to the Selectmen. Fundraising will begin with t-shirt sales at Old Home Day. It is hoped the Town Green grading and reseeding can take ...more

Ferns Country Store owner Larry Bearfield appeared before the selectmen on June 22 for a review of his plan to add a "farmer's porch," handicapped access ramp, and new signage. The new porch will span the front and wrap around to the side. It will not be wide enough for tables and chairs, but will have benches. Selectmen John Ballantine noted, "People ...more

7:30 P.M. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes , agenda items ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito