The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 5, 2004


Town residents did not have to wait until Wednesday morning to learn the results of the 2004 presidential and state elections in Carlisle. Shortly after 10 on Tuesday night, November 2, the final tallies were in and an hour later the results were posted on the Carlisle Mosquito web site. (See ballot with vote tallies on page 5.) ...more

With the Bedford Road pathway nearly complete, the Carlisle Pedestrian/Bike Safety Advisory Committee is moving next to the East Street pathway. The Bedford Road pathway, which is six-tenths of a mile of a crushed stone surface, was completed to Kimball's ice cream stand in September. Only a small section between the library and School Street, past the rotary ...more

· Town center power lines. Ann Marie Walsh of NStar responded to an inquiry by Alan Cameron of the Town Common Committee regarding the cost of burying power lines to enhance the appearance of the town center. At $25,000 to $35,000 per manhole and $400 per foot of trenching, the cost would be several hundred thousand dollars. The Selectmen asked ...more

Paving a driveway, changing signage, installing a waterfall, and choosing between a green or yellow slide were some of the issues before the Carlisle Historical Commission at its October 26 meeting. ...more

A long-running dispute between Partridge Lane neighbors over removal of a pine tree in the town's right-of-way was resolved with the Selectmen voting to allow removal. Several Selectmen had visited the tree, and a report to the board by arborist John Bakewell was cited as evidence both for and against allowing the tree to be cut. ...more

A violation of two easements in the Tall Pines subdivision appears to be headed toward litigation after 15 months of off-and-on-again negotiations. Construction of a basketball court and an irrigation well in the restricted areas was first reported to the Conservation Commission in July 2003, when the Conservation Restriction Advisory Committee (CRAC) informed ...more

In order to attend the Town Meeting on December 6 and vote in the Town Election on December 14, you must be a registered voter in Carlisle. You must be 18 years old, a resident of Carlisle and a United States citizen to be able to register to vote. ...more

On October 29 the Benfield Task Force met with two of its newly-hired consultants. John Winslow of Winslow Architects, the company recently chosen to develop a plan for the site, will develop several proposals for siting twenty-six units of affordable housing and a ball field, in preparation for a public meeting to be held in January, 2005. Toby Kramer of ...more

The Carlisle Planning Board opened public hearings on Northland Residential Corporation's dual applications for Common Driveway Special Permits for Parcels B and C of the Benfield family properties off West and South Streets months ago. As the hearing continued on October 25, Northland's engineer Rob Gemma appeared frustrated with the process. After considering ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Old Home Day ...more

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