The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 12, 2004

News

On November 2 former Carlisle resident Albert Ira Gould filed a complaint in Middlesex Superior Court against the Carlisle Town Clerk, the members of the Carlisle Board of Appeals (BOA) and attorney Richard Hucksam and the law firm of Deutsch/Williams, who represent the Town of Carlisle. ...more

"We've got a gun to our heads," said Board of Appeals (BOA) member Hal Sauer, commenting on the 40B application in front of the board. Carlisle Woods, a proposed development that has come before the board multiple times is before, is back. This time the state is putting pressure on the town to come to a decision by January 13, a mere three months ...more

Changes in a Massachusetts state construction law are affecting the wastewater treatment plant bid process, reported School Building Committee Chair Christy Barbee at the November 3 Carlisle School Committee meeting. Massachusetts school projects which cost over $1.5 million must first hire a project manager before hiring the construction company, explained ...more

In two public hearings on October 28, the Conservation Commission took a preliminary look at a 22-acre development off Concord Street and okayed access plans for a more modest project off Russell Street. The larger parcel is owned by Buttrick Woods developer Bruce Wheeler, while the second involves the first of two potential building sites recently acquired ...more

· 148 Rutland Street. Homeowner Michael Smith appeared before the Board of Health (BOH) to discuss the repair of a failed septic system for his thirteen-room house. Plans already approved by Stamski and McNary, Inc. were reviewed and modified, designing a smaller leaching field and adding a garbage grinder to the system. The BOH approved a waiver ...more

Results from last year's MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) tests raised concerns at the Carlisle School. In general the Carlisle School does extremely well, with test scores placing the district near the top of elementary and middle schools in Massachusetts. But a disturbing pattern has emerged, according to Superintendent Marie Doyle, ...more

· China Program Superintendent Marie Doyle thanked the Carlisle Education Foundation for funding the new China program. Carlisle School is part of the U.S.-China Principal Shadowing Project 2004-2005, sponsored by the China Exchange Initiative (CEI) and The China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE). Last month Huang ...more

Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle summarized the key points in a preliminary report by the Middle School Task Force for the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) on November 12. ...more

Two Concord 17-year-old girls plunged into the Concord River last Sunday afternoon when their SUV crashed through the pipe railing on the Monument Street bridge. The accident was reported at 2:27 p.m. and Monument Street was closed until 6 p.m. to enable rescue equipment to access the scene and remove the vehicle. Sgt. Thomas Whelan of the Carlisle Police ...more

7:30 P.M. Town Hall

7:00 Joint meeting with Conservation ...more


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