Friday, November 26, 2004

ALL MEETINGS SHOULD BE LIKE THIS. Last Saturday, Fifty Acre Way neighbors David Hart and Tarik Samman walked the town's Benfield Land with the Benfield Task Force, focusing on possible locations for a playing field. Hart's dog Becket joined the deliberations. (Photo by Lynne Smith)
Sometimes the day after Thanks-giving is a time to suffer from "turkey coma" and function on autopilot out of sheer exhaustion from the feast and all the relatives. If it's hard to keep the spirit going, this article may help to put the holiday in perspective and revive what Abraham Lincoln called "the better angels of our nature." Thanksgiving ...more

Last week the planning process for the Benfield Land went into high gear, with a meeting on Tuesday night followed by a site walk on Saturday morning. ...more

Earlier this month the Carlisle Board of Appeals (BOA) attached a rider to the deed for the affordable units at Laurel Hollow, the 40B development under construction at 302 Lowell Street, which changed the duration of affordability for the units. This brings to light the possibility that an affordable ownership unit may lose its affordable status and convert ...more

A lot was at stake for many abutters and the developer's representatives attending a continued Conservation Commission hearing on an Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) for a proposed 22-acre development off Concord Street on November 18. The stakes hinged on the amount of land that would be available for development, and therefore outside ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito