The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 17, 2004


It will be another tight year with the Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) recommending very small operating increases of 1.5% in their final guideline budget presented Monday, December 13. "Where is the fat?" wondered Financial Director Larry Barton, expressing the concern of many that after several years of very small increases there is no place ...more

The 40B development known as Carlisle Woods again topped the agenda of the Board of Appeals on December 9. Present were representatives from Ross Associates, the engineering firm that the town is relying on for a peer review of the Massapoag Development proposal to site eight houses on 4.37 landlocked acres off Maple Street in Carlisle. The developer has claimed ...more

At its meeting on December 13, the Planning Board again reviewed the application for a comprehensive permit for the 40B development off Maple Street (See article starting on page 1). The Board of Appeals (BOA) asked the Planning Board for written comments on a list of waivers of Carlisle's zoning bylaws that the application requests. ...more

Concord-Carlisle School Superintendent Brenda Finn, Business Manager John Flaherty, and Assistant Superintendent Diana Rigby appeared at the FinCom meeting Monday to outline the past year's accomplishments at the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) and speak to the challenges of the FY06 budget year to come. Preliminary indications are that program needs and ...more

The Concord Education Fund recently granted $14,800 to Concord Carlisle High School for the acquisition and installation of two "active" boards and the necessary training, the latest research-based technological tool available to schools. The grant covered all materials, wiring and installation costs, as well as a full day's training last summer ...more

Carrying satellite photos of the Benfield Land overlaid with a footprint of the affordable housing and playing field, architect John Winslow returned to Carlisle for the December 10 meeting. The satellite photos, while not precise, offered a good look at how much woodland would remain around the tightly clustered field and housing units. ...more

The fire department has instituted a new procedure for the issuance of open burning permits. ...more

The singing of Christmas carols on Christmas eve is being planned for 6:15 p.m. All instrumentalists are welcome, so come and bring your own music stand. Anyone who wants music to practice ahead, please call the Woodwards' at 1-978-369-5893. ...more

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