The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 22, 2005


One of the worst intersections in town is living on borrowed time, thanks to a redesign of the dangerous corner by engineer George Dimakarakos of Stamski and McNary. Dimakarakos, accompanied by Department of Public Works Superintendent Gary Davis, presented his plans to the Board of Selectmen at their April 19 meeting. The new design will eliminate the existing ...more

The CCHS Feasibility Study Group met last week to frame the choices for expanding the high school: (1) renovate the existing buildings, (2) renovate the old and add new space, or (3) build a brand new Concord-Carlisle High School. ...more

An enraged wild turkey, a big male, "at least a 30 pound bird," fully ruffed up and tail spread wide, attacked Skelton Road resident Lorraine Stone last Sunday morning. Stone had gone for a walk and saw the turkey going after a car and hoped he would have gone by the time she returned. This did not happen. ...more

In its final meeting before the Warrant goes to press, the Carlisle Finance Committe (FinCom) reviewed the final draft of the Articles and voted to establish a position on each one. Members were able to agree on all Articles, except one: increasing the hours of the Town Clerk from 20 to 35. ...more

Harold Lipsier, a Baldwin Road resident, was reported missing last Wednesday night at 11:23 p.m. after he had gone out for groceries at 7 p.m. and failed to return. After a search of the Baldwin Road and other nearby areas, Carlisle Officer Michael Burgess entered Lipsier's name on a national list of missing persons. By 8 a.m. the next morning he was still ...more

At 2:30 last Saturday afternoon, April 16, Police Sergeant Leo Crowe was dispatched to find a relatively small fish, a four-wheeler reported speeding up and down Rutland Street. He did not locate the four-wheeler, but ended up catching a really big fish, John Saria of Billerica, who has a "lengthy, lengthy history" of car breaking and entering. Inspector ...more

Benfield Task Force member Russell Dion appeared before the Conservation Commission on April 14 "to make them aware" of issues that had arisen in recent Task Force discussions, issues he said would be of concern to the commission. He pointed out that both proposed soccer field locations, near South Street (Plan A) or near the planned housing cluster ...more

The Board of Selectmen voted to reopen the Town Warrant at their April 19 meeting and add Article 25. Cindy Nock, Chair of the Carlisle Board of Appeals (BOA), along with BOA members Terry Herndon and Hal Sauer, requested that the board be allowed to increase the number of associate members from two to four. ...more

Twenty people with an interest in actively encouraging a modest revival of Carlisle's rural heritage attended the Conservation Commission's 7:30 a.m. coffee hour on April 12. The topics announced for discussion were formation of a town Agricultural Commission and introduction of a weekly farmers market that would feature farm-related products during the summer ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall

7:30 147 School Street ...more

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