The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 13, 2005


Representatives of Sprint PCS met with the Board of Selectmen on May 10 to restate their case for town wireless coverage. "The wireless issue has been out there for a long time," said Sprint lawyer Brian Lamoureux. "We're here to reinitiate dialog." He noted that they had first approached the town in 1999 for sites on town-owned ...more

The school wastewater treatment system will clear a final hurdle this month if voters approve construction funds at the Spring Town Meeting and the polls. ...more

On Tuesday the Board of Selectmen accepted the resignation of Beth Winn as Council on Aging (COA) Director. Winn, who served as director for a scant two months, said in her letter of resignation that she was finding it very difficult to juggle the COA job with her bookkeeping clients and family life. ...more

It was a sure sign of the times that only one of the area's legislators, Senator Pam Resor (D-Acton), attended the MAGIC (Minuteman Area Group for Interlocal Coordination) spring legislative breakfast on April 28 . Everyone else was up on the hill, wrestling with the state budget. As Resor reminded the group, "We are all seeing the results of three years ...more

The list of federal base closings is scheduled to be announced on Monday, May 16, and residents of the four communities that abut Hanscom Field are waiting anxiously to see if Hanscom Air Force base will survive. Residents of these communities, Bedford, Lincoln, Lexington and Concord, represented by the Hanscom Area Towns (HATS) group, fear that the impact ...more


The Beacon, May 5 ...more

Preserving the old barns in town was the theme at the May 5 meeting of the Board of Appeals (BOA). Instead of their traditional approach to granting special permits — giving a permit for a very limited time period — the board granted two permits, under the Distinctive Structures bylaw, for unusually long times. One permit was extended for an additional ...more

A proposed outdoor piazza and "water feature" at Ferns drew nearly a dozen residents to the May 4 meeting of the Carlisle Historical Commission. Ferns owner Larry Bearfield brought sketches and plans for "upgrading the look as people come in to the town center" and described the fencing, landscaping and other features that will, he predicted, ...more

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator report ...more

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