The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 11, 2005


Albert Ira Gould was back before the Board of Appeals along with Town Attorney, Richard Hucksam to discuss his remanded application for work at 1230 Westford Street. ...more

As higher-density housing comes to Carlisle, protecting water supplies becomes a growing issue for the Board of Health (BOH). Having recently heard the complaints of a Stearns Street resident who believes irrigation at Malcolm Meadows has reduced flows to his well, on Tuesday, November 8, the BOH discussed how to prevent similar problems for abutters of the ...more

Jane Wallis Gumble, director of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), has informed Doug Stevenson, Chair of the Board of Selectmen, that they have reviewed and approved the Affordable Housing Plan for the Town of Carlisle. This allows the town to request a DHCD certificate of compliance whenever Carlisle meets the yearly production goal ...more

It seemed like a good idea and so the Board of Selectmen decided to "run it up a flagpole and see if it flies." They held a public hearing on November 8 concerning the possibility of lighting the town flag on the Common during the night hours. The daily raising and lowering of the flag appeared to cause excessive wear of the rope and it can cost ...more

The Wireless Advisory Committee has received approval from the Selectmen to hire David Maxson, managing partner of Broadcast Signal Lab of Medfield, to complete a study of possible sites for cell towers specifically in the town center. Under discussion will be the school property and others on high ground, which would provide the clearest areas for transmission ...more

Cell tower easement: Selectmen reviewed and voted to accept an easement to the cell tower on the Anderegg property. This allows town access in case of fire, etc. This will also need to go to Town Meeting after the Anderegg family signs the agreement. ...more

Until now, Carlisle has had no written policy with respect to flying the town flags at half-mast. To remedy the situation, Chair Doug Stevenson of the Board of Selectmen created a Municipal Flag Policy, which was accepted as written by a unanimous vote of the Selectmen at their November 8 meeting. The policy encompasses all municipal American flags on town ...more

When the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) issued its evaluation of the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) last spring, the school's accreditation was continued, but qualified with a list of reccommended improvements and a timetable for resolution. ...more

After a second round of successful science-related clubs, STEP (the Science, Technology, and Engineering Program) is in full swing at Carlisle School. Answering a call from the Massachusetts STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Collaborative to increase science education with hands-on experiences, STEM member and Superintendent of Schools ...more

Tightening up. "We are tightening up, and things are going to be handled much differently," Chair Cindy Nock announced at the November 3 Board of Appeals (BOA) meeting. Nock spoke briefly about the BOA Workshop held on October 27 with Town Counsel, which questioned whether the BOA has been too flexible when granting application requests. ...more

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