The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 9, 2005


After following up on a report on Monday, December 5 by two Carlisle students involving a driver asking where the students lived, the Carlisle Police Department determined the driver was looking for a car that was for sale. After the police contacted the school, Carlisle School's Technology Specialist Cyd McCann used e-mail to immediately notify parents of ...more

A Carlisle Conservation Commission enforcement order brought developer Ira Gould and four recent home buyers in Great Brook Estates to the Commission's December 1 meeting. Gould was present to declare his innocence of any violation of the Carlisle Wetland Protection Bylaw, while the homeowners were seeking relief from related inconveniences, both physical ...more

What will it take to entice Carlisle residents to make existing accessory apartments "affordable" or to construct new apartments to help the town meet its state-mandated goal of 10% affordable housing? To answer that question and develop relevant regulations, Carlisle has formed a new task force. Led by Doug Stevenson, chair of the Board of Selectmen, ...more

Conceptual drawings for expansion of the Carlisle School campus, unveiled last week by the School Building Committee (SBC), show a new building on the current play plaza. That building will provide a central entrance to the campus and more classroom space. A continuing issue is what to do with the Highland Building. While many love the historical school building, ...more

The search committee for a new police chief is scheduled to make a recommendation at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, December 13. The committee includes Selectmen Tony Allison and Bill Tice, Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie and Personnel Board member Doris Jafferian. According to Jafferian they have met several times, have advertised the opening, ...more

The "Click It or Ticket" campaign mounted by the Carlisle Police Department from November 14 through 30 was intended to support seatbelt compliance and awareness. According to Officer Andy Booth, who coordinated "Click It or Ticket" efforts, grant money for the program made 24 hours of extra police duty possible. Booth says ten out of the ...more

About a dozen abutters and Zoning Board of Appeals members braved Saturday's brisk weather to walk the 22.6-acre parcel of land off Concord Street known as Coventry Woods, a proposed 40B development. Mark O'Hagan of MCO Associates, the 40B applicant, led the group over a stream and stone walls, up and down the densely forested terrain, pointing out the location ...more

After taking years for the town to resolve issues surrounding the school wastewater treatment plant, the actual construction by J. D'Amico contractors is proceeding without delay. ...more

The Conservation Commission approved three Requests for Determination of Applicability (RDAs), or in laymen's terms, simplified applications, at their December 1 meeting. When successful, these abbreviated procedures confirm that the work described either does not fall within the commission's jurisdiction or that it will not have significant impact on a nearby ...more


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