The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 20, 2006


Ever wish you could see yourself on TV — without the embarrassment of becoming an American Idol? You may yet have your 15 minutes of fame. On January 5, Concord-Carlisle Access Television (CCTV) held an open house at the Concord-Carlisle High School to show off its newly upgraded studio, engineering room, and editing suite. CCTV is a member-based non-profit ...more

Though still in the conceptual drawing stage, school building plans continue to take shape. The School Building Committee (SBC) met January 12 to review their priorities and zero in on the school's short-term needs, as well as long-term ones addressed by architects. ...more

Police Chief John Sullivan said on Tuesday that the cases of two persons arrested in a car break-in on North Road in April, 2005 had come to court and that both had received sentences. John Farrier of Billerica was charged with breaking and entering, destruction of property, larceny, possession of burglarious tools, possession of a Class A substance and possession ...more

Carlisle residents benefit from a two-tier emergency medical response system. The first tier is local and is town supported; the dispatcher routes incoming medical emergency calls to the Fire Department, which notifies local Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who respond at the emergency scene within a few minutes. The second tier is provided by Advanced ...more

You still have plenty of time to tune up your bike or buy that pair of rollerblades, but the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is inching closer to reality. Over the last 20 years rail trails have become popular, as unused railroad tracks are cleared and the level rail beds converted to pathways for public recreation. ...more

It has been almost two years since Carlisle lost one of its best (Mosquito, March 12, 2004, p. 1). Since the day when Selectman Vivian Chaput died in an auto accident in Hollywood, Florida, many of her friends and colleagues have worked to honor her life through a fitting memorial. Now plans are well underway to create just such a tribute to Chaput, who gave ...more

Nine Carlisle middle school students riding on Bus 11 had a surprise start to their day. On Tuesday, January 17, a Jeep Cherokee driven by a Westford resident slid into the back of the bus at the intersection of West Street and Old Quarry Road. "The roads were slippery," explained Police Dispatcher Mike Taplin. "There was hardly any damage to ...more

· Upcoming elections. Chair David Freedman began the January 9 Planning Board meeting by congratulating Brian Larson on his appointment to Rich Boulé's unexpired term as member until the next town election. (Boulé had resigned when he moved from Carlisle to Chelmsford.) Freedman said, "There will be three positions open at the ...more

· Greystone Crossing continuation. A scheduled hearing on William Costello's application for approval of plans covering two common driveways and associated facilities on his proposed Cross Street conservation cluster, was continued to 8:30 p.m., January 26, at the applicant's request. The postponement will allow commissioners to study revisions ...more

A request for issuance of a Certificate of Compliance from Great Brook Estates co-developers Ira Gould and Betsy Goldenberg failed to win immediate approval from the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) on January 12. Great Brook Estates is a 10-lot subdivision/conservation cluster off Rutland Street, with lots that are accessed by a subdivision road, ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes, bills, discussion ...more

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito