The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 7, 2006

SWEET SONG. The Carlisle Middle School Choir, led by music teacher Megan Fitzharris, earned gold at the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA) Festival last Saturday. This is the first year the chorus has participated in the festival. For more MICCA results, see page 12. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)

How Carlisle deals with growth in general and affordable housing in particular are among the most important challenges facing the town right now, according to nearly all of the candidates who appeared at the League of Women Voters (LWV) Candidates Forum on Sunday, April 2, at Town Hall. ...more

In an unemotional one-hour public hearing on Monday night, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and about a dozen citizens heard a presentation by applicant Mark O'Hagan detailing major revisions in a plan to build a 40B development on Concord Street called Coventry Woods. The old plan had met opposition from abutters who voiced concerns about the project's ...more

The seven members of Carlisle's Open Space and Recreation (OS&R) Committee can heave a sigh of relief; the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has given "preliminary approval" to the committee's 150-page OS&R Plan. This action qualifies the town to receive matching funds for acquisition of land earmarked for conservation, recreation or agriculture. ...more



Town Meeting is
Monday, May 1,
7 p.m., Corey Auditorium

Town Election is
Tuesday, May 9,
7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Town Hall


2006 The Carlisle Mosquito