The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 19, 2006

WET ENOUGH? Whitney Nash (standing) and William Chaffin boat on an inland sea created on Concord Street by recent heavy rains. Marjorie Johnson's rain gauge on Ember Lane recorded a total of 7.45 inches of rainfall between May 9 and May 17. For more, see page 9. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)
Kay Woodward is recovering well from her second knee operation, moving gingerly but steadily through the rooms of her warm, comfortable South Street home as she shows a visitor her memorabilia of a life centered on family, music and community. She is tall, elegant and a gracious hostess. Our conversation begins and ends with her grandchildren — she has ...more

Momentum toward finalizing the Coventry Woods 40B plan seemed to wane at Monday night's Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting as the abutters requested more concrete guidelines for water and septic testing and storm drainage calculations while the developer pushed for acceptance of the current "conceptual" plan and issuance of the comprehensive permit ...more

Members of the Board of Health (BOH) agreed Tuesday night that the town will organize the testing of 12 wells in Carlisle center for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and other gasoline contaminants. Of these, six are "monitoring" wells, installed by DEP in 2003 after the state conducted a clean-up at the Daisy gas station property, where a leaking ...more

Although narrowly rebuffed by the voters on May 9, the Recreation Commission has signaled its determination to proceed with planning for more athletic fields at Banta-Davis. Two days after its setback at the polls, site engineer Dale Harris submitted aerial photographs, maps of the proposed facilities and detailed drainage specifications to the Carlisle Conservation ...more

Pass it Forward Day
May 20, 9 a.m. to noon
at the transfer station

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito