The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 19, 2006


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

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

Chris Spriano of 610 Bedford Road appeared before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on May 4 to request a variance to increase the size of the barn on his property so he could store his large equipment and collection of antique trucks. The barn was originally a horse barn, but he did not use it for animals. Spriano explained that he was looking for relief ...more

Receipt of a bill from Nashoba Paving Company to each of the five owners of privately held Berry Corner Lane brought one of them to the Conservation Commission office two weeks ago to ask if a permit had been issued for roadwork completed in early December of 2005. A brief search of commission files confirmed co-landowner David Valchuis's suspicion that no ...more

323 Concord Street. As a first step in a plan to create a new pork chop lot abutting their existing residence, Niels and Doris Larsen sought and received verification of the boundaries of a bordering vegetated wetland. Stamski and McNary engineer George Dimakarkos presented the Abbreviated Notice of Resource Delineation, backed ...more

Coventry Woods (Concord Street Chapter 40B Condominiums). Reviewing two versions of plans for the development, the board observed that one set was illegible because it had many extraneous lines represented. Apparently multiple layers of the CAD (computer aided drawing) drawings were turned on during the printing. The small size of the other ...more

Jane Williams, the director of the Carlisle Council on Aging (COA), has resigned effective June 30 for personal reasons. Williams said, "It was a very difficult decision," and added, "I've really enjoyed the opportunity" to work at the COA. She has realized that remaining in the job would not allow her enough time to travel with her ...more

Responding to a concern that market-rate units are being sold at Rocky Point (formerly Laurel Hollow) before affordable units are built, Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Chair Cindy Nock reports that affordable units are now under construction at the eight-unit development on Lowell Street across from the Transfer Station. "The walls and framing are up. ...more

Three bids to build a cell tower on Concord-Carlisle Regional School District land were reviewed and rejected at the Regional School Committee (RSC) May 9 meeting. ...more

The following items were found by scanning area newspapers available through the web site: Some web articles may have expired by the time the Mosquito is printed. ...more

Several grants by the Concord Education Fund were announced at the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting on May 9. While donations targeting programs at the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) routinely benefit students from Carlisle as well as Concord, this time Carlisle has also been welcomed to participate in an elementary-level grant. ...more

The past week may have felt like 40 days and 40 nights, but the Carlisle Fire Department, Police Department and DPW say business has been pretty much as usual during the rain. The DPW has used cones and/or yellow tape to mark some areas of local flooding at North Road and Lowell Street, at the canoe launch and on North Road. (See photos on pages 1 and 4.) ...more

On Saturday, March 18, the Concord-Carlisle High School Science Olympiad took sixth place while competing against 36 other Massachusetts schools at Framingham State College. The team began weekly practice in the fall, getting together with teachers, studying for upcoming events, or practicing building events. Once a month, local league meets are held in which ...more

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator report ...more

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