The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 9, 2006

ROOM FOR ONE MORE? The Carlisle Conservation Foundation hosted boating and a bird walk prior to their annual meeting last Sunday. Roberta Spang watches Heidi Harring (left) and John Ballantine (center) take Heidi's daughter Alden for a kayak ride. In background is Mark Duffy (in cap), who gave a talk about growing cranberries. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
Congratulations are in order for Ray Faucher, who has stepped down from his post as superintendent of Great Brook Farm State Park to accept a promotion within the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). As of June 5, he has taken over the newly created position of District Manager in the DCR's Atlantic District. The change comes as part of an ...more

It is hoped that a reorganization of the Communications Department this summer will help solve a coverage and turnover problem that for several years has raised costs and had the potential to affect public safety. The department, which reports to both the fire and police chiefs, is responsible for receiving emergency calls, determining who needs to respond, ...more

On the heels of John Ballantine's article published in the Mosquito regarding the number of families in the 25- to 40-year age bracket dropping by over 70% since 1980 ("Carlisle changes, yet again," June 2, 2006), the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) was faced with a challenging permit request from the Hamor family: Matt and Deborah Hamor of 715 Bedford ...more

Mosquito summer publishing schedule

Weekly through June
July 14,21; August 4,25
September 1,15

Landscape architect Nicholas Reed of Westford, Massachusetts, submitted his Preservation Plan for the Carlisle Common to the Town Common Committee (TCC) at their June 6 meeting. The document provides a resource and planning tool for the town in the "future preservation of its most historic and important civic space," according to Reed. The ...more

Next week there will be a public information session concerning the upcoming lottery for two units of affordable housing being built in the Laurel Hollow development, located off Lowell Street. The meeting will be held in the Clark Room in Town Hall on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. The deadline for applications is June 21, and the lottery will be held at Town ...more

Most children experience some form of bullying or teasing at sometime or other in their lives. Kids often move in and out of childhood relationships. ...more

Library parking lot closed June 18

The Gleason Public Library parking lot will be closed on Sunday, June 18, for resealing. All cars must be removed from the lot by 6 a.m., or they will be towed at the owner's expense.

Also, the book-drop box will be unavailable on Sunday, June 18. All library items may be returned on Monday, June 19. No overdue fines will be applied to late items on that Monday.

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito