The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 9, 2006


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

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

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

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

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

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

Carlisle Public School (CPS) Principal Steve Goodwin deals with incidents of student bullying and teasing as part of his job. He spoke with the Mosquito recently and answered the following questions: ...more

Meeting with builder. The Carlisle Housing Authority (CHA) heard from a non-profit housing developer at their June 5 meeting. Dominick Ingegneri, construction manager for The Community Builder Inc. (TCB), showed architectural drawings of various projects TCB is building in Chatham and Edgartown. Ingegneri, who is a Concord resident and ...more

Safety has become the biggest recent stock-in-trade at the Carlisle Police Department, and Carlisle residents appear to be cooperating fully. Beginning May 21 with a "Buckle Up Incentive" program, 244 out of 269 occupants of the 106 cars stopped at Great Brook Farm's Family Picnic Day were properly belted, an estimated 91% compliance with the new ...more

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