The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 16, 2006


One problem that has plagued towns trying to create affordable housing has been how to keep it affordable as years go by and the unit is resold. Carlisle resident Phyllis Zinicola has helped design a solution. As Manager of Comprehensive Permit Programs for the state affordable housing agency, MassHousing, Zinicola worked with national mortgage lender Fannie ...more

Town officials were surprised the first time they began foreclosure proceedings for over a decade of unpaid taxes on the land known as "Parcel X"when a title search revealed the seven-acre lot had at some time been split among three owners. Once contacted, the owner of one section paid the back taxes. Now the town is beginning the process of foreclosure ...more

The growing shortage of desirable, unrestricted lots and the passage of the 2002 Rivers Act have combined to present the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) with ever more challenging applications. Two such legal conundrums faced them at their June 8 meeting as they considered Notices of Intent (NOIs) that involved not only the Massachusetts Wetland ...more

Joining the Carlisle music department this fall will be Deana Saada, replacing retiring music teacher Tom O'Halloran. She is currently teaching instrumental music, fourth- and fifth-grade band and group lessons at three elementary schools in Wayland as a permanent substitute. She previously taught instrumental music for grades four through 12 in the Ithaca ...more

Although the questions for Coventry Woods developer Mark O'Hagan came from varied sources at the June 6 Board of Health (BOH) meeting, there was a central theme connecting most of the issues: water. How much is there? Is there enough for both the project and the eight abutters' wells? What kind of testing will be used to find out? Who will pay for it? What ...more

Latest septic system technique at 145 South Street. Following Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) rejection of a replacement septic system design in which all work would take place inside a 100-foot wetland buffer zone, homeowner Richard Bissell filed a new Notice of Intent (NOI) that uses new technology. Engineer David ...more

At the June 7 Carlisle School Committee (CSC) meeting, Principal Stephen Goodwin presented the "Elementary World Language's Impact on the K-5 Curriculum" report, which explains how Spanish classes will be included into the K-5 curriculum. Noting how hard the teachers worked to accommodate the new foreign language unit, he said everyone is excited ...more

Chapter 61A request for 180 Prospect Street. The Board of Selectmen agreed to get advice from Town Counsel to see if the town has the right of first refusal for the 14-acre Gutheil property, which has been taxed at a reduced rate for agricultural land under state statute Chapter 61A. ...more

7:30 P.M. Town Hall


Minutes, agenda items ...more

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