The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 4, 2006

AN UNCOMMON USE OF THE TOWN COMMON. Paul Hackbarth of Baldwin Road leads T'ai Chi practitioners last Saturday morning. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
Carlisle is a town with many backyard bee-keepers. Over the past two weeks I talked with just eight of them about the attraction, the challenges, and the rewards of working this ancient art in modern times. ...more

Larry Sorli relinquished his seat as chair of the Historical Commission on July 25 when the board considered a proposal submitted by EBI Consulting to place an 80-foot monopole-type telecommunications facility (cell tower) on the Sorli farm at 1022 Westford Street. T-Mobile and three other telecommunications providers would share the facility. ...more

Carlisle's first cell tower will soon stand on the Anderegg property off Bedford Road. Gretchen Anderegg said that construction is underway, and she expects it will be complete "in a couple weeks." She said a company from Rhode Island called Bay Communication is building a tower slightly less than 190 feet tall. Anderegg said that Cingular will be ...more

As members and interested observers emerged from the first meeting of the re-constituted Benfield Task Force on July 25, the word that remained in their minds had to be "constraints." This had not been the case back in 2004 when the Town Meeting endorsed purchase of the 45-acre Benfield Parcel A for purposes of conservation, affordable housing and ...more

At the July 11 Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting, representatives from Concord's town government and Concord's Recreation Department presented a plan for building three new playing fields on high school grounds. Carlisle may be asked to share the cost of the fields, but first the RSC must decide whether the proposed location will be ...more

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