The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 1, 2006


"There is no toe that hasn't been stepped on," said Benfield Task Force member Russell Dion as he looked at four conceptual plans for placing 26 units of affordable housing and one ballfield on the town's Benfield Land on South Street. On Tuesday evening Task Force members recognized that the many overlapping constraints on the property make it impossible ...more

Want an excuse to feel virtuous eating ice cream? How about the knowledge that you are supporting local farming? ...more

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has determined that Ferns Country store is operating as an unregistered public water supply as defined under 310 CMR 22.00. The Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) addressed this as well as concerns about Ferns' proposed expansion at Tuesday night's meeting. Carlisle Center's only store received another ...more

For the second year, deer and waterfowl hunting will be allowed on the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) land in Carlisle. Other upland game, woodcock and turkey hunting is prohibited. Permits are required, and will be assigned by lottery. Hunting will be allowed in approximately the same areas as last year (see map below). ...more

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft compatibility determination for haying at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. The determination is available for public review and comment until September 8. ...more

The public comment period will close September 15 for the first Massachusetts Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (CWCS) being drawn up by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs. Each state must complete a CWCS plan in order to be eligible for funds through the State Wildlife Grant Program. The plan lists habitats and species ...more

Barry Haley, recently appointed Athletic Director for the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS), brings a strong résumé to the position, but according to Principal Art DuLong, his credentials are only part of the reason he was hired. "Barry is a people person," he says, who is "genuinely student-focused, and interested in promoting ...more

The new position of Housing Coordinator/Assistant to the Town Administrator has been advertised, and six applications have been recieved. A group composed of Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, Selectman John Williams, Jim Bohn of the Housing Authority and Steve Hinton from the Zoning Board of Appeals will review the applications and interview candidates. ...more

7:30 P.M. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, agenda items ...more

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