The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 20, 2006


The public disclosure period during which property owners may examine and question new real estate assessments will start Monday, October 23, and end Friday, October 27. Data may be viewed at the Board of Assessors office in Town Hall or at the Gleason Public Library. Any typographical errors found during the five-day period can be corrected without the ...more

Community spirit was alive and well in Carlisle Wednesday, October 11, when over 30 residents ventured out on a rainy night to attend an informational meeting about volunteering for the recently formed Carlisle Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). By the end of the evening, about 20 people had filled out applications to join the MRC and help their community ...more

A cooperative effort between the Trails Committee, Stamski and McNary engineers, and the Carlisle Department of Public Works (DPW) has produced a plan for a public pathway roughly bordering the 15-lot Greystone Crossing Conservation Cluster along Cross Street. The path follows an easement granted to the town by Greystone developer William Costello during ...more

Could the Town Common be more user-friendly? At the Board of Selectmen meeting on October 10, Tim Jensen, pastor of the First Religious Society, and Nicholas Reed, landscape architect, presented the Town Common Committee's (TCC) recommendations for improvements. Of particular interest to the selectmen was a proposal to move back the honor roll war memorial ...more

If an epidemic or pandemic (resistant flu) were to hit Carlisle, would we be prepared? In 1917, the Spanish Flu swept across the world, killing as many as 100 million people. Forty-five thousand died in Massachusetts. Can we even prepare for such an event? ...more

The Carlisle Recreation Commission has listed many reasons why they recommend installing artificial turf on the proposed multi-purpose playing field on the Banta-Davis Land off Bedford Road. Play time, environmental issues, safety, maintenance time and expense are all affected by this decision. ...more

The volunteers who run the Mosquito web site are quite proud that they often have the current issue up before the printed edition is distributed each week, often on Thursday and occasionally by Wednesday night. But last week they were disappointed, as the entire web site was down until sometime Friday night, thanks to loss of broadband service in the building ...more

Elizabeth DeMillo Barnet will join the staff at Town Hall on November 6 as Carlisle's first Administrative Coordinator, a position approved at Town Meeting in May with duties that include administering the affordable housing plan, helping the Zoning Board of Appeals with 40B development applications and assisting the Town Administrator with procurement. ...more

After a summer of tough calls and occasional heat, Carlisle's Conservation Commission welcomed an un-complicated, and even promising, Notice of Intent at their October 12 session. The application filed by Estabrook Road resident Katharine Endicott proposed restoration of a 14-acre farm at 180 Prospect Street. ...more

· Restorative Justice case. Carlisle Police Chief John Sullivan and Barbara Howland, Coordinator of the Carlisle Restorative Justice Circles visited the Conservation Commission's October 12 meeting to enlist their participation in resolution of a recent incident at the Cranberry Bog that involved nine youths from Concord and two from ...more

With 50% of U.S. workers in science, technology, engineering and Math (STEM) fields retiring in ten years, what should public schools be doing to nurture their replacements? This and other futuristic questions were addressed on October 10 as Superintendent Marie Doyle gave an informal presentation to the Selectmen on this year's plans for the Carlisle Public ...more

· Promotion. Scott Barnes of the Police Department was promoted to sergeant with a unanimous vote. The promotion was based on test results. Stevenson noted the department has been recently operating with only two sergeants and this promotion gives "leadership on all shifts." ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

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