The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 17, 2006


A minute piece of asbestos found between gaskets inside the school's old boiler is enough to require the heating system to be dismantled by a professional hazardous material contractor. Installation of the new boiler system will be delayed by several weeks as a licensed subcontractor is hired to contain the area around the boiler with polyethylene, remove ...more

Larry Bearfield, an owner of Ferns Country Store, was before the Selectmen on November 14 to renew his liquor license and explain why his establishment is still not selling wine and malt liquor a year after their initial license was issued. A plan to provide indoor seating in what is now an unused garage next door has mired the store in a no-man's land between ...more

When two years of intermittent prodding failed to bring remedial action for an encroachment on Town of Carlisle Conservation Land, the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) issued a formal Notice of Violation. Buttrick Lane residents Maria and Kevin Balboni were reminded in a communication dated October 16 that grading, landscaping and construction of a swing ...more

The Center Park Gift Fund was established by the Selectmen with a unanimous vote. So far, $12,000 has been received to support improvements to this small park on Lowell Street. The Selectmen also voted to establish a Center Park oversight committee consisting of Selectman Tim Hult, Sabrina Perry and DPW chief Gary Davis. ...more

Stamski and McNary engineer George Dimakarakos and developer partner Robert West attended the November 13 Planning Board meeting to continue the informal discussion of the proposed subdivision off Route 225. (See Mosquito issue of October 27, 2006). Dimakarakos explained that the developer is Wilkins Hill, LLC, but the subdivision name has not been selected. ...more

Speaking with the Board of Selectmen at their November 14 meeting, Town Clerk Charlene Hinton noted over 300 volunteer hours were required to make the recent Town Meeting and Elections "a rousing success." Turnout in the elections was 74% of Carlisle's registered voters. About 2,500 people voted, and the process was smooth. She noted coverage in ...more

Dr. John Rockwood of EcoTec Consulting offered a mini-seminar on recent amendments to the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act (WPA) at the October 8 Carlisle Conservation Commission meeting. Listening intently were the commissioners, current applicant Niels Larsen, Stamski and McNary engineer George Dimakarakos, B&C Wetland Scientist David Crossman, plus ...more

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