The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 6, 2007


Brenda Finn, Superintendent of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School District, announced in a letter to the high school community on April 3 that Peter Badalament will become principal of the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS), effective July 1. Badalament succeeds Art Dulong, who is retiring as principal on June 30. ...more

The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) met April 2 to conclude deliberations and to vote on which of seven proposals they would recommend to voters at Town Meeting on April 30. Six projects were approved for a total of $385,715. ...more

On Wednesday evening, March 28, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) heard from Coventry Woods developer Mark O'Hagan, abutters to his proposed 40B project on Concord Street and their representatives, members of town boards, several Carlisle residents, and even State Representative Cory Atkins. Members listened to almost four hours of feedback and concerns, asking ...more

Carlisle's bear is back, hungry after wintering in a Carlisle den. Last year it found bird food and bee hives made tasty meals, but this year it has discovered that the really good stuff is inside horse barns and on one occasion, on the other side of a dog door. ...more

Sometimes, in Carlisle, energy is focused on preventing change to the town. However, this was decidedly not the case at community meetings held March 20 and 24 by a newly formed group called A Livable Carlisle Community (LCC). Instead, small groups of townspeople eagerly generated suggestions for future change, some of which imply dramatic changes in civic ...more

Representatives for the Hanover Hill development off Westford Street (Route 225) discussed the Preliminary Subdivision Plan with the Planning Board on March 26. George Dimakarakos of the engineering firm Stamski and McNary and Rob West, representing Wilkins Hill Realty, LLC, supported by traffic consultant David Friend, of Transportation Planning Services, ...more

More detailed plans for the Chestnut Estates development for Rutland Street have been submitted to the Planning Board and were the basis for discussions at the public hearing for conservation cluster and common driveway special permits on March 26. ...more

· Town Center Park. Sabrina Perry reported that the Center Park project to landscape the small park next to Ferns is within $8,000 of its fundraising goal of $70,000. The Selectmen approved contracts for Concord Landscape Construction to do backfill, grading, seeding, curbing, and driveway for $16,459, and P.J. Associates to do the planting, island, ...more

The Carlisle Youth Commission (CYC) is considering expanding activities for the town's youth, according to Chair Lori Canavan. Currently the commission provides Friday Night Live (FNL) for middle school students. Its charter would allow a broader definition of tasks, including more events for middle school, and even high school students. But the difficulty ...more

The Carlisle School donated a glass case of stuffed birds, an antique bench and a large bass drum to the Historical Society on Wednesday, March 28. The story behind these artifacts starts with leaks in the attic of the Spalding Building, explained Building and Grounds Supervisor David Flannery. Moving items away from the wet areas led to finding the bench, ...more

A gray Toyota traveling an estimated 70-75 miles an hour in a posted 30 mph speed zone went off Route 225 near Kimballs Ice Cream Stand at about 8:30 p.m.on Wednesday, March 28. A police officer on patrol saw the vehicle lying on its roof and stopped to investigate. The vehicle hit a boulder on its way off the road and the impact propelled it into the pole ...more

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator Report ...more

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