The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 4, 2007
election results

Town Common Committee member John Lee describes the proposal to restore the Veterans Honor Roll on the Town Green. Selectmen preferred a more permanent design, and the motion failed. (Photo by Cynthia Sorn)
After 18 months of reviewing plans, hearing testimony and debating the scope of the proposed project, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) deliberated for 12 hours and subsequently granted the applicant, Coventry Woods, LLC a special permit to build the Coventry Woods 40B subdivision on the 22.6 acre parcel off Concord Street. This 40B project, however, is far ...more

The last Article at Town Meeting on April 30 sparked the most discussion, as voters rejected one (Veterans Honor Roll) and approved four proposals to spend monies collected under the Community Preservation Act (CPA). A proposal, motion 6, to assess the condition of the statue in the rotary was not moved. To date the source of Carlisle's CPA funds has come ...more

Seldom is there a Carlisle election with four candidates running for two open positions, as is the case this year with the Carlisle School Committee race. On April 29 the Mosquito asked the candidates a set of additional questions to help voters understand how the four might differ in approaching the work of the School Committee. (See also the candidates' ...more

With scant discussion of the 17 Warrant Articles, citizens approved a $21 million dollar town operating budget (Article 4), a $245,682 budget override (Article 6), and all other spending requests except the $22,000 proposal to restore the Veteran's Honor Roll (Motion 5 under Article 17), when Carlisle's Annual Town Meeting was held on Tuesday, April 30, in ...more

On April 10 in Narita Airport outside of Tokyo, more than one Japanese traveler must have gaped at the 105 dazed members of the newly-arrived American delegation. Despite the fact that many of the CCHS Band and Sci-Fi Club members had been awake for more than 24 hours, the overwhelming feeling of being half way around the world took hold of everyone. While ...more

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