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Friday, November 16, 2007


The Conservation Commission engaged in one of its favorite tasks at the November 8 meeting, i.e., welcoming a Conservation Restriction (CR) and trail easement that protects an environmentally significant parcel. Conservation Restriction Advisory Committee (CRAC) member Ken Harte requested official support for a CR offered by Concord Street residents George ...more

Regional growth stresses water supplies
There is talk of water everywhere in the metrowest area and a few communities wonder if a few years down the road they may find, like the Ancient Mariner, there is not a potable drop to drink. Addressing these and related concerns, the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) held what was advertised as its First Annual Water Forum on November ...more

At Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen's (BOS) meeting, the board accepted the charter proposal for the Highland Study Group, written by Doug Stevenson. The purpose and mission of this study group is to thoroughly investigate all options for which the Highland Building can be used: preserved as a historical building, sold, moved, demolished or possibly used ...more

When Carlisle Police requested a warrant for the arrest of an 18-year-old Tyngsboro man wanted for the theft of jewelry valued at about $11,000 from a Martin Street residence last Friday, they discovered there were already five warrants out for the same person from other communities, including Chelmsford, according to Police Chief John Sullivan. ...more

The Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) presented their current budget development status to the board at the November 13 Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting. ...more

A legal glitch that had previously prevented the Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) from opening a scheduled public hearing on wetland issues posed by the town footpath project appears to have been resolved. Sally Swift, president of the private Carlisle Conservation Foundation (CCF) and its property arm, the Carlisle Land Trust (CLT), attended the ...more

If you haven't seen Comet Holmes yet I urge you to do so. It is easily visible with the naked eye and is an even better view in binoculars. Discovered in 1892 by the English amateur astronomer, Edwin Holmes, this fall it remained too dim to be seen with anything but a large telescope until October 24, when it suddenly spewed out large quantities of dust, making ...more

· 221 Cross Street. The board discussed the application for a license from Cecile Carr to operate a massage therapy business out of her home. They agreed to check all three of the applicant's references, ask her to appear before the board, and conduct an inspection of her facilities. This inspection would be at the applicant's expense and, ...more

· Caroline Hill Scholarship Fund Award. At the request of Carlisle School Superintendent Marie Doyle, $1,000 was awarded to a Carlisle student who Doyle identified as in need of financial support for medical bills, clothing needs and also for Christmas gifts. ...more

The Board of Health will be holding a walk-through of Carlisle's Emergency Dispensing Site (EDS) in the Corey Building at the school on Wednesday, November 28, starting at 7 p.m. This is an opportunity for current Medical Reserve Corps members to meet fellow volunteers, become familiar with our emergency clinic (public shelter) layout, and learn about the ...more

· Next year's budget. "They gave us a rather grim picture," noted Superintendent Marie Doyle to the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) on November 7 when she described a recent meeting between administrators and the town's Finance Committee. She said, "Bill Fink has graciously been involved in putting together a political action committee. ...more

At the November 7 Carlisle School Committee meeting, eighth-grade social studies teacher Michael Miller presented options for the 2008 eighth-grade overnight trip. Each year the teachers and one nurse have traveled with the eighth-grade class to various destinations. For several years the class took a three- day trip to Quebec, traveling for eight hours by ...more

At the November 7 School Committee meeting (CSC) Superintendent Marie Doyle announced that the Carlisle School Association (CSA) has donated $17,758 in grants to the school. The 17 grants to teachers and staff members range in size from $99 to $5,700. CSA President Holly Salemy explained via e-mail that the grants were voted at the last CSA meeting, and added, ...more

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