The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 30, 2007


On Tuesday, the Audit Committee, consisting of Simon Platt, Nina Ostrom and Deb Belanger, presented the final FY07 audit report for approval by the Board of Selectmen. The Audit Committee works with the town auditors in ensuring a smooth process in the annual financial review. "There are no areas of concern," said Platt. "We do have a clean ...more

The Carlisle School made the list of building projects approved for partial state funding released by the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) on Wednesday, November 28. Carlisle is listed as a "feasibility invitation," meaning the state plans to work with the school and town on designs for the proposed building project. ...more

The Carlisle Communications Department has undergone a major upgrade to the Enhanced 911 emergency response system, with the help of $225,000 in state funding. Public Safety Chief Dispatcher Mike Taplin says the new communications system has "greater capability and functionality." Carlisle is one of the last areas in the state to switch over to the ...more

Jane Anderson and Cindy Craft of the Civic Committee of the Carlisle Garden Club spoke at the Historical Commission's November 27 meeting to request the Commission's support of their proposed application to the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) for funding not to exceed $5,000 to clean the statue in the rotary. (See "Rotary Goddess Needs Care," ...more

According to Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee member Peter Fischelis, Phase 2 of construction of the two new athletic fields is almost complete. The fields are financed by the Town of Concord and being built on Regional School District land behind the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. Phase 3, which includes laying the artificial turf, is scheduled ...more

At the November 26 meeting of the Carlisle Planning Board, George Dimakarakos (Stamski & McNary), supported by traffic consultant David Friend (Transportation Planning Services), discussed the Definitive Subdivision Plan for the proposed 35-lot subdivision off Route 225. The plan shows one subdivision road (Hanover Road) entering Westford Street at the ...more

Applicants for wireless facilites at the First Religious Society and Sorli Farm continued to review their proposals with the Planning Board on November 26 and both were asked by the board to return with additional information next month. The Police Department has requested permission to locate antennas on wireless facilities for public safety communications. ...more

Compromise was in the air when Deb Belanger, Jack Troast and John Bakewell of the Pedestrian and Bike Safety Advisory Committee (Pathways Committee) once again came to the Historical Commission to resolve pathways issues on Concord and Lowell Streets. At a November 27 meeting at Town Hall, Belanger responded to the design recommendations put forth a week ...more

· Highland Building Study Subcommittee. Anticipating a request from the Board of Selectmen, the Planning Board voted to appoint board member Ken Hoffman to serve as its representative on the Highland Building Study Subcommittee. Prior to the vote Hoffman said, "I'd be interested in serving and have experience. I work for a construction company ...more

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