The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 7, 2007


Do you have an unusual livelihood? Many residents do. As Carlisle has evolved from a rural village into a 21st century upscale suburb, jobs have diversified tremendously. The town's annual census provides a glimpse at the occupations pursued by residents today and the information is published in the booklet, "Town of Carlisle, January 1, 2007, ...more

Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) Chair Dave Model is concerned. A decade of ever-increasing town budgets fueled by real estate growth is ending, and unless new revenue sources magically appear or taxpayers agree to pay much more, services will have to be downsized. Over the next few years, the burden on town leaders to make the right choices will be heavy. ...more

The Pedestrian and Bike Safety Advisory Committee (Pathways Committee) cleared final environmental hurdles at the Conservation Commission's (ConsCom) November 29 meeting. The required Department of Environmental Protection number had been received and, more importantly, it had not included any stumbling blocks to approval. The way was open for an okay from ...more

· Church Street intersection. The Traffic Safety Group (TSG) would like to move forward with the design phase of the re-engineering of the corner at Church and Concord Streets. They hope to use Chapter 90 funds to extend the curb to force turning cars to slow down. Deb Belanger of the Pathways Committee suggested the two committees work together, ...more

What role would Carlisle's Board of Health (BOH) play if a pandemic struck the state? On Thursday, November 29, town residents were given the opportunity to learn about BOH plans for a dispensing site in the Corey Building at the Carlisle School in case emergency town-wide vaccination or medical treatment is ever needed. ...more

Michael Holland of the Board of Health (BOH) proposed that Carlisle consider joining the state's Community Septic Management Program (CSMP). This program provides up to $100,000 in no-interest loans to towns interested in offering financial assistance to homeowners who are replacing septic systems. The goal is to encourage the upgrading of septic systems that ...more

Director of Information Technology (IT), Gene Warfel, gave an overview of IT projects at the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) during the November 27 meeting of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC). ...more

· Community service options. David Holdorf gave a presentation on the 2Volunteer Program at the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting on November 27. 2Volunteer's mission is to connect Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) students to a plethora of organizations with a wide range of service opportunities to help students fulfill ...more

This fall there have been over a dozen thefts at the Concord-Carlisle High School. According to Principal Peter Badalament stolen property included mostly money, Apple iPods and cell phones, generally taken from the locker rooms. He said, "Thefts have dropped dramatically since the month of September."He added that two students had been caught and ...more

A perceived fire hazard at the 242-acre Greenough Land off Maple Street was the most urgent of four disparate matters on which Land Stewardship Committee (LSC) members Lynn Knight and Warren Lyman sought Conservation Commission (ConsCom) input during the commission's November 29 meeting. ...more

Hart Farm Road homeowner, Thomas Brigiotta, attended the Conservation Commission's November 29 meeting to answer an Enforcement Order for work that had been done while the family was away. Conservation Administrator Sylvia Willard had been alerted to the possible violation of the Wetland Protection Act by a nearby homeowner who had called to express concern ...more

Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 Town Administrator report ...more

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