The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 18, 2008


The town is applying to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for a supplemental reimbursement for the Carlisle School's wastewater treatment plant. Reimbursement for the plant is tied to the replacement septic system that was part of the school's Link expansion project in 1997. ...more

After 46 years of service to Carlisle, Bob Koning says his retirement as building commissioner and electrical inspector January 1 was bittersweet. Although he looks forward to doing more boating, hiking and skiing with his wife Mary Lou, "I love the job and hate giving it up." Koning served the town for 27 years as building commissioner and 46 years ...more

The "Goddess of Liberty" that commands the rotary in Carlisle Center is on her way to a therapeutic scrubbing, if the Community Preservation Commission (CPC) and Town Meeting voters approve. ...more

A first meeting between the Massachusetts School Building Authority and school and town officials is planned in March. The meeting will be the first one with the state agency since the Carlisle School building project made the list of projects approved for potential reimbursement late last year. ...more

The rewiring of Town Hall is done, with some issues still to be resolved, according to Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie. A few months ago it was discovered that the wiring connecting computers at Town Hall had been improperly run when the building was erected, resulting in worn and unusable wire. Town Hall employees have long complained of the difficulty ...more

· Election. The Presidential primary vote will take place 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 5 in the Clark Room of Town Hall. The Town Clerk is preparing for a record turnout. ...more

· Three Conservation Land Use Permits were approved. The first is for a private star party for young children after dark on Towle Field, the second is for the moonlight trek from Foss Field to the Greenough Land and back, sponsored by the Carlisle Trails Committee, and the third is for a nature walk on the Towle Land sponsored by Concord-Carlisle ...more

The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) learned about recent changes in Physical Education (PE) and health classes when PE teacher and Curriculum Coordinator Margaret Heigl presented an update on the programs at the CSC meeting on January 2. In addition to Heigl, those providing the instruction are PE teachers Dan Hunt and Lyn Carmel and school nurse Kathy Horan. ...more

After a bolt of lightning and a clap of thunder last Friday afternoon, lights in the Carlisle School went out, flickered and came back on again. The school decided to then shut down the main switch that supplies power to all buildings to keep computers and motors of the ventilation system from being damaged, according to Facilities Supervisor David Flannery. ...more


AvalonBay Communities, Inc. has proposed a 150-unit affordable housing project off Forest Ridge Road on land previously owned by the Thoreau Club. This is close to the 350-unit affordable housing project off Old Powder Mill Road proposed by Trammel Crow Residential. The Trammel Crow project is under review by the Zoning Board of Appeals and is supported by ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

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