The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 27, 2008

Selectmen declare lightning emergency

The Board of Selectmen, at the June 24 meeting, officially declared a recent lightning strike as an emergency under Chapter 44 Section 31 of the Massachusetts General Laws. The strike, which occurred on May 27 of this year, resulted in damage both at the Town Hall and at the Fire Station. ...more

Carlisle Police Department handles all calls, 24 x 7

Can you name five officers of the Carlisle Police Department? Would it surprise you to learn that there are ten full-time officers and another eight officers who serve the town on a part-time or as-needed basis? Often they have a low profile and once the year ends at the Carlisle Public School, there is not even an officer to be seen in the afternoon helping ...more

Melissa Stamp promoted to Assessor

Carlisle’s newest Principal Assessor, Melissa Stamp, is a familiar face at Town Hall. While she received her title on Monday, June 23, she has served as interim assessor since March, and prior to that she worked as a part-time administrative assistant for the Board of Assessors since 1999. Stamp and the three-member board are responsible for determining the ...more

Shorts from the BOS, June 24

At its June 24 meeting, Doug Stevenson, chair of the Board of Selectman, began by thanking several people including Board of Selectmen (BOS) member Tim Hult who had served as chairperson for the previous year, Jane Anderson for her work toward restoring the liberty statue in the center of town, and Dave and Florence Reed who, “really put their heart and soul ...more

Planning Board shorts, June 23

Hanover Hill subdivision. Three Planning Board members signed the nearly final version of a subdivision covenant at their June 23 meeting. A fourth board member will sign once the appeal period expires. ...more

Board of Health shorts, June 24

Water supply. Board of Health (BOH) chair Jeffrey Brem reported to the board that he had approached the Chelmsford water department about the idea of extending their water supply line down Lowell Street to Carlisle center. He said that Chelmsford felt they would have sufficient water for such a project. Given the ...more

CCHS releases senior survey results

At Tuesday night’s Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting, Guidance Department Chair Brad McGrath talked about the Senior Class Exit Survey results. Overall, students feel connected to the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) and three-fourths of the seniors have been accepted to their first or second-choice college. Like last year, 63% of ...more

Land Stewards help ConsCom maintain Carlisle’s landscape

Carlisle residents are blessed with beautiful surroundings and many admit to moving to town for its rural character. Open spaces, trails and conservation land contribute to this rural feel. According to the town web site,, over 30% of the 15.4 square miles of land in Carlisle is under some sort of conservation protection. Who maintains this ...more

ConsCom seeks Land Stewards

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Malcolm Land offers variety of trails and access to Estabrook Woods

In April of this year, the Land Stewardship Committee (LSC) released its Management Plan for the Davis Corridor and Malcolm Land conservation properties. This provided a reminder to take another look at this conservation property and the benefits that it provides to Carlisle residents. ...more

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