The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 1, 2008

MAKING A SPLASH. Kirsten Paze jumps into the pool during a recent Carlisle Recreation swim class. Nicky Meyers is already in the water and Kate Doucette is next in line. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Board of Health okays town’s first Clivus septic system

At its July 22 meeting, the Board of Health(BOH) heard a presentation on a septic system technology that would be the first of its type to be used in Carlisle. The grey-water system was proposed as part of a septic redesign for property at 180 Prospect Street. Representatives from Stamski & McNary and from Clivus New England provided background for the ...more

Valentine family to preserve 131 acres and rural vistas

The owners of Carlisle’s largest remaining private farmland are seeking to permanently protect the majority of their land, while allowing for future limited development of up to 16 new houses. On July 28, John Jr. and Elizabeth Valentine of 566 Acton Street presented three Approval Not Required (ANR) land division plans for Still Meadow Farm to the Planning ...more


Rare wild beehive found on construction site

Last week area beekeepers began a long-shot operation to save a colony of wild bees found in a white pine logged during site clearing for the Hanover Hills subdivision project off Westford Street. According to Carlisle beekeeper Ernie Huber, the hive had been located 20 to 30 feet above ground in the trunk of a massive tree. The tree was dragged by the equipment ...more

Enrollment projections will shape Carlisle School building project

The Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) is working with experts and state officials to find the best long-term enrollment estimate to use in calculating space needs, from among three 10-year estimates that differ by roughly 50%. The committee met on July 24 to report its progress and to update the project timeline for replacement of the Spalding Building. ...more

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