The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 19, 2008

Selectmen will ask for Highland vote at Spring Town Meeting

Should the town pay $409,000 to make the Highland Building viable for some uses, or demolish it at a cost of $133,000? That’s the question the Selectmen hope to put before voters at the next Annual Town Meeting. On September 9, the BOS reviewed the recommendations of the Highland Building Study Group, appointed last spring to come up with alternatives for ...more

School Building Committee reviews space needs, wants, requirements

In an effort to support current and future educational needs at the Carlisle Public Schools, the School Building Committee (SBC) is working on plans to replace the Spalding Building and upgrade other school facilities, and to obtain partial reimbursement for the building project from the state, through the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). At ...more

Carlisle looks at wind turbines

Bylaw changes to allow solar generation and small wind turbines in Carlisle are targeted to be on the Warrant at the Spring Annual Town Meeting. On September 16, the Alternative Accessory Clean Energy Generation Committee, having completed recommendations for solar, began the process of looking at wind turbines. Height, setbacks and materials were discussed, ...more

Explore Carlisle’s Greenough Land: Part of a 742-acre swath of protected open space

The cooler weather and beautiful colors of fall provide yet another opportunity to enjoy Carlisle’s conservation lands. As the mosquito population dwindles and the grasses, wildflowers and migrating birds reflect the change in the season, Carlisle’s fields and trails beckon. At 242 acres, the Greenough Land, located on the eastern border of Carlisle, is ...more

Primary results

A total of 564 or about 15% of Carlisle’s registered voters cast ballots in a quiet Primary Election at Town Hall on Tuesday, September 16. ...more

BOH applies for grant to share school waste treatment plant

Last month the Board of Health (BOH)applied for a state grant for a revolving loan at 2% interest for the purpose of connecting the Carlisle School’s wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) to Gleason Library, other municipal buildings in the town center, or the Church Street elderly housing complex. Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie organized a meeting on ...more

Board of Selectmen Shorts, September 9

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) appointed Tim Hult as an alternate representative to the BFRT Uniformity Committee to join Alan Cameron who was appointed the official representative last month. The Executive Office of Transportation, which owns the land, will be asked to begin the process ...more

Recreation Commission shorts, September 14

New members. Acting chair Mark Spears welcomed new committee member Jeff Bloomfield. Kevin Smith and Rick Amodei are also considering joining the committee but were unable to make the Sunday night meeting. ...more

ConsCom shorts, September 11

610 Rutland Street. The public hearing was held by the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) on September 11 for a Notice of Intent by David and Pamela Ely for construction work in a wetland buffer zone. Portions of a home addition, paved driveway, grading and a portable shed are to be located within 100 feet of the ...more

Contract awarded for CCHS modular transportation buildings

At their meeting on September 9, the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee voted to award the contract for the delivery and installation of modular buildings for the Transportation Department to ModSpace Corporation for $187,117. The department serves both the regional school district and the Concord Public School District, and the buildings will be located ...more

Planning Board agenda for Sept. 22 Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes, bills, budget, reports ...more

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