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Friday, November 28, 2008

Carlisle School building project estimate drops to $20 million

The School Building Committee (SBC) was shocked on November 13 to learn of higher-than-expected estimates for the Carlisle School building project, but was relieved on November 20 to learn that projected costs have been substantially reduced. Between those dates, SBC member Bill Fink, Chair Lee Storrs and School Superintendent Marie Doyle met with Carlisle’s ...more

Board of Health describes mosquito control proposal

Board of Health (BOH) chair Jeff Brem announced at a public presentation on November 18 that the board has asked the Selectmen to place an Article in the Warrant for the Special Town Meeting in January related to having Carlisle join the Eastern Middlesex Mosquito Control District. The board provided information about the program and responded to audience questions. ...more

Library chooses Lerner Ladds, and Bartels for design

The Library Building Restoration Committee met on Thursday, November 20, for a final review of the three finalists for the design of the Gleason Library restoration, and unanimously voted to recommend the firm of Lerner, Ladds and Bartels, Inc. It was noted the firm has extensive experience working with town governments and libraries, has the capability to ...more

Housing Authority interviews Benfield developers, hears public comments

Three firms interested in building senior affordable housing on the Benfield Land were interviewed by the Housing Authority in executive session meetings closed to the public on Monday, November 17, and Thursday, November 20. The opportunity for public comment was offered at the Thursday meeting at which John Rizzi and Selectman Alan Carpenito, both of South ...more

BOH discusses Septic Loan program

One item on the Board of Health (BOH) agenda for its November 18 meeting was the Community Septic Management Program. To help homeowners comply with Title 5 rules, the Commonwealth has invested in a program that funds loans to communities through the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust. The BOH provided an overview of the program for townspeople, though ...more

New tax rate set at $14.04

The state has approved Carlisle’s new real estate tax rate of $14.04 per $1,000 of property, up from $12.86 last year. ...more

ConsCom shorts, November 20

The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) met in the Clark Room at Town Hall on November 20. When Commissioner Tricia Smith was the last to arrive, ConsCom Administrator Sylvia Willard noted that Smith had been temporarily detained; “something about being run over by one of her goats.” Smith arrived safely, however, and the commission transacted the following ...more

Carlisle School children help others with Holiday Gift Drive

This holiday season is going to be brighter for 30 Massachusetts children, thanks to the generosity of Carlisle students, parents and teachers. The school participated in Holiday Cheer Project, an annual event organized by Voices Against Violence in Framingham. Carlisle received a wish list for specific children ages newborn to 14. “The students held class ...more

ConsCom agenda for Thursday, Dec. 4

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

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