The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 6, 2009

LEFT BEHIND. Vietnamese reach out to a departing helicopter in the CCHS production of Miss Saigon this week. See more photos on pages 8 and 9. (Photo by Nancy Roberts)

Missing: candidates for town office

Town Caucus on March 2 lacked sufficient nominations to fill all upcoming vacancies on the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board. While each board will have two openings when current terms expire at the end of June, only one name was placed in nomination for each board. ...more

TCCC recommends pathway along Common by Concord Street

The Town Common Circulation Committee (TCCC) voted to recommend to the Carlisle Selectmen that a “single pathway be constructed in the Town Common along the Concord Street side below the stone wall.” The pathway will be constructed with the same “chip seal” material as the other town pathways in the historic district, with a granite curb along the road. ...more

FinCom avoids override

Seeking to avoid placing a Proposition 2 ½ operating override on the ballot for Town Election while accommodating over $306K in over-guideline budget and transfer requests, Finance Committee (FinCom) has revised its earlier budget strategy. By the close of their March 2 meeting the committee had tentatively planned ... more

Plans unveiled for Benfield senior affordable housing

Roughly 35 people attended the Housing Authority meeting on February 27 where a team from Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) presented their plan to build affordable rental housing for seniors on a portion of the town-owned Benfield Land on South Street. The housing will be in a single structure varying between two and three stories high, containing ...more


This aerial view of the senior housing proposed for the Benfield Land shows a landscaped structure placed at an angle to South Street, with parking beside and behind the building. The plan is superimposed on an image of the existing woods. For more plans, click here.

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