The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 17, 2009

PRODUCTION LINE. Dairy cows gaze serenely, while the people at Great Brook Farm are busy getting the ice cream stand ready for opening day on Saturday, April 18. (more photos). (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)

BOS to restrict Church St. traffic to one direction

Today most of Church Street runs one-way with the exception of a small, approximately 200-foot stretch between Concord Street and School Street in front of three residences and beside the Town Common. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) unanimously voted on April 14 to make all of Church Street one-way to support the addition of a pathway, with two conditions: the ...more

Should BOS drop wind bylaw from TM Warrant?

At its next meeting on April 28, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) will decide whether or not to include the “Solar Power Generation and Wind Conversion Systems Bylaw,” Article 33, at Town Meeting. The Selectmen decided on April 14 to reconsider this Warrant item based on a request from the Planning Board. Planning Board Chair Greg Peterson wrote an email ...more

Planning Board says wind turbine and solar energy bylaws need more work

At its April 13 meeting the Planning Board voted 6-0 to recommend that the Selectmen not move Warrant Article 33 (Solar Power Generation and Wind Conversion Systems Bylaw) at the May 4 Annual Town Meeting. Further, if moved, the board will recommend against the motion. Before the vote there was almost two hours of discussion – each of the six attending board ...more

Blanding’s Turtle study to begin this season

The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) has approved a research project by Concord herpetologist Dr. Bryan Windmiller that could lead to greater understanding of the population dynamics of the rare Blanding’s Turtle. It could also help a Carlisle population survive and grow. Windmiller met with the commission on April 9 to describe his proposed work and the ...more

Moderator Tom Raftery reflects on Town Meeting

Tom Raftery, having served since 2003 as Town Meeting Moderator, is retiring after this year, and he recently shared his thoughts on the role of Moderator and the Town Meeting form of government. ...more

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