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Friday, May 22, 2009

Pathways near completion

After a one-year delay, the Phase 1 project to add pathways throughout the Town Center, approved at Town Meeting 2007, is cleared for completion, says Pathways Committee Chair Deb Belanger. With final board approvals in hand, construction can begin this week on the Church Street section, which is expected to be finished by the end of June. ...more

Carlisle teacher Steve Bober retires

After 32 years at the Carlisle Public School and after having taught approximately 2,500 students, Literacy Specialist Steve Bober is retiring. The Carlisle School Association will hold a retirement party for Bober on Tuesday, May 26, at 3 p.m. ...more

Dredging planned for state park farm pond

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking to dredge the farm pond near the ice cream stand at Great Brook Farm State Park. At their May 14 meeting the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) heard details of the project. Consultant Dan Herzlinger of ESS Group in Providence, Rhode Island presented the plan, which he indicated is intended to remove ...more

ConsCom shorts, May 14

Fox Hill irrigation well. The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) on May 14 approved the installation of a shallow well to support the organic agricultural project on the upper portion of the Fox Hill Conservation Land. John Bakewell has a license to farm the area through December 1, 2011. Bakewell and Kevin Brown ...more

Three Hanover Hill lots released

At the Planning Board meeting on May 11, Rob West, representing Wilkins Hill Realty, requested and received release of Lots F, 22, and 23 from the covenant that restricts the owner from selling lots within the 35-lot subdivision until released (see map above). The Planning Board “holds” unreleased lots as security ...more

Housing Authority worries about 40B regulation rewrite

Possible weaknesses in the proposed new local 40B regulations dominated the discussion at the May 18 Housing Authority meeting. The group voted to draft letters to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and Board of Selectmen sharing their concerns and suggesting the ZBA submit the regulations to the state for comments. According to Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, ...more

Kids encouraged to walk with Safe Routes to School program

At the May 11 Planning Board meeting, board member Marc Lamere reported that Carlisle is participating in a program managed by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation. As liaison to the Pathways Committee, he said that the committee has had initial meetings with program representatives. ...more

High School awarded Concord Education Fund grants

This year, the Concord Education Fund received 22 grant applications totaling over $205,000 from teachers and administrators. Of these applications, 14, for a total of $109,838, will be funded. The Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) was a big winner, gaining $77,156 of the funding, plus funds for other endeavors. ...more

Agendas for upcoming town board and committee meetings. Historical Commission Agenda for May 26

7:30 Minutes ...more

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