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Friday, August 28, 2009

Architects tour CCHS, gather renovation wish lists

Roughly 20 architects from interested firms learned first-hand about the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) buildings during a walk-through led by CCHS Principal Peter Badalament and members of the CCHS Facilities Master Plan Committee on August 17. ...more

Town Administrator candidates to be vetted August 31

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) will be interviewing candidates for the position of Town Administrator in a public meeting Monday, August 31, starting at 7 p.m. Three finalists will be invited: Brian Connolly, School Business Administrator for Walpole; Timothy Goddard, Assistant Town Manager in Framingham; and Jeff Ritter, Interim Municipal Administrator for the ...more

Town Counsel stalls wind turbine construction

Carlisle homeowners interested in building wind turbines will have to wait until the town has a bylaw in place specifically allowing wind power, Town Counsel explained to the Selectmen at their meeting on Tuesday, August 25. “If a use is not stated as being allowed, it is prohibited,” said Rich Hucksam, Jr. from Deutsch/Williams, the Boston-based firm that ...more

State signs Feasibility Agreement; Carlisle School design progresses

The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) has signed a Feasibility Study Agreement with Carlisle, a necessary step in the process of securing partial state reimbursement for the Carlisle School’s building project. After the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) received the news at their August 20 meeting, they agreed to execute a contract with ...more

Three burglaries solved

Carlisle Police have charged housebreakers involved in three of six recent burglaries. Quadrupled police follow-up activity and increased stops of suspicious persons and vehicles attest to the priority the police have given to getting on top of housebreaks. An update on recent police cases follows: ...more

Youths corralled at three drinking parties

There was plenty of beer, but not enough time to crack it all open, before Carlisle police broke up three recent drinking parties. Pending charges for 26 youths, most of whom were 18, include: being a minor in possession of alcohol and, at two of the parties, for trespassing. Police have referred all 26 cases to the Communities for Restorative Justice program. ...more

Maple Street landowner describes 40B housing proposal

In a campaign to garner support for his proposed 11-unit (20-bedroom) 40B development, Yongden Chen gave a Powerpoint presentation at the August 13 Carlisle Housing Authority (CHA) meeting. The site is a 4.2-acre porkchop lot with legal frontage via a 40-foot wide strip between 811 and 845 Maple Street. Chen said that the frontage strip would provide access ...more

Housing Authority shorts, August 13

Chelmsford Housing Authority Proposal. Administrative Assistant Elizabeth Barnett reported that she had received a proposal from the Chelmsford Housing Authority to handle some of the administrative tasks associated with Affordable Accessory Apartments. Cost would be $500 for initial launch and $1,000 per year. ...more

ConsCom shorts, August 13

Tomato Blight at Foss Farm. Lynn Knight of the Land Stewardship Committee reported to the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) on August 13 that the committee has been communicating with gardeners about controlling the Late Blight that has had a heavy impact at the Foss Farm Community Gardens. Phytophthora ...more

Carlisle School uses summer break for maintenance projects

The custodians at the Carlisle School always take advantage of the summer vacation to tackle a host of projects, both large and small. The list seems endless, but Building and Grounds Supervisor David Flannery keeps his team on track to finish by school’s opening day. ...more

Selectmen set goals for challenging year

Just as football coaches are finalizing their own strategies, the Carlisle Board of Selectmen have reviewed their goals and approaches for what promises to be a year of continuing challenges and opportunities. Financial concerns continue to shape planning, on and off the field. ...more

Town survey finds few in Lonelyville : Most satisfied with community connections

John Ballantine and Jim Elgin appeared at the BOS meeting on August 11 to discuss aspects of the Town Needs Survey pertaining to social networks and community. Most Carlisle residents are satisfied with their social networks, although more than one-quarter seldom socialize with others. The library is the most important participatory institution in town, even ...more

EEE and WNV share link to mosquitoes, birds

On July 22, Massachusetts Department of Public Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Al DeMaria described the history and life cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) during a presentation on vector-borne diseases present in Massachusetts. ...more

Update on West Nile Virus, EEE prevalence in Massachusetts

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in five locations across Middlesex, Worchester, Suffolk and Norfolk counties this summer, according to information released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in mosquitoes in seven locations in Bristol and Essex counties. No human ...more

Carlisle Public School Bus Schedules: Grades K-4

Bus C1

Route – Starts At 8:06 a.m.

25 Rutland, Rutland & Great Brook Path, Rutland & Calderwood, 400 Rutland, North & Pine Brook, Rutland & Patch Meadow, North & Mcallister, 1173 North, 916 Maple, 536 Maple, 419 Maple, Maple & Davis (West Entrance), Maple & Davis (East Entrance), Bedford & Maple, 51 Stearns, 288 Stearns, Baldwin & Stearns . . . to school ...more

Grades 5-8

Bus C1

Route - Starts At 7:03 a.m.

East Riding & Carriage Way, East Riding & Carleton, East Riding & Tophet, 25 Rutland, Rutland & Great Brook Path ...more

Kindergarten Noon Bus Schedule: Routes Start at 12:05

Kindergarten Noon Bus 1

Carlisle Kids’ House, 78 Cutters Ridge Rd., 118 Woodbine Road, 737 Lowell Street, 73 Orchard Acres, 87 Orchard Acres, 33 Sunset Road, 136 Sunset Road, 147 Sunset Road, 117 Munroe Hill Road, 164 Munroe Hill Road, 161 Nathan Lane, 153 Virginia Farm Lane, 45 Virginia Farm Lane, 123 West St, 38 Evergreen Lane, 110 Carlisle Pines Drive, Curve St & Hart Farm ...more

CCHS Bus Schedule

Carlisle Bus 05

6:13 a.m. School Bus Yard

6:18 a.m. Bartkus Farm & Lowell Rd

6:23 a.m. Russell & Spencer Brook

6:27 a.m. School#526

6:29 a.m. Baldwin & Stearns

6:31 a.m. Stearns #251

6:32 a.m. Stearns #94

6:33 a.m. Stearns & Bedford

6:34 a.m. Bedford #549

6:35 a.m. Bedford & Canterbury

6:38 a.m. 271 Maple St

6:39 a.m. Maple #391

6:40 a.m. Maple#536

6:42 a.m. Brook & Peter Hans

6:44 a.m. East Riding & Brook

6:46 a.m. Brook & Page Brook

6:49 a.m. Bedford & Stoney Gate

6:50 a.m. River #104

6:51 a.m. River & Nowell Farme

6:52 a.m. River #532

7:00 a.m. River & Prospect

7:15 a.m. CCHS

Carlisle Bus 21

6:15 a.m. School Bus Yard

6:26 a.m. Bedford #44

6:30 a.m. Rutland #181

6:30 a.m. Rutland & Overlook

6:31 a.m. Rutland #321

6:33 a.m. North & Rutland

6:36 a.m. North 985

6:37 a.m. North & Mcallister

6:39 a.m. North#1153

6:41 a.m. Maple #848

6:43 a.m. Hemlock & Laurelwood

6:45 a.m. East St #907

6:46 a.m. East & East Meadow

6:48 a.m. East & East Riding

6:50 a.m. East & Ice Pond

6:51 a.m. East & Woodbine

6:53 a.m. East & Partridge

6:54 a.m. East & Cutters Ridge

6:55 a.m. East & Blaisdell

6:56 a.m. Concord & Church

6:59 a.m. Concord & Clarks Farm

7:00 a.m. Concord #365

7:04 a.m. Concord St & Russell St

7:06 a.m. Concord #438

7:19 a.m. CCHS

Carlisle Bus 24

6:15 a.m. School Bus Yard

6:26 a.m. Indian Hill Rd & Indian Hill

6:28 a.m. Autumn & Robbins

6:31 a.m. Eastabrook #137

6:33 a.m. Bellows Hill & Russell

6:39 a.m. South & Fifty Acre

6:41 a.m. South & Heald

6:44 a.m. Heald & Berry Corner

6:46 a.m. Heald & Judy Farm

6:48 a.m. Acton #125

6:51 a.m. Westford #1171

6:52 a.m. Westford #1400

6:55 a.m. West & Acton

6:57 a.m. West #488

6:59 a.m. West #675

7:01 a.m. West & Log Hill

7:03 a.m. West #984

7:20 a.m. CCHS

Carlisle Bus 26

6:15 a.m. School Bus Yard

6:26 a.m. Westford & Rockland

6:29 a.m. Westford #416

6:31 a.m. Munroe Hill & Nathan

6:33 a.m. Virginia Farme #68

6:37 a.m. Lowell #93

6:39 a.m. Lowell & Elizabeth Ridge

6:40 a.m. Lowell & Litchfield

6:42 a.m. Lowell & Sunset

6:43 a.m. Lowell & Orchard Acres

6:45 a.m. Lowell & Ember

6:46 a.m. Lowell & Wolf Rock

6:47 a.m. Lowell & North

6:49 a.m. Old North & Lowell

6:51 a.m. Curve #385

6:53 a.m. Curve St & Martin St

6:54 a.m. Curve & Fiske

7:00 a.m. Curve & Hutchins

7:02 a.m. Curve & Forest Park

7:06 a.m. Cross & Bingham

7:15 a.m. CCHS ∆

Prompt response tackles Town Hall’s weekend pump damage

Those up and about early on Sunday morning may have wondered what was going on over at Town Hall. Although carpet installation was planned to start at 6 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday, there were more trucks on Sunday morning, including one from Skilling & Sons, the plumbing contractor who services the town building. “We lost our water pump over the weekend ...more


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