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Friday, April 2, 2010

Carlisle School project faces critical vote on Monday

After months preparing schematic designs and attending countless meetings, the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) is about to learn where the taxpayers stand. For the renovation project to go forward, voters must approve construction funding by a 2/3 majority at Special Town Meeting on Monday, April 5, in the Corey Auditorium. In addition, the funding ...more

CPA committee supports Bog House, trails requests, trims Housing Coordinator funding

Faced with an uncertain future, members of the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) tackled their annual authorization duties at their March 24 meeting without dwelling on the longevity of their program. They approved three funding requests in full, and eventually authorized funding for the Housing Coordinator after considerable modification, limiting the ...more

Carlisle School Building Committee gears up for Town Meeting

Carisle School Building Committee (SBC) members are checking over last minute details and looking ahead before they present their school renovation project to voters at the Special Town Meeting on Monday, April 5. ...more

Highland Committee approves architect contract: Goal: stabilization to be completed by fall

At last Thursday evening’s meeting, the Highland Building Committee discussed and approved the contract negotiated by Town Administrator Tim Goddard with the architectural firm of Menders, Torrey and Spencer (MTS) to design the stabilization of the Highland Building and cover the inspection of regulated materials. ...more

Selectmen meeting notes, March 23

Council on Aging transportation. Town Administrator Tim Goddard brought some good news before the Board of Selectmen on March 23 from Debra Siriani and Carol Killpartrick of the Council on Aging (COA). The town has an opportunity to save money by switching from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) ...more

Use grows as CCHS library transformed

Stacks of books have been removed, space has been created for collaboration, technology has been added and now teachers come for professional development and students receive media-intensive classes at the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) library. At the Regional School Committee (RSC) meeting on March 23, CCHS Librarian Robin Cicchetti gave an ...more

Blanding’s Turtles visit the Regional School Committee

What do Blanding’s Turtles, Thoreau’s journals and phenology projects have to do with the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS)? They are all part of the mix of activities undertaken by the school’s energetic Environmental Field Studies Club, which gave an overview of their projects to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on March 23. Students ...more

Benfield to Bisbee Land trail linkage explored

The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) has voiced its enthusiastic support for a boardwalk and trails that would link the Benfield and Bisbee Conservation Lands. Steve Hinton of the non-profit Carlisle Conservation Foundation (CCF) and Steve Tobin from the town’s Trails Committee presented the concept at the March 18 ConsCom meeting. They have been investigating ...more

Benfield Farms developer granted fee rebate

The Carlisle Affordable Housing Trust has $50,000 under its control for consultants and studies and, at its March 23 meeting, voted to reimburse the Benfield Farms developer, NOAH, for $6,935 expended on the planned South Street affordable housing development. This includes fees associated with filing the Notice of Intent to the Conservation Commission, a 53G ...more

Planning Board Shorts, March 22

Benfield Farms – South Street Scenic Road Public Hearing. The Planning Board will hold a Scenic Road Public Hearing to consider a request by The Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) development firm for authorization to remove approximately five trees within the right-of-way adjacent to the town’s Benfield ...more

Advice for dealing with a flood

The Board of Health would like to remind residents that if they have any concerns that their septic systems or wells were impacted by flooding during the last storm, contact the board for assistance at 1-978-369-0283. ...more

Federal flood aid on the way

Governor Deval Patrick announced on Monday that federal aid will become available to Massachusetts individuals and businesses hardest hit by the most recent flooding events. The assistance was authorized under a Major Federal Disaster Declaration issued by President Barack Obama after a review of Governor Patrick’s request for federal assistance for those ...more

Enough rain?

Carlisle received approximately five inches of rain during the recent storm, according to the National Weather Service. The Carlisle School weather station experienced a “small gap in the data collection (few hours) during the [recent] storm,” said Carlisle School Facilities Supervisor David Flannery, but recorded slightly over four inches, with a total ...more

Warrant for Special Town Meeting - April 5, 2010

The Warrant contains a single Article, which regards funding the Carlisle School Building project: ...more

Special Town Election April 13, 2010

The single question on the ballot is a debt exclusion question to authorize bonding for the proposed building project at the Carlisle School: ...more

ConsCom agenda for Thursday, Mar. 18

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

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