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Friday, April 9, 2010

Special Town Meeting says “Yes” to Carlisle School building project

At Monday’s Special Town Meeting, voters overwhelmingly approved the expenditure of $19,550,000 for the Carlisle School Building project. A 2/3 majority was necessary and easily achieved, with 370 voting yes and four against. According to Town Clerk Charlene Hinton, there were 427 voters in attendance. The measure now moves to a Special Town Election on Tuesday, ...more

CCHS Master Plan completed

The new master plan for the high school facility is finished and will be presented to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) at their meeting on April 13. The plan documents the condition of the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) and the educational requirements, and includes a conceptual design for a proposed renovation. The proposed ...more

Highland Building Committee shifts focus to building use

At their meeting on April 1, the Highland Building Committee looked beyond the current building stabilization project to identify potential future uses of the building, and to determine what further renovations, if any, would be desired or required. ...more

Historical Commission shorts, Mar. 30

Emergency roof. Gale Constable of 75 Lowell Street approached the Historical Commission on March 30 to seek emergency approval for a new barn roof that is currently covered in a blue tarp. Constable discovered that rain from recent storms had invaded her barn and as a result, had caused the collapse of the ceiling ...more

Selectmen set Warrant for Annual Town Meeting in May

An hour prior to the Special Town Meeting on April 5, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) met briefly to finalize the business for the Annual Town Meeting scheduled for May 10. The group unanimously approved the 30-Article Warrant with only one small modification to Article 12, Capital Equipment, pertaining to a new communications cable. ...more

Board of Health shorts, March 30

Flood damage. Meeting during the most recent storm, the Board of Health (BOH) discussed storm coordination between town departments. Carlisle BOH Agent Linda Fantasia noted there had been over 85 calls to the Fire Department. The BOH had received three calls to date, she said. Two were concerning pump alarms, and ...more

ConsCom shorts, April 1

Bog House repair. The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) voted unanimously in support of using Community Preservation Funds to repair the 1905 house at the Cranberry Bog on Curve Street. At the ConsCom meeting on April 1, Warren Lyman of the Land Stewardship Committee reported that the Community Preservation Committee ...more

Storm damage assessment begins

The sudden arrival of summer-like weather gave Carlisle residents a needed break this week as they assessed the damage from recent storms. After receiving nearly 15 inches of rain in March, the town’s streams and rivers are still running high and ponds are filled to capacity. Besides flooding many basements, the high water table has affected septic system ...more

Benfield Farms hearing delayed

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met briefly last Wednesday, March 31, to announce that the engineering firms hired by the ZBA and NOAH, the applicant for the proposed Benfield Farms affordable housing development off South Street, had not yet had the time to meet and discuss the application. Therefore, the respective engineering teams, who were not present, ...more

Planning Board agenda for April 12 Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes, bills, budget, reports, ...more

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