The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 21, 2010

Gorecki elected Selectman, all questions passed

John Gorecki won the race for a position on the Board of Selectmen, carrying 482 votes to Larry Bearfield’s 385. It was the only contested race in Carlisle’s Annual Town Election on Tuesday, May 18. All four ballot questions passed. The voter turnout was low at 24.9%, with 884 of the town’s 3550 registered voters participating. ...more

RecCom explores after-school care for middle schoolers

The Carlisle Recreation Commission (RecCom) is considering a proposal to create an after-school program designed specifically for middle school students. The commision discussed the idea at its meeting on Monday, May 17. ...more

State okays Ferns as public water supply, amends septic variance

The Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) and Carlisle Center Ventures, LLC, owners of Ferns Country Store, were notified on April 27 that Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has approved “the use of the Ferns Country Store well as a source of public water supply” and amended a 1996 septic system variance. The BOH, which made the notices ...more

Benfield Farms developers accept landscaping requests

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) heard ideas about landscaping and road construction when it met on Thursday, May 13 to continue the hearing for the 26-unit affordable rental property for seniors on Benfield Farms, South Street. The town-sponsored housing is to be built and managed by Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH), which has a permit application ...more

Carlisle Middle School students compete in science fair

Eight Carlisle School students have won spots at the Middle School Science & Engineering State Fair on June 5 in Worcester. Eleven students brought their Science Fair projects to the Northeast Regional Middle School Science & Engineering Fair on May 8 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and eight were selected to compete in the state fair. In ...more

Carlisle School construction project to begin: Architect, OPM contracts approved

With the green light from Carlisle voters and contracts recently signed, the Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) is getting a jump-start on construction this summer. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) on May 10 signed amended contracts to continue architectural and project management services for the Carlisle School building project approved by voters in April. ...more

ConsCom receives more data on proposed Benfield Farms development

The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) has most of the information it needs to act on the application by Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) for a permit to build 26 proposed senior rental units on the Benfield Farms parcel acquired by the town on South Street. A newly discovered vernal pool, the well location, road salt and ConsCom access during construction ...more

Board of Selectmen memo regarding Foss Farm controversy

The Carlisle Board of Selectmen on May 10 approved the following memo, to be sent to the Conservation Commission and residents of 1036 Bedford Road: ...more

ConsCom shorts, May 13

Curve Street Dam Repair. The Conservation Commission (ConsCom) approved $3,800 on May 13 for inspection of the small dam next to Curve Street where water flows out of the Cranberry Bog. The state Office of Dam Safety had ordered the inspection after classifying the dam as both a “significant hazard” and “non-agricultural.” ...more

Quinn receives suspended sentence

A ruling at a bench trial held last Tuesday at the Middlesex District Court in Concord gave Robert Quinn, 47, of Somerville, a suspended sentence of 2 1/2 years on one charge of assault and battery against a resident of East Meadow Lane. Quinn was visiting relatives in Carlisle last July 17 when he became involved in an incident that resulted in Quinn being ...more

Selectmen agenda for Tuesday, May 25

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:00 Town Administator Report 7:20 Community Input ...more


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