The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 30, 2010

WHAT’S UP NEIGHBOR? Midnight and Greylight peer over the fence from their pasture at River Road Farm, perhaps hopeful that the photographer might have an extra carrot or sugar cube on hand? (Photo by Priscilla Stevens)

Maris and Liz Platais celebrate

the opening of his new studio ...more

Benfield housing gets green light from ZBA

Nothing lasts forever, but the months of public hearings regarding the Benfield Farms 40B comprehensive permit application felt like a close approximation. Finally, at their July 14 meeting, the three members of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) ceremoniously penned their names to the voluminous document. Thus ended a traumatic chapter in the history of Carlisle ...more

CCHS to replace artificial turf

Concord-Carlisle High School’s new artificial turf fields are to be ripped up and replaced this fall with a newer artificial turf product through an agreement with the Town of Concord and Sprinturf, the manufacturer of the turf. The fields were finished in June of 2008 and soon after a test by The Boston Globe showed high levels of lead in the lime-green ...more


Town departments to return $665,000 in unspent funds

Thanks to a little luck and some careful attention to spending, $665,000 allocated to the Carlisle town budget was not spent in FY10. The budget year closed on June 30. The unspent sum is made up of funds from several areas, reflecting a Town Hall where frugality is valued and good fortune occasionally shines. ...more

Benfield wetlands decision appealed

“Intermittent” stream designation questioned

The Conservation Commission’s (ConsCom’s) Order of Conditions approving the Benfield Farms affordable housing has been appealed to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Juergen Lemmermann of 548 South Street, an abutter whose property lies across the road from the site, submitted the appeal in a July 8 letter requesting a “Superseding” ...more

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