The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 27, 2010

BOH moves on sewer connections

The Carlisle Board of Health (BOH) continues to have an interest in increasing utilization of the wastewater treatment plant at the Carlisle School. With the help of engineer Steve Pedersen, of Weston & Sampson Consultants, the board is re-submitting an application for a state-funded low-interest loan to finance a Town Center sewer project. Were thinking ...more

State examines disputed stream on Benfield Land

Mass. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) representative Gary Bogue spent two hours inspecting a dry streambed crossing the Benfield property on August 17 in response to an appeal of the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) classification of the stream as intermittent. As reported in the July 30 issue of the Mosquito (Benfield wetlands decision ...more

Historic District celebrates 40 years

Even if you dont live in the Town Center, as a Carlisle resident you have a stake in preserving the buildings that give Carlisle the character of an early 19th century village, the charm and peacefulness of which appeal to the townspeople and those who choose to move here. Such was the decision of the 1969 Town Meeting that established the Carlisle ...more

Board of Health shorts, August 10

. 125 South Street. Board of Health (BOH) Agent Linda Fantasia visited the oil leak site and on August 10 updated the board on the status (see Fifty Acre Way oil leak triggers emergency response, April 16.) The oil leak occured in a pipe running from the Lohrers basement tank to a swimming pool heater which ...more

Police break up party, find alcohol, underage guests

When Carlisle Police responded to a complaint of noise at an East Street residence shortly after midnight on July 31, they discovered a party where alcohol was present, along with 17 youths under the legal drinking age of 21. According to police, the party was hosted by two residents aged 21 and 31. The underage guests were from a number of towns. Four were ...more

Planning Board aids Selectmen with Carlisle School site plan review

While the school building project is subject to a site plan review by the Board of Selectmen, the Planning Board Administrator has responsibility to help coordinate the process. The Planning Board also has the responsibility to gather comments from other town boards and committees (16 entities are represented) and issue a report to the Selectmen. ...more

Planning Board shorts, August 16

Chestnut Estates Conservation Cluster. Chestnut Estates is a six-lot conservation cluster located at 400 Rutland Street (Map 36, Parcels 23 and 26). At the Planning Board meeting on July 19, Chair David Freedman cautioned the developer Lou Baldoumas, representing Rainbow Builders, that land that had been deeded ...more

Historical Commission shorts, August 10

Eagle Scout project. Alex Doig, a Carlisle resident and a member of Boy Scout Troop 135, presented a proposal for his Eagle Scout project to the Historical Commission on August 10. He wishes to repair the dilapidated railing that runs along the trail between the Gleason Library and the Carlisle School. Identifying ...more

State Primary Candidates

Ballots for the Democratic, Republican and Libertarian Parties will be available at the State Primary Election to be held at the Carlisle Town Hall on Tuesday, September 14, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The following candidates will be listed on the ballots: ...more

News from surrounding towns

The following news items were extracted from material available online. ...more

Board of Selectmen set goals with focus on finance

Board of Selectmen Chair John Williams opened the annual discussion of the 2010-2011 goals at the August 19 meeting with fiscal aims at the top of the list. Along with Williams and Selectman Doug Stevenson, the entire board attended the goal-setting meeting including Bill Tice, Peter Scavongelli, and John Gorecki, as well as Town Administrator Tim Goddard and ...more

Carlisle Police offer tips regarding house break-ins

[Ed Note: The following is reprinted from the August 14, 2009 issue of The Mosquito.] ...more

Shorts from the Conservation Commission, August 19

Chair Peter Burn kicked off the August 19 Conservation Commission (ConsCom) meeting by commenting, I notice that we have a rather soft agenda. Conservation Administrator Sylvia Willard quickly added, But a lot of Certificates of Compliance. Burn further observed that there were no filings, but it still took two hours before all the other business ...more

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