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Friday, October 8, 2010

ConsCom approves Benfield boardwalk plan

Steve Hinton of the Carlisle Conservation Foundation returned to the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) public hearing on September 30 to provide additional details regarding the Trail Committee’s request to build a boardwalk and wildlife-viewing platform on the Benfield Conservation Land off South Street. The boardwalk would be 95 feet long and six feet wide ...more

New building permit proposed to protect roads

A new curb-cut permit to minimize construction project damage to public roads was proposed by Building Inspector John Luther when he spoke to the Planning Board on Monday, September 27. Luther explained that this would apply to the building of a new home and would most probably apply to additions to existing homes as well. A homeowner’s association would ...more

Town to study regionalization

Board of Selectmen Chair John Williams welcomed members of the Special Committee on Regionalization Opportunities to its first meeting of the season on September 29. Last year, in an effort to control the growth rate of town expenses, the Structural Financial Planning Committee (SFP) made several suggestions about possible ways to reduce the base cost of running ...more

Board of Appeals shorts, Oct. 4

At Monday night’s meeting, the Zoning Board of Appeals granted April Stone and Michael Epstein of 57 Spencer Brook Lane a special permit to extend their south and forest-facing mudroom by approximately 80’ square feet on their non-conforming property. This extension would place their home 32’ feet away from the property line, just below the lawful limit ...more

Historical Commission shorts, Sept. 28

“Felix the Cat” needs new home. The Historical Commission handled an unusual request at their meeting on September 28. Named by the library staff, Felix is the sculpture of a beak-wearing black cat that is often sited outside the library doors. Unfortunately, since its first installation eight years ago near ...more

Board of Selectmen shorts, September28

Emergency notification plan emerges. The Carlisle Board of Selectmen (BOS) on September 28 reviewed a procedural draft submitted by Board of Health Agent Linda Fantasia describing the town’s new automated emergency telephone notification system. Examples of emergencies justifying use of the town-wide telephone ...more

School Building Committee meeting shorts, September 29

Site Plan Review. Carlisle School Building Committee (SBC) Chair Lee Storrs reported the results of the school building project site plan review conducted by the Board of Selectmen with input by many town boards and committees. SBC member Don Rober said the Selectmen asked that the area between the Robbins Building ...more

ConsCom regulates land use

Old North Bridge Hounds. The Old North Bridge Hounds club uses Foss Farm and the Towle Field to periodically exercise their dogs. Thomas Moran, President, and Chic Daigle, Vice President, attended the September 30 meeting of the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) to request a land use permit. “We wanted to clarify ...more

BOH confers with DEP, builder on noise issue

Chestnut Estates noise complaint. The Board of Health (BOH) on September 28 discussed the the Chestnut Estates development, where neighbors have called to complain about a noise disturbance. For several months the firm Rainbow Builders has been using a hydrolic rock hammer, or “hoe ram” to crush stone during ...more

CCHS students earn high scores on SAT, AP, MCAS by Ginny Lamere

Principal Peter Badalament highlighted academic achievements earned by many Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) students when he spoke to the Regional School Committee (RSC) on September 29. ...more

Shorts from the Regional School Committee, Sept. 29

Enhancements to the Freshmen Orientation Day. For the last few years, freshmen have come to campus a day before classes start to participate in team-building activities, to meet teachers and fellow students and to get to know the lay-out of the high school. This year, a new dimension was added, Freshman Advisory. ...more

CCHS parents given online access to student data through X2 Portal

An online tool is now available to parents of Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) students to see their children’s attendance records, grades, schedule and where they are during any particular class period. Director of Information Technology Gene Warfel and math teacher June Patton gave a presentation on how to use the X2 Portal information system when they ...more

Child hit in Gleason Library lot

It could have happened to anyone and it did happen to someone returning a book at the outside bin at the Gleason Library late last Wednesday afternoon. When the driver stepped out of the driver’s seat on the front left side of the car to put the returned book in the bin, her granddaughter, a school-age child believed to be safely sitting in the back seat, ...more

Board of Health agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 12

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

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

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