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Friday, August 27, 1999

Agent Linda Fantasia reported the first adult case of Lyme disease in Carlisle at the August 10 meeting of the Carlisle Board of Health. Two children in town had previously contracted the disease. Fantasia has fielded a wide variety of inquiries in the past few weeks since the July 16 Mosquito issue that publicized the earliest cases. The deer tick, the common ...more

The board of selectmen were faced with a difficult decision in early August when town administrator David DeManche told chair Doug Stevenson that he was thinking of leaving. On August 3, in executive session, the board discussed possible alternatives, and on August 12 town employees were told that DeManche would be taking a temporary part-time leave of absence. ...more

On August 18, the town received in writing the Commonwealth's approval of a six-month moratorium on the construction of cellular communication towers. Last May, Town Meeting voters clearly endorsed the moratorium which would allow time for revisions to the cellular communications zoning bylaw but recent probing by the state attorney general's office made local ...more

While not as scandalous as chartering a party boat at taxpayer expense, Massport's recent approval of Shuttle America's plan to operate a commuter airline at Hanscom Field has generated its share of controversy, according to Wayne Davis, Carlisle's representative to the Hanscom Field Advisory Commission (HFAC). ...more

The Carlisle Community Center is an experiment in online community being conducted by Lotus Development Corporation of Cambridge. Dr. John Patterson of Lotus Research has teamed up with Dr. Lee Sproull of New York University to learn what a community needs from a community web site. The result is a web site for Carlisle that permits people to share information ...more


1999 The Carlisle Mosquito