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Friday, October 29, 1999

All Hallow's Eve is upon us; ghouls and goblins help us celebrate the American festival of the dead. Nearly every culture has one. Every culture and time seems to need one. We honor the dead on this night, and all year long, through our burial and funeral practices. Carlisle's have changed over time. ...more

The Warrant for the Special Town Meeting may be only six articles long, but voters can expect those few issues to spark a lively debate. The Special Town Meeting will begin on Tuesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in the Corey Auditorium. ...more

At the spring Town Meeting residents appropriated $30,000 for the planning and design of up to 12 units of affordable housing on the town-owned, 54-acre Conant Land. Two threats in the past couple of years from a developer who wanted to build developments overriding Carlisle's two-acre zoning had prompted residents to reconsider the state's mandate that ten ...more

Town officials, both elected and appointed, disagree substantially over Warrant Article 2 proposing acquisition of the 1.75-acre former Saint Irene Church site at 72 Bedford Road. Thus, voters can be expected to listen closely to the arguments presented at the November 2 Special Town Meeting before settling the issue with their votes. The purchase requires ...more

Article 6 reads: "To see if the town will authorize and require the selectmen to transfer control of the Conant Land to the Carlisle Conservation Commission to be used solely for conservation purposes and passive recreation, exclusive of the potential development of a municipal water supply and/or the contiguous expansion of the town offices and/or fire ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito