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Friday, December 10, 1999

Carlisle is "on the wagon" again. In revolutionary times, however, it was very much "off the wagon." In just a period of thirty-five years, 1754 to 1789, Carlisle had at least five taverns that sold alcoholic beverages: the Spaulding Tavern, the Black Mansion, the Revolutionary Tavern, the Red Lion Tavern, and the Wheat Tavern. And maybe ...more

Since a complaint was filed against the Carlisle Public Schools last April, concerns have been simmering and coming out in various venues, primarily in letters to the Mosquito. However, emotions errupted, tears fell and tempers flared at the December 7 Carlisle School Committee. Unfortunately, there seemed to be little resolution of the issue plagueing the ...more

Town administrator David DeManche has given formal notice that he is vacating his position. At a joint meeting of the selectmen and personnel board on Tuesday, December 7, board of selectmen chair Doug Stevenson announced that DeManche has agreed to work full-time through the end of the year, and then will work on a part-time basis while the town searches ...more

Both town and school officials will have to face difficult choices over the next few months, if the finance committee's initial budget guidelines for fiscal year 2001 hold. At their November 29 meeting, the FinCom decided on the following increases and cuts: ...more


1999 The Carlisle Mosquito