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Friday, December 17, 1999

An issue of possibly profound significance to Carlisle is coming to a head across the town line in Chelmsford. One of the three privately-owned water districts that supply water to our neighbor to the north is proposing to locate six wells with a total daily pumping capacity of 360,000 gallons on Chelmsford's portion of the Cranberry Bog Reservation. The plan ...more

The Carlisle School Committee would like to take the opportunity to respond to some questions raised by concerned citizens in the last two weeks. We would like to stick to facts as we know them. We wish no one any harm in this exchange of information. ...more

On December 11 at about 8:35 p.m., Sgt. Tom Whelan and Officer Bill Burgess assisted the fire department at a medical emergency at a residence on Westford Street. A 12-year-old Carlisle boy was severely injured as a result of a discharge from a "potato gun." A potato gun is a homemade device made from PVC pipe. A potato is pushed into one end of ...more

With the turning of the millennium only a few weeks away, the board of selectmen are not anticipating any problems but have alerted townspeople to the following: ...more

Last week, the Mosquito received some mail which contained forged signatures. These letters have been turned over to the Carlisle Police Department which has begun an investigation. ...more


1999 The Carlisle Mosquito