The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 12, 2001


As the century turned, life in Carlisle mirrored the larger picture of a time of national peace and prosperity. The story behind most local headlines was the continued growth of the town and its citizens' determined efforts to maintain the quality of its schools, town services and "rural character." ...more

After reviewing projected needs and available or "stretchable" resources, the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee decided to delay renovations at the high school for one year. ...more

The Carlisle Board of Health will sponsor an informational meeting on Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town Hall to discuss mosquito control for the Town of Carlisle. A representative from the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project (EMMCP) will be present to give an overview of the services provided and answer questions. ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) covered a large number of small items at its four-hour meeting December 7. The first concerned two apparently inadvertent incursions onto town property by new homeowners in the Buttrick Woods conservation cluster. At present, no monuments mark the dividing line in the flat, open terrain behind several of the new homes. ...more

Regional news is compiled from comments at meetings of MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination) where town representatives report on major issues in their respective towns. ...more

Horizon, a new automated system for reserving and borrowing books, has been operating at the Gleason Public Library since mid-December. With the new system have come changes for both patrons and staff. Most notable are: ...more

An argument for affordable housing in Carlisle ...more

Karen and Paul Lamoreaux have spent almost their entire lives on Bellows Hill Road. Paul grew up at number 19 with his four siblings and parents Maybelle and Richard. Karen lived at number 100 with her five siblings and parents Janet and Walter. Many of you probably know Janet Liessner from her days at "The Carlisle Bakery." Walter was an engineer at Raytheon until his recent retirement. ...more

Last week the Carlisle School library became an exhibit space for the eighth-graders' Civil War museum convention. Parents were invited to learn about many aspects of the Civil War while touring exhibits that the students had created. Fourth-grade students and teachers also visited as they are studying the Civil War too. ...more


2001 The Carlisle Mosquito