The Carlisle Mosquito Online


Friday, October 26, 2001


On a beautiful autumn day a festive crowd turned out for the Kids Walk for Heroes on Sunday, October 21. The walk raised money to benefit the New York Police & Fire Department Widows' & Children's Fund. It started at the Carlisle School, with the plaza decked out with red, white and blue balloons. The children were thrilled to see the fire fighters and police officers in their full uniforms. The Carlisle Minutemen, with fife and drum, started the walkers on their route, and a large banner, signed by the walkers, was carried proudly behind them. Wearing red, white and blue, the children walked, roller-bladed, rode scooters or wagons, and marched one mile, returning to the school for songs and speeches. ...more

Potentially serious budget errors cancel each other

At the bi-weekly meeting of the finance team on Tuesday, October 23 chairman of the Carlisle Finance Committee Tony Allison and town administrator Madonna McKenzie described the recent discovery of two potentially serious errors in the current fiscal year 2002 town budget that, by a stroke of sheer luck, cancelled each other out. ...more

Ed Sonn of Carlisle Affordable Housing, Inc. presented an outline of a plan to develop affordable housing on the 78 acres of the Town Forest, bounded by Maple Street and East Riding Drive. His group hopes to present a Warrant article for $15,000 at Town Meeting on November 27 for engineering studies to locate the buildings and an access road and provide a cost estimate for the road. ...more

Carlisle's children are invited to stop by the police station at 41 Lowell Street on Halloween night. Police chief David Galvin, who issued the invitation, said that Carlisle has had a minimum number of Halloween problems during the past few years and he expects this year will be no different. Extra patrols have been scheduled for Halloween night and residents are encouraged to call the station if there is any problem with vandalism. ...more


2001 The Carlisle Mosquito