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Friday, December 13, 2002

GARDEN CLUB members (from left) Dot Milne, Debbie Bentley, Alison Saylor and Holly Salemy decorate the Goddess of Liberty in the rotary. What color are the decorations? See photos in color on the Mosquito web site at (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
As the snow began to fall last Thursday afternoon at the fire station, Robert J. ("Bob") Koning reflected on his 41 years of service with the Carlisle Fire Department, the last 25 years spent as chief. When he retires on January 1, he will leave behind many accomplishments that have improved the safety of Carlisle and the region. ...more

An article in the Mosquito last spring (see "Buyers wanted for Carlisle's million-dollar houses," March 1, 2002) identified a problem with the mix of single-family homes on the market in Carlisle: too many were listed for more than $1 million, while too few were offered in the mid-range. Three real estate brokers gave their perspectives on where ...more

It's not much, but it's a start. Last spring Town Meeting voted to enable Carlisle's participation in two programs that offer tax relief to qualified senior citizens. On Tuesday, Liz Jewell of the Carlisle Senior Tax Advisory Committee explained to the board of selectmen how the programs — the Aid to Elderly and Disabled Fund and the Senior Tax Voucher ...more

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito