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Friday, January 10, 2003

SNOW AT LAST. A skier passes by the canoe launch as the sun sets on a late December day. Business is brisk at the Great Brook Ski Touring Center on Lowell Street. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

AT&T promises to upgrade cable service by April

"The town deadline is April 13," said AT&T spokesman Marc Goodman in an e-mail to the Mosquito. "The [cable] upgrade project is scheduled to be completed in advance of that date." Late last month the company announced that it would finish its entire Massachusetts cable upgrade in 2003, with Carlisle scheduled for "late spring." ...more

As the national and regional economy continued to founder, Carlisle citizens rediscovered Yankee frugality, defeating an override budget supported by the selectmen and finance committee, questioning expensive proposals for enlarging the Carlisle School, and challenging the budget voted by Concord for Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). ...more

Several times a year a lone Carlislean or neighborhood posse spots what they believe to be a flagrant violation of town bylaws or of the rules and regulations promulgated by town boards acting under local statutes. If the perceived misdeed also happens to threaten the aesthetic or market value of the complainants' own property, the first impulse is to call ...more

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