The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 10, 2003


"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

As of the end of the year, treasurer and tax collector Ann Vandal resigned her position to become the town accountant in Dracut, her hometown. Vandal, who served in Carlisle for two and a half years, was the first incumbent of the dual-role position. ...more

A preliminary review of budgets revealed it will be difficult to maintain all current police and fire services at the guideline budget level recommended by the town Finance Committee (FinCom). On December 17, the selectmen met to review police, fire, DPW, and communications budgets, with members of the FinCom available to comment. Department heads had been ...more

The selectmen and FinCom on December 17 heard updates on the Carlisle School wastewater treatment plant and building feasibility study. ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes: 12/9/03, 12/11/02 ...more

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