The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 11, 2003


How many seasons do we have in New England? It has been 24 weeks since snow fell on the pumpkin (photo from the October 25 issue). That was half a year ago. What was he smiling about? Few in Carlisle smiled as they looked out at the slushy mix that fell this week. Today is February 70, 2003. It does not feel like April. ...more

What would you think if you gave a party, and the guest of honor didn't show? The Board of Appeals (BOA) assembed in the Clark Room at Town Hall on Thursday night, April 4, and lots of town folk came out, but the honored guest, Nextel Communications, was a no-show. ...more

The Concord Players Present


The search for the person who left a death threat on the Town Assessor's telephone at Town Hall last January 31 has come to a dead end, according to Police Lieutenant John Sullivan who has been in charge of the investigation. ...more

What a difference a year makes. Last year Town Meeting participants were confronted by school budget increases of 9-10%, as well as large overrides. This year, Carlisle will have a significant decline in total (direct and indirect) state aid, yet Carlisle's operating budgets are largely within the Proposition 2-1/2 limit. The only override on the Warrant is ...more

"We are moving into a domain of life and death decisions" about the state budget in general and the environmental budget in particular, according to State Representative Cory Atkins, who was speaking at the Conservation Commission breakfast on Tuesday, April 8. "We are not getting numbers from the administration, so we don't know where we are ...more

Participate in one of Carlisle's rites of spring by joining the Carlisle Minutemen as they recreate the events of April 19, 1775. This year the celebration takes place on Monday, April 21. The church bells will toll at 6:45 a.m. sounding the alarm of the British advancement. The Minutemen will gather on the Green, raise the flag, and conduct a short ceremony ...more

Seniors ...more

At its March 27 meeting, the Conservation Commission heard from a number of parties interested in repairing the sunken culvert on the Old Morse Road Trail. The Historical Commission has an interest and wants the fix to be historically appropriate. The owner of the property, which has a conservation restriction on it, also wants an historically ...more

Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Business ...more

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