The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 23, 2003


It was a hot time in the old town last Saturday when 22 of Carlisle's 27 on-call firemen turned out for an all-day practice session, fighting small interior fires and doing search-and-rescue drills at a small building at 302 Lowell Street, donated by owner Mike Kenney for the training exercise. According to Carlisle Fire Chief David Flannery, Kenney granted ...more

The Memorial Day observances will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the Common with the raising of the flag to half-staff by the Carlisle Minutemen. Formal exercises will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. in the Abigail Corey Auditorium with Master of Ceremonies Doug Stevenson introducing the following events: the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts posting the Colors, the Girl Scouts ...more

The atmosphere was relaxed and jovial as the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee welcomed a new board member and voted new appointments at the May 14 meeting. Carlisle resident Michael Fitzgerald was voted in as the chair of the regional school committee, with Concord resident Pat Sinnott as vice chair. Members of the committee are Concord resident ...more

The Community Development Plan Steering Committee, formed by the Planning Board to coordinate state-funded long-range planning efforts under Executive Order 418 (EO418) in conjunction with their consultants, Thomas Planning Associates, is finalizing details for two focus groups to be held on two separate evenings in early June. The first focus group will be ...more

The whole community is invited to enjoy the traditional Memorial Day luncheon in Union Hall at the First Religious Society, on the Town Green, on Monday, May 26 following the parade. ...more

The Trustees of the Gleason Public Library thought they had located that special person with extensive library experience and the right "chemistry" to serve the well-read clientele in Carlisle. By coincidence, Gary Mason, the long-time director of the Woodstock Public Library, was searching for a comparable position as he planned to relocate from ...more

Thanks to all who offered additional information on upcoming plant sales. The following is an update to my article of May 9, "Bargain Shopping at Local Plant Sales." ...more

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