Friday, September 24, 2004

A crowd of Carlisle citizens fills the Clark Room at Town Hall on Saturday for the Benfield Task Force Planning Day. (Photo by Mike Quayle)
The remnants of Hurricane Ivan were no match for the intrepid citizenry of Carlisle as they filled the Clark Room of the Town Hall for the Benfield Task Force Planning Day. As a reward for braving the storm, participants were greeted in the lobby by a table filled with delicacies from Ferns Country Store, including coffee, bagels, muffins, pastries and king-sized ...more

A spirited debate took place Tuesday between the candidates for state representative for the 14th Middlesex District, challenger Republican Doug Stevenson of Carlisle and incumbent Democrat Cory Atkins of Concord. The candidates staked out different positions on managing the state budget, reducing taxes, and reforming state government. Each attempted to establish ...more

In the past few months the Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) has lost a number of experienced members. In May, Deb Belanger resigned from committee after being elected to the Board of Selectmen. In June, 2002-04 FinCom Chair Lisa Jensen-Fellows left to pursue a new job offer. Last Monday, current FinCom Chair Bret Bero announced his resignation due to "a ...more

This week the Board of Selectmen designatedTuesday, November 9, as the date for a Special Town Meeting, with a follow-up election on Tuesday, November 16. The Warrant will consist of four Articles and two ballot questions. Two of the Articles involve budget transfers between various line items and the payment for legal services. ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito