The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 24, 2004


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

Appointments and resignations. ...more

Lieutenant Sullivan of the Carlisle Police Department has reported that the number of burglaries has been increasing in the Route 4 area, Billerica, Chelmsford, Bedford and Carlisle. Police urge residents to report any suspicious activity, such as a car dropping a person off at an empty house or an unknown vehicle loitering in the area. The police 24-hour ...more

The Board of Appeals heard two special permit requests that were a study in contrasting styles. Daniel and Kim Donovan of 337 Fiske Street, and Albert Ira Gould who bought the former Goss home at 1230 Westford Street, were before the board on September 9. The applicants owned houses situated on nonconforming lots, less than two acres, and needed relief from ...more

The first dance of the year at Concord-Carlisle High School was held last Friday night, September 17, in the school cafeteria. This was a dance sponsored by the CCHS Class of 2007 for freshmen and sophomores only. Students were asked to come in casual dress and were urged to wear a favorite hat or headpiece and be eligible for the "Best of CCHS" ...more

Town Hall 7:30 p.m.

7:30 Minutes: 7/19/04 ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito