Friday, January 7, 2005

ICE AND SNOW. Winter has come to the canoe launch on North Road. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

By the time you read this, Comet Machholz, discovered in August 2004, will be ideally positioned for viewing high in the sky to the south. On January 7, it passes within two degrees west of the Pleiades (the full moon is 1/2 degree in diameter) so it should be easy to locate with a pair of binoculars. It crosses the meridian (due south) about 9 p.m. at an ...more

Chris Rogers of Sullivan, Rogers and Company, independent auditors, presented a bound copy of the final results of the FY04 town audit to the Selectmen at their December 15 meeting. For the first time in several years, the auditors' opinion was "Unqualified — the best you can have," said Rogers. He based his comment on growth in town net assets, ...more

On Monday, December 20, in the last of its informal discussions leading up to the January and February marathon of formal budget hearings over the town's fiscal year 2006 budget, the FinCom hosted a large group of Carlisle School representatives, led by Marie Doyle, the new School Superintendent. Doyle was accompanied by Steven Moore, the school's Business ...more

What Carlisle lacks in racial and economic diversity, it makes up in diversity of opinion, which is readily expressed. While life in town remained orderly, safe, and largely quiet, a number of polarizing issues elicited vigorous debates in 2004, including development of the Benfield Land, CCHS teacher contract and political campaigns. ...more

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito