Friday, February 11, 2005

TIME FOR THE SKATING RINK. Caught up with road clearing, the DPW tackles the skating rink at Kimballs. DPW staffers (left to right) are Shane Roggé, Jim Proctor, Brendan Mirfield and Frank Wojtas. (Photo by Susan Goodall)
Tom Markham, Assistant Superintendent, and Nancy Weiss, Carlisle's representative to the Minuteman Regional School Committee, appeared before the Carlisle Finance Committee to defend a 35% increase in Carlisle's proposed FY06 assessment for the Minuteman Regional High School (MMRHS), Carlisle's technical high school alternative. The new assessment of $190,678 ...more

As a community, Carlisle is currently facing several important issues that will have dramatic long-term effects regarding the future development of our town. The Board of Selectmen recently met in a special session to review these issues and prioritize our attention as we attempt to respond. I thought it might be appropriate in this forum to summarize the ...more


With the goal line in sight, the Benfield Task Force plunged forward with Super Bowl fervor at their February 1 meeting to complete their site plan cost estimates and traffic analysis in time for Carlisle's Annual Town Meeting. (See story on page 5.) Then, just when victory was within their grasp, they encountered an Indian Stone defense that forced the equivalent ...more
It seemed like a great idea when we started tossing it around at a staff luncheon last summer — write about different couples in Carlisle and how they met each other. It turned out to be much harder once we put an appeal in the paper for people to contact us with their stories. We had visions of the article being a model of micro-diversity: young couples, ...more


2005 The Carlisle Mosquito