The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 29, 2005

Fifth-grader Anya Kaufman is excited to learn she is assigned to Gryffindor House at the Harry Potter book party given at the Gleason Library on July 15. Wizards sorting the children are Rik Pierce, holding a wand, and Henry Cox, holding the sorting hat. (Photo by Nancy Pierce)
Young wizards and witches gathered in Carlisle on the night of Friday, July 15, to celebrate the midnight release of J.K. Rowling's new book, Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince. There was plenty of excitement in this party hosted by Anjli Trehan and the Friends of the Gleason Public Library for Harry Potter fans entering grades three through eight. ...more

Everyone warned me that it would seem small. That's the first thing that people generally tell you when you mention that you are about to tour your childhood home, having not set foot in it for the past twenty years: it will seem small. ...more

See you at the Lowell Folk
Festival this weekend
July 29, 30, and 31
With Selectmen Tony Allison and Tim Hult present, members of the Board of Health at the July 19 meeting expressed their thoughts on the use of pesticides and herbicides on the public pathways and showed concern that the Selectmen had authorized a test of herbicides without their input. ...more

After seven and a half months of study, evaluation, and soul-searching, the CCHS Feasibility Study Committee told the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) on July 26 that rather than renovate and add on to the existing high school, a brand new high school facility should be built. The estimates, in today's dollars, are $90 million for new construction ...more

Road closures

Due to construction of the school wastewater system on Spalding Field, Church Street, normally a one-way street, is temporarily two-way, starting at the corner of Church and School Streets and ending at the second entrance to the school parking lot. Church Street is closed to through-traffic beyond the school parking lot.

Due to construction on the Banta-Davis Fields, Bedford Road (Route 225) between Church Street and and the Banta-Davis access road will be reduced to one lane between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. from July 28 though August 3.

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito