The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 30, 2005

Today is Dave Galvin's last day on the job here in Carlisle. It was 31 years ago in 1974 when, at the age of 24, he joined the Carlisle Police Department. Four years later, he was named chief. I sat down and spoke with the modest, soft-spoken Galvin last week in his office at the police station. There was a list of questions that I was eager to ask before ...more

Carlisle's assessed share of the budget for the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School is expected to drop from 29.31% to approximately 27.04%, according to Town Treasurer Larry Barton. The decrease was announced at the September 22 joint meeting of the two towns' Selectmen, Finance Committees and the Regional School Committee (RSC.) ...more

What has four legs, blue spots, and has a penchant for involving itself in Carlisle's larger construction projects? Just as a rare Blue-spotted Salamander was found in 1989 on the land along Curve Street where the Tall Pines development now stands, this past Sunday a twin was observed on or near the town-owned Benfield Land off School Street. ...more

Police Chief David Galvin waves a fond farewell to the town he has served for 31 years. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita all communities are asking the question, "Are we prepared?" At its meeting on Tuesday evening, the Board of Selectmen continued their review of Carlisle's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and their own preparedness — or lack of it — for managing a crisis. ...more

Two years of off-again-on-again negotiations have failed to resolve a dispute over violations of two conservation easements in the Tall Pines subdivision. As a result, a civil lawsuit has been filed by the Town of Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) against Hutchins Road residents Dennis and Linda Chateauneuf for failure to comply with Commission orders ...more

Community good-bye for Chief Galvin

Community members are invited to wish Chief David Galvin a fond farewell on his last day as Chief of Police for the Town of Carlisle. Join town employees and citizens from 3 to 7 p.m. this afternoon, Friday, September 30, at the Town Hall to thank Chief Galvin for his dedication and service to our town.

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