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Friday, December 9, 2005

NO PLACE LIKE HOME. Carlisle typifies the splendor of the season in New England. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Bound for Ohio Traveling in the year "1800 and froze to death"

The following are excerpts from a letter contained in the Carlisle Historical Society collection. Fradrick Blood (born 1767) was a member of the extended Blood clan whose extensive land holdings, known as Blood's Farm, once stretched from Concord to Billerica. He married three times, had six children, and in 1816 headed west with his third wife, Mary Cummings ...more

After following up on a report on Monday, December 5 by two Carlisle students involving a driver asking where the students lived, the Carlisle Police Department determined the driver was looking for a car that was for sale. After the police contacted the school, Carlisle School's Technology Specialist Cyd McCann used e-mail to immediately notify parents of ...more
A Carlisle Conservation Commission enforcement order brought developer Ira Gould and four recent home buyers in Great Brook Estates to the Commission's December 1 meeting. Gould was present to declare his innocence of any violation of the Carlisle Wetland Protection Bylaw, while the homeowners were seeking relief from related inconveniences, both physical ...more

What will it take to entice Carlisle residents to make existing accessory apartments "affordable" or to construct new apartments to help the town meet its state-mandated goal of 10% affordable housing? To answer that question and develop relevant regulations, Carlisle has formed a new task force. Led by Doug Stevenson, chair of the Board of Selectmen, ...more

Conceptual drawings for expansion of the Carlisle School campus, unveiled last week by the School Building Committee (SBC), show a new building on the current play plaza. That building will provide a central entrance to the campus and more classroom space. A continuing issue is what to do with the Highland Building. While many love the historical school building, ...more

The Mosquito will not publish on December 23 and
December 30. We'll be back with the January 7, 2006 issue

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito