The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 27, 2006

WINTER RETURNS. Snow falls on the church in the town center on Monday. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)
The Carlisle Board of Selectmen voted 5-0 at their January 24 meeting to approve an application for a license to sell wine and beer at Ferns Country Store. Carlisle residents Robin Emerson and Larry Bearfield of Carlisle Center Ventures, LLC, who assumed ownership of Ferns in December 2003, plan to expand the store to include the adjacent garage in order ...more

Carlisle Police officers were surprised with a real "twofer" when they responded to an auto accident call just before 9 p.m. on January 6, and wound up charging one of the drivers with multiple offenses relating to vandalism at the State Park. ...more

At the Finance Committee (FinCom) meeting on January 24, Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie made the case for creating a new full-time position at Town Hall. If approved, the person would provide assistance to McKenzie and also to two boards that have requested assistance: the Housing Authority and the Zoning Board of Appeals. ...more

There was a good turnout for last week's community meetings on the school master plan as parents, town officials, and residents showed up to see the plans firsthand. The Carlisle School may request design funds for its building project at a Special Fall Town Meeting this year, but no decision has yet been made. ...more

Five blasts of the fire horn means Station Coverage — Personnel Needed, and Fire Chief Dave Flannery sounded the verbal equivalent to the Finance Committee (FinCom) at their January 18 meeting. "Our guideline budget of $252,763 represents an increase of $10,412 over the 2006 budget," said Flannery. Included in the increase is $6,151 for wages ...more


The Carlisle School Committee will discuss the Highland Building on Wednesday, February 1 at 7 p.m. in the school library.


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