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Friday, October 13, 2006

HARVEST TIME. Jill Goldman looks on as Isadora Goldman-Leviton (on left) and Mikko Brightstar carry pumpkins selected at the farmstand of Lawrence Sorli on Westford Street. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)
When Police Chief John Sullivan opened his e-mail inbox Tuesday morning, subject lines included "Homeland Security," "emergency training," "SWAT team organization." In fact, half his 20 messages were related to emergency preparedness. "It's pretty big," he says of the chunk that emergency tasks take out of his day. ...more

As Rocky Point, the first 40B development in Carlisle at 302 Lowell Street, nears completion, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) invited residents and involved parties to last Thursday's meeting to hear their feedback and to determine if the ZBA is needed to help expedite or resolve issues in order to help bring the project to completion. ...more

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced dollar-for-dollar matching grants to communities which have collected property tax surcharges under the Community Preservation Act (CPA) for FY06, and Carlisle has been awarded a matching grant of $282,735. CPA funds may be used for open space and historic site preservation, public recreation and affordable ...more

Why does the town need to build more playing fields? To answer that question, Recreation Commission (RecCom) Chair Allen Deary presented data to the Finance Committee (FinCom) both by e-mail and at the October 4 FinCom meeting to address the upcoming Warrant Articles relating to the construction of new recreation facilities on the Banta-Davis Land. The FinCom ...more

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito