The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 1, 2006

GREAT DAY FOR A WALK. About 30 walkers and several dogs explored Estabrook Woods on the annual post-Thanksgiving Day walk hosted by the Carlisle Trails Committee. Leading the group are Amelia Cox (on left) and Michaella Coughlin. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
Carlisle has a huge variety of habitats that support an abundance of wildlife. Too often we forget to get out and experience nature's bounty. We even complain at times about how much nature we have. Luckily, we don't have to go any further than outside our front doors, in the backyard, the attic, cellar, or just open the door to the pantry and follow ...more

If you have ever considered putting all or part of your property under a Conservation Restriction or Easement to preserve a vista, protect a wildlife habitat, preserve an historic feature, or assure permanent agricultural use of your land, 2007 is the year in which to act. Why now? Because the federal government has passed legislation that offers greatly increased ...more

A handful of town employees and committee members voiced concerns on November 27 when Selectmen discussed a draft performance review for Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie. McKenzie's contract, covering three years and offering a 6% increase each year, was signed November 14, at which time her review had not been completed. Bill Tice and Doug Stevenson, the ...more

The November 27 Finance Committee (FinCom) meeting concentrated on two agenda items: (1) a request by the Conservation Commission (ConsCom) to increase the limit that can be expended from its "revolving fund" to increase the available time for the administrative assistant from 15 hours to 19 hours per week, and (2) respond to questions regarding ...more

Christmas on the Common
Tuesday, December 5 at 6 p.m.

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito