The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 20, 2007

POLITICS ON THE PIAZZA. An overflow crowd listens on Sunday, July 15, to six candidates running in the September 4 primary election for U.S. Representative from the Fifth Massachusetts Congressional District. (Photo by Dave Ives)
Through the 1950s, Carlisle was a town of farmers with large tracts of farmland and open space. While the town has been fortunate enough to retain much of its open space, most farmland has given way to single-family homes for our growing population. Still, rural traditions can be found around town on a few farms and in homes where Carlisleans produce homemade ...more

Behind the scenes at the Gleason Public Library is a small board of elected Trustees who support the busy and popular facility. Trustees Phil Conti, Dale Ryder and Priscilla Stevens all credit Library Director Angela Mollet with making their volunteer duties enjoyable. ...more

The controversial project to build two athletic fields on a wooded site behind the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) got underway on Monday, July 16, but was halted two days later as opponents continue attempts to halt construction. ...more

There are ten declared candidates for the position of U.S. Representative for the 29 cities and towns in the Massachusetts Fifth Congressional District. A special election is scheduled for October 16 to fill the vacancy left by Marty Meehan who represented the district for more than 14 years and resigned on July 1 to become Chancellor of the University of ...more

The idea of tailoring the housing on the town-owned Benfield Land toward seniors was a topic of discussion at the Housing Authority's July 12 meeting, coming two weeks after the Affordable Housing Trust expressed a preference for senior housing on the site and suggested limiting the total number of housing units. ...more

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The Mosquito is on summer schedule. We will publish on August 3, 24, 31 and September 14.

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