The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 26, 2007

PUMPKIN PARTY. Winners proudly display their entries in this year's Great Pumpkin Spectacle held Tuesday, October 23, at Gleason Library. For a list of the winners, see page 7. Behind the contestants, Children's Librarian Marty Seneta (wearing a wreath) joins judges Priscilla Stevens (disguised as a teapot), Angela Smith (in witch attire) and Police Chief John Sullivan. (Photo by Mollie McPhee)
The First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist (FRS) of Carlisle celebrates its 250th birthday next year at a turning point. Having survived the retirement of long-time minister Dr. Eugene Widrick in 2001, and the recent departure of his replacement Reverend Tim Jensen, the church is under the temporary stewardship of Interim Minister Reverend Victor H. ...more

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has awarded Carlisle a grant of $297,471 in a dollar-for-dollar match of the FY07 monies collected by the 2% property tax surcharge authorized under the Community Preservation Act (CPA). Since 2002, Carlisle has been awarded a total of $1,566,735. ...more

Flea Market Saturday, October 27
At Kimball's 10-2 (rain date the 28th)
With a vote of 5 to 1, the Planning Board approved granting a special permit for construction and operation of an 80-foot monopole antenna on Sorli Farm at 1022 Westford Street. Brian Larson, the dissenting board member, was not persuaded that Omnipoint Communications could not satisfy its coverage objectives with a 60-foot monopole. Chair pro tem David Freedman ...more

Over the next two weeks Selectmen Tim Hult and Doug Stevenson will set up a new committee to look into what to do about the deteriorating Highland Building on the Carlisle School campus. The decision to create the task force was made at the October 23 Board of Selectmen's (BOS) meeting. ...more

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