The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 8, 2008

At 6:15 a.m. on Tuesday, not too many voters had arrived yet. Nancy Pierce and Tom Dunkers check in one of the early arrivals. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
Carlisle voters preferred Illinois Senator Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the presidential primary election held at Town Hall on Tuesday, February 5. New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Arizona Senator John McCain won overall in Massachusetts. Nationwide, the total delegate count predicted by the Associated Press on Wednesday ...more

How does Minuteman Regional High School meet the needs of students preparing for jobs in Massachusetts? Minuteman's new Superintendent, Dr. Edward Bouquillon, spoke last week about the school's technical education to the Lexington chapter of the League of Women Voters. He touched on what manufacturing employers are looking for, the skills that need to be taught, ...more

Developers wishing to build 40B housing in Carlisle will be governed by a new set of regulations and procedures if a draft report issued by the 40B Working Group is adopted. The report proposes a more formalized application, fees to recoup more of town costs, and the appointment of an application facilitator and Town Hall Advisory Group to see an application ...more

Keith Therrien wanted to be a pioneer in energy self-sufficiency. He may end up with arrows in his back. As the Mosquito was about to go to press, we learned that in a letter to be issued on February 6, Acting Building Inspector John Minty rescinded Therrien's permit to build a wind turbine on his property at 78 Berry Corner Lane. ...more

Valentine's Day is next Thursday. How about giving your valentine six heart-shaped truffles in a pink or gold box from Dante Confections in Billerica? Making this gift extra-special is that its origins are in Carlisle — chocolatier and owner...more

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