The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 30, 2008

RAISING THE COLORS. Minuteman Michael Johnson raises the flag on the Town Green to half mast at the start of Memorial Day observances. Whitney Nash (in colonial costume), Girl Scout Carly Chelton (center) and another scout hold the flag. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Reflections on Memorial Day 2008

[Lt. Col. Jeffrey Stutz was the featured speaker at Carlisle’s Memorial Day observances at the Corey Auditorium on May 26. His speech appears below:] ...more

Six developers show interest in Benfield project

The Carlisle Housing Authority held a public information session on May 22 to explain the town’s proposal to construct 26 units of affordable senior housing on the Benfield property, in preparation for issuing a formal Request for Proposals (RFP). Six developers came to the meeting and Administrative Coordinator Elizabeth Barnett said later that more developers ...more

Truck Day

Saturday, May 31,
10 a.m. to noon

Carlisle Animal Hospital closing after 40 years

Carlisle Animal Hospital, the town’s only veterinary clinic, is closing its doors as of June 6, according to interim manager Karen LaPierre. The business is owned by VCA Antech Inc., which has over 400 animal hospitals nationwide. Regional Manager Ray Heidenheim said that reasons for the closure included the economy and a “great difficulty in hiring doctors” ...more

CSC wary of donation to music program “with strings”

An offer by Carlisle parents Julia and Alex Krapf to donate $4,698 to cover the new $45 fee imposed on evening band and chorus members caused much discussion at the May 21 Carlisle School Committee (CSC) meeting. Whether or not to accept the donation led to a review of accepting funds with stipulations. ...more


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