The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 4, 2008

RICHLY DESERVED. Selectman Doug Stevenson congratulates Susan Emmons, winner of this year’s Most Honored Citizen Award, at last week’s Old Home Day ceremonies. Among her many activities in town, Emmons has served as general manager for the Carlisle Mosquito for more than 20 years. See story on page 11. (Photo by Rik Pierce)

Police find youths drinking in woods

An early drinking party in a tent in the woods off Hutchins Road was cut short late Monday afternoon, June 23, when police investigated a car parked in the woods and followed a trail to what Lt. Leo Crowe described as a “makeshift fort,” with beer available and empties lying around. Four Carlisle youths between 17 and 19 were apprehended at the site. The ...more

Davis Corridor – designed to connect neighborhoods

Today, Carlisle residents can enjoy the results of a hardworking group of conservationists who, in the 1970s, had the forethought and skill to plan and execute the purchase of more than ten distinct parcels of land. Together, these parcels would become a conservation corridor, linking neighborhoods and existing trails and providing a permanent connection to ...more

Stormy weather stalls over Carlisle

Carlisle’s summer, which started with record highs during a heat wave, continues to be active, weather-wise. Thunderstorms have broken out almost every afternoon for over two weeks. Almost like clockwork, the clouds build during the day and let loose either in isolated bursts of wind and rain or as prolonged downpours. ...more

BOH gives Ferns preliminary approval for expansion without café

On June 24, the Board of Health (BOH) approved the Ferns Country Store site plan review pre-application to add a middle building joining the store with the adjacent garage. The decision includes conditions that septic flow rates remain within range and that there is no café/lounge or public bathroom. ...more

“Wilma the Worm,” the grand-prize winner in the Old Home Day parade, is led by Ali Forelli and Amelia Cox. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

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