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Friday, August 15, 2008

PLAY ON. Children raise basketballs high in their final performance of Junior High School Musical, held this week as part of the Carlisle Recreation summer program. (Photo by Dave Ives)

ZBA OKs Ferns’ expansion

Before a sparsely attended public hearing on August 7, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) grappled with three requests for variance submitted by Carlisle Center Ventures LLC, which owns and operates Ferns Country Store on property leased from the Daisy family. According to store proprietor Larry Bearfield, each of these variances would be necessary to allow ...more

Lightning hits playground

This summer has seen relentless rains, accompanied by lightning, thunder and hail. Just a year ago the Mosquito reported that stormy weather seemed to bypass Carlisle (see “How’s the weather?” August 24, 2007), but this year the magic protection has disappeared. ...more

Sports medicine expert trains his eye on the Olympics

While the eyes of the world are on Beijing this month, one pair of Carlisle eyes is watching the Olympic Summer Games with more than just entertainment in mind. ...more

Study Group recommends that Selectmen control and preserve Highland Building

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) met with the Highland Building Study Group on August 12 to discuss their research on possible dispositions of the Highland School Building. The group recommends that the Selectmen take control of the building; that Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds be used to upgrade the condition; that a Highland Building Committee work with ...more


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