The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 19, 2008

CANE DO. Art Veves demonstrates chair-caning techniques in an event sponsored by the Carlisle Historical Society at Heald House on Sunday, September 14. (Photo by Dave Ives)

Carlisle looks at wind turbines

Bylaw changes to allow solar generation and small wind turbines in Carlisle are targeted to be on the Warrant at the Spring Annual Town Meeting. On September 16, the Alternative Accessory Clean Energy Generation Committee, having completed recommendations for solar, began the process of looking at wind turbines. Height, setbacks and materials were discussed, ...more

Explore Carlisle’s Greenough Land:
Part of a 742-acre swath of protected open space

The cooler weather and beautiful colors of fall provide yet another opportunity to enjoy Carlisle’s conservation lands. As the mosquito population dwindles and the grasses, wildflowers and migrating birds reflect the change in the season, Carlisle’s fields and trails beckon. At 242 acres, the Greenough Land, located on the eastern border of Carlisle, is ...more

Meet Greg Lee, Carlisle’s new postmaster

Those who have stopped by the Carlisle Post Office to buy stamps, send off packages to students away at college or collect the mail that was held for summer vacation have had an opportunity for the past several months to meet Carlisle’s new Postmaster Greg Lee. He was appointed in April, when former Postmaster Bill Ponte retired. ...more


Selectmen will ask for Highland vote at Spring Town Meeting

Should the town pay $409,000 to make the Highland Building viable for some uses, or demolish it at a cost of $133,000? That’s the question the Selectmen hope to put before voters at the next Annual Town Meeting. On September 9, the BOS reviewed the recommendations of the Highland Building Study Group, appointed last spring to come up with alternatives for ...more

School Building Committee reviews space needs, wants, requirements

In an effort to support current and future educational needs at the Carlisle Public Schools, the School Building Committee (SBC) is working on plans to replace the Spalding Building and upgrade other school facilities, and to obtain partial reimbursement for the building project from the state, through the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). At ...more


Postmaster Greg Lee assists Heidi Kidder at the Post Office counter. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


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