The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 17, 2010

TALL TIRES. Tyler Wells pitches in during the Carlisle Fire Department’s annual Wash A Fire Truck Day on Saturday, September 11. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Carlisle’s Jon Golnik is Republican pick for U.S. Rep.

Jonathan Golnik of Elizabeth Ridge Road has won the nomination in the September 14 Republican Primary race for Representative in the U.S. Congress from the 5th District of Massachusetts. According to state results posted Wednesday on with 195 of 196 precincts tallied, Golnik received 39% of the vote, while primary opponents Sam Meas received ...more

New Housing Production Plan nears release

Carlisle must submit an updated Housing Production Plan (HPP) to the state this fall in order to remain eligible to earn a moratorium on “unfriendly” 40B housing developments. Carlisle’s Housing Authority Chair Alan Lehotsky and Housing Coordinator Elizabeth Barnett briefed the Selectmen on September 7 on the 2010 update of the plan, being finalized by ...more

Carlisle’s “older” moms have no regrets

I was supposed to go to Paris for my 40th birthday. One of my oldest friends, with whom I’d studied at the Sorbonne for a semester abroad, was thrilled to join me. Then “Henry” showed up on a sonogram in October, with a due date seven days after my 40th birthday. He was my second child, and would arrive a mere 16 months after my first had – when I was ...more

Energy Task Force helps Carlisle grow greener

The Carlisle Energy Task Force convened on August 23 to discuss ongoing efforts to qualify Carlisle as a “Green Community” in order to participate in a state program legislated into existence by the Green Communities Act. The program provides detailed criteria which collectively define a “Green Community” and makes available to any towns demonstrating ...more

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