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Great news! The Towns of Carlisle, Concord, and Lincoln are about to launch their campaign throughHeatSmart Mass is a community-based education and group purchasing program for clean heating and cooling technologies. From end of February through July of 2018, residents and businesses in Carlisle, Concord, and Lincoln (CCL for short) will be able to purchase advanced air-source and ground-source heat pumps and modern wood heating systems at a special, limited-time discount from competitively-selected installers. Supported by thousands of dollars in rebates from state and utility programs, these clean heating and cooling technologies can greatly reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, reduce your energy costs, and improve the comfort of your home.  HeatSmart CCL will open for customer sign-ups in late February 2018.   

For more information please visit the Heat Smart website at HeatSmartCCL.org

To sign up for your free home energy assessment.  Please CLICK HERE!  


 

Welcome to the Official Website for the Town of Carlisle!

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The purpose of this website is to provide information about your community, library, government, and school activities.  This is a community endeavor, all are invited to collaborate.  Your contributions and suggestions are welcomed.

The Town of Carlisle is a predominantly residential community located approximately 22 miles northwest of Boston in Middlesex County.   Once called “...city of the woods...” by Henry David Thoreau, Carlisle is still a very rural community with over 30% of the land under some form of conservation restriction.   Carlisle residents enjoy the rural charm of a New England farming community with winding roads weaving past stone walls, fields farmed for generations, unspoiled woods, and a working cranberry bog.   

The incorporation of Carlisle was a long and arduous process taking 72 years.   The first recorded intention of incorporation was in 1732.  In 1754 the District of Carlisle was approved by the Massachusetts General Court and existed for two years, five months, and 17 days before it was dissolved.   In 1780 a new, larger, District of Carlisle was approved.  Finally, in 1805, the Incorporation of the Town of Carlisle was approved.  

The visual characteristics, combined with its geographical location and the commitment of its residents to providing a quality education for Carlisle children, make this community highly desirable.

The photographs used for the web site were courtesy of Ellen Huber.

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Town of Carlisle 66 Westford Street, Carlisle, MA 01741

Phone: (978) 369-6136    Fax: (978) 371-0594    townhall@carlislema.gov
  
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