Welcome to Carlisle, MA 01749

About Carlisle…

English colonists first settled the area now incorporated as the town of Carlisle in 1651 on parcels of land of the neighboring towns of ActonBillericaChelmsford and Concord. Carlisle became a district of Concord in 1780 and was incorporated as a town by an act of the legislature in 1805.

Carlisle contains a library, a country store, a book store, a dentist’s office, an automated teller machine and many residential buildings. There are two ice cream stores: one of the four branches of Kimball Farms, and Great Brook Farm State Park which is home to the first robotic milking system in Massachusetts[2] and serves ice cream made from the farm’s milk. Great Brook Farm is also the site of one of the premiere cross-country ski touring centers in New England.[3] On the east end of town there is an auto body shop and the former (closed in 2012) Blue Jay Recording Studio, where artists such as the PlattersAerosmithAimee MannAmy GrantAlice CooperBostonJohn Williams and the Boston PopsBuckwheat ZydecoBilly JoelLauryn HillRihannaRoy Orbisonk. d. langPat MethenyYo Yo MaCarly Simonthe Pussycat DollsGenesis and Lady Gaga have recorded.[4]

The town newspaper, the Carlisle Mosquito, has appeared as the weekly independent newspaper of the town since 1972. It is a non-profit publication distributed free to all town residents. The paper includes local news, announcements, and logs.[5]

The Gleason Public Library[6] is one of the 36 libraries in the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. Gleason Public Library also contains a seismograph.

Cultural organizations include the Carlisle Chamber Orchestra,[7] the Carlisle Community Chorus,[8] and the Savoyard Light Opera Company.[9]

Carlisle Old Home Day[10] has been held for over 100 years on the weekend prior to the Fourth of July as a free public event with family-friendly games and activities.

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Check back later for my community spotlight on Ferns Country Store!

Charming, old-fashioned market with a deli & cafe serving pizza, sandwiches, desserts & coffee.

A true neighborhood favorite!

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