The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 20, 2001
In The Rainforest
Anna Kolstad (center) performs as a leaf ant in the Carlisle School's Kindergarten rainforest play.

(Staff Photo/Rik Pierce)

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Kathleen O’Hara visualizes the unspoken language
by Anne Marie Brako

Simplicity, order, and balance characterize both the work and the artist Kathleen O’Hara. These are unusual traits for abstract painting, which often appears somewhat chaotic, but are features embraced by this modern woman managing family and career demands. In the capable hands of O’Hara, everything appears well under control.

Kiely resigns from ConsCom
Commission chair cites interference
with attempt to obtain state funds
by Seba Gaines

The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) and the Town of Carlisle lost the services of chair and commissioner Carolyn Kiely when she submitted her resignation as of April 6. Although her formal letter, addressed to the board of selectmen, did not refer to the series of events that precipitated the action, her subsequent communications to her fellow commissioners and to the Mosquito did

ConsCom ruminates on sheepish proposal for Towle Field

What would the Carlisle Conservation Commission say to an offer to serve as a test site for a project that could eliminate unsightly buckthorn and the arch invader, poison ivy, from the town’s Towle Field conservation land? And, by the way, accomplish that miracle with no adverse environmental effects. The answer which came at the commission’s April 12 meeting was an enthusiastic “yes,” from all but one member.