The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 1, 2001

Conservation property management took up a large portion of the May 24 conservation commission (ConsCom) meeting, beginning with the latest news from the sheep-grazing front. The commissioners were happy to learn that finances have been obtained to move ahead with a plan to hire a flock of 200 wooly ruminants complete with electric fence, sheep dog and shepherd to see if the hungry animals can help keep area conservation lands relatively free of invasive plants ...

 

Father Tom Donohoe of St. Irene Church says a brief prayer at the monument in the rotary on Memorial Day, prior to the laying of the wreath by Nikita Singhal and Minuteman Scott Evans. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Memorial Day, 2001: 'Soldiers waging peace'

"...We all understand the significance of Memorial Day, which traces its history back 133 years to 1868. It's a day of remembrance, reflection, and respect. Today we honor the more than one million American men and women who have fought and died...

The conservation commission issued an emergency certificate to trails committee chair Steve Tobin for replacement of a collapsed stone bridge on the Old Morse Road trail that runs from the Transfer Station to Curve Street. The structure, which fell victim to over-industrious beavers and spring floods, now presents a threat to hikers. Tobin has walked the trail with DPW head Gary Davis, who declared the stones too heavy to move or set and so suggested installation of a modern culvert. Tobin received the nod.

Students, parents and teachers in the METCO program at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School visited the Carlisle School last week, as part of a panel discussion organized by Carlisle's regional school committee members Cindy Nock and Harry Crowther.

 


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