Friday, July 30, 2004

SUMMER BLOOMS. Taking a break at the Seawrights' Daylily Garden are (left to right) Debbie Greelish, Tim White, Love Seawright, Alex Zywiak and Phil Kennard. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
As land and housing prices have skyrocketed over the last 35 years, retirees and young adults have found that they cannot afford to live in their own communities. In towns surrounding Carlisle, the need for affordable housing has stimulated the growth of retirement communities, starter home villages, and housing complexes for lower-income citizens, many of ...more

Boston may have been essentially shut down by the Democratic National Convention, but work by the Benfield Parcel A Task Force continues here in Carlisle. Even though many of our neighbors and friends have taken off for a summer break at the Cape or along the Maine coast, every single member of the eight-member task force showed up at the Town Hall for their ...more

As work on This Old House at 698 Concord Street progessed, local residents inquired about the very visible removal of several large trees along Concord Street, a designated scenic road, on July 15 (see box). DPW Superintendent and Carlisle Tree Warden Gary Davis responded by measuring the distance from the stumps to the road. ...more

This Old House webcam

Check our banner at the top of this page for a link to the This Old House web-camera view of their Concord Street project.

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito