The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 21, 2006

BUY THE BEST - BUY LOCAL. Beverly Burak and her daughter, Susan Lowe, offer their produce to Sylvia Brandhorst at the first Farmers Market last Saturday. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
There seems to be a spate of toppled trees around town. The recent heavy rains and flooding must be the cause. That appears to be what people are thinking and also reading (Boston Globe July 13). It does make sense — saturated soils are significantly weaker than normal dry soils as anyone who has planted a tree or fence post can attest. We've had drenching ...more

On the afternoon of July 9, most sports fans in Carlisle joined soccer fans around the world for the televised final between Italy and France in the 2006 World Cup. For Carlisle resident and freelance sports producer Amy Rosenfeld, this was her 64th game in the international competition. By that time, she had spent 15- to 18-hour days for a month holed up ...more

Jic Davis of West Street, concerned that his area of Carlisle has a reputation for excess lightning hits, recently erected a self-designed lightning protection system. He designed the system with the help of his friend Stan Harrison, a M.I.T. graduate who "is brilliant," and understands high voltage, said Davis. "He was brutal in the technical ...more

A state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) plan to use an herbicide on a patch of purple loosestrife at Great Brook Farm State Park brought a split vote at the Conservation Commission's July 13 meeting. In a 3-2-1 decision, the commissioners issued a denial of the application on grounds that the presenters had failed to offer an alternative approach ...more

The Conservation Commission is holding its fire on an enforcement order issued to five owners of privately-held Berry Corner Lane. The commission's action on June 22 had stemmed from a failure on the part of one owner, Sami Nuwayser, to file a Notice of Intent (NOI) with the commission before hiring the Nashoba Paving Company to make repairs to the scenic ...more

After 36 hours up in a tree on the Middlesex School campus, Molly Tsongas (Middlesex Class of 2000) was exhausted but still ready to talk about her opposition to the school's expansion into a portion of the Estabrook Woods. The tree-sit protest ended about 5 p.m. on Tuesday when Tsongas and fellow alumna Rachel Banay ('03) climbed down from the trees, paraded ...more

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2006 The Carlisle Mosquito