The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 20, 2007


As individuals, as communities, as a country, we need to develop an attitude of zero tolerance for domestic violence. Even here in quiet Carlisle, domestic violence rears its ugly head. Last year Carlisle Police reported 16 family disturbances and two arrests. For a victim of domestic abuse, finding resources, feeling heard and no longer feeling alone can ...more

No leaves on the trees. Lots of brown debris on the ground and only a few flashes of color from the earliest spring bulbs. This is spring clean-up time! Mushy brown leaves and stalks from last year can be left in place, as certainly in nature there is no one to come along and sweep them away, but for tidy gardeners the best practice is to snap these off or ...more

We haven't had a fungus in the Biodiversity Corner since February 16 and while you know I have a fondness for fungi, I do like to cover things that other people are finding. So imagine my delight last Thursday at the Peter Alden talk about local changes in flora and fauna between Thoreau's time and today, when Bonnie Miskolczy showed me the stick she had found ...more

on April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon

The Annual Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the DPW Building behind the Transfer Station. The collection is sponsored by the Board of Health and paid out of Transfer Station sticker fees. Clean Harbors will conduct the collection, which is free to residents who have a valid transfer station sticker. ...more

2007 The Carlisle Mosquito