The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 23, 2007

LATE AUTUMN PASTORALE. Ornamental grasses make a graceful scene in Carlisle as winter approaches. (Photo by Mike Quayle)
Concord voters gave final approval for the replacement of the Willard Elementary School at an estimated cost of $29.4 million at a Special Town Election held Wednesday, November 14. With a 29% voter turnout, the proposal passed with a 64% majority. The vote was not contingent on receiving reimbursement from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). ...more

Visitors to Great Brook Farm State Park on Lowell Street may notice that construction has just begun on a new waste water treatment facility. The state park includes a dairy farm where 70 cows are milked by farmer Mark Duffy. The waste facility will treat "grey water" from the washing of stainless steel equipment after each milking. At a cost of ...more

Board of Health (BOH) Chairman Jeffrey Brem conducted a mini-seminar on septic system science at the November 13 Conservation Coffee. The aim was to enlighten attendees on the science behind proposed changes to Carlisle's Supplementary Regulations. These are the rules that strengthen or add to the state's Title 5 requirements, taking into account local geological, ...more

There's a treasure at the Gleason Public Library. In the reference section on the bottom shelf of the second row is Houses and Families of Carlisle, 25 volumes of the history of Carlisle's oldest homes and families, with 495 photos, genealogical charts, newspaper clippings, maps and poems. The author is Martha Fifield Wilkins, who lived in Carlisle ...more


2007 The Carlisle Mosquito