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Friday, March 7, 2008


When sled dogs ruled the town

The Iditarod is underway, as all second graders at the Carlisle Public School know, because they study Alaska in March. The 1,150-mile sled-dog race from Anchorage to Nome is the ultimate endurance test for human and canine athletes, an extraordinary sport in which mushers and their dogs become superheroes. ...more

On the town with DPW Superintendent Gary Davis

Heading towards the Department of Public Works (DPW) main office on Lowell Street for an interview with Carlisle’s Superintendent of Public Works Gary Davis, tomorrow’s weather forecast comes across loud and clear over the car radio -- “snow beginning in the middle of the day; continuing late into the night with an accumulation of 9 to 12 inches.” This ...more

Biodiversity Corner Eastern Screech Owl ...more

Sheep return to Carlisle pasture, with lambs this time

Residents who once delighted in watching sheep cropping away on the Towle Land will be pleased to know that Carlisle has a new flock of 27 sheep, including 11 lambs, in the field behind the Woodward house at Maple Street and Bedford Road. Unlike the Towle Land sheep that were rented for a few weeks each year to control the grass, poison ivy and buckthorn that ...more

Carlisle students to exhibit art at Gleason Library

Starting March 15, the Gleason Library will host an art show highlighting artwork done by Carlisle students from grades K-8. With the help of Shirley Lynch Scarlett, Brooke Cragan and Library Director Angela Mollet, the show will be on exhibit through April 25. ...more

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