The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 20, 2008

NEW LOOK FOR LADY LIBERTY. Years of dirt and lichen were cleaned off the statue in the rotary this week in a project coordinated by the Carlisle Garden Club and financed with Community Preservation Act funding. (Photos by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Philip Gladstone makes weather statistics dependable

Philip Gladstone of Curve Street, who was recently honored as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Hero of 2008, should also be called a “data quality hero.” Using his weather knowledge and data collection expertise he has made it possible for over 5,000 weather observers from across the country to automatically and accurately ...more

Library restoration committee seeks specialist to assess damage

With the approval of Article 21 at May Town Meeting, $40,000 in Community Preservation Act funds were allocated to the Gleason Public Library to assess the cause of water damage in the older section of the building and to specify a plan to repair the damage to the historic structure. The Building Restoration Committee met on June 12 to finalize the wording ...more


Conservation land stewards examine Foss Farm

The Carlisle Land Stewardship Committee (LSC) delivered the fifth of its comprehensive Baseline Assessments of the town’s major conservation parcels at the June 12 Conservation Commission (ConsCom) meeting. In the document’s 56 pages, municipal officials, outdoor enthusiasts and interested taxpayers can find an overview of the history, geologic features, ...more

Community and Adult Education reports successful year

The Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education (CCACE) gave its annual presentation to the Regional School Committee (RSC) on June 10. John Saltonstall of Carlisle is the current chair of the CCACE Advisory Committee and he will be retiring after six years of service. The CCACE offers a wide range of courses for all ages in foreign languages, culinary arts, ...more

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