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Friday, September 24, 2010


Gleason Art: tombstones, miniature radios and landscapes

Three new exhibits have opened recently at the Gleason Public Library. Photographs by Carlislean Mollie McPhee, an unusual collection of radio miniatures assembled by Carlislean Jon Golden and landscape paintings by Chelmsford resident Ann Christensen will be on display until October 30. ...more

Green Cemetery gates open to all Carlisle residents

On a sunny day you will see people strolling through the grounds of the Green Cemetery or even having lunch together there on the grass. It may seem an unusual place to walk or meet with friends when there is so much open conservation land and community trails in Carlisle, but the cemetery has the advantage of being wetland free, having cultivated grass and ...more

Happy Trails: Exploring the CCF land: the new southwest trails

The recent purchase of the Benfield Property and several nearby parcels has provided acres of new conservation land to explore and the Carlisle Trails Committee has responded by creating several new trails. In particular two trails have just been completed in the southwest corner of town near the boundaries of Acton, Concord and Carlisle. These new trails on ...more

An organic and/or locally grown pot luck supper is coming up

Once again it’s that time of year, looking ahead to another organic and/or locally grown family potluck supper. The event will be held on Friday night, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. in Union Hall at the First Religious Society. This is a wonderful way to spend an evening enjoying delicious food prepared by neighbors and friends, while engaging in spirited conversation. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Invasive Orange: Oriental Bittersweet

Earlier this month we learned about Glossy Buckthorn with black fruit, black roots and orange wood in the center of the stem. This week we have another orange enemy of our woods: Oriental Bittersweet. Planted in gardens for its beautiful bright orange seeds framed by a charming four-petaled cover that opens in late fall, this native of Asia has escaped the ...more

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