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Friday, October 1, 2010


Happy Trails : Foss Farm

The crisp cool days of late summer and early fall usher in the perfect time to get re-acquainted with Carlisle’s many hiking trails, and what better way to experience fall harvest time than a walk around Foss Farm. The Foss Farm conservation parcel is doubtless the most intensively used conservation land in town. Boasting woodlands, fields, equestrian facilities, ...more

Dining Out (Bountiful) Belle’s Bistro in Westford

Belle’s Bistro has been open for a few years, and two years ago I took my French houseguest there after reading about the wonderful food. The setting, more split-ranch than restaurant digs, was comfortable albeit small, and the noise level close to airport-runway- decibel caliber. The service, however, was attentive, the menu looked enticing, the wine list ...more

Biodiversity Corner : Great Egret Ardea alba

On August 25, Judy Asarkof of River Road said that she had seen many Great Egrets in the Greenough wetlands near Maple Street. D’Ann and I later counted 19 Great Egrets and several Great Blue Herons, mostly on the west side of Maple Street. We stayed in the car and took photographs so as not to disturb the birds. We had seen Great Egrets previously in Carlisle, ...more

Autumn Poem

How is it a poem ...more

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