The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 15, 2010

SUNLIT. Late-afternoon sun shines through ornamental grass. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Gleason Library to try Sunday hours

Sunday hours will be on trial at the Gleason Library from January through April. The library will be open Sundays during these months from 2 to 5 p.m. The trial will be made possible by an endowment grant matched by The Friends of the Gleason Public Library (FOGPL) and additional fund raising, and will test whether library services not provided in the town ...more

MSBA scopes CCHS building project at $75-85 million

The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) announced last week that it has moved Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) from the repair category to the Feasibility Study phase and is willing to support a $75-$85 million project to renovate CCHS. This does not include funding for the athletic center proposed in the CCHS Facilities Master Plan completed ...more

Happy Trails: Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

For those who need an excuse to get out and enjoy the fresh air, why not take some time this week to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week by exploring Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge right here in Carlisle. Great Meadows is one of eight national wildlife refuges in eastern Massachusetts. Its 3,800 acres, most of it fresh-water wetlands, stretch ...more

BOH ponders regionalization

Does the board embrace looking at regionalization to see if it makes sense? asked Bill Risso of his peers at the Board of Health (BOH) meeting on Tuesday, October 12. Risso represents the board on the towns newly formed Special Committee on Regionalization Opportunities. In February, a predecessor group, the Structural Financial Planning Committee ...more

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