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  • February 26, 2023

The Arnold Arboretum will display five proposed concepts for its entrance improvement project at a Jan. 21 meeting.

The Arnold Arboretum is hosting an open house for the project on Jan. 21 from noon to 3 pm at the Weld Hill Research Building (1300 Centre St., Roslindale). Landscape design firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates will be present to discuss the project, and the five proposed concepts for five entrances, and provide feedback on the designs. Registration is encouraged, but not required to attend the meeting.

The project will cost a lot of money, and the Arboretum is looking to

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  • February 20, 2023

Jeffrey Swope sees potential in the rickety old porch and overgrown patch of ground on the Bosler Memorial Library campus in downtown Carlisle.

“We’re trying to infuse this space with all different kinds of learning,” the library executive director said of plans to develop a Children’s Learning Garden on what is now an under-utilized lot between the main library building and 29 S. West St. “This will repurpose the space in a way that will serve the community.”

This effort gathered momentum after the COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the need for libraries to have outdoor programming space to provide flexibility and

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