The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 22, 1999


There's a new face behind the desk at the Gleason Public Library and her name is Conni Manoli-Skocay. Assistant librarian Manoli-Skocay presently lives in Lexington, the town where she grew up. She has been traveling the back roads of Carlisle for many years and feels she "knows the lay of the land fairly well." She admits to making a pilgrimage ...more

This is that time of year, especially on a warm October weekend when the leaves are falling, that you grab a rake from the tool house and start raking the leaves from the lawn into neat little piles that can be carried to the compost heap or hauled off into the woods. This is also the time of year, once the leaves have been removed, that you start to notice ...more

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is busy rehabilitating a two-story house on Nichols Street in Lowell for a family of eight. The house was the long-time residence of Elfirenda E. Poore and was donated to Habitat by the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Chelmsford. The building committee has been hard at work since May making structural changes from the basement ...more

Strict zoning requirements coupled with large amounts of conservation land have made Carlisle a haven for many forms of wildlife and vegetation. People have also discovered the town's charm, and the construction of new homes increases each year. Newcomers to Carlisle and the increased traffic their cars generate are making it more difficult for existing ...more

In the land of Another Country, author, lecturer and clinician Mary Pipher explores the terrain of our elders. As a geriatric care manager and one not far removed from "elder," I felt compelled to read her latest book. If you are in the so called "sandwich generation," have parents, uncles or extended family spanning the ages of ...more

The 1999 Pig 'n Pepper was held October 9 and 10 at Kimball Farm in Westford. This year's event brought together some of the usual Pig 'n Pepper fare, along with a number of new additions. Unlike last year when it rained steadily over the entire Pig 'n Pepper weekend, this years' weather was somewhat more cooperative, and the attendance at the gate was significantly ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito