The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 23, 2001

Features

Which of these methods encourage children to develop a healthy attitude towards food?..more

This is the third in a series of articles featuring neighborhoods in Carlisle. In this article Darragh Murphy writes about her own personal experience of living in the center of town...more

Bill McKibben, well-known environmentalist and author (The End of Nature is published in 20 languages), talked at the First Religious Society on Sunday, March 18. He challenged people to lead more environmentally responsible lives. McKibben cited convincing scientific studies showing that the production of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels causes global warming, which "is now the single most important issue of our time." He exhorts us to "stop putting ourselves at the center of the universe" and to carry on this fight the way we fought against fascism and for civil rights in the past...more

On Saturday afternoon, my husband Bob and I traveled to the Worcester Centrum to watch the Concord-Carlisle girls basketball team play the Oxford girls team for the state championship. Our girls dominated from the beginning of the game, and although their basketball skills were a thrill to watch, the game was not one of those edge-of-your-seat thrillers where the lead fluctuates back and forth and the outcome is unknown until the final seconds of the game...more

Concord-Carlisle senior Katie Wayland shares her thoughts prior to the state final vs. Oxford...more

Lunch M-F 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m...more

Dinner starting at 5 p.m...more

(617) 924-2221..more

Last Saturday, we dined at Porcini's in Watertown, and it felt a bit like being in Italy. Porcini's has a bustling open kitchen and there is a wonderful wood smoke aroma...more

For most people green is spring's color. The signs they look for are green spears of snowdrop, crocus, and daffodil piercing winter's mud. But to me, spring is red before it is green. It's not the bold red of cardinals singing loudly from hemlock tops, or even the pinkish red of swamp maple flowers opening. The spring reds I speak of are rust red, burnt orange, auburn, burnt umber and burnt sienna (if you are an artist), chestnut and bay (if you are a horse-lover); the red of a red-headed person, a red-tailed hawk, or a red fox...more


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