The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 25, 2001


There's new blood at the Carlisle Mosquito

It is time to introduce some of the people who write the articles in the Carlisle Mosquito, those reporters who cover town committee meetings as well as the feature writers who focus on the people and activities that take place in Carlisle... more

TreeTalk: Plant stress, tough times

Extreme weather events have been brutal on the local flora lately. This past winter wasn't too bad with respect to low temperatures but think back to the early winter when there were a couple of very sudden deep drops. Damage occurred to plants that had not yet "hardened off" prior to these freezes. The persistent snow ... more

Winter wren is highlight of bird walk

On what started out as a cool, overcast morning, 23 early-rising birders turned out for the 30th annual Conservation Commission Spring Bird Walk on the Towle Conservation Land Sunday May 20, at 6 a.m. With cool, dry weather following a 90°+ heat wave in early May, migration had been erratic and somewhat retarded. Unlike the pesky mosquitoes, warblers and many other usual migrants were in short supply. Nevertheless some interesting and uncommonly seen birds were sighted... more

HOE DOWNING. Steve and Peg Opolski swing into Saturday night's 'Squito Town Hoedown' at the Hart Barn on Lowell Street. The Carlisle Education Foundation benefit raised over $1,200 (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)


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