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Friday, December 7, 2001


On Sunday, the New York Times published its Holiday Books for 2001, while the Boston Globe listed its Top Gift Books for 2001. But that won't stop the Mosquito from chiming in with our suggestions of books to give as gifts during the upcoming holidays. ...more

"Harry Potter: Which did you like better the book or the movie?" ...more

Twenty-eight years ago Carlisle's newspaper had a very different look, but it covered the issues professionally and as shown below covered similar issues to the ones the Town is discussing now. It was pasted up from articles typed on various typewriters, illustrated by town children and collated by volunteers. The following are taken from the November 14, 1973 issue (Vol.2, No. 7 ...more

Name: White Bird's Nest Fungus or Crucibulum laeve (a.k.a. Crucibulum vulgare) ...more

Asking people to compare a book to a movie in a town of readers isn't an easy job. Nonetheless, it surprised me to find out how many adults in town had not only read one Harry Potter novel but had read all four books about the engaging character created by J.K.Rowling. Yet most adults queried had not seen the movie, and said they planned to wait for availability of a videotaped version. It was also interesting to find out who hadn't read the book. ...more

Just last week, USA Today recommended an award-winning children's book, Remmy and the Brain Train, by Dr. James B. Maas. Tucked inside the front cover of that book is a CD by Carlisle's own Suzanne Scheniman. Suzanne set the text of Remmy to music, and not only does it include her voice and composition, but also the voices of a number of members of the Carlisle community. On Tuesday of this week, Dr. Maas was scheduled to launch his book and Suzanne's music on the Today Show, bringing nationwide attention to a story and song about a little boy who needs a good night's sleep. ...more

The true sprit of the holidays has always been helping those less fortunate than ourselves. The police department staff is asking for your help again this year. ...more

2001 The Carlisle Mosquito