The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 12, 2002


Poodle skirts, slicked-back hair and pillbox hats were back in style last weekend at the Carlisle School as seventh graders brought the musical "Bye Bye Birdie" to the Corey Auditorium stage. As always, the annual play was an impressive celebration of youthful enthusiasm and hard work, made possible through the leadership of a talented director (Liz Smith) and dozens of dedicated, behind-the-scenes parents and teachers. This winning combination created a spirit of teamwork that glowed onstage and kept things running smoothly backstage, even in the face of daunting challenges during one of the performancesbut more on that later. ...more

So you have hiked to Concord with the Carlisle Minutemen and watched the troops from surrounding towns gather together to march across the river to meet the Redcoats and re-enact the battle at the Old North Bridge. Then you make your way into Concord to the reviewing stands on Main Street to watch the parade go by. ...more

Carlisle Mosquito reporter Anne Marie Brako asked town residents about tax issues facing the town. On Saturday, April 6, she stopped residents at the Mosquito Trash Party central station on Lowell Road. Five people would not comment for the record. Eight people did share their thoughts. All were registered voters. Questions included the following: ...more

"Living in Carlisle" is a series of columns for newcomers to town and for others interested in the goings-on in Carlisle and neighboring communities. ...more

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito