The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 8, 2002


Carlisle certainly has more than its share of rocks and boulders, but reader Miles Goff of Bedford Road was able to identify the specific rock we pictured in a recent issue of the Carlisle Mosquito ("Where in Carlisle?", October 25, 2002.) He wrote the following message via e-mail: ...more

Carlisle's affection for the sheep, the herders and the dogs that keep the grass, poison ivy and the buckthorn at Towle Field and Spencer Brook Reservation under control, drew about fifty residents to a demonstration of herding techniques on Sunday, October 27, at Towle Field. ...more

Braving wind and morning temperatures in the 40s, Carlisle residents streamed into town hall at an estimated rate of 200 per hour. Despite the unseasonably cold weather, ten voters stopped to share their opinions with Mosquito reporter Anne Marie Brako on: 1. what issues determined your vote for governor and 2. your views about ballot question #2, concerning ...more

The cross country team enjoyed several team victories as well as many personal successes. The team was led by captains Aaron Freedman, Patrick Brennan, Brenden Hedblom, Maia Reed and Cassidy Lane. These five were an invaluable resource as they led stretches, workouts and offered support to their teammates. The season opened with the Carlisle Invitational, ...more

This season of Huskies girls soccer has been tons of fun and all the girls have really improved. This season has been [what you might call] a building season, as it is only the second year that Carlisle has had a girls soccer team. ...more

Carlisle Middle School's boys soccer team recently completed its second season in the highly competitive Middlesex League. Although the team managed only one tie in 10 games,it was competitive in nearly all its matches. The boys also displayed a positive team attitude and fine sportsmanship throughout the season. ...more

The field hockey program in Carlisle once again had two teams. The Varsity (2 wins, 3 ties, and 6 losses) and JV (3 wins, 2 ties, 2 losses) teams both showed a season of great growth. The offense strengthened their abilities when it came to passing and moving to open space. They were also able to become more successful in scoring goals when given the opportunity ...more

Biodiversity Corner

Staghorn Sumac

The Biodiversity Corner has just reached its one-year anniversary. It quacked its way into existence last year on November 9 with the Wood Frog. In total it has documented 37 non-tax-paying species in the town, including one amphibian, one arachnid, nine birds, seven fungi, four insects, one lichen, four mammals (two rodents), three plants, three wildflowers, ...more

It was the last rehearsal before the big performance, and director Margot Law's signature smile was looking a bit tighter than usual. Her stomach, she admitted, was churning with stress. At one point during the evening, music director Fred Frabotta, who can work up a sweat with ...more

Conductor Andrei Sobchenko and band director Alfred Dentino kicked off the school year on October 24 with the CCHS band and orchestra performing before a packed house at Carlisle's Corey Auditorium. With just six short weeks to prepare before their first performance, the program consisted of a challenging lineup of selections. ...more

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito