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Friday, January 23, 2004

GLIDING BY. Skaters from Bedford and Lowell enjoy Carlisle's new RecCom rink on Rt. 225 at Kimballs. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

For the past nine months, my brother Mike McGarry, a reservist from upstate New York with a job, a wife, and four young kids, has been stationed with the 413 Quartermaster Battalion in Balad, Iraq. Lately he has been escorting convoys between Balad, in the midst of the Sunni Triangle, and Tikrit. Although we've been in touch intermittently by e-mail and letter, ...more

A capacity crowd filled the Heald Room at Town Hall on January 14 when the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPC) met to discuss the process of purchasing Benfield Parcel A (see Mosquito, January 16). As previously reported, the Carlisle Conservation Foundation (CCF) has secured an option to purchase 45 acres (Parcel A) of the Benfield property off South ...more
Two Carlisle School first-grade classes that have been in makeshift quarters in the school library for two weeks are expected to return to their classrooms today. The classrooms had extensive damage from a pipe that burst last week after the sub-zero weather. The carpets in Mrs. Walker's and Ms. Clark's classrooms still need to be replaced, but old asbestos ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito