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Friday, July 16, 2004


FOLLOW THE LEADER. Bob Thomas, a nationally-known storyteller and dancer, entertains his young audience at St. Irene parish hall on July 12. The performance was sponsored by the Carlisle Cultural Council and was a joint venture of the Gleason Public Library and the Carlisle Council on Aging. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

What a glorious day it was...


Conservationist of the Year Art Milliken is joined by his wife Lee (left), their daughter Sally Milliken and her husband Jim Dooling, and two of their grandchildren, Ella and Tyler. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

The hot air balloon lifts off the ground at 6:30 a.m. from the Spalding Field. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

Pancake flipper Ed Lewis at the Carlisle Congregational Church was much appreciated as the church hosted its annual Old Home Day breakfast. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Dressed to take part in the parade later in the day, Dana and Kathy Booth enjoy the pancake breakfast. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Boy Scout luncheon co-chair Alan Carpenito flips burgers on the Carlisle Green. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Ben Phillippo stops by the Art Show in Corey Cafeteria to examine the art work on display. (Photo by Rik Pierce)

Among the prize winners in the Soap Box Derby competition on Church Street are Michael Bagshaw (right) pushing Clark Bakewell inside the car. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

Bread baking judges Annette Lee (left) and Jill Levitton, with daughter Isadora, go to work sampling entries in the bread baking contest. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Celebrations Committee member Doug Stevenson announces the Most Honored Citizen award winners Sarah Andreassen and Vivian Chaput. He is shown above (left) with (left to right) Alice Andreassen and the Gillespies, Sarah's sister and brother-in-law. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Rev. Tim Jensen, dripping wet, climbs out of the dunking booth. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Ron Chaput accepts the Most Honored Citizen award for his late wife Vivian Chaput. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Jonathon de Alderete plays lawn dominoes while game organizer Lois d'Annunzio chats with Mosquito biodiversity columnist Kay Fairweather. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

Valerie and Amanda Caddell are proud of their first-prize-winning dog, Jake. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

The sack race on Carlisle Green draws an enthusiastic crowd of youngsters. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

First place parade winner is the Carlisle Town Poor Farm float created by the Benedict family of the historic farmhouse on East Street. The entry was the brainchild of Kurt Benedict, the present farm owner. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

The Redcoats 10th Regiment musicians based in Lexington include several Carlisle boys. Shown (left to right) are Anthony Jenkins, Adam Schad, Johannes Wesselhoeft, and Hendrick Mahling. Hidden in the back is Graham Reed on the drums. (Photo by Lesia Shaw)

Jane Quinn leads Chaffee, the pregnant llama, who won the Cutest Animal Award. (Photo by Nancy Pierce)

Hal Sauer is shown on his 1944 tractor that he bought 25 years ago from Carlisle resident Carl Davis. He restored it himself and has used it to build stone walls on his property. (Photo by Nancy Pierce)

ENOUGH WITH OLD HOME DAY. Dashing out of the parade, this horse ran through the rotary and was last seen heading down Lowell Street with its owner in tow and a policeman in hot pursuit, trying to help. (Photo by Sean Flynn)

WHO GETS THE RIBBON? Old Home Day parade judges include (left to right) Pastor Steven Weibley, Father Thomas Donohoe and Robin Emerson. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

PARADE OF TIME. Fire trucks from years past are one highlight of the Old Home Day parade as they pass by the crowds in the town center on July 3. (Photo by Lesia Shaw)

FLIPPIN' THE CHICKEN. Carlisle firefighters hosted the barbeque at the close of Old Home Day on July 3. (Photo by Lesia Shaw)

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