The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 16, 2004


Spectators along the parade route were delighted by the creativity, spirit, humor and sense of community displayed by all of the participants in this year's OHD Parade. ...more

Ed. note: Selectman Doug Stevenson, a member of the Celebrations Committee, presented Carlisle's Honored Citizen Awards posthumously to Sarah Andreassen and Vivian Chaput at Old Home Day on July 3. The following is the text of his speech. ...more

Ed. note: This is the speech that Conservation Commissioner John Lee gave at Old Home Day when presenting the Conservationist of the Year award. ...more

Minuteman Regional High School Superintendent Dr. Ronald Fitzgerald finishes his twenty-eighth and final year this August. In a recent interview he reflected on his years as superintendent and emphasized the need to reach out to students from towns like Carlisle. ...more

The Carlisle Cranberry Bog and July (also August) are the perfect match for observing dragonflies. The dragonflies swoop over the irrigation ditches and pond edges. These skimmers often perch on the grasses and other plants along the edges of the water. Many dragonflies are continuous fliers and hard to observe and photograph, but these Common Skimmers land ...more

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The winners of this year's Old Home Day frog jumping contest are: ...more

Carlisle's annual Road Races received their first sponsor participation this year. Thanks to the coordinated generosity of Ferns Country Store and the Vitamin Water Company, we had the addition of cool Vitamin Water drinks for all runners, entertaining music, and the use of the Vitamin Water loudspeaker system to assist in the dissemination of announcements ...more

The winners of the raffle at our booth were: Eva O'Keefe, winner of two tickets to the Boston Classical Orchestra; and Mollie McPhee, winner of two tickets to Sturbridge Village. Thank you to all who completed an interest survey for the Carlisle Cultural Council. All responses will be compiled and recommendations taken into account when grant applications ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito