The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 24, 2004


Once in a blue moon, something that initially looks dubious at best turns out to be a blessing in disguise. Such, in my opinion, is the case with the new Bedford Road pathway. When it was first proposed, my husband and I, as abutters, looked at this thoroughfare as nothing but trouble, and we grumbled our objections — "Why build a sidewalk to the ...more

Many Carlisle residents know Gabrielle Savage Dockterman as the wife of School Committee member David Dockterman, or as Jake's mom, the woman who served as hair stylist backstage at last year's seventh-grade play. ...more

Name: The black and yellow garden spider is Argiope aurantia. It has a number of other common names including golden orb weaver, yellow argiope, and writing spider. ...more

I read with interest the article about empty nest syndrome in last week's Mosquito. I think I caught a mini-version of this dread disease when my older child entered middle school, and it resulted in my becoming a staff reporter for the Carlisle Mosquito. ...more

I don't know about you, but for most of us local gardeners, these are the days we cherish. As produce comes tumbling out of the garden, we check the weather channel and keep an eye on the outdoor thermometer when we rise in the morning. How much longer will we have before the first frost of the season arrives? The overnight low early Monday morning registered ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito