The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 11, 2005


Beth Bourque gets straight to the point in her description of an authentic St. Patrick's Day: "No one in Ireland eats corned beef." She says that Ireland has some wonderful cuisine that many Americans are unaware of, and her family's meal on March 17 will center around some of those tastier delicacies. "For our St. Patrick's Day, we'll probably ...more

To help Carlisle's older residents live happily, independently, and safely in their own homes for as long as possible, the Carlisle Council on Aging (COA) executes a two-pronged blueprint of social programming and outreach that amounts to a smorgasbord of activities and services for every taste and requirement, and even for multiple age groups. ...more

All afternoon I waited by the phone on that September day in 2002, poised and ready to throw clothes into a suitcase and speed off to the airport if necessary. My father, Edmund Claypool, was having an angiogram at a hospital near his home in a Chicago suburb. I paced the kitchen, feeling a tug of regret and responsibility. I should be there with him, ...more

The energy expended by students in each production of West Side Story could easily power Concord-Carlisle High School for an entire month if they could only figure out how to harness the BTUs. The students have outdone themselves when it comes to energetic dancing, acting and singing in this year's production, which completes its run on the high school ...more

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