The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 8, 2005


Cell phones — you can love them or hate them, but they are here to stay. They are now as common as hats, jackets, and keys. They are taken everywhere and used by everyone. They are a helpful tool and an annoying distraction. Cell phones ring in movie theatres, churches, hospitals and public restrooms and even at Ferns. ...more

Local shoppers and commuters stop in to browse at Carlisle Antiques. The big yellow barn on Bedford Road is full of wooden furniture and housewares with a past. ...more

Yes, there was a girl on the boys wrestling team, which had a successful 20-2 record season. Unfortunately, her name was missing from the Mosquito's CCHS winter sports roundup that appeared in the March 25 issue. In order to set the record straight, we met with Victoria Prete of Prospect Street last week to learn more about her experience as a three-year participant ...more

The Massachusetts Science Olympiad held its first season of competition in 1982. The first team to represent our state at the national tournament came from Concord-Carlisle High School and judging by this year's performance, our school will be represented more frequently in the near future. ...more

Visit the Gleason Public Library this month and see all the artistic talent that lives and works in our community. As part of a way to honor the town's bicentennial, the Friends of the Gleason Public Library is sponsoring a two-month-long art exhibit entitled "The Essence of Carlisle," which ends April 30. Sixty-nine artists submitted ...more

This year, the seventh-grade play will be Grease (school version), an entertaining musical about a super-cool, leather-jacket-clad, popular heartthrob named Danny (Zander Ansara) who has a summer romance with naïve, cute, everyone's best friend, girl-next-door Sandy (Caroline Materne). When the summer ends, they somehow end up in the same school! ...more

It is the time of year when mole salamanders (i.e. the yellow spotted, the blue spotted and the Jefferson) migrate to vernal ponds to breed. I had hoped to see some last Saturday night when conditions seemed right for a mass migration, an aquatic orgy — it was the first night of the spring with a temperature of around 40 degrees F. and raining. I saw ...more

The Assabet Valley Patriots Mite Minor hockey team completed an exciting season in the Metro Boston Hockey League. The Patriots shocked the competition by upsetting the number-two seed Edgewood Hawks, 3 to 2, in the first round of the playoffs. This stunning victory propelled the Patriots into the championship game against the number-one seed Worcester Crusaders. ...more

The CC Bantam team moved on in the Northstar League playoffs by beating Shrewsbury 2-1 in overtime last Sunday night. After returning from the March Meltdown Tournament held in Laconia N.H., the team played its fourth game in three days. In New Hampshire CC went 1-1-1 by beating Reading 7-2, tying New England Stars 2-2 and losing to Groton who plays in the ...more

The Carlisle Huskies junior varsity girls basketball team worked hard on the fundamentals of basketball. Each player continued to grow and improve her level of skill and knowledge at each practice and game. ...more

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