The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 15, 2005


Recreate history: on Monday April 18, muster on the Green as the church bells ring out the alarm that the British are coming. March the old road to Concord with the Carlisle Minutemen, gathering above the North Bridge on Buttrick hillside with Minutemen companies from other towns to meet the British advancing across the bridge. ...more

One report from the seats in Corey Auditorium is simply this: that Grease, performed this past Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Carlisle School, was a huge success for this year's seventh-grade class. But there's more to it than that. Grease was a huge success for the seventh grade, plus it was put together in only five and a ...more

Last week 800 lucky tickets-holders visited the "This Old House" Carlisle project house on Concord Street. Tours occurred on Monday, April 11, and Thursday, April 14. All of the visitors asked by the Mosquito said the wait in line for tickets at Ferns on April 1 was well worth it. Some people were in line as early as 4:30 a.m. Tickets were gone ...more

This is a story of more than the first confirmed sighting of a sandhill crane in Carlisle; it's also about the kind of town where such an event might happen, such an event might be noticed, and about the kind of community where people know the names of whom to notify. ...more

Do you have a cell phone? Most people do these days, and so do I, but I have to admit that I am "cell phone challenged." I think I just might have lots of company among those of us born before 1940. ...more

Just 20 minutes away at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell is Tazewell Thompson's superb play Constant Star, the Story of Ida B. Wells. ...more

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