The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 6, 2005


"So, what are you doing with your mom for Mother's Day?" ...more


School Superintendent's Report The schools were closed early in January for a period of several weeks on account of whooping-cough. The sickness of the pupils, and the deep snow which blocked the roads interfered materially with the attendance at the Highland School. ...more

Tony Mariano recently found significant evidence of copper in Carlisle, but he continues to be amazed at the lack of details about the working mine in the mid-1800s. (See Mosquito, April 22, 2005). The Carlisle resident and experienced exploration geologist captivated a large audience that overflowed the Hollis Room in Gleason Library on April 28 with his ...more

Name: Bloodroot is Sanguinaria canadensis and is native to the woods of southern Canada and eastern U.S. down to Florida. It is a member of the poppy family. The common name refers to the orange-red sap that exudes from cut roots and stems. The plant has quite a lot of common names including red puccoon, puccoon-root, coonroot, redroot, and ...more

"Hey there, where are you going?," I shouted from my car window as I met Alan and Meredith Cameron walking purposefully down School Street heading towards Russell Street. I stopped the car and they came over to tell me that they were on their way to This Old House at the corner of Concord and South Streets, where they were in training to be volunteer ...more

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Arbor Day was on April 29. Okay, it's true that most properties in Carlisle have too many trees. It's not like the Nebraska of 1872 when J. Sterling Morton established the wildly popular tree planting holiday. On the other hand, there's always room for a new ornamental and our woodlands could use some help reestablishing biodiversity with some under-represented ...more

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