The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 20, 2005


Recently returned from Iraq, Second Lieutenant Daniel Newman of Carlisle will give the keynote address at Carlisle's traditional Memorial Day celebration. The events will be held on Monday, May 30 from 9:30 a.m. until noon in Carlisle Center. Everyone is encouraged to come out and honor those who have served and are serving our country. ...more

The "Get Fuzzy" Fan Club was out in force on Thursday evening, May 12, when Darby Conley, comic-strip writer and Carlisle native, appeared at the Mosquito's Annual Meeting. "Get Fuzzy," with its characters Rob Wilco, Satchel Pooch and Bucky Katt, is syndicated in over 500 papers (including the Boston Globe) and in more than ten languages. ...more

Name: The bobolink is Dolichonyx oryzivorus. It has other common names, like rice bird, meadow-wink, skunk blackbird, reed bird, and butter bird but around here it is most often known as the bobolink. It is a member of the blackbird family, the Icteridae, along with meadowlarks, orioles, grackles, and of course blackbirds. ...more

The Art at the Gleason program has mounted "4 at the Mill," an exhibit of paintings by four area artists who share a studio at the Littleton Mill. Last Saturday afternoon, Joan Terrell Smith of Boxborough, Dona Julian Spillane of Chelmsford, Arlene Richman of Concord, and DeAnne Thorn of Groton rendered their own perspectives on art in their work ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission is accepting nominations for the annual Conservationist of the Year award to be presented to the winning candidate on Old Home Day. Nominations should be submitted to the commission by Wednesday, June 8. ...more

Nominations for Carlisle's honored citizen award are being accepted by the celebrations committee. The deadline for nominations is Monday, June 13. Please fill out the coupon provided or send a letter to either Howard Hensleigh or Judy Larson. ...more

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