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Friday, June 24, 2005


The Trudy Biernson Memorial Scholarship was established this year as a named fund within the Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund to help students who wish to further their studies in music. ...more

The Carlisle Cultural Council is currently seeking new members to join a small but dedicated group committed to supporting the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in Carlisle. The committee meets four to six times a year to evaluate grant applications and plan for cultural activities. Committee members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen. If you ...more

It's that time of year when schools let out, committee meetings are fewer and further between, and vacation plans become a reality. As one prepares for more down time or trips to far-off places, finding the right book to have on hand becomes a top priority. ...more

"Not sure I can handle this." ...more

Fifty years ago, on June 9, the Class of 1955 graduated 13 students from Highland School. Dana Booth of River Road sent the photo to the Mosquito, along with memorabilia of the day. Mary Lou (Cann) Koning of Acton Street is the only other graduate currently living in Carlisle. ...more

CCHS boys spring sports '05
Three Carlisle runners captain the track team

The Concord-Carlisle track team had an excellent season this year under the expert coaching of Steve Lane, finishing with a record of seven wins and only one loss. Out of the four men's captains, three were from Carlisle: seniors Joe Carpenito, Kevin Tarca and Matt Gentile. ...more

Carlisle girls shine in track and field

The girls track and field team had many wonderful individual performances this season. With contributions from a large group of Carlisle athletes, the girls varsity team placed fifth at the league meet at the end of the season. Freshman Arley Donovan had a great first season debuting in the 100m and 200m events. Donovan was also a member of the 4x100m relay ...more

As we approach the celebration of the bicentennial of the town on Old Home Day, it is appropriate to acknowledge one of nature's pioneers. Pink Earth is a lichen that is known as a soil colonizer. It arrives on bare soil and strongly and surely, starting from nothing, it makes a better place for those that follow. The fungal threads in the lichen wrap and ...more

The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest recently completed its annual allocations process and awarded more than $483,000 to human service organizations and programs throughout the area. Thirty-three grants were allocated to help provide services that assist residents of all ages including infants, children, teens, adults and elder citizens. A wide range of programs ...more

With a well-balanced team of sixth, seventh and eighth graders the Carlisle Middle School baseball team dominated play in the Nashoba Valley League this spring. The team finished 9-1-1, averaging 13 runs a game, while limiting their opponents to a total of 24 runs for the season. ...more

The Carlisle Middle School softball team finished first in the Nashoba Valley League with a record of 9-2. ...more

In recognition of her many years of selfless dedication to the interests of the Town of Carlisle, the Old Home Day committee would like to dedicate this year's Old Home Day to the memory of Lee Milliken. ...more

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito