The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 7, 2005


Most preschools in town still have openings in their programs this fall, continuing a trend that has been going on for the last several years. With six preschool programs going, including the public preschool at the Carlisle School and five private ones, schools are faced with increasing competition to educate the youngest members of the population. Where ...more

Name: The scientific name for this mushroom is Pholiota squarrosoides. To understand the name, you have to start with the related mushroom Pholiota squarrosa, the Scaly Pholiota. Phol- means scale and the suffix -ota means furnished with or possessing. Squarros- means the scales are upright with a rough scurfy ...more

Their towering yellow presence on the back roads around town remind us that another school year has begun. As a bus comes up over the hill, the whistle and whine of its tires give warning of its approach. "The bus is coming!" children announce as they hoist their backpacks. The door springs open and they are whisked away for another school day. ...more

The dry summer has caused the leaves to fall a bit prematurely in my backyard, bringing an early crunch to my walks along the field paths, especially in the mornings when I run my Boston Terriers back there. Who knew that, along with that first tangy fragrance of fall, there lurked an unknown danger, waiting for the perfect moment to strike? ...more


Population - 2,871 ...more

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito