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Friday, September 22, 2006


If you walk into Town Hall these days and head into the Council on Aging (COA) office, you will meet the new Director Kathy Mull and Outreach Coordinator Angela Smith. ...more

Since Carlisle lies in the midst of Thoreau Country, we are familiar with lectures and books on Thoreau and Walden, Thoreau and the woods, Thoreau and civil disobedience, Thoreau and simplicity. But Thoreau and cats? Really? ...more

The Eastern Black Swallowtail is a common butterfly in our area from March to September with a very interesting life span that can easily be watched first hand. Over the last few years I have had an enjoyable time raising and watching these caterpillars turn into butterflies and then releasing them back into the wild. ...more

My mother kept an immaculate garden. She tended a tasteful suburban quarter acre in Newton with two or three large trees to cast comfortable shade on the house that permitted azaleas, rhododendrons and hostas to flourish, yet enough sun in certain areas to grow daffodils, daylilies, iris and roses. She would rake leaves all fall, bagging up 20 or 30 for the ...more

Would it surprise you that To Kill a Mockingbird appears on a list of 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books? ...more

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito