The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 13, 2007



DIGGING IN THEIR HEELS. Kids throw their energy into the tug-of-war competition at the Old Home Day Ice Cream Social held at Spalding Field on July 1. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Jic Davis and his dogs wait for the Old Home Day parade to get underway. (Photo by Dave Ives)


PANCAKE PRODUCTION. Art McKee (on left) and John Belanger flip flapjacks to feed the crowds at the First Congregational Church's Pancake Breakfast on Old Home Day. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Louise Hara (center) receives the Conservationist of the Year award on Old Home Day. Her husband, Wayne Davis, and their son Satchi, beam their approval. Hara has been a leader in improving the town's trail system, designing boardwalks and has also served many years on the Planning Board. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Selectman Tim Hult congratulates Sabrina Perry at the dedication of Center Park. Perry was responsible for bringing the park into being, (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Lisa Lofdahl sings the National Anthem as Old Home Day organizer Dave Reed (left) and Carlisle Minuteman Scott Evans stand at attention. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

This bicycle-powered fish won the Grand Prize in the parade. It was built by Bill Turville of Arlington, formerly of Carlisle, who is pedaling. (Photo by Rik Pierce))


Gleason Library Director Angela Mollet introduces ten-month-old Xavier to the delights of Old Home Day. (Photo by Rik Pierce)

Carly Blue and Toby take part in the Pet Show. (Photo by Dave Ives)

It's all part of the job for Police Chief John Sullivan, one of the judges in the pie-baking contest. (Photo by Dave Ives)

Bookish bargain hunters search for the perfect summer vacation book at the Gleason Library sale as the Old Home Day Parade passes by. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

ICE CREAM SOCIAL. Carlisle Police Lieutenant Leo Crowe enjoys Sunday's Ice Cream Social with five of his six children. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

JOLLY GOOD. Adam Jolly cruises down the road in the Old Home Day soapbox derby. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

MAKING A SPLASH. Carlisle School teacher Gene Stamell heckles the crowd as he takes his place in the dunk tank. Catherine Gladstone jumps for joy when she dunks him with a big splash.

SPUN TO PERFECTION. There's nothing like the sweet, sticky treat of cotton candy to top off a perfect Old Home Day.

Fire Chief David Flannery and Firefighter Bryan Sorrows show off the town's oldest fire engine #1, a 1931 Chevrolet, known as the "Puddle Jumper." (Photo by Dave Ives)

Janet Hentschel and her daughter Emma Schmidt ride the antique hearse belonging to the Historical Society. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

JULES VERNE, CARLISLE-STYLE. Enthusiastic balloonists line up to take a ride "around the world" during Old Home Day celebrations on July 1. (Photo by Ellen Huber)


2007 The Carlisle Mosquito