The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 13, 2007


A cool summer morning provided the backdrop for this year's races. By popular demand, the races reverted to their traditional order of the five-mile preceding the one-mile, albeit 15 minutes earlier than usual. A total of 195 runners finished the races, the second largest field in 32 years: 136 in the one-mile race (64 female), 59 in the five-mile race (17 ...more

Thanks to the Old Home Day Committee for submitting the following results and awards. ...more

When Beverly Sills, the luminous opera singer and legendary arts administrator died on July 2 at the age of 78, longtime Carlisle residents remembered her special connection to the town. ...more

This year, the Old Home Day Committee announced a multi-generational scholarship program based on strengthening the involvement of Carlisle citizens in community service. The scholarship program is funded from Old Home Day earnings and charitable donations designated exclusively for the scholarship program. ...more

Editor's note: We asked writers of occasional columns at the Mosquito to suggest books for your summer vacation. Some of our writers declined, pleading that their reading is restricted to professional books and journals, leaving no time to curl up with fun reading. Others sent the following recommendations. Happy reading! ...more

I have just returned home from our annual Old Home Day extravaganza right here in downtown Carlisle. Just think about all of the citizen volunteer hours and hours that are required to make this day happen. All I can say is "Wow" and "Thank you!" They say that many hands make small work, but in this case many hands did a lot of work, and ...more

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