The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 2, 2008


BIRD’S EYE VIEW. This goldfinch poses on a windowsill between attempts to to chase away his reflection. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)

COOL POOL. Wildlife ecologist and former Conservation Commission Chair Chris Kavalauskas (with net) led the April 27 Vernal Pool Walk on the Conant Land sponsored jointly by the Trails Committee and the Conservation Commission. According to Conservation Administrator Sylvia Willard, this was the first time that fairy shrimp were found during during the annual event. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

POND LIFE. This young Blandings Turtle was on display on the Vernal Pool Walk last Sunday. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

TURF ROLLING. Work continues on the new athletic fields at CCHS. Final pieces of turf are being put down, lines painted and by the end of the week the parking area will be paved. The opening celebration is scheduled for June 8. (Photo by Susan Mills)

USHERING IN A MASSACHUSETTS MAY. Carlisle’s own Great Brook Farm State Park shows off her spring beauty as the rains early this week gave way to sun on the morning of April 30. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)


BABY DRIVER. Sam Brock, 16 months, enjoys a warm day last week. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)


IMAGINING TROPICAL BREEZES. Swaying to a tropical beat are (left to right) Caroline Stevenson, Catherine Bernardin and Catherine Stevenson at the Caribbean for Kids music program last week at Union Hall. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


SPRING GREEN. Fiddlehead ferns have started to appear around town. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)


HOW LOW CAN YOU GO? Third-graders Clark Bernardin and his limbo buddy Brian Szczesniak go under the limbo stick held by Sarah Buss, from Germany, and Maureen Myers, Carlisle grandmother, at last week’s Caribbean for Kids program in Union Hall. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)




2008 The Carlisle Mosquito