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Friday, June 27, 2008


CCHS spring sports round-up: records to remember CCHS boys spring sports


We had a very good lacrosse season that exceeded expectations when the season began. With over 22 seniors leaving last year, it was expected this would be a rebuilding year, and the team would struggle to achieve even modest results. But when all was said and done, we had an excellent year - 14 wins and 6 losses, including an 11 and 1 record in the Dual County ...more

Girls sports


The CCHS Girls Varsity Tennis team finished another arduous season with a record of 7-12. The team ranked second in the Small Dual County League (DCL), earning the 26th seed in the MIAA Division 1 North tournament. However, the team was defeated in the first round by Reading, the 17th seed. Although no Carlisle athletes played on the varsity team, Carlisleans ...more

Ultimate Frisbee

Congratulations to the CCHS Boys Ultimate Team which in May took third place in the A division of the St. Johnsbury Invitational Ultiimate Tournament. Carlisle team members include Jarrett Piette, Zan d’Arbeloff, Richard Carey, Kira Lou and Zach Lou. ∆ ...more

Carlisle’s Maris Platais shares a wealth of artistic experience

“How long does it take?,” queried a spectator of Maris Platais, a popular New England artist and Carlisle resident, who gave a drawing demonstration at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Council on Aging annual meeting earlier this month. In just a few minutes, Platais had sketched a beautiful wooded landscape. ...more

Shedding Light on Compact Fluorescent Light

Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs), most commonly those bulbs with small spiral tubes, have a number of benefi ts over standard incandescent bulbs. CFLs use 70% less electricity than traditional bulbs

Carlisle School eighth-grade graduation – June 18, 2008

This year’s graduation speakers were Tilly Barnett and Sarah Brantley. Below are excepts from their speeches. The Mosquito congratulates all members of Carlisle’s class of 2008! ...more

Biodiversity corner: Swamp Azalea

Memories triggered by the smell of something are said to be more vivid than those triggered by other senses like sight or sound. They are also reputed to carry more emotional intensity. The smell of honeysuckle for me (and perhaps for George Gershwin) is enough to make me rise up singing, spread my wings and take to the sky. ...more

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