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Friday, July 4, 2008


Runners turn out in record numbers for OHD road races

Two hundred sixteen runners – the largest field ever assembled for the 33rd Annual Carlisle Road Races – were greeted on Old Home Day morning with cool, moisture-laden air, which so pervaded this year’s race that even the results paper printout was limp. A record 144 ran in the one-mile race (63 female, 78 in the 11-and-under age group), and a record ...more

Conservationists are honored in verse

John Lee, former member of the Conservation Commission, announced the three winners of the Conservationist of the Year Award in verse. Lee poetized, in part: ...more

Honored Citizen: Susan Emmons

Old Home Day is a special day for many of us – perhaps all of us. We pass up traveling to the Cape, the mountains or elsewhere, to spend the day here in Carlisle, with family, neighbors and friends. So today it’s quite  appropriate to recognize another one of Carlisle’s finest citizens, who not only exemplifies the spirit of the Honored Citizen Award: ...more

Old Home Day results

Parade winners

Grand Prize: “Wilma the Worm” (Hooked on Recycling Committee) ...more


Scenes from a memorable Old Home Day, 2008

Photos from the day from various photographers....more

Gleason Library exhibit frames artist’s inner emotions

Artist Jonathan Donahue describes the “Ethereal” exhibit currently on display at the Gleason Public Library through August 30 in his artist statement near the main entrance. ...more

Farmers Market is a go at Kimball’s

The big yellow banner on Old Home Day (OHD) has alerted us – Carlisle’s Farmers Market is back in town. Fresh produce, baked treats and a variety of wares will be available once again starting this weekend at Kimball’s. This is the fourth year of the market and market managers Gayle Constable and Annette Lee say they have an excellent line-up of vendors. ...more

CCHS boys baseball spring round-up

The Mosquito thanks Georgia Guttadauro for stepping up to the plate and covering boys baseball at the last minute. ...more

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