The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 29, 2008


Practice gets underway for fall sports at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School

Runners include Tim Lamere (left), Adam Koski (behind) and Phil Lavely (front right). ...more

Lessons learned from summer’s storms

While most residents in Carlisle were not particularly bothered by this summer’s ample supply of thunderstorms, the noise and lightning can be unsettling for some, especially small children or pets. Many Carlisle parents have learned to cope with these fears. ...more

Cultural Compass - Why we should all sing

A tisket, a tasket, a green and yellow basket, ...more

A non-stinging Carlisle wasp helps researchers detect wood-boring insects

This is a story about biosurveillance. It’s not the kind managed by the Department of Homeland Security, which is defined as a “system to provide early detection and warning about biological events of potential national consequence” and is focused on disease outbreaks. This kind is about other biological threats to the environment and in this case it ...more

Carlisle Public School Bus Schedules: Grades K-4

Bus 4

Route begins at 8:05 a.m.

East @ Carlisle Kids House (p.m. only), 52 East Riding, 84 Tophet, 69 Carleton, East Riding @ Carriage Way, 394 East Riding, Brook @ Timothy, 214, 243 Brook, Brook @ Page Brook, 94 Brook Street, Bedford Rd. @ Shady Brook Lane, 303 Bedford, 600,491,481,432,381,315 Cross, 84 Hobblebush Lane, Cross @ Fielding Farm Drive school ...more

Looking homeward

When my best friend turned 55 last June, and I could tell she was getting tired of all the “hitting the speed limit” comments, I came up with a daring plan: a weekend trip back to the town where we grew up together – Ridgewood, New Jersey. I say “daring” because the trip could have gone either way; it could have ended up being a fond nostalgic idyll ...more

A year of running – a mother-son experiment

We ran before dawn and we ran after nightfall. We ran on hot August afternoons, brisk April mornings, and a January evening with a wind chill of 7 below. We ran in Carlisle, Concord, Acton, Bedford, Chelmsford and Stow as well as Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Pennsylvania. We ran in heat waves, snowstorms, the remnants of Tropical Storm Noel, gorgeous ...more

Green Corner: Moving out of the Energy Stone Age

The Clean Energy Biofuels Act

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