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Friday, January 9, 2009


Carlisle Sector of Concord Christmas Bird Count, 2008

The 49th Concord Christmas Bird Count was held on January 4, 2009. The weather was about as good as can be expected for January, with mid-day temperatures in the 30s, sunny skies, and very little wind. ...more

Carlisleans turn travel lemons into lemonade

Traveling this past holiday season was a breeze for a few and a nightmare for others. The East Coast had clear weather for the most part, but the Midwest was hit by a large winter storm just before Christmas, which shut down travel, particularly in the Chicago region. Carlisle residents are a hardy bunch, though, and the Mosquito heard stories about how they ...more

Biodiversity Corner: White-throated Sparrow

The White-throated Sparrow was one of the many birds counted as part of the Carlisle annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). There were some unusual birds in this year’s count but I chose the White-throated Sparrow because it is a bird that all of us could easily learn by either its distinctive appearance or its memorable song. For a long time I didn’t realize ...more

Seventh graders sing, dance and act in auditions for Into the Woods, Jr.

In the theater world, the “triple threat” is the performer who can act, sing and dance with fairly equal skill. Broadway is replete with these talented people, and some have achieved the status of Hollywood celebrities. ...more

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