The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 10, 2009


A gold medal weekend for Carlisle School musicians

The Carlisle Middle School Concert Band stands to acknowledge applause after their gold medal performance at the MICCA Concert Festival on Sunday, April 5. This is the first time since previous band director Tom O’Halloran retired that the Carlisle Middle School band, under the direction of Deana Saada-Smith, has achieved gold. (Courtesy photo)

Carlisle band students listen during their clinic with adjudicator Elizabeth Jackson as she comments on their performance. (Courtesy photo)

Middle School Choir members enjoy a light moment at the MICCA Choral Festival after winning gold. Back row, left to right are Allie Mundel, Mel Rocco, Annalise Fosnight, and Camilla Vilain. Susannah Krapf is in front. (Courtesy photo)

SPRING CLEANING. First-grader Karsten DeMay and his dad Dwight DeMay work on Westford Street during the Mosquito’s annual Trash Party on Saturday, April 4. (Photo by Beth Clarke)


ECO-SMILES. Girl Scout troops 72654 and 72655 participated in the Eco-Symposium on Saturday, March 28, at Concord-Carlisle High School. Displaying part of their exhibit are (left to right) Erika Hedden, Nicole Albanese, Lucy Hill and Nicki Barth. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)


A NEW SPRING COAT. Workers apply a new coat of pavement on the Lowell Street pathway. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)


YOUNG LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS. Girls from Carlisle’s sixth-grade Girl Scout Troop 2656 recently helped set up displays and straighten shelves at the Gleason Public Library. (Courtesy photo)


FORWARD, WALK! Jane Anderson (right) led an informal walking group that met at Center Park on April 2. The group will continue to meet on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. to explore trails and pathways in town. Following Anderson, left to right, are: Hannalore Munson, Sandy Dolins, Helen Young, Dave Keast, Dottie Hall, Donna Cantrill and Ellen Kriegel. (Photo by Marjorie Johnson)


ICE CREAM. Four generations of the Bates family were the first customers at the opening of Kimball’s at Bates Farm on April 8. Nicky Condron, held by his mom, Jessica Metivier, gives his great-grandmother Jean Bates a taste of his cone, while grandparents Ralph and Connie Metivier watch. This begins the fortieth year of the dairy stand’s operation. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

UNDERCOVER WORK. Daniel Hutson unwraps his rhododendron, which survived the winter without deer damage. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S. Eva Herndon (left) and Maria Conley sport their vintage hats at the COA Women’s Breakfast on March 25 at the Sleeper Room. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)

Carlisle Cub Scouts go out and about

Some of Carlisle’s third-grade Cub Scouts recently visited the Boston MedFlight facility at Hanscom Field and got a tour of the new helicopter. Picture left to right are Josh Miller, Kirill Keeler, Harry Topol, James Sibley, James Grant and Somil Teabo. (Courtesy photo)

The first-grade Tiger Cubs visited the Carlisle Mosquito and put together their own version of the paper. In the front row are (left to right) Parker Rule, Conrad Krapf, Charlie Hutchinson, Sammy Brigiotta, and Jeb Morgan. In the back row are Pete Richardson, Zach Clark, Charles Facey, Jeb Dee, Jamie Hammond and William Chaffin. (Photo by Sarah Hart)




2009 The Carlisle Mosquito