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Friday, June 12, 2009


A view from the parsonage

We were in a white-out on the Massachusetts Turnpike on January 19, 1975. Our white car, driven by my 29-year-old husband, added to the uncertainty of being between “here” and “there.” We knew where we were going, but the lack of clarity outside the car windows matched our wonderings of what it would actually be like to be a young pastor with a wife, ...more

Carlisle students honored at CCHS awards ceremonies


Bakewell, Adeline - 2D Art, Chinese 2, High Honor Roll ...more

Rotary Class Acts awards, June 2

These awards are given to students who demonstrate community service, integrity, kindness, leadership and civic responsibility. Carlisle seniors who received awards were: ...more

Summertime reading – Carlisle men weigh in

It’s that time of year when the weather begins to warm and the pace of life slows down a bit – time to take a break, relax and read. This year the Mosquito sought summer reading suggestions from several men’s groups in town. The resulting list includes several novels, but it also includes a broad offering of non-fiction titles. So whether you prefer fact ...more

Biodiversity Corner
Red-spotted Purple

Name: The Red-spotted Purple is a large colorful butterfly with the scientific name Limenitis arthemis astyanax. It is a member of the “brush-footed” butterfly family which has about 3,000 species worldwide and includes the Admirals, Checkerspots and Painted Ladies. The ...more

Old Home Day is theme of Gleason Library exhibit

Spring may be short in New England, and a visit to the Gleason Library may be all you need to remind yourself that summer is just around the corner. In the main foyer under a festive red, white, and blue banner you’ll see an array of ten photos taken by Allison Cottrill at last year’s Old Home Day (OHD) celebration. Cottrill, primarily a portrait photographer, ...more

Host families needed for Turkmenistan exchange students

Have you ever wanted to be a host family to a foreign exchange student? ...more

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