The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 9, 2009


Psychologist shares tips for handling high school stress

“This has been a rough start to a new year,” observed Kathryn Yamartino, EdM, PsyD, in her talk entitled “Stress and Stressful Times – Supportive Tips for Parents” at the Concord-Carlisle High School. The audience of close to 30 high school parents, about half of whom had students new to the school this year, responded with a spontaneous burst of ...more

Who was Who in Carlisle: Elizabeth Robbins Berry, writer and collector with ties to Lincoln memorabilia and Clara Barton

Deep in the records of the Carlisle Historical Society, in a file labeled “Ephemera,” is a small, plain card with a swatch of black broadcloth glued to it. On the card, written in the hand of Carlisle native Elizabeth Robbins Berry, is the information that the small piece of black cloth is a fragment of the pall from slain President Abraham Lincoln’s ...more

Gaining Ground book inspires cooks to use local produce by Nancy West

Carlisle has had a close alliance with Gaining Ground in Concord for the past 15 years. Ever since the inception of the hunger relief organization, which grows organic produce and distributes it to deserving families, food pantries and other charities, Carlisle residents have figured prominently among its rosters of volunteers, benefactors and board members. ...more

Biodiversity Corner Common Cattail

Name: The Common Cattail is Typha latifolia. Another common name for it is Broadleaf Cattail, and in some circles it is known as the Cossack Asparagus. We may think of cattail leaves as being narrow, but the species name, latifolia, ...more

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