The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, October 23, 2009


FLAKY WEATHER. Snow whitened rooftops and lawns on Sunday, October 18. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

WET WORK. Farmer Mark Duffy churns the cranberries loose from the flooded vines while geese observe the annual harvest from a safe distance. The crop, while small, is expected to exceed last year’s. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


SCANNING THE SKIES. Alan Ankers (left) and Gordon Means take part in a bird walk at Foss Farm on October 10. Ankers led the walk. (Photo by Beth Clarke)

PUTTING ON THE DOG. Cary Keller and her children Avery (left) and Mac enjoy the offerings at the cafe sponsored by the First Religious Society’s Harvest Fair on Saturday, October 17. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


Seasonal activities abound on a beautiful, fall Saturday

At Saturday morning soccer, (from left) Heatherann Sibley, Nate Blunt and Caroline Brady scramble to the ball. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

Farmer Mark Duffy and his daughter Marlow harvest berries at the Cranberry Bog. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

A table of treasures are displayed in front of (from left) Melissa Sturtz, Andrea Brown, Vicki Goodisman and Kate Doucette, who drum up business with their infectious smiles at the Farmer’s Market Flea Market. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


At Pumpkins on the Common, Ryder Brady agrees this big one deserves an award. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)

At Harvest Fair, (from left) Jackie Schaefer, Philip Brown and fair coordinator Alison Saylor, sell apples and kiwi berries from local orchards. (Photo by Mollie McPhee Ho)


Mr. and Mrs. Crow donned their finest to point shoppers to Pumpkins on the Common. (Photos by Beth Clarke)


AUTUMNAL MOMENT. Fall comes to the upper pond at the Cranberry Bog. (Photo by April Stone)

SNOWY HARVEST. Carlisle’s cranberry harvest coincided with snow showers last Sunday at the Cranberry Bog. (Photo by Steve Spang)



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