The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 9, 2010


Concord Women’s Chorus: 50 years of glorious music

Fifty years ago a group of women from the Carlisle and Concord area wanted to sing. Starting with just five members, they gathered in each other’s homes on Tuesday mornings to share music. Fifty years later the Concord Women’s Chorus is 70 voices strong and celebrating their anniversary season with a special gala concert, American Women of Note, at the First Parish Church in Concord, Massachusetts, on May 8.. ...more

Around Home A bike ride on a beautiful day yields a lesson in parenting

It was a case of felicitous happenstance that the kids had a Professional Day not long ago on what turned out to be a beautiful early-spring day, one of the first of the year. The sun shone and temperatures reached nearly 60 degrees. Holly and I headed out for her first solo biking excursion, retracing the mile-long-route-via-footpath to the town center that ...more

Biodiversity Corner Fairy Shrimp

On March 28, my wife D’Ann and I visited a vernal pool on the Conant Land near Castle Rock. When I had been there a few days earlier, I heard Wood Frogs calling from the pool, and we returned for a closer look. Out of curiosity, I dipped my net into the pool and discovered three Fairy Shrimp, one about ½ inch long and two about ¼ inch long. I have only ...more

CCHS Varsity Winter Sports Roundup

Girls varsity hockey

The Girls Varsity Hockey season came to an end this year with a final record of six wins, 13 losses and one tie. Sophomore Jenny Robinson of Carlisle played center and was also the leading scorer for the team. Coach Willa commends her as a “hard worker and strong motivator to all.” Sophomore Katherine Hreib switched from offense to defense this year and ...more


Cultural Council plans community gathering, film festival

The Carlisle Cultural Council plans to increase its profile in the community, according to council member Kathleen Coughlin. At its meeting on March 30, Coughlin said that the council brainstormed the first of those plans: a “get-together, a sort of wine and cheese gathering for all of this year’s grantees and the community,” said Coughlin. To be held ...more

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