The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 10, 2010


Jon Golnik reflects on his campaign for U.S. Congress

Recent Congressional candidate, Jon Golnik took a break from raking leaves in his yard last week to talk about his experience running for Congressman in the 5th Congressional District. Golnik, who lives on Elizabeth Ridge Road with his wife, Phyllis, and two children, was a first-time Republican candidate challenging the Democratic incumbent, Niki Tsongas. ...more

Book suggestions for the holidays from the Mosquito staff

Editor’s note: Members of the Mosquito staff were asked “what books would you recommend giving and which would you like to find under the tree?” ...more

Football team gives Carlisle residents a day to remember

The CCHS Patriots football team made its first visit to Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, this past Saturday for the Division 2A Super Bowl state championship. Although the results could have been better – the Duxbury Green Dragons won, 35 to 13 – the Concord-Carlisle athletes gave local attendees an unforgettable experience. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Chestnut Oak

The last time I wrote about an oak tree (November 5, 2010) was a result of the Trails Committee walk at Foss Farm. The species was the Swamp White Oak. Today I have another oak from another Trails Committee walk. This time it is the Chestnut Oak and it turned up on the day-after-Thanksgiving walk at Great Brook Farm State Park. Judging by the number of Chestnut ...more

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