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Friday, January 14, 2000


I've been hearing about this "Empty Nest" syndrome for most of my life, and never gave it much thought, except to think it was rather silly. Well, now it has happened to me. And you know what? It's real. My goodness, what a revelation. Suddenly, after more than thirty years, my husband and I are once again alone in the house. Bear in mind that the last time that happened, we managed to start a family. ...more

Ignoring millennium hype and Y2K hysteria, thirteen birders combed the woods, fields, and swamps of southern Carlisle on Sunday January 2 for the annual Christmas Bird Count. This was the 27th consecutive year of the count in Carlisle, but the 100th year of this winter census in the U.S. Each count is conducted within a 15-mile-diameter circle. Last year there were 1767 such circles in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, and even on a few Pacific islands. Carlisle is at the northern edge of the Concord circle, which is centered at the intersection of the boundaries of Concord, Sudbury, Maynard, and Acton. ...more

On December 14, Claudia Talland, M.D., officially became the Carlisle Town Physicianan associate, non-voting member of the board of health. ...more

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