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Friday, December 8, 2000

I started my holiday shopping early this year. On the last mild weekend in November, I set out right after breakfast for a grand sweep of my Back Bay neighborhood buying scented soaps, costume jewelry, cassettes and T-shirts. I ran into a friend who was eating a bagel on Newbury Street and we compared purchases. ...more

Review goals, progress, frustrations, concerns ...more

Growth in Carlisle is taxing town services and driving the work of town boards and committees. At their "All Boards" meeting on November 28 the selectmen reviewed their 2001 Goals and Objectives and each board gave a brief progress report, highlighting a pressing issue or a recent accomplishment. ...more

Former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis spoke to students and faculty at Concord-Carlisle High School leading a lively discussion about the current election. At a packed all-school assembly in the high school gym on Wednesday, November 29, he encouraged students to think about public service as a career. "If you care about the homeless, that's a political issue. If you care about the future and world peace, go into politics," he said. ...more

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