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Friday, February 15, 2002

RAPT ATTENTION. A story hour at tbe Gleason Library keeps these youngsters enthralled.

(Photo by Midge Eliassen)

Kids Sports are off-base
Former Celtics player says "Get rid of elite teams"

"Youth sports must be about meeting the age-appropriate needs of all kids who participate." This is the philosophy of Bob Bigelow, former Celtics first-round draft pick, youth basketball coach, and author, along with journalists Tom Moroney and Linda Hall, of the book Just Let the Kids Play. He gave a talk sponsored by the Concord Bookshop and the Center for Parents and Teachers on February 7 at the Alcott School in Concord. ...more
Carlisle couple found dead in car
Police investigation looks for cause or motive

Police officers Richard Tornquist and Mike Taplin made a requested well-being check on a Carlisle couple last Saturday morning and found them both dead in a car parked in the carport at their home at 43 Fern Lane. Arthur Bisberg and Freida (Jacobson) Bisberg, both 70, were last seen alive on Tuesday morning, February 5. ...more

What has been a tangled history has just become more complicated with the filing of a second lawsuit by the landowners Michael Vale (formerly Michael Valchuis) and David Valchuis against the planning board and four Berry Corner Lane homeowners. The latest suit seeks to overturn the board's January denial of a one-house lot plan and to determine whether the owners of Berry Corner Lane have violated the existing easement agreement. ...more

Bingo romps in the fluffy snow.

Carlisle Cairn is 'Best of Breed' at Westminster

Champion Maverston's Bingo, a fun-loving, tail-wagging Cairn Terrier, won Best of Breed at the Westminster dog show on February 11. Bingo was bred by Marly Lucier of North Road who handled him to the win. Bingo is 18 months old and completed his championship in December with wins on both the east and west coasts. He is loved and co-owned by Marly and Margie Cahn of Worcester.

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito