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Friday, April 19, 2002

CARLISLE SCHOOL'S ANNUAL RAINFOREST PRODUCTION. Kindergarteners dressed as butterflies and other rainforest creatures respond to the man sleeping under the kapok tree (not shown). He wants to cut down the tree which they are dependent upon for their well being and livelihood. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Carlisle police prepare to fight cybercrime

Computer crime is the focus of a 16-hour class sponsored by the New England Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC). Carlisle Detective Scott Barnes is currently taking the class, and will subsequently be temporarily reassigned to the Medford police department for two weeks to do field work with them on current computer crime investigations. ...more

A student doing research on the Internet accidentally types in an address that brings up a pornography site. Middle school friends enter a chat room where gossip and rumors about classmates spread instantaneously. An instant messaging program is used to send a nasty message to someone in a new twist on bullying. How do students handle these Internet problems? How do parents help students deal with a tool that is sometimes misused? ...more

Yes, it is official.... the Pig 'n Pepper is over. For those of you who don't know, the Pig 'n Pepper barbeque festival has been the major annual fundraising event for the Carlisle Education Foundation (CEF) for the past eleven years, shared with a non-profit technology group in Westford. ...more

Balloon tests will be conducted on the Conant property and the DPW property on Thursday, April 25, between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather or winds, testing will be postponed. The crane tests were completed and the town is still awaiting the results. ...more

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