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Friday, November 22, 2002


When I rang up Kay and Walter Woodward to arrange a time when we could meet to talk about how the Woodward family celebrates Thanksgiving, Kay's initial response was to say how she was still recovering from the five family birthdays that had been celebrated in October. "I've finally had time to get back to working on my quilt," she explained, "but ...more

submitted by Dian Cuccinello of Lady Di Sweet and Savory Catering

1 stick unsalted butter ...more

On the surface, there would appear to be very few similarities between the towns of Carlisle and Concord and Durban, South Africa. For those of us fortunate enough to live in this area enjoying bucolic settings, excellent schools, state-of-the-art medical facilities and material advantages, it is difficult if not almost impossible to comprehend the extreme ...more

Lee Milliken insists there's nothing so unusual about her Thanksgiving plans. She'll roast a turkey; other family members will provide mashed potatoes, salad, vegetables and pies. "It's quite a traditional menu, nothing gourmet," she says. Traditional, perhaps — the only distinction is that the gathering Lee and her husband, Art, attend each ...more

The year that Jimmy Carter was elected president, my husband Jonathan and I were living in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, in a little town on the very northern tip of the island called Portrush. It was a career move for Jon, odd as that sounds. He was working his way up in a family textile business, and had been assigned to be part of a management team to ...more

There is a new place to dine in Westford. The Westford Grille opened in April of this year and we discovered it about August. Since then Alex and I have gone there several times and a friend and I have had lunch there. On these occasions the service was friendly and attentive and the food quite nice. ...more

Name: Bazzania trilobata, a liverwort. ...more

Many people aren't aware that the American Automobile Association (AAA) does more than provide roadside assistance and travel information. It has a powerful political lobbying arm. The Center for a New American Dream's Enough magazine (fall 2002) states, "AAA uses millions of membership dollars to lobby against federal environmental and auto safety ...more

On August 17, 1887, a group of Carlisle women met at Union Hall and voted to form a Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), auxiliary to the WCTU of Massachusetts. Mrs. I.H. Chamberlin was elected president, Mrs. E.J. Carr and Miss M.A. Bailey were vice-presidents. Other members included Mrs. Sabra Barrett, Mrs. T.A. Green, and Mrs. J.E. Bull. Mrs. ...more

On Sunday October 27, a group from the First Religious Society took a field trip to Overlook Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts. ...more

November 22, 23 at 8 p.m.

November 24 at 2 p.m.

Corey Auditorium

This past Saturday an enthusiastic Corey Auditorium audience cheered throughout the evening at the Savoyard Light Opera Company's (SLOC) current production of The Mikado. This comic opera is one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular creations. Commenting on the many aspects of SLOC's wonderful performance of The Mikado can be done only by using ...more

Last Thursday night at Union Hall, the Cambridge Society for Early Music (CSEM) opened its Chamber Music by Candlelight series with a spectacular performance by the Quartetto Montis Regalis, direct from Turin, Italy. The group played string quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Luigi Boccherini, and the nearly unknown Josef Myslivecek, performing ...more

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