Friday, October 1, 2004

HERE'S LOOKING AT EWES. Sheep at the Towle Field take a break from their morning munching to pose for a family photo. (Photo by Reed Richard)
Fifty-two years ago the Concord High School Patriots football team won its fortieth game in a row to set a new Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association record for most consecutive wins. Tonight, the Acton-Boxborough Colonials will attempt to break this long-standing record facing, ironically, the Concord-Carlisle Patriots. The Colonials tied the ...more

A man who has been sought for a series of area burglaries, including at least two recent break-ins in Carlisle, and has been the subject of intensive and collaborative area pursuit, was arrested Monday, September 27. ...more


As the board of last resort in granting exceptions to our local zoning bylaws, the Board of Appeals frequently faces tough decisions that are not universally popular. Denial of a variance or permit frequently brings the threat of a lawsuit from a disappointed applicant. This week the BOA learned that it may be sued for granting a special permit, and the ...more

Over the past two weeks, eighteen of thirty-five signs set up by the Democratic Town Committee (DTC) to promote the Kerry/Edwards ticket have been vandalized. Modeled on a well-remembered promotion by Burma Shave in the 1950s, the signs are in a series of four so that together they make a rhyme, for example, "If you think . . . Bush is scary . . . Cast ...more

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito