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Friday, March 4, 2005


It was official. Carlisle began its 200th anniversary celebration on Friday night, February 18, with the first performance of Anne Marie Brako's tableau, Under the Chestnut Tree: A Chronicle of Carlisle, Massachusetts, on stage at the Carlisle School's Corey Auditorium at 7 o'clock. The play ran throughout the weekend, but the Friday night performance ...more

Swashbucklers of all ages hailing from all over the Concord-Carlisle and Greater Boston area have a new port of call at the refurbished headquarters of the Prise de Fer Fencing Club at 71 Faulkner Street in North Billerica. Prise de Fer, called simply "Club" or "PdF" by its regulars, is owned and operated by Carlisle residents, husband-and-wife ...more

"What would the world be, once bereft

Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left,

O let them be left, wildness and wet;

Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet."

Name: The scientific name of Queen Anne's Lace is Daucus carota. Other common names are wild carrot and bird nest weed. Queen Anne's Lace is in the Parsley family, the Umbelliferae, along with other well-known plants like celery, parsnips, dill, parsley, caraway, coriander, chervil and fennel. The garden carrot is a sub-species, Daucus ...more

Carlisle musicians contributed substantially to the Concord Chorus performance last Sunday afternoon, February 27. It was pure gold as Mary Lynn Bohn's trumpet sizzled in works by Campra, Gabrielli and an astounding Solemn Entry of the Knights of St. John. The combination of chorus, three trumpets, trombones, kettle drums and one tuba was marvelous. ...more

While many Carlisle families headed North and South during the school winter break last week, there were those in our community who stayed in town. ...more

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