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Friday, April 22, 2005

PATRIOTS DAY 2005. The Carlisle Colonial Minutemen begin their annual march to Concord. Leading the way is Gabor Miskolczy followed by (right to left) Charlie Forsberg, Bill Hamilton, Michael Johnson, Fred Seward, Scott Evans, Stephen Evans and Emily Evans. Luc Mundel and Gardner Nash are there too, but hidden. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)
The intersection of Concord and South Streets is a magnet today, drawing people to tour "This Old House," and making Carlisle a "destination," at least through May. A century and a half ago, this same location was the center of activity of a different sort — a small mining community had sprung up to support a copper mine in the back ...more

One of the worst intersections in town is living on borrowed time, thanks to a redesign of the dangerous corner by engineer George Dimakarakos of Stamski and McNary. Dimakarakos, accompanied by Department of Public Works Superintendent Gary Davis, presented his plans to the Board of Selectmen at their April 19 meeting. The new design will eliminate the existing ...more


The CCHS Feasibility Study Group met last week to frame the choices for expanding the high school: (1) renovate the existing buildings, (2) renovate the old and add new space, or (3) build a brand new Concord-Carlisle High School. ...more

An enraged wild turkey, a big male, "at least a 30 pound bird," fully ruffed up and tail spread wide, attacked Skelton Road resident Lorraine Stone last Sunday morning. Stone had gone for a walk and saw the turkey going after a car and hoped he would have gone by the time she returned. This did not happen. ...more

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