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Friday, November 25, 2005


Finishing with six Dual County League wins and only two losses, the Concord-Carlisle cross country team had a good season this year. The team placed sixth at the League Championship, running in the snow and mud. ...more

The CCHS boys soccer team had an excellent season this year, coming within two games of the state championship. ...more

Sing the following to the tune of "This Land is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie: "This town is your town, this town is my town; from the Great Brook farmland, to the Banta playground; from the old town forest to the Concord River, Carlisle is here for you and me." If you were at last summer's Old Home Day celebration (particularly the Ice Cream ...more

For the Savoyard Light Opera Company and its audiences, this season has been one of counting blessings. In the Corey auditorium of the Carlisle School at a recent performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, there was a sense of gratitude in knowing that this troupe can still call Carlisle its home; that we only need to travel as far as ...more

"World premiere" is an exciting phrase. It causes a frisson of anticipation in the audience, who are part of something no one has seen before, and might have the chance to say, "I saw the first performance of that play, that work of art, that blockbuster." For the producers of the piece, there is always the excitement of bringing out something ...more

Name: The cranberry is Vaccinium macrocarpon. It is a native plant in the same genus as blueberries — Vaccinium angustifolium is the lowbush blueberry. Macro means large and carpon means fruit so the cranberry is a Vaccinium with large fruit. I assume they were thinking of size relative to other members of the ...more

The successful debut of the Carlisle Farmers Market is promising an even more satisfying re-run beginning about June 15, 2006. Reporting to the dozen or so supporters gathered for the monthly Conservation Coffee at Town Hall on November 8, market founders John Lee and Gale Constable stated the facts and figures, but even more important, conveyed the community ...more

I offered to help proofread the Mosquito's new compilation, "Carlisle, As the Mosquito Saw It," because it seemed like an easy way to be helpful. I enjoy proofreading, and as a member of the Mosquito's Board of Directors, I felt obligated to lend a hand. ...more

It all started with a phone call. The Old North Bridge Pony Club, an educational non-profit dedicated to teaching children how to be safe and responsible in riding and caring for horses, was outgrowing its current space at Foss Farm. ...more

For the first time in five years, the CCHS Varsity Field Hockey team made it to the Division I MIAA State Tournament. Their 9-7-1 regular season record earned them fourth place in the Dual County League (DCL), one of the most competitive leagues in Massachusetts. With strong players everywhere on the field, there was a great amount of individual talent, but ...more

Coming as no surprise, the Concord-Carlisle Girls Varsity Cross Country team has had another solid season. With a 7-1 record in the Dual County League (DCL), C-C tied with Newton South as league champions. The team came in second place at the DCL meet, behind Newton South, and finished third at the Bay State Invitational Meet. C-C placed second in Division ...more

The CCHS girls varsity soccer team steadily improved over this season, missing the state tournament by a mere two points. The team had a phenomenal finish, losing only once in their last seven games to Acton-Boxborough, the Dual County League (DCL) champions. While performing tremendously in their final games, the girls were also solid players throughout the ...more

With a solid regular season record of 13-7, the Concord-Carlisle Varsity volleyball team tied for second place in the Dual County League (DCL). The team went 1-1 in the state tournament, losing in the Division 1 Central West Semi-finals to Doherty. C-C made history this year, going deeper into the semi-finals of the state tournament than ever before. ...more

The Concord-Carlisle football team had a tough season this year, returning from an excellent, senior-led season last year. The team worked hard with Coach Dick Kerr and his assistants, training many underclassmen. With the help of seniors Jeremy Mestancik, Joe Lesses and Cory Robart, this young team played above expectations, winning 3 out of 9 games so far. ...more

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