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Friday, June 30, 2006

Carlisle School eighth graders anticipate the receipt of their diplomas on Thursday, June 22. The ceremony for 102 graduates was held outdoors on one of the few dry evenings that week. See more photos on pages 13 and 18. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

Carlisle School graduation, 2006
Below are the two speeches presented by graduates.


They taught us how to write; they taught us how to perform mathematical operations; they taught us how the world worked. But behind the academics, behind the drone of the customary, required subjects of study, they taught us things worth far more: ethics, understanding, not what to think, but how to think, acceptance and tolerance. But above all, weaved into ...more

Twice it appeared that town boards did not fully understand one another during the Planning Board meeting on June 26. ...more

To maintain the forward momentum in managing the new environmental requirements on the town-owned Benfield Land due to the presence of the rare blue spotted salamander, several experts, organized by former Selectman John Ballantine, presented their views on the complex environmental issues facing Benfield's development at the Selectmen's meeting ...more

Early Tuesday morning the western portion of the Cranberry Bog was flooded, due to a partial collapse of a dam located upstream in Chelmsford. ...more
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2006 The Carlisle Mosquito