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Friday, May 18, 2007


Working as an editor at the Boston Globe after covering wars in Afghanistan and Iraq might seem a let-down to some people. But not to David Filipov. The former Moscow Bureau Chief for the Boston Globe and now Weekend Metro editor for the newspaper finds his current job exciting. "It's probably the closest to being a foreign reporter that you can be while ...more

"Educating children and knowing that I have made a difference in at least some of their perspectives on the past is the most rewarding aspect of my work," states Craig Chartier, archaeologist and founder of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project (PARP). Chartier founded PARP in 2002 as a way to focus attention on the archaeology of southeastern ...more

CCHS theater wraps its season with an alfresco production

The full title of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, written around 1600, is Twelfth Night, or What You Will. The effervescent comedy was probably written as a Twelfth Night (January 6) entertainment to commemorate the night the three wise men arrived in Bethlehem and found the baby Jesus. Renaissance England celebrated that event with a lot more ...more

1. Turtles are on the move. Motorists — of all people — shouldn't need a reminder to keep their eyes open, but please be on the watch for turtles on the roads near swamps and ponds like Brook Street and near the Maple Street bridge. Leslie Thomas acted as Crossing Guard for this Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata) on School Street on May ...more

The terrible male turkey of Nowell Farme Road, often in full display, is a feathered alarm clock. He gobbles loudly just after dawn, while his two females munch goodies on my landscaping mulch and nibble on the junipers. I didn't know they were vegetarians! One female is so tame that she doesn't mind if I go out the door and approach her quite closely. I scold ...more

On Wednesday, May 9, the Carlisle kindergarten performed The Great Kapok Tree in the Corey Auditorium. The play, adapted from the story The Great Kapok Tree by Lynn Cherry, is about a man who goes into the rain forest to cut down a kapok tree, but instead falls asleep. While he is asleep, the animals that depend upon the tree to ...more

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