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Friday, November 9, 2007


When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Kathleen (Kathy) Coyle of Maple Street was a freshman at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. At the end of her sophomore year at Goucher, Coyle was forced to drop out because her father's business collapsed. At the time, he was an international lawyer, and wartime conditions brought most of his ...more

Over two hundred guests enjoyed an evening of fine food, good company and dancing at the Carlisle Education Foundation's Dinner Dance and Auction on November 2. The fundraiser's theme was James Bond-esque, titled "For Your School Only." While sipping shaken (not stirred) martinis, patrons competed over silent auction items and later good-naturedly ...more

"So what is it like to live across the street from the barn where you raised chickens, geese and ducks until you moved to Groton six years ago?" I asked Judy Lane, who was seated at her kitchen table in the house she is renting at the corner of Concord and South Streets? Yes, it is the Judy Lane who lived for 28 years in the house most of us know ...more

So now what? What do I do now? Don't get me wrong — I'm not worried about how I'm going to spend my time, now that the Series is over. There are the Patriots, Celtics and Bruins, not to mention my job, family, hobbies and interests. No, I have plenty to do; that's not the issue. ...more

Name. The royal fern is Osmunda regalis, a member of the Osmundaceae family which is named for the Saxon god of war, Osmunder. I couldn't find an explanation for the connection to war. The ferns seem very peaceful. Family members are referred to collectively as Osmundas or flowering ferns. This is another puzzle, since like all ...more

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