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Friday, February 15, 2008


"I just did it because I had to do it," says Wendy Davis. She speaks with a trace of the Georgia drawl that 50 years in Carlisle have not managed to erase. Interviewed recently in the dining room of her East Street farmhouse where a cozy fire crackles in the fireplace, Davis recalls the Selma to Montgomery (Alabama) march 43 years ago when she, her ...more

Wednesday, February 20, will present us with a total lunar eclipse, which happens when the moon passes through the conical shadow cast by earth. The moon will be well-positioned to allow viewing the entire eclipse. Not much darkening will be visible until the moon passes from the outer lighter shadow called the penumbra, into the umbra, the darkest part of ...more

A group of students from a school in Quito, Ecuador, visited Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) this week, attending classes and staying with host families in both towns. ...more

In a world of latchkey kids and rising divorce rates, there seems to be a number of both over-protective and under-protective parents. Some are concerned that their kids will not be independent enough by the time they reach college, while others would be happy if their kids went to a local school and came home every weekend to get their laundry done and have ...more

Since the fall I have been wondering about a broken tree at the edge of the Towle Field. The tree is wrapped around with oriental bittersweet, an invasive and destructive vine which almost certainly contributed to the tree's demise. ...more

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