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Friday, March 7, 2008

KICKING UP THEIR HEELS IN CRAZY FOR YOU. Cowboys dance with New York showgirls in Deadrock, Nevada in the Concord-Carlisle High School production of the Gershwin musical Crazy For You which opens tonight and runs for six performances this weekend and next. (See press release) (Photo by Nancy Roberts)

Dr. Joyce Mehaffey hired as Carlisle Middle School Principal

Dr. Joyce Mehaffey has accepted the position of Carlisle Middle School Principal offered by Superintendent Marie Doyle after a final interview last week. Doyle spoke with Mehaffey about the acceptance and said, “She is delighted to be joining our educational community.” Mehaffey will be replacing interim Middle School Principal Jim Halliday. ...more

Town Caucus yields contested races

It took just under a half hour on Monday night at the Town Caucus to nominate candidates to fill openings for School Committee, Selectmen, Board of Assessors, Board of Health, Library Trustees, Planning Board and Town Moderator. Candidates will compete for slots on the Board of Selectmen and School Committee, but not all openings came away with nominees. The ...more

Highland Committee studies options

The Highland Building Study Committee met on February 27 to discuss possible dispositions for the historic school building. John Ballantine, Ken Hoffman, Bob Stone and Bob Hilton each presented a list of possible actions to take with the building, with preliminary analyses of the consequences of each action. The committee is not charged with making any particular ...more

In an undated photo, Carlisle musher Joseph Booth shows off an award-winning Siberian Husky. (Courtesy photo)

When sled dogs ruled the town

The Iditarod is underway, as all second graders at the Carlisle Public School know, because they study Alaska in March. The 1,150-mile sled-dog race from Anchorage to Nome is the ultimate endurance test for human and canine athletes, an extraordinary sport in which mushers and their dogs become superheroes. ...more


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