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Friday, September 12, 2008


Tom Rourk: a good neighbor on Craigie Circle

In stark contrast with the new multi-million dollar homes that represent Carlisle’s future, quiet, modest Craigie Circle serves as a reminder of Carlisle’s past. It remains a safe, neighborly neighborhood of residents who care about each other. ...more

Freshman Orientation Day at CCHS a success

A year ago, Concord-Carlisle High School revamped its Freshman Orientation Day. CCHS Science teacher Brian Miller, with a group of upperclassmen, changed the agenda from a half day “meet your teachers” routine, to a full day of planned team-building activities, a barbecue and a scavenger hunt. The new program allows kids to break up into roughly 14-person ...more

Biodiversity Corner - Giant Puffball

In 1943, a professor of mycology at the University of Minnesota, Clyde Christensen, published a book called Common Edible Mushrooms in an attempt to popularize mushroom hunting. It contained a description of the “Foolproof Four” edible mushrooms which are easy for the beginner to learn. Each is distinctive and has no poisonous look-alikes. One of those ...more

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