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Friday, September 26, 2008

GARDNER JOINS GARDENERS. Boston’s famous Isabella Stewart Gardner (portrayed by Jessa Piaia) arrives at Carlisle Center Park, as part of a program sponsored by the Carlisle Garden Club and the Carlisle Cultural Council. Kathy Booth and Gio DiNicola (right) greet Gardner as she arrives in a Model-T driven by Jim Macone. (Photo by Ellen Huber)

Busy week as Fire Dept. provides mutual aid three times

By noon this past Sunday, the Carlisle Fire Department had returned from the latest of three mutual aid calls within five days. Firefighters responded to one call for assistance from Lincoln and two from Concord. ...more

Police find cannabis plants on North Road

Responding to a call on September 4, Carlisle Police investigated a report of marijuana cultivation at 659 North Road. They found and collected what they believe to be cannabis growing in 12 plastic pots, two of them with three-foot-tall plants and the rest with smaller plants. The property, located near Rutland Street, is owned and rented by the state, though ...more

“Georgia on my mind”: my visit before the invasion

“Stalin was not an easy father,” I remarked to my tour guide and former Georgian teaching assistant in Gori last year. I remembered the distracted Svetlana Alliluyeva coming to Princeton, New Jersey, in 1967. The Cold War was boiling and the defection of Stalin’s only daughter was headline news. George Kennan knew her when he was ambassador to the Soviet ...more

Selectmen approve Ferns expansion

After an intense summer of public meetings involving all major town boards, the Board of Selectmen (BOS), at its September 23 meeting, authorized the proposed site plan for Ferns Country Store with ten conditions. Store proprietor Larry Bearfield breathed a sigh of relief and thanked the board. It is not that the approval came without serious discussion and ...more

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