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Friday, October 10, 2008

GALE FORCE. Coach Bill Gale (back left) watched the Carlisle School girls cross-country runners compete in a home meet against Blanchard on Monday, October 6. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)

Historical Commission approves Ferns’ plans

“This is a vast improvement,” beamed Peggy Hilton, chair of the Carlisle Historical Commission, about the modifications in Ferns’ owner Larry Bearfield’s site plan for Ferns’ expansion. Bearfield and his architect, Niles Sutphin, presented detailed drawings of the new Ferns, which will connect the existing store with the adjacent garage via a link ...more

Carlisle’s CCHS freshmen deemed well-prepared

At its October 1 meeting, the Carlisle School Committee (CSC) learned that Carlisle freshmen meet the expectations of teachers at Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). CCHS Superintendent Diana Rigby noted that “the question we are attempting to answer is: how well has Carlisle prepared their students for the high school? The answer is very well, thank you.” ...more

Is Carlisle ready for mosquito control?

David Henley of the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project (EMMCP) visited the Board of Health (BOH) on Thursday, October 2, to describe possible measures that could reduce mosquito populations in town. Currently, Carlisle is the only district municipality not using any project services. In late August, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced ...more

Ham radio: A hobby with life-saving potential

Despite the increasing popularity of cell phones and high-speed fiber-optic Internet technology, ham radio still attracts over a million users world-wide. They are referred to as “hams” or “amateur radio operators.” There are critics who argue that ham radio today is just a commodity and has lost its past charm of being the only wireless communication ...more

 


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