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Friday, April 10, 2009


CCHS winter sports round-up – part two Carlisle skiers lead the way on CCHS Alpine ski teams

Coach Furey led both the CCHS Boys and Girls Varsity Alpine Ski teams to another successful season, culminating in a strong showing at the MIAA State Championships. During the regular season, junior Alex Daniels and sophomore Michelle Solomon, both from Carlisle, clinched first-place spots in the Omega West Alpine Ski Racing Division. The girls varsity team ...more

Cultural Compass: Unusual Massachusetts museums

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Greenbrier

Many of my formative years were spent in a boarding school run by the Presbyterian Church. We were not encouraged to commemorate Good Friday in evocative crafts like making crowns of thorns. The seeds of rebellion, sown back then, continue to sprout and prompted by the bold graphic thorniness of the Greenbrier, I decided to give it a try. It’s a nasty business ...more

Around Home: When my child started music lessons, I learned something too

“Hot Cross Buns.” “Jingle Bells.” “Au Clair de la Lune.” With their three-scale tones and measured quarter-note repetition, the songs march through my head, one after another, and then start again. Where once I prepared dinner against a background accompaniment of NPR news or Brandenburg concertos, now it’s do-re-mi, mi-re-do resounding through ...more

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