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Friday, September 25, 2009


Carlisle School staff devotes summer days to curriculum

Each year, the Carlisle School staff and teachers spend part of their summer vacation participating in professional development and curriculum planning. This year was no exception. Faculty members for pre-school through eighth grade, including those who teach art, music and special education, spent one or more days at the school during July and August. ...more

Around Home The unheralded kind of benchmarks

We weren’t facing one of the big benchmark years as the first day of school rolled around. No one started kindergarten or middle school or high school. No one began a final year anywhere, either. With Holly going into second grade and Tim heading for fifth, it felt more like a continuation year to me than like anything big and new was beginning. ...more

Gleason Library showcases three Maynard studio artists: Public invited to reception Saturday, September 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

If you enjoy viewing and collecting art, you may be familiar with the work from ArtSpace-Maynard, a nonprofit community center housed in the town’s former Fowler Middle School. Today, the 55,000 square-foot facility houses the studios of 43 artists, three of whom are featured at the Gleason Library. The current exhibition, entitled “Artistic Impressions,” ...more

The Mosquito Dines Out: G’vanni’s Ristorante: 279 Boston Road Billerica, MA 01862 978 -262-1414

G’vanni’s Ristorante opened last October, is close to Carlisle and offers some bargains in Italian dining. One day, I needed a break and wanted to eat nearby. We arrived at G’vanni’s at 2:30 p.m. and immediately were seated by a very pleasant waitress/hostess. Not that we expect to see a crowd at this time of day, but her graciousness was appreciated. ...more

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