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Friday, November 20, 2009


For the first time in 150 years, alcohol to be sold in Carlisle – Ferns Country Store opens its new space

The grand opening of the Ferns Country Store addition is this weekend, Saturday, November 21. ...more

Author gives teen parents “rules of play” and tips to improve communications

Jennifer Marshall Lippincott is a vivacious redhead with a master’s degree in human development from Harvard, a new book and a message for parents: yes, you can talk to your teenagers, but there’s no secret sauce. “You’re not going to leave here thinking ‘now I know what to say!’” she warned the middle and high school parents who gathered in the ...more

Carlisle’s field hockey team displays determination and versatility

Carlisle’s middle school field hockey team experienced a season of enormous growth on the field this season. Since the team lost 11 players to the high school, the rookie sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade players were inspired to learn the game. Our team of 23 players came with quite a bit of athletic talent that provided us with a sturdy foundation. The ...more

Carlisle School’s cross-country team finishes season undefeated

The Carlisle cross-country team had an outstanding season with boys and girls teams finishing with an undefeated record of nine wins and no losses. In addition to the outstanding results, we also had the largest team in the history of the program. Eighty-seven runners representing grades five through eight participated in the program this year. We were very ...more

Teamwork a key to success for girls’ soccer team

The 2009 girls soccer season came to a close with a loss against Concord. Despite a record of three wins and eight losses, first-year head coach David Collins saw the season as a huge success. ...more

Carlisle boys soccer “Frys” their competition

Newcomer Johnny Fry led the Carlisle boys soccer team this year with four goals as the boys finished their 2009 season. Other multiple goal scorers included Captain Andrew Gorecki, speedster David Warner and sharp-shooter Tyler Reichheld. Captains Jay Tappen and Richard Chelton led a solid defense along with Jack Thomas, Matt Gorecki and Kaleb Perlman. ...more

Biodiversity Corner American Beech

Name: The American Beech tree is Fagus grandifolia. It is native to North America but closely related to the European Beech, Fagus sylvatica. The genus name, Fagus, is the Latin word for ...more

Carlisle Comments: A taste of Primary rib

Come early December, most of us will experience a phenomenon that, at least in Massachusetts, comes around only a few times in our lives: a competitive Primary Election for a senate seat. ...more

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