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Friday, March 5, 2010


A horse of a different color: Seventh-graders open The Wizard of Oz on March 11

Just as CCHS brings to a close its delightful production of Wonderful Town this weekend, Carlisle fans of student performances can enjoy a “horse of a different color”: the curtain rises on March 11 on Carlisle’s annual Seventh Grade Play, right here, where “there’s no place like home.” A cast of 72 students as well as a backstage crew, light crew, ...more

A broken violin and real audience participation

If you remember Thursday, February 25, it was a rainy, windy day and as the evening approached, I wondered if my husband and I really wanted to go out to the First Religious Society for the third and final concert of the Cambridge Society for Early Music series. Reluctantly, we put on our raincoats and headed into town. ...more

Carlisle Comments:

My son gave me a black eye the other day. He didn’t mean it. I know, I know, that’s what all victims of domestic violence say. And he didn’t mean to give me the fat lip either, a few days later. But I mean it when I say he didn’t mean it. I know he didn’t because…he’s not even two years old. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Goldthread

Goldthread is a native wildflower. By featuring it now you may think I am over anxious for spring (and you wouldn’t be wrong) but I chose it because it is an evergreen plant and as such it is more conspicuous now before all the other plants green up and mask it. ...more

Cultural Compass:
Mining our collegiate resources

by Priscilla Stevens ...more

Carlisle “mompreneurs” make it easy for families to find kids’ activities

It was the quintessential “Aha!” moment. While out for a run with a friend, Cary Keller of Partridge Lane was talking about how easy it had been to find a nanny for her then one-year-old son through, a website that draws upon the user’s zip code along with answers to various questions to generate a list of potential child care providers. ...more

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