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Friday, October 29, 2010

CHAMPIONS ALL. Great Pumpkin Spectacle winners gather with their pumpkins at the Gleason Library on Tuesday night. Behind them are (left to right) judge Angela Smith, storyteller Tony Toledo and judge Bob Koning. The complete list of winners is on page 6. (Photo by Priscilla Stevens)

Chief Sullivan placed on leave pending investigation

Town Administrator Tim Goddard released the following information on Friday, October 22: ...more

CCHS educators share their “coming-out” experiences

Acknowledging recent national reports of the high-risk for suicide among gay teens, a panel of seven teachers agreed to come forward and talk about their personal experiences at a meeting held at the Concord-Carlisle high school (CCHS) on Friday, October 21. The gathering in the Little Theatre was standing room only. The event was hosted by Spectrum, the gay-straight ...more

Drumming up a family volunteer project

Looking back on her decision early last summer to find a volunteer activity that she and her three children could do together, Kristine Melvin says that a lot of possibilities came to mind. Maybe they could distribute food at the Greater Boston Food Bank, or tend the gardens at Gaining Ground in Concord, or help elderly women in a nursing home with their hair ...more

Carlisle School plaza to close, main entrance to shift when construction begins in February

How will students navigate the campus during the building project? Where will recess be held once the plaza is closed? Where will visitors park? Superintendent Joyce Mehaffey discussed temporary access issues when she spoke with parents attending a superintendent’s coffee on October 20. Some were surprised to learn of the changes coming in February and one ...more

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