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Friday, November 19, 2010


Carlisle athletes make outstanding contributions to fall varsity sports: Concord-Carlisle field hockey finishes successful season

The girls varsity field hockey team at Concord-Carlisle High School had an excellent season, finishing sixth in Division 1 North. The team’s final record was 10-4-3, losing to Lincoln-Sudbury, Acton-Boxborough and Wayland once. After beating Natick in the first tournament game 4-1, they finally lost to Beverly 2-0 in the quarter-finals on Sunday, November ...more

Weave your way through landscapes at the Gleason Public Library

Displaying the interspersed work of two artists at a single exhibit proves effective when the media differs completely: there isn’t a doubt about who did what. It isn’t often that complementary shades of color support side-by-side juxtaposition of the pieces in a harmonious display. The artwork from handweaver Nancy Kronenberg and the painter Lewka Z. Cims ...more

Carlisle Comments

Editor’s note: This was submitted by a CCHS parent who subsequently checked Box 2 at the letter’s end. ...more

Biodiversity Corner : False Chanterelle

Pity the False Chanterelle. It is named for what it is not. It has a rhythmic mellifluous binomial, Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, which is by definition unique to the species, but in this case doesn’t truly honor the mushroom’s identity. The suffix ‘–opsis’ on the genus name means resembling or similar to. ...more

Record number of runners turn out for Carlisle cross-country season

With 105 runners representing grades five through eight, the Carlisle cross-country team had the largest turn- out in the history of the program! With strong and record-breaking performances from all of the runners, the boys and girls teams had a very successful season. The boys finished the regular season with a record of five wins and only one loss. The girls ...more

Around Home: Don’t sweat the sweatshirts (or should I?)

I did not expect to be fighting the Sweatshirt Wars yet again. But just as her brother did three years ago (though certainly not because he did), my eight-year-old daughter Holly wants to wear the same sweatshirt to school every single day. And it’s really displeasing to my husband and me. ...more

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