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Friday, November 26, 2010


Carlisle Comments: Thanksgiving in Carlisle 60 years ago

If you were living in Carlisle sixty years ago you would have found August Bundoris operating a fair-sized turkey farm on Forest Park Drive. His driveway is now Forest Park Drive. His house was the first one on the left as you went up the driveway. His weathered barn was directly across the street. ...more

Carlisle varsity athletes excelled in CCHS fall sports : Girls cross country

The Girls cross country team finished eighth in the state on Saturday, November 20 in Gardner. The team came in second at both the Amherst Invitational meet and the Bay State Invitational. The season’s record was an impressive 4-2. Only losing their first two meets against Weston and Lincoln-Sudbury, the girls went on to win their next four regular season ...more

CCHS boys varsity soccer team repeats as state champion: Boys soccer

This season began with a tie against Acton-Boxborough, and the team then went on to fifteen straight wins, including a 2-1 victory over Lincoln-Sudbury during the Kicks for Cancer game at Concord-Carlisle. The boys then claimed four victories during the EMASS North tournaments, culminating in a victory over Canton for the EMASS championship. Last Saturday they ...more

Simonton brothers figure in state soccer title

It’s rare that brothers play on the same varsity team. It’s even rarer when both start on a squad that wins a state championship. Senior Bennett Simonton and his sophomore brother Stowe of Blaisdell Drive both took the field for CCHS this past Saturday in the MIAA Division II boys soccer victory versus Nipmuc Regional, 2-1. And Stowe Simonton scored the ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Mullein

By this time of year most plants have yielded to colder temperatures and shorter days and given up on photosynthesis. Not the Mullein. ...more

Assistant Town Clerk Irene Blake retires

Monday, November 15, was Irene Blake’s last day at Town Hall. Blake has been a familiar face in the Town Clerk’s office since she started answering the telephone there in 1991 when then Town Clerk Sarah Andreassen was away at Town Clerk conferences. Those were the days when the Town Hall was located on Bedford Road, in the front section of the Gleason Public ...more

Concord-Carlisle High School to produce funniest show ever

This year, the CCHS fall play will be the hysterically funny Broadway smash, Noises Off by Michael Frayn. In addition to being one of the cleverest farces ever written, it will feature the most demanding set the theater program at CCHS has ever designed and implemented, including seven doors on two stories with three ...more

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