Alessandra M. Falcone

03b FalconeObitAlessandra M. Falcone, 29, of North Road, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 16. 

She leaves behind her loving parents, Santi and Marisa (Primavera) Falcone also of North Road, her two loving children, Luis Falcone-Marrero and Alexa Fleuriel, both of Carlisle, her brother, Dante I. Falcone and his wife Ellen of Maryland, and several extended family members and friends. 

Family and friends will gather for Alessandra’s funeral Mass on Friday, June 22, at 11 a.m. in St. Irene Roman Catholic Church, 181 East Street, Carlisle. A period of visitation will be held at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will immediately follow the Mass at Green Cemetery in Carlisle. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Santi and Marisa Falcone, who are establishing a fund for Alessandra’s two children. 

Please visit to share a remembrance or to send a condolence in her online guestbook.  ∆ 

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Addison Mary Kelleher 

Andrew and Lynette Kelleher of Rutland Street welcomed their daughter, Addison Mary Kelleher on May 10. Addison is enthusiastically welcomed by big brother Parker. Paul and 

Marilyn Kelleher, formerly of Davis Road, are very proud grandparents.  ∆


Four Carlisle teens to perform with CYT

Carlisle teens Piper Harring, Lowell Hutchinson, Naomi Kablotsky and Chloe Kidder will be featured in Concord Youth Theatre’s (CYT) upcoming summer shows. CYT will bring two one-act plays to the stage, exploring issues faced by many teens and young adults. Actors from the one-acts will also perform in CYT’s summer musical: Urinetown the Musical. 

The one-act play performances run June 28 to 30 and July 1 at 7:30 p.m. and contain mature themes that are not recommended for young children. Urinetown the Musical runs July 12 to 14 at 7:30 p.m. and July 15 at 2:30 p.m. and is appropriate for all ages. Concord Youth Theatre is located at 358 Baker Avenue in Concord. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased online at or by calling the CYT box office at 1-978-371-1482.  ∆

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Carlislean wins Emerson Hospital 5K race

Sam Ascolillo of Carlisle, age 11, won the Emerson Hospital 5K Under 12 Boys Race in a time of 23:26, about five minutes faster than the second place finisher in his division. Emerson Hospital’s 5K Run-Walk for Cancer was a tremendous success. Held at The Thoreau Club on June 9, the event had more than 1,000 participants who raised more than $116,000 to support patients with cancer who are treated at Emerson.  ∆

Community Chest celebrates its Day of Giving

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Concord-Carlisle Community Chest grant recipients (left to right) David Klein, Verna Gilbert and Donna MacMullan (far right), from the Carlisle Council on Aging, celebrate the Chest’s Day of Giving with Liza Carey, Community Chest Board Member. (Courtesy photo)

At its annual Day of Giving on June 7, the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest awarded $510,000 in grants to 29 local organizations that serve Concord and Carlisle residents. Nearly 100 Chest Board Members, recipient agencies, business supporters, donors and community members attended the event, held at the Trinitarian Congregational Church in Concord. Community Chest Executive Director, Jennifer C. Ubaldino, stated, “Today is a celebration of our many volunteers, donors and business supporters, who so generously give of their time, talents and treasures, so that we can give back to the organizations that work directly with our neighbors most in need.” 

Visit for more information about the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest.  ∆

Carlisle 4-H Club celebrates its first year

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Carlisle Creators 4-H Club takes a tour of Mill Iron Farm on Bedford Road. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Alex Mastromarino, Danny Hurley, Matthew Jacob, Arianna Jacob, (middle row, left to right) Rhiannon Hurley, Elizabeth Hurley, Graham Alderson, Charles Mastromarino, (back row, left to right) Peter Mastromarino, Dave Ely, Anna Ely and Wei Wei Model. (Courtesy photo)

On Sunday, June 10, the Carlisle Creators 4-H Club celebrated its first year as a club with a tour of Mill Iron Farm. Other activities this year included tours of Clark Farm, Sorli Farm, Black Brook Farm, Fraser Farm and maple sugaring with the “Tap and Sap Society” at the Hiltons’ on Lowell Street. Club members also participated in visual presentation competitions at the county and state level. Club members look forward to more events and projects next year. Contact to learn more about the club.  ∆

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REPORTERS RECOGNIZED. Carlisle Mosquito reporters (left to right) Cynthia Sorn, Bob Zielinski and Helen Lyons were presented with the Phyllis Zinicola Award at the Carlisle Communications Annual Meeting on May 31. Reporter Cecile Sandwen (not pictured) also received the Zinicola Award. The award is given annually for significant contributions to the Mosquito and the community. All four have been writing for the Mosquito for many years. (Photo by Ellen Huber)


The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle announces awards 

The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Trustees is pleased to announce that the following Carlisle students have been awarded scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. We are proud of all of these young men and women and wish them the very best in the coming year.

• Somil Teabo–The Casper C. Jenney & Eleanor M. Jenney Memorial Scholarship and The Elizabeth V. McAllister Memorial Scholarship  
Zoe Blacquier–The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Scholarship
Carly Chelton–The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Scholarship
Richard Chelton–The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Scholarship
Jeremy Chiang–The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Scholarship
Erika Hedden–The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle Scholarship

(Students listed in italics are currently in college.)

Congratulations college graduates

• Emma Brandhorst of Russell Street, majoring in Economics, received a Bachelor of Arts degree Magna Cum Laude from Colgate University.

• Guy Gechtman of Spencer Brook Lane received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry (BS) Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University. 

• Abigail Wilcox of Prospect Street  received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Keene State College. 

Fenn School Honor Roll

The following students from Carlisle were on the Honor Roll for the third term at Fenn School of Concord:

• Nathaniel L. Blunt–Academic Honors
• Nicholas M. Brady–Academic High Honors and Sua Sponte High Honors
•Camren W. Fries–Academic High Honors
•Christopher P. Lando–Academic High Honors and Sua Sponte Honors
• Michael P. Lando–Academic High Honors
• Edward W. Livens–Academic High Honors
• William K. Skelly–Academic High Honors
• Robert A. Skrivanek–Academic High Honors and Sua Sponte High Honors
• Daniel R. Wang–Academic High Honors
• Niko M. Weaver–Academic High Honors
• Noah J. Wells–Academic High Honors

Fenn’s motto Sua Sponte, means “on one’s own responsibility.” Sua Sponte Honors and High Honors reflect the extent to which a student accepts responsibility for his own learning, based on an assessment of three specific areas: preparation, engagement and conduct.  ∆

Carlisle students excel at Middlesex School

Two Carlisle residents were among the 104 seniors who graduated from Middlesex School on Memorial Day.

Zeke Golnik received his diploma with high credit and will matriculate at Middlebury College in the fall.

Thomas Luiselli received his diploma with credit and is headed to Bates College. 

During prize ceremonies held prior to graduation, the athleticism of Middlesex sophomore Gabby Walsh was recognized with an All-League Honorable Mention for her performance on the varsity track team.  ∆

Carlisleans graduate from Nashoba Brooks School

On June 12, Carlisle residents Ashley Grant, Emily (Emmy) McCormack and Arden Williams graduated from Nashoba Brooks School in Concord. They were among 28 grade 8 girls receiving diplomas at Tuesday’s graduation ceremony.  ∆

• Ethan Klickstein of West Street graduated from Concord Academy. Ethan will be attending Colorado College in the fall.  ∆