The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 10, 2000


Nicholas Boynton weds Hilary Hornor

Miss Hilary Stevens Hornor of Concord, Massachusetts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Culver Hornor of Amherst, New Hampshire, and Ocean Point, Maine, was married to Mr. Nicholas Campbell Boynton of Concord on August 28, 1999. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson Boynton, III, and grandson of Mrs. Elinor Boynton, also of Concord. The Boyntons are former residents of Church Street in Carlisle.

The afternoon ceremony took place at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. The Reverend Peter Baldwin Panagore officiated. A reception followed at the Ocean Point cottage of the bride's grandmother Mrs. John Bartlett Stevens of Nashua, New Hampshire.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. Holly Nichols Hornor, sister of the bride, of Portland, Maine, was the maid of honor. John Boynton served as best man for his son.

Hilary Boynton is a graduate of Derryfield School in Manchester, New Hampshire, and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. She owns The Furniture Spa in Concord, Massachusetts, where she does custom decorative furniture painting.

Nicholas Boynton, a graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School and Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, is vice president of The Boynton Company of Concord, a real estate investment and management company. He is also the coach of the CCHS men's varsity lacrosse team.

After a wedding trip to the Seychelles Islands, the couple is living in Concord.


Eileen Dunn: Sang with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

Eileen (Hearnshaw) Dunn, 83, of Concord died at Emerson Hospital January 18, 2000.

Born in London, England in 1916, she was trained in voice, piano and fashion design, and was a soprano for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company before World War II. Prior to and during World War II she worked as a cryptographer decoding messages from South East Asia.

In 1957 she emigrated to the United States with her late husband Edwin Dunn and five children, and lived on Acton Street in Carlisle until 1981. While in Carlisle, she sang in the Unitarian Church Choir during the early 1960s and performed numerous recitals.

From 1966 to 1982 she worked at A. D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, in the Engineering Sciences section and worked on numerous NASA projects and the Lead Balloon Project, where she helped design a lead ballon to fly.

Prior to moving to Concord, she lived in Boxborough where she sang in the Boxborough Congregational Church Choir, was an active gardener, the local AARP chapter secretary for years, one of the founding members of the local WPS/AARP support group, and volunteered for ten years at Nashoba-Deaconess Hospital Emergency Room.

She is survived by five sons, one daughter, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were private.

· Carolyn Higgins of Suffolk Lane was inducted into the Patriots' Trail Girl Scout Alumnae Court of Honor on February 27. From 1991 to 1996, Higgins was the town coordinator in Carlisle. She established the first well-rounded Service Unit. In addition to organizing new troops and getting parents involved, she put a schedule in place where each grade level of Scouts was given a task to perform as a townwide activity (Mother/Daughter Tea, Father/Daughter Square Dance, etc.) which is still used to this day.

After seven years of no Girl Scout camping in town, she reestablished townwide camping for the girls. Higgins has been an inspiration for both Girl Scouts and leaders in our community.

· Evan Zeisel of Baldwin Road, a sophomore at Columbia University, set three Columbia indoor track and field records in a two-week stretch. At Manhattan College's Jasper Relays, he ran 1:04:27 for 500m to break the 13-year-old record of 1:04:56. The following week at the Metropolitan Championships, he broke the school 200m and 400m records in 22.50 and 48.49, respectively.

In the 200m, he finished fifth of 36 and broke the nine-year-old previous Columbia best of 23.01. In the 400m, Zeisel took fifth of 29, and broke the school mark of 49.01 set in 1976.

· Brigitte Senkler of Curve Street, a veteran real estate agent, has for the second year in a row achieved the top three Coldwell Banker Hunneman awards for her sales performance in 1999 in addition to a fourth award, a feat that has never been accomplished in the company's 70-year history. Surpassing more that 1,700 sales associates, Senkler achieved the No. 1 Sales, Top Listings Taken and Top Listings Sold awards.

Senkler was honored on February 3, at the company's annual awards presentation and breakfast held at the Boston Park Plaza Castle & Convention Center, where more than 1,000 award winners were individually honored.

· Barbara Howland of North Road plans to retire as co-director of the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest. The board of directors announced that Howland plans to retire in May after seven productive years with the Community Chest. During her tenure, Howland has been instrumental in helping the Chest achieve and expand its primary goal of raising money within our community to help the 27 agencies that the Chest currently helps fund. She has coordinated efforts among these agencies to provide critical services to our neighbors in need. Further, she has been a leader in the Chest's efforts to be the catalyst for new initiatives and townwide programs. Astrid Moyersoms, co-director of the Chest for the past three years, will become executive director in May.

· Luke Bagnaschi of Evergreen Lane, a senior at Concord-Carlisle High School, placed first in the Men's Division 2, State Diving Championships held at Springfield College on February 27. Luke won the state diving title for the second consecutive year, with a score of 429.40 points. His score at Springfield was the highest of any diver in either division. Luke also swam in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the State Swimming Championships held the same day. The relay finished third with a time of 2:55.67.

· Paul Epstein, age 17 of Cutters Ridge Road, a student at the Green Mountain Valley School, Waitsfield, Vermont, has been selected to compete in the Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine National Championships in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, March 21 to 29.

In addition, Epstein has been racing in the Nor Am cup which is the most prestigious North American race circuit. He is one of the four men from the East that has qualified for the Nor Am cup finals that will be held in British Columbia, March 16 to 18.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito