The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 28, 2000


Max Arthur Cole

A surprise Valentine gift arrived at the home of Geoffrey Cole and Elizabeth Hughes of Old Quarry Road on February 14. Max Arthur Cole was delivered by dad with guidance by mom ( a registered nurse) and a 911 dispatcher, as sister Zoe, age 3, slept in an adjacent room.

Proud grandparents are Irene and Arthur Hughes of Saugus, Massachusetts and Joan Cole and Robert Wendunger of Oakland, California.

· Kenneth Farber of Elizabeth Ridge has been appointed Vice President of Finance and Operations at Spry Technology Inc. He will lead business development and funding efforts.

Farber earned two Master's degrees from MIT, one from the interdisciplinary technology and policy program, and another in nuclear engineering.

· Heidi B. Kummer, M.D. of Spencer Brook Lane and of Lahey Clinic's Department of Anesthesiology, has been selected as secretary/treasurer of the anesthesia section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. The election was held at the society's annual meeting this past February in Orlando, Florida.

· Katherine Simpson of Westford Street, a teacher at Peabody Elementary School in Cambridge, is a runner-up in the Intel Massachusetts, Inc. Innovative Teachers Competition for 2000. She will receive a $5,000 cash award for her "The Seal Solution," in which randomly assigned fourth graders, placed in five teams, are faced with the same environmental problem and are asked to develop a solution consistent with the viewpoint of the group they representa government agency, two environmental advocacy groups, a power plant or the power plant workers.

· Adam Weiss of Brook Street, a seventh grader at The Waldorf School in Lexington, will sing a treble role in the premier performance of the modern opera "Idylls," a commissioned opera by T. Allen LeVines. The concert by the Nashoba Valley Chorale, conducted by Johanna Hill Simpson, will perform "Carmina Burana" as well.

The performance will be held April 29 at 8 p.m. in the Groton-Dunstable Performing Arts Center. For tickets and more information call 978-534-0369.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito