The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 5, 2000


Lesley Lineback weds Richard Shearer

Lesley Lineback, daughter of Linda Lineback of Fern Lane and Kent Lineback of Cambridge, and Richard Shearer, son of Constance Shearer and the late Michael Shearer of Rye Brook, New York, were married on Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the Concord Academy Chapel in Concord.

The bride was attended by Lauren Lineback, the bride's sister, as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Karen Anderson and Lorraine Gardinier.

The groom was attended by Jamie Stanzler as best man. Also attending were brothers of the groom, David Shearer, Douglas Shearer and Jonathan Shearer, and Eric Lineback, brother of the bride.

The bride, a 1991 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School, graduated from Brown University in 1995 and is presently employed as a manager of events at the National Football League in New York City.

The groom, who graduated from Blind Brook High School in 1990 and Brown University in 1994, is an equity trader at Knight Capitol Markets in Purchase, New York.

The couple is currently residing in Scarsdale, New York.

Engagement Eugene Howard Sonn to wed Jessica Lovett Walcott

Eugene Howard Sonn, son of Edward and Maybeth Sonn of Carlisle, and Jessica Lovett Walcott, daughter of Stephen and Susan Walcott of Westborough, announce their engagement. An October wedding will take place at St. Irene Church in Carlisle. Eugene, a graduate of CCHS and Swarthmore College, is the statehouse reporter in Trenton, New Jersey for National Public Radio member stations in Philadelphia and Newark, New Jersey. His stories have aired nationally on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Jess is a graduate of Westborough High School and Bryn Mawr College. She is completing research for her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on mechanisms of neuro-degenerative diseases. The couple first met while they were students at a summer enrichment program following their junior year in high school.

· Bill McCormick of Bellows Hill Road, a member of the governing board of Common Cause Massachusetts, was involved in organizing the annual brunch on Sunday, April 30 at the Westin Hotel in Waltham. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Common Cause is an organization that lobbies for clean elections and meaningful ethics laws in state and federal government. A roster of outstanding speakers and award winners were on hand. to address members and their guests.

Speakers included Derek Bok, former President of Harvard University and current Common Cause national board chair, and Scott Harshbarger, former Massachusetts Attorney General and current national president and CEO.

Award winners were Alma Morrison who has served on the Massachusetts board for 17 years in many different capacities, and 90-year-old Doris Haddock (Granny "D") of Dublin, New Hampshire, who recently concluded a 14- month walk from the West to East coast in support of campaign finance reform.

·John Bakewell of Rutland Street has passed the April 2000 Massachusetts Certified Arborist Examination, after completing intensive study that covered all aspects of tree care and maintenance. Bakewell is now preparing to embark on his new venture, Carlisle Arboriculture.

· Meredith Eaton, 14, of Russell Street, eighth grader at the Carlisle School, will skate at the juvenile/intermediate level in the Colonial Figure Skating Club's annual Ice Crystals show at the Nashoba Valley Olympic Ice Rink on route 111 on the Acton/Boxboro line, Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, at 2 and 7 p.m., both days. Eaton will be the featured soloist Saturday evening, skating to "Tequila." For more information call Lynn Quinn at 263-3020.

· Mary Ann Kitrosser of Lowell Street has joined Investors Capital Corporation, a national securities firm, as a registered representative and financial consultant.

· Vivian Chaput of Milne Cove Lane, a landscape planner and developer with Great Brook Associates Inc., won an award from the Billerica Plan for the "Most improved residential property" in Billerica. The award went to Chaput for the development of Danforth Village, a recently completed, attractive, age-restricted condominium complex, situated near the town center.

The Billerica Plan is a working partnership for education, business and the town of Billerica to improve the quality of life in the community. As such the Plan recognizes that keeping the town attractive increases and strengthens the positive image of the community. Therefore, each year the Plan has a town-wide Beautification Contest open to all Billerica businesses and residents.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito