The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 18, 2000


Pauline Collette Flanagan

Robert and Christa Burgess Flanagan of Wayland announce the birth of their daughter, Pauline Collette, on July 30 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

Proud grandparents are Roger and Inge Burgess of Autumn Lane and Robert and Erna Flanagan of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Isaac Henderson Wilde

Isaac Henderson Wilde was born August 14 at Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington, D.C. He is the first child of Sarah Huber, who grew up in Carlisle, and her husband Parke Wilde. The proud grandparents are Ernie and Ellen Huber of Partridge Lane and Ted and Margaret Wilde of Miami. Isaac also has two paternal great grandmothers.

CCHS teacher and Mosquito proofer compete in National Scrabble Championship

Jere Mead, Latin teacher at Concord-Carlisle High School, placed sixth in the top division of the National Scrabble Championship in Providence August 6-10. Over 600 Scrabble players, mostly from the U.S. and Canada, played a total of 31 games, competing for prizes in six divisions ranging from $100 to $25,000. Jere is the third highest-rated player in the U.S. among thousands of competitive Scrabble players and has represented the U.S. in the prestigious World Scrabble Championship.

Mosquito proofer and Carlisle Oral History Project chair Ellen Miller of Indian Hill Road also competed in the Championship, playing at the intermediate level and finishing in the top half of her division. Both Mead and Miller are regular members of the Lexington Scrabble Club, which meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church on Lexington Green.

· Dentist Andrea Richman, DMD, has been elected by the Metropolitan District Dental Society as trustee to the Society's (MDS) Board of Trustees. Dr. Richman practices general dentistry on Westford Street in Carlisle.

More college graduates

· Sarah Stuart of School Street graduated from Gettysburg College in May 2000, with a bachelor of arts degree, with a major in History.

· Noah DeGarmo of South Street graduated from Cornell University in May with a bachelor of arts degree in economics and distinctions in all subjects. He had a concentration in piano performance.

DeGarmo will enter the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

· Lanny Chiu, formerly of Canterbury Court, graduated from M.I.T. in June with a bachelor's degree in economics.

· Michael Woods of Lowell Road graduated from M.I.T. with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.

· Anne Pryor of Audubon Lane graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in French.

· Ellen Comerford of East Street earned a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from Northeastern University. She received an award for excellence in her studies at University College, the part-time division of the university.

· Kenneth Baker of Curve Street graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of science degree in engineering with class honors.

· Edward Spang of Fiske Street graduated from Dartmouth College in June. He majored in geography modified with environmental studies. He received his degree cum laude.

· Sevan Yousefian of Brook Street graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.

· Heather Pierce of Lowell Street graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.

· Amy Greer of River Road graduated from Messiah College with a bachelor's degree in nursing.

· Dawn Dearborn of East Riding Drive is the author of a romantic mystery, Manchester, released by Pentland Press in August. Manchester deals with the troubles of one young woman as she chooses to leave her life in Boston and begin a new one in the small town of Manchester, Maine. Manchester proves to be the perfect spot until a hidden web of secrets and mysteries reveals itself.

Dearborn spent summers in Maine while growing up. Manchester is her first novel.

Our sympathy to ...

Eva and Terry Herndon of Hillside Drive on the death of Eva's mother, Olga C. Warmbrunn, 87, of Forest Hills, New York.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito