The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 14, 2003


Luke Kodiak Perini Benedict

Peter Benedict and Gina Perini of Shirley, Massachusetts, are pleased to announce the birth of their son Luke, born February 12 at Emerson Hospital.

Proud grandparents are Kurt Benedict of East Street and Elizabeth Benedict of Nowell Farme Road, and Richard and Mary Perini of Arlington, Massachusetts.

Adoption Kirill Thomas Keeler

Tom and Mary Keeler of Clark Farm Road would like to announce the arrival of their son Kirill Thomas Keeler. Kirill was born in Ufa, Russia, on October 16, 1999 and arrived at his new home in Carlisle on November 23, 2002. He was welcomed by his two sisters Sara and Emma.

Dean's List and Honor Roll for the fall semester

Kristin Khederian of Pheasant Hill Lane, at Bentley College
Sarah Siedlar of Lowell Street, at Bentley College
Edward Doreau of Acton Street, at Messiah College
Julian Felch of Stearns Street, at Bates College
Peter Lyneis formerly of Rutland Street, now of Weston, Vermont, at Bates College
Sarah Mollo-Christensen formerly of Carlisle, academic excellence in history at Dartmouth College
John Lakness of Cranberry Hill Road, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Marta Ullrich of Davis Road, at Northeastern University
Ronald Holsinger of Old East Street, at Northeastern University

Secondary School Honors

Lindsay Ventura of Concord Street, at Newton Country Day School
Thomas Brennan of Bedford Road, at St. Sebastian's School in Needham
Connor Smith of Hartwell Road, at St. Sebastian's School
Michael Burke of Pine Brook Road, at St. Sebastian's School
Samuel Rolley of Litchfield Drive, at Brooks School in North Andover
Charles Cornish of Russell Street, at Brooks School.
Adam Weiss of Brook Street, at Minuteman Regional High School.

Tristate alpine racers. Carlisle fifth graders Tyler Struss (left) and Alex Daniels (right) pictured with "Coach Scott" qualified for championship competitions held at Sundown in Connecticut and Jiminy Peak in western Massachusetts on March 1 and 2. They are in the youngest age group to qualify.


Carlisle residents Chris Chin and Todd Griswold of Hemlock Hill Road, along with their children Spencer, 7, and Julia, 4, will be singing with the Family Folk Chorale in a concert at the Regent Theatre in Arlington at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 29. The Family Folk Chorale, composed of families with children and teenagers of all ages, will sing a rousing selection of traditional American folk songs, with instrumental accompaniment including banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddles, double bass, a jug, and a cast iron pan! The concert will include many well-known folk songs such as "Oh Susannah "and "Erie Canal" and lesser known ones such as "Follow the Drinking Gourd" about the Underground Railroad and a traditional Quaker song called "How Can I Keep From Singing."

For information about the concert, contact the Regent Theatre at 1-781-646-4849 or call Chris Chin at 1-978-369-6769.

Six Carlisle residents skied the Nordic Adventure Cross-Country Ski Race around Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, from the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Ski Center to Bretton Woods on Sunday, March 9. Midge and Tim Eliassen, Anne and Bob Burnham and Dusty Johnstone skied the full 50 kilometers. Art Milliken skied 25 kilometers.

After a difficult winter, postal workers at the Carlisle Post Office will be celebrating Postal Workers Appreciation Day, Friday, March 21, with an early-morning treat · a special breakfast provided by the Middlesex Central District manager. Stop by and thank the workers for their outstanding service during record snowfalls and bone-chilling temperatures.

; Sam Petrie, above, of Baldwin Road is a cast member of the Concord Youth Theatre's musical production, Charlotte's Web. As the only cast member from Carlisle, his roles include a rooster and a judge of the state.

Performances are on Saturday, March 15 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m. Performances are held at the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts, 40 Stow Street, Concord. For more information call 1-978-371-1482 or visit the website at

; Sean Walsh of South Street received an award from the Washington Society of Engineers (WSE) for his paper on the "Energy Advantages of Smart Buildings and Why They Are Affecting Modern Society." A class of 2000 graduate of CCHS, Sean was presented a certificate and monetary award at the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies' National Engineers Week banquet in Washington, DC on February 22, 2003. The paper was submitted as part of the annual WSE College Paper Competition. Sean is a civil engineering major at the Catholic University of America.

Carlisle Girl Scouts give boxes of Girl Scout cookies to State Park Ranger Ray Faucher, thanking him and all the rangers stationed at Great Brook for supporting them throughout the year. While visiting with Ranger Faucher, they were given an interesting tour of the facility which used to be the North School House.

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito