The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, November 5, 2004


Emily Herter marries Dana Sprong

On June 19 Emily Pratt Herter, daughter of Nancy and Ned Herter of Carlisle, married Dana Sprong, son of Neal Sprong of Fayetteville, New York. A beautiful ceremony was held in the chapel at Middlesex School, officiated by the Reverend Roger Paine of the First Parish Church of Lincoln. The ceremony was followed by a memorable reception at the bride's home on Lowell Road in Carlisle.

The bridesmaids were Leah Buchar of Bradford, New Hampshire; Ali Herter of Topsfield; Maisa Badawy of Boston, Liz Sarles of Boston; Diana Nance of South Bend, Indiana, and Maria Rivera of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Emily's mother Nancy was her matron of honor. The groomsmen were Ben Herter of Bozeman, Montana, Aaron Herter of Carlisle, Pete Zaremba of San Francisco, California, Tim Sohn of Cambridge, England, and Rich Hogan of New York, New York. The best men were Corey Sprong of Fayetteville, New York, and Nate Sprong of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Emily is a graduate of Middlesex School and Harvard University, where she and Dana met. She is a pre-kindergarten teacher at the Tower School in Marblehead. Dana, a graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School and Harvard, is a project manager with JW Construction in Waltham.

The couple lives in Charlestown.


· Kathleen McDonough of Maple Street will be showing her new oil paintings, "The Colors of Light III," at the Artana Gallery, from November 2 to 30. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, November 6, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The gallery is located at 1378 B Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. For hours or appointment call 1-617-879-3111;

Overheard by Clyde Kessel of Cross Street while at Dr. Richman's office:

"I'd rather have my teeth drilled than listen to one more day of political campaigning."

· Veteran's Day observance. Let us know about your family members serving abroad in Afghanistan and Iraq.


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