The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 7, 2005


Ruby Kelly Smith

Casey and Kevin Smith of Lowell Street are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Ruby Kelly born November 9 at Emerson Hospital. Siblings are Liam 5, Declan 3, and Margaret, 19 months.

Grandparents are Tom and Maryanne Smith of North Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Fran and Nancy Coleman of Naples, Florida.

Avani Zahar Rebbi

Ariella Rebbi of Indian Hill Road is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter Avani Zahar, born November 20 at the Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Grandparents are Carla and Claudio Rebbi of Indian Hill Road.

Three Carlisle pianists win competition

SonaTunes International Video Piano winners are (left to right) Jared Acquaviva, Stephanie Mundel and Allie Mundel.
The winners of the SonaTunes International Video Piano Competition were announced this week. This event was for students enrolled in summer music study. Jared Acquaviva of Partridge Lane won second place in the Level One competition. He's in fifth grade at the Fenn School. Stephanie Mundel of Hartwell Road took first place in Level Two, and Allie Mundel won third place in the same division. Stephanie is in sixth grade, and Allie in fourth grade at the Carlisle School. Each received a cash prize, critiques from the judges and a certificate.

Maris Platais to give painting demonstration

Artist Maris Platais of Bedford Road will demonstrate his very special way of handling acrylics and compose a painting at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham Street, on Sunday afternoon, January 9, at 3 o'clock. Plenty of free parking there and refreshments will greet attendees at this event. There will be time to examine his palette, ask questions and see some of his recent work. Come early to get a good seat. Admission is $5 to non-members.

Platais has had seven solo shows at the Guild of Boston Artists and has a great many paintings in Carlisle homes. He has won the national Arts in the Parks competitions several times and exhibited at the MFA, the Smithsonian, and many galleries throughout the country.

• The Boston Globe omitted the Dual County League All Stars for Cross Country in their Fall Scholastics section.

From CCHS the following Carlisle students were named:

Girls Cross Country - Olivia Cooney

Boys Cross Country - Matt Phillippo, Joe Carpenito, Roy Bondurant, and Dan Fidler.

Any residents of Carlisle who have had contacts with friends or relatives who were involved in the tsunami disaster and wish to tell us about it, please write to the Mosquito at Box 616, or send e-mail to:

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