The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, August 4, 2006


Benjamin Sutherland 2006 CCHS graduate

Benjamin Sutherland, 18, of Elm Brook Lane, Concord, died accidentally from a fall from the mast on July 14 while working as a crew member on board the 90-foot schooner Alabama, off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Benjamin was born in Cambridge on April 23, 1988, the son of Mark and Dominique Sutherland. He grew up in Concord and attended the Thoreau Elementary School, the Peabody Middle School and Concord-Carlisle High School.

He showed great potential as a scrimshander while working on his senior project at the high school. He planned to attend art school, but was taking a year off to explore life. Benjamin enjoyed snowboarding, sailing, computer games, drawing, reading, music, playing the guitar, photography and being with friends.

He leaves his parents, his sister Juliette, who is a member of the CCHS Class of 2007, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. A funeral service was held on July 22 at the First Parish Church in Concord. Burial was in the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord. Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph Dee & Son Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord.


Christopher Andersen Forsberg

Scott and Kristin Forsberg are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Christopher on July 23. He joins his sister Ana at home in Concord.

Proud grandparents are Charlie and Joanne Forsberg of Autumn Lane and Donald and Jane Helms of Norwich, Vermont.

Students on the Dean's List

At Middlesex Community College:

· William Alexander of Church Street
· Jeffrey Buck of Bingham Road
· Jazen Jacobellis of Fiske Street
· Jessica Kimbrell of Maple Street
· Timothy Moschini of Judy Farm Road
· Lisa Swallow of Acton Street.

At Syracuse University:
· Reid Fitzgerald of Autumn Lane

· Alexander Habbe of Ember Lane

At Vanderbilt University:
· Christine Gerson of Westford Street

· Charles Frick Cornish of Russell Street graduated from Brooks School in North Andover, summa cum laude, with High Distinction in English, history, Latin, mathematics, and science and Distinction in theology. He will attend Lehigh University in the fall.

· John Pauler of Judy Farm Road graduated from Roanoke College in Virginia with a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology. He is a 2003 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School.

· Michael Meldonian of Virginia Farme, a senior at Denison University, has been selected as a Young Scholar, a program designed so that students may work. His project is titled "Primary Political Behavior: Relationships between Individuals, Issues, Interests, Social Movements and Campaigns in the 2006 Ohio Gubernatorial Primary."

· Scott Simpson of Judy Farm Road is author of a new book — The Next Architect — A New Twist on the Future of Design. The book is co-authored by Simpson and James P. Cramer. Simpson is the president and CEO of Stubbins Associates Inc., a design firm in Cambridge. Cramer is former CEO of the American Institute of Architects.

The Next Architect focuses on significant upcoming changes affecting the design and construction industry and offers a vision of how architects can work more creatively and effectively with clients, consultants and contractors to greatly improve the built environment.

· Kim Gilman and Robin Hillyard of Brook Street recently finished first at the Eastern Mass. Bridge Association (EMBA) Sectional tournament. They won the Open Pairs event at the Memorial Sectional held in Watertown.

EMBA's next tournament is August 18-20 at the Armenian Culture Center, 47 Nichols Avenue, Watertown. Players will compete at all levels. For more information, call Peter and Grace Lombardo, chairs, 1-781-438-6754 or go to

Carlisle goat cheese wins award

Though lost in the FedEx East Boston warehouse for a day, "Kay's Midnight Moonlight" from Trisha Smith's Carlisle Farmstead Cheese took first place at the 2006 American Cheese Society Competition in the class "American Originals: Goat Cheese." The competition was held in Portland, Oregon, this past July. Smith of Indian Hill Road gives special kudos to the milkers of the Shadowfax goat herd.

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito