The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 22, 2006

Katherine Stevens weds Greg Getchell

Katherine Ames Stevens (Kate), daughter of Jonathan and Priscilla Stevens of Maple Street, was married on May 28 to Greg Justin Getchell, son of Edward and Marjorie Getchell of Estes Park, Colorado, formerly of West Street, Carlisle, at the Crane Estate at Castle Hill, Ipswich. The ceremony, performed by the bride's uncle, included original music composed by the bride and poetry composed by the bride's mother.

Kate, who grew up in Chelmsford, graduated from Middlesex School in 1996 and Middlebury College in 2000, is employed as a music teacher and choral director in the Northboro school system.

Greg attended the Carlisle School and graduated from Middlesex School in 1996 and Brown University in 2000, and is a principal applications developer with Oracle Corporation in Burlington. The couple reside in Littleton.


Ned Spang weds Elise Linchitz

Ned Spang, son of Steve and Roberta Spang of Fiske Street, married Elise Linchitz, daughter of Rick and Rita Linchitz of Glen Cove, New York, on July 8, in the company of family and friends at a ceremony held beside Occum Pond on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, New Hampshire. Their wedding was celebrated with a weekend of activities at the Quechee Inn in Quechee, Vermont.

Elise graduated from the Friends School in Locust Valley, New York in 1996. She received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Dartmouth College in 2000 and a master's degree in literacy from Harvard University in 2005. She is employed as a reading teacher at the Birch Meadow Elementary School in Reading, Massachusetts.

Ned attended the Carlisle School and graduated from Wayland High School in 1996. He received his bachelor of arts degree in geography from Dartmouth College in 2000 and a master of law and diplomacy from Tufts University in 2006. He is continuing his graduate study program as a Ph.D. candidate at the Fletcher School at Tufts.

Ned and Elise traveled to Southeast Asia on their wedding trip and enjoyed visiting sites of interest in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. They currently reside in Medford.


Logan Patrick Webb

Jennifer (Micarelli) Webb and Brian Webb of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, are pleased to announce the birth of their son Logan Patrick, born on September 3. Proud grandparents are Bob and Janice Micarelli of Maple Street and David and Kathy Webb of Natick and great-grandparents Clarence and Natalie Cook, formerly of Florida, now residing on Maple Street in Carlisle.

· Maria Conley of Cross Street, the associate director of education at the Science Discovery Museum (SDM) in Acton, retired in August. Conley had been with the SDM since its grand opening 18 years ago. She first joined the museum as an "Explainer" at the Children's Discovery Museum. In the time that Conley was with the Museums, she witnessed the completion of the Science Museum, outdoor exhibits such as the popular Slapaphone and the recent sculpture "Work in Progress," and a new and sturdier Bessie the Dinosaur. Colleagues report that Conley "has truly enhanced the museum with her enthusiasm and commitment, making sure that the Science Museum would be safe and welcoming for children and adults of all ages."

· Terry Golson of Stearns Street, author of The Farmstead Egg Cookbook published in May, and Eleanor and Edwina, her pair of Barred Rock hens, will be featured guests at the Ashmont Grill (555 Talbot Street, Dorchester) on Saturday, September 30, at 11 a.m. The Grill will offer a brunch buffet featuring a variety of egg dishes based on Golson's recipes. More than 300 eggs will be fried, baked, poached and scrambled that day. Eleanor and Edwina will greet diners in the Ashmont Grill's outdoor patio. For more information, call 1-617-825-4300.

· Jocelyn DiFazio of Carlisle is a recent graduate of the Culinary Arts Program at Middlesex Community College. MCC's Culinary Arts Program gives students a business-oriented introduction to the restaurant world.

· Sarah Darling of West Street has just been accepted into the Portland Symphony in Portland, Maine. Sarah, a 2002 graduate of Harvard University, recently moved back to the U.S. after several years studying viola abroad. In November she will return briefly to Germany to complete her requirements for the Soloist Diploma from the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, and she expects to receive her master's degree from the New England Conservatory in December of 2007. In the coming year, she will also be working as assistant to Robert Mealy with the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Sarah is known to local concert goers as founder and director of the Arcturus Chamber Ensemble, which performs regularly in Carlisle and the Boston area.


Cynthia Sorn is the sole author of the feature article "Hurricanes are infrequent visitors to Carlisle," which appeared on page 1 of last week's Mosquito.


Last week's editorial suggested the Carlisle School Committee adopt a dedicated e-mail address that could be used by parents who wish to contact the committee. E-mail can be sent to:

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