The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 3, 2009


Kylah McNeill to wed Stephen Klinge

Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Peggyann Albin of Munroe Hill Road are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kylah Goodfellow McNeill to Stephen Austin Klinge, son of

Mr. John Klinge and the late Mrs. Margaret Klinge, formerly of Oak Park, Illinois. Ms. McNeill is also the daughter of the late Dr. William H. McNeill.

Ms. McNeill is a 1999 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School, and a 2003 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Georgetown University. She is currently employed as an assistant book editor at St. Martin’s Press in New York City.

Mr. Klinge is a 1999 graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, and a 2003 magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University. He is in his final year of medical school at Columbia University, and will begin his residency in orthopedic surgery this summer at Brown University.

The couple is planning a summer 2009 wedding in the Concord area.


Meghan L. Savage to wed John J. Riley III

Daniel L. and Sandra Savage of Rutland Street announce the engagement of their daughter

Meghan L. Savage to John J. Riley III, son of John J. Jr. and Diane Riley of Summerfield, Florida.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Assumption College. She is employed as a human resources generalist by Picis, Inc., in Wakefield, Massachusetts.

Her fiance is a graduate of Winnacunnet High School and Assumption College. He is the proprietor of an industrial catering business in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.

A September wedding is planned.


HONORING THE LATE PAGEY ELLIOTT. The Golden Retrievers, a Scottish breed, stand at attention in their Tartan of Elliot Clan scarves at the funeral of Rachel Page Elliott. (Photo by Lois d’Annunzio).


Joan Daigle, formerly of Carlisle, who died on March 23, will have a celebration of “Joan’s Life” on Sunday, April 5, at 5 p.m. in the Unity Church in North Easton, 9 Main Street, Easton.


A WONDERFUL THREE-CHURCH POTLUCK SUPPER AND SING-ALONG! The chorus of the First Religious Society, St. Irene Church and Carlisle Congregational Church perform together under the direction of Pastor Steve Wiebley. Later, all those in attendance at the evening get-together sang many of their favorite songs from the 1890s to the 1940s. (Photo by Jane Hamilton)


Carlisle students perform in Eastern Junior District

Seventeen Carlisle School students were selected to participate in the Eastern Massachusetts Junior District Music Festival. The students were selected to perform in the Junior District Concert Band, Orchestra, Treble Choir and Mixed Choir. They rehearsed with guest conductors and then performed in a concert held at Lincoln-Sudbury High School on Saturday, March 7. Congratulations to all students who auditioned in January.

Representing Carlisle School in the festival were:

Instrumental Students:

  • Kevin Barrow
  • Matthew Japko
  • Lauren Rayson
  • Colin Bratton
  • Michelle Carey
  • Amanda Li
  • Bobby Li
  • James Bloomfield
  • Anna Kolstad
  • Michael McCormack
  • Allie Mundel

Choral Students:

  • Stephen Gemelli
  • Jasmine Khayami
  • Will Parra
  • Emilie Carr
  • Annalise Fosnight
  • Camilla Vilain

Carlisle students selected for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras

Eight talented young musicians from Carlisle were selected from among 700 applicants to play with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), widely regarded as among the nation’s finest youth orchestras. The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ 51st season roster includes:

  • Kevin Barrow (Clarinet)
  • Alexander Kinmonth (Oboe)
  • Sonia Boor (Violin)
  • Lilli Samman (Oboe)
  • Katherine Hendrickson (Trombone)
  • Katherine Travisano (Violin)
  • Katherine Hreib (Horn)
  • Thomas Veitch (Horn)

The Boston Youth Symphony (BYS) will perform Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, at Symphony Hall. To purchase tickets, please call 1-617-266-1200. Tickets are $30 and $25.

Auditions for the 52nd season will be held May 18-24, 2009. Aspiring student musicians can call 1-617-353-5298 or visit

Academic honors

• Tyler Manoukian of Westford Street has been recognized for superior academic achievement at Minuteman Regional High School by The National Society of High School Scholars.

• Nick Darling of West Street was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he is majoring in Computer Science.

• Emily Goldberg of Indian Hill Road, a junior majoring in Health and Society at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement in the College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering for the fall semester.

• Mara Walton of High Woods Lane, a sophomore at Dana Hall School in Wellesley, was named to the Honor Roll for the second trimester.

• Samantha Dweck of Canterbury Court, a CCHS senior, was featured on the Sports page of the Boston Globe Northwest section this past Sunday. Dweck is a former gymnast who broke her wrist five years ago. Now she is a member of the CCHS track team. In her junior year, she decided to take on a new event, pole vaulting. At last year’s Eastern Mass meet, Dweck won the Division 2 title with a vault of 9 feet 3 inches, followed by vaulting 10 feet at All State to win the state pole vaulting title. Dweck looks forward to being a part of the CCHS track team this spring, with plans for continuing to compete at the college level next year.

• Kyra Prats of River Road, a senior on the varsity dance team at the Newton Country Day School, was presented the Most Valuable Player Award at the Athletic Awards assembly.

• Amanda Opolski of Concord Street, a senior at Austin Preparatory School, is preparing to perform at the 3rd Annual Austin Arts Festival this Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in Austin’s Multi-Purpose Facility in Reading.

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