The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 30, 2010


Reid Harrison Purwin

Oscar Purwin and Stephanie Koch of Bellows Hill Road are excited to announce the arrival of their son, Reid Harrison Purwin. Reid was born on February 26 at Emerson Hospital. Proud grandparents are Danuta and Janusz Purwin of Londonderry, New Hampshire and RoseMary and John Koch of Arlington.

Audrey Mae DeBruzzi

Sean and Nina DeBruzzi of Minneapolis, Minnesota are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Audrey Mae DeBruzzi on April 19. Proud grandparents are John and Christine DeBruzzi of Autumn Lane and Thomas and Kathy Anderson of Faribault, Minnesota. ∆

Eight Carlisle runners finish Boston Marathon

The following Carlisle runners finished the Boston Marathon on April 19 in the time shown:

Adam M. Fitzgerald, age 28, 2:33:13

Edward Andrews, age 51, 3:28:03

Karen Ringheiser, age 46, 3:44:09

Ann Wirtanen, age 50, 4:01:56

Ronald Kmiec, age 67, 4:07:13

Patricia Russo, age 47, 4:09:22

Casey C. Smith, age 38, 4:10:21

Kevin M. Quinlan, age 47, 4:38:34

Arthur Anton, Jr., of North Road, Chief Operating Officer of Anton’s Cleaners, will be among the panelists at a seminar on the “Evolution and Strategic Development of Family Businesses.” The event, sponsored by the Family Business Association, is at Suffolk University in Boston, on April 30. The panel of experts, comprised of family business owners, will discuss their approach to achieving success in a constantly changing marketplace.

Anton and his brother, Charles A. Anton, are the third generation in a family business that was established in 1913 and includes 44 stores in eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Tewksbury, Anton’s Cleaners was recognized for its leadership in the dry cleaning industry and its commitment to community as the recipient of the 2009 Massachusetts Family Business Award.





Lowell Hutchinson of Cross Street is a cast member in Concord Youth Theatre’s musical adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. Performances are May 7, 8, 14, 15 and 16 at Concord Youth Theatre, 50 Beharrell Street, in West Concord. Friday performances are at 7:30 p.m., Saturday performances are at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $13. Call 1-978-371-1482 or go to to reserve.

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Hunter Kendig competes at the Francis Piche Invitational Championships.

(Courtesy photo)

Hunter Kendig, a fourth grader at the Carlisle Public School, finished the alpine ski season placing second in the state of Maine in his age group. He thereby qualified for the J5 Eastern Championships where he took eighth place overall. He trains with the Carrabassett Valley Academy at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine. ∆

• Violinist Sonia Boor, a CCHS junior, will be performing with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Repertory Orchestra on Sunday, May 2, at 3 p.m. at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University.

The Repertory Orchestra is an advanced, full symphonic orchestra composed of 110 players of excellent technical and musical ability. The program includes works by J. C. Bach, Mozart and Prokofiev.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Seniors and students receive a $3 discount. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-617-353-8725 or online at Visit for more information.

Nina Rizzi, an eighth grader at Oak Meadow Montessori School, plays Mrs. Gloop in the school’s recent musical production of Willy Wonka. This was the school’s first musical production in its new Athletics and Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy photo)

Joan Rolfe of Nowell Farme Road has two nature photographs on exhibit in the Earth Month display at Emerson Umbrella on Stow Street in Concord through May 4. The exhibit is free and on display in the upstairs lobby of the art building.

Dayna Talbot of Russell Street is among several New England artists whose work was selected for Abstractions 2010, now on exhibit through May 9 at the Arts League of Lowell. Her piece, “Flight Plan of Life,” a mixed media print in remembrance of September 11 victims, will be donated to United Airlines following the exhibit. Talbot is a former flight attendant with United.

Karolyn Shieh of Heald Road will be performing in the Colonial Figure Skating Club’s annual Ice Crystals Show on May 1 at the Nashoba Valley Olympia in Boxborough.

• Alexandra Schurr of Swanson Lane, a junior at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire, has achieved academic high honors during the fall 2009 trimester.

• The following Carlisle students earned academic honors for the winter trimester at Lawrence Academy in Groton: high honors were awarded to senior Katherine Boudreau of North Road and ninth-grader Lily Jewell of Curve Street. Honors went to senior Michael Hernandez of West Street and ninth-grader Katherine Melvin of Carriage Way.

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