Class of 1972 Summer 2020 Class Note

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen I’m writing this during surreal times — socially distanced because of COVID-19. My husband and I have been taking long walks in the woods every day, and are getting used to using Zoom for virtual exercise classes, book group meetings, church services, happy hour, and dinner with friends. I hope by the…

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Class of 1972 Winter 2020 Class Note

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen Suzanne R. Roy G recently published The Enclave, a novel that tells the story of a French Canadian girl who attempts to keep her dreams alive as she grows into womanhood in the “Little Canada” enclave that her culture created in Lewiston to protect itself from the American melting pot. Her journey toward…

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Class of 1972 Summer 2019 Class Note

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen Last June, Paul Soucy ’01G of Brewer was inducted into the Maine Sports Legends’ Hall of Honors. He and the other six inductees were chosen by three regional committees to recognize their accomplishments and contributions to youth and sports in Maine. Congratulations, Paul! I was pleased to receive an email from John…

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Class of 1972 Fall 2018 Class Notes

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen 446 Brook Street Carlisle, MA 01741 (978) 369-1661 anneketchen@comcast.net facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1972/   How many of you attended your 50th high school reunion this year? At the time of this writing, I’m looking forward to mine — a September weekend at Blue Water Manor on Lake George, NY. The only news I have this time…

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Class of 1972 Spring 2018 Class Note

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen 446 Brook Street Carlisle, MA 01741 (978) 369-1661 anneketchen@comcast.net facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1972/ After a dramatic winter of cold and snow, spring has arrived. But before winter set in, I got an email from Patricia Clark Billingsley, which I quote here: “I graduated from UMaine in 1972 with a degree in geology. I first worked…

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Class of ’72 Fall 2017 Class Notes

Anne Dearstyne Ketchen 446 Brook Street Carlisle, MA 01741 (978) 369-1661 anneketchen@comcast.net facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1972/   I hope you all had a great summer. Last May I finally got to meet Ray Viola. He and his family were in the area to attend the graduation of one of his sons from Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. My…

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