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Class of 1983

Class Secretary: Leigh Peltier, 451 Williams Crossing, Coventry, RI 02816, leigh@intap.com

Class President: Mary E. Couillard, Lightbridge, 67 S. Bedford St., Burlington, MA 01803, Mschneller@lightbridge.com

Next Reunion in 2003. Got news? Tap out a note to magazine@bates.edu! Since June 2001, Jane Calderwood has been chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) succeeding Kevin Raye, who returned to Maine to make a run for the House…. Alison MacDonald is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. Speaking to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Alison says although she is an expert flat-water canoeist and loves golf, inline skating, and volleyball, her greatest achievement is “being a mom. It’s the coolest thing I’ve ever done.” She gets most of her exercise playing one-on-one basketball with daughter Antonia…. Thomas Main is head of school at King Low-Heywood Thomas School of Stamford, Conn. Baby Kaelin joins Caroline (9) and Ryan (6)…. Last June Leafy Price Wheeler became advertising sales associate at The Business Journal (TBS). Leafy has been a certified personal trainer, an interest she developed as a secretary-receptionist at Mansfield Fitness Center. She and husband Michael ’81 live in Norton with their four sons…. Jon Tuttle, cabinetmaker, opened up a woodworking shop with Todd McIntosh in a section of the Continental Mill in Lewiston. McIntosh & Tuttle creates chairs, tables, and desks that “mirror, in a modern way, the works of journeymen of a bygone era,” and reveal a Shaker or mission influence. Previously Jon had worked as a mule-packer, leading Orvis-attired fisherpeople to streams in the high Sierra Madres of California. He studied mission-style furniture in the Southwest and then developed his expertise working with Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers of Auburn…. Attorney Mark Young joined Partners and Simons as communications counsel. For 15 years, he was with Peabody & Arnold in Boston, a firm that specializes in advertising, intellectual property, and primary law.


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