The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 25, 2001

Highest override fails, fire and DPW trucks approved Carlisle joins Community Preservation Act
TRAILS COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS clear brush and begin the job of topping small trees on the downstream side of the deteriorating Greenough Dam. The three-weekend project will clear the way for an engineering survey team authorized by the May 14 Town Meeting. Once the study is complete, the town will have detailed specifications for repair of the earthen structure and its ancient spillways. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Approximately one-third of Carlisle's registered voters, 897 out of 3,237, came out in the cool spring rain to cast ballots in the Spring Town Elections on Tuesday, a voter turn-out that was slightly higher than usual.

Carlisle voters followed the recommendations of... more


Jack Bromley elected to housing authority on three write-in votes

"It was a landslide!" said Jack Bromley in a telephone interview minutes after being sworn in by town clerk Sarah Andreassen as the new member of the Carlisle Housing Authority on Wednesday afternoon. With no candidate listed on the ballot, Bromley received three write-in votes to win the election. Twelve other write-in votes were for twelve different individuals. 882 voters left the box blank... more

Michael Ruettgers to give Memorial Day address

Michael C. Ruettgers, executive chairman of EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage, will give the address at Carlisle's Memorial Day services this coming Monday, May 28. Ruettgers was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and grew up traveling throughout the world with his father, an Air Force pilot for 20 years. After World War II, the family spent time in Japan and later in Turkey, Germany and England. His father also served in Lebanon in 1956-57... more

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