The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 25, 2001


Highest override fails, fire and DPW trucks approved Carlisle joins Community Preservation Act

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... 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... more

Broadband for Carlisle? Not until 'eventually'

On two Fridays in May, AT&T Broadband ran a huge ad in the Mosquito to announce innovations "on the horizon" in our cable service. Unfortunately for Carlisle and a few of our neighboring towns, that horizon is ... more

Designer drugs make their way into suburbs

Many residents by now may be familiar with the terms "designer drugs," "club drugs" and "rave parties." Although the Carlisle Police Department has not yet come across these drugs in our community or incidences involving their use, all indications are that the use of designer drugs is making its way into the suburbs. In fact, during the past year there were two rave parties in the town of Acton. The most common street name of these drugs is Ecstasy. It is also called... more

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