Friday, October 29, 2004 Carlisle Election Results

Third grader Whitney Cook is all smiles as she delivers her decorated pumpkin to the Gleason Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)
This year, it's not as easy to tell that it's time for Halloween just by looking around. Usually by this time the trees have lost their leaves and their bare, black branches reach up like skeletal fingers into a sky streaked with scudding clouds. This year, however, we have enjoyed the longest, most spectacular foliage season in recent memory. There is still ...more

Contributions to candidates for state office reached new highs this election season with funds coming from both individuals and, in some races, the candidates themselves. The election is also notable for the sums received by Republican candidates from the Massachusetts Republican Party. ...more

New group recommends shorter meetings, non-citizen inclusion

Debbie Bentley and Elissa Abruzzo, representing a newly-formed Civic Support Network, presented recommendations to the Selectmen on Tuesday, October 26. According to Bentley, the purpose of the network is to encourage greater participation in town government. "There are more and more boards and committees, and there doesn't seem to be the supply." ...more

How should new school buildings be planned and financed to avoid excessive tax increases in coming years? How much money do Town Hall and the schools need yearly to avoid falling behind in maintenance and technology? How feasible are additional land purchases? These are the types of questions the Long-Term Capital Requirements Committee (Long-Term Caps) will ...more

Tuesday is Election Day

Sample Ballot

Polls and parking

On Tuesday, November 2, polls at the Town Hall, 66 Westford Street, will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Access to Town Hall will be closed at 8 p.m., but everyone on line at that time will be permitted to vote.

Parking will be permitted in the Town Hall lot, around the Town Center, and in the section of Church Street between Westford and Concord Streets, which will be closed to traffic during voting hours.

Absentee ballots still available

Registered voters who will not be able to vote at the polls on Election Day can obtain absentee ballots at the Town Clerk's office at Town Hall until noon on Monday, November 1. Absentee ballots must be returned to Town Hall by 8 p.m. on November 2.

Town Hall closed to other business

Citizens are reminded that on Election Day ,Town Hall will be open for voting only. All other offices in Town Hall will be closed.

Election results

Carlisle election results will be posted on the Town Hall doors as soon as available. Results will also be posted on the Carlisle Mosquito web site,, by Wednesday morning.

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