The League of Women Voters, Carlisle Rising to Action, the Carlisle Democratic Town Committee, and the Carlisle Republican Town Committee (invited) are sponsoring a series of Carlisle “Candidating” events in town.
Come and meet some of the many candidates (1 Republican and 13 Democrats, at last count) who have announced their candidacy for the Third Congressional District seat, which Niki Tsongas is vacating.
- Steve Kerrigan, Patrick Littlefield, Bopha Malone, and Juanita Matias on March 9
- Alexandra Chandler, Rick Green, Dan Koh, and Lori Trahan on March 23
- Beej Das, Rufus Gifford, and Keith R. St.John on April 5
- Leonard Golder, Barbara L'Italien, and Terry Ryan on April 12
Reserve your seat now, as space is limited!
Who We Are
Carlisle Rising to Action (CRTA) is a local advocacy group formed by Carlisle, Massachusetts, citizens and residents concerned about increased division and intolerance in our country and threats to core democratic principles such as equality, voting rights, freedom of the press, and transparency in government. More...
Environment and Sustainability
The Trump administration is currently targeting marine sanctuaries and monuments to open these previously protected spaces to oil and gas exploration, fishing, and other commercial activities. Some of the targeted areas include
- Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off Hawaii
- Rose Atoll Marine National Monument off American Samoa
- Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary off California
- Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary off Michigan
Tell your financial institutions that you care about the environment.
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Support the Safe Communities Act (Bill S.1305)