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Acton Forum has taken the strong but justified step to call for the resignation of two members of the AB Regional School Committee, both former Chairs. To read why, click here: http://www.actonforum.com/blogs/allenn/time-go-krishnamurthy-and-brolin

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In response to Terra's piece in Acton Forum, I would appreciate if you would run the full text of my letter to Terra of June 24 in response to her questions ahead of tomorrow evening's Town Meeting. For completeness, Terra's letter is below mine...
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In the beginning of the Kelley's Corner infrastructure project, I was supportive because we were being promised new sidewalks, bike lanes, crosswalks, shade trees…all of the wonderful things that can come with a new intersection. But then when the...
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Blog post by AllenN
Hello, fellow Actonians! Are you all surviving the Coronavirus lockdown? I for one can't wait for this crisis to abate. Our economy has suffered a great blow and we have yet to see fully how it will negatively affect us all, from the personal level...
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I once again write to express my support for Terra Friedrichs for Selectman in the Town of Acton, MA. Terra is someone we know well having listened to her at many town meetings over the past several years as issues arise, notably around development...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted the candidates running for office in the upcoming election (June 2, 2020) and asked them each four questions on topics many voters believe are important. I received two replies by candidates for Board of...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted the candidates running for office in the upcoming election (June 2, 2020) and asked them each four questions on topics many voters believe are important. I received two replies by candidates for Board of...
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I am writing this letter in support of Terra Friedrichs for Acton Selectman. When I was on the Select Board, I served with Terra and found her to be intelligent, engaged, driven, and fiscally responsible. In 2009 we were facing another national...
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I posted this question on my personal FaceBook page a few days ago, upon receiving confirmation that schools would remain closed for the duration of the academic year. That was no surprise. But what it also means is that all youth and high school...
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This message was sent to the Acton Board of Selectmen and Board of Health on April 13, 2020. Dear Board Members, We at the Acton Republican Town Committee want to thank the Board of Health and Board of Selectman for working to keep our community...
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Blog post by Scott Smyers
Over the past two weeks, restrictions have increased even more, and the news isn't much better thanks to the ongoing spread of the Corona/Covid 19/Wuhan Virus. Local, state and federal agencies are doing what they can to support the medical service...
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