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Our current Town Manager in Acton will be retiring in June, 2018. The Town Manager is responsible for the management of all Town departments and oversees all budgetary, financial, and personnel administration activities of the Town. The Town...
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A few months ago, the Acton-Boxborough communities were shocked by the announcement of the sudden, totally unexpected resignation of School Superintendent Glenn Brand, effective just six weeks later. Much to the School Committee’s surprise the...
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Having hired an Interim Superintendent the School Committee (SC) has returned to routine operations conducted under a semblance of normalcy. However, the issues of lack of trust and lack of support for the ‘Feasibility Study” to be voted at the...
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With the continued presence on the School Committee of Amy Krishnamurthy and Mary Brolin, two of the ringleaders responsible for forcing Superintendent Glenn Brand to resign and for the resultant damage to our school system's reputation, Acton and...
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The Town Manager of Acton will be retiring this June and a committee has been formed to find his replacement. The committee will be holding a community forum to gather input and feedback from residents about the issues facing the town and what...
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Blog post by AllenN
Every American is supposed to follow the U.S. Constitution. It is the law of the land. The Supreme Court does not decide whether the Constitution has been violated until it is asked to review a decision that has already been made, perhaps years...
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Blog post by AllenN
When you subsidize something, you tend to get more of it. Massachusetts has a Constitutional prohibition against funding churches, yet many towns have used their Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to financially support churches when doing...
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The Supervisor of Records in the Secretary of State's office has again denied the School Committee’s (SC) attempt to withhold sections of public documents related to the executive session minutes in which Elizabeth Huber-O'Connell was apparently...
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Blog post by AllenN
In an amazing editing job, Acton Forum has created an incredible 47-second video clip which completely and totally summarized the May 24, 2017 AB Regional School Committee meeting. This was the meeting held in the high school auditorium to answer...
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Blog post by AllenN
A few days ago, some neo-Nazis and White Supremacists tried to hold a march in Charlottesville, VA, and were prevented from doing so on a pretext. The pretext was the concern over crowd control, but the real reason was to suppress their members' and...
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