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We are a group of Acton, Massachusetts citizens who have been involved in local town politics, attending Town Meetings, and participating in various boards or committees, and who are committed to the open and free exchange of ideas.

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

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Blog post by jim_snydergrant
The debate around cannabis sales in Acton and other towns has largely come down to questions of teen safety. For some teens, habitual marijuana use leads to short- and long- term health issues. For adults, the research leads to much better...
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Uh, didn’t we already vote to legalize recreational marijuana? Yes, we did. In November 2016, a majority of Massachusetts voted Yes on ballot Question 4, which legalized adult-use marijuana in Massachusetts. In Acton, the measure passed by 544...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted third party candidate Terra Friedrichs and asked her three questions on topics many voters believe are important. These are the same questions already answered by Eldridge and Busse and I intended to have them...
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The Acton Water District (formally known as the Water Supply District of Acton) will hold a Special District Meeting at 7:30 on 10 October 2018 in the Acton Public Safety Building to consider and vote on two Articles, the main one, Article 1, is for...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted Senator Eldridge and his challenger Margaret Busse and asked them each three questions on topics many voters believe are important. They both agreed, and I thank them for their participation. The questions were...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted Senator Eldridge and his challenger Margaret Busse and asked them each three questions on topics many voters believe are important. They both agreed, and I thank them for their participation. The questions were...
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Acton's Conservation Lands are ready for more visitors and volunteers. On behalf of Acton Forum, and as a person who uses and appreciates the trails through Acton’s Conservation Land, I contacted Jim Snyder-Grant from the Acton Land Stewardship...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, and as a local Acton-Boxborough Football parent, I contacted Gregg Fleming, President of AB Monday Night Quarterbacks (ABMNQ) for an update on what is happening with AB Football. I asked him about his duties as President...
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Blog post by Scott S
Acton Forum is open to anyone interested in regularly blogging on the Acton Forum. Topics can be related to anything and everything going on in Acton (or Boxborough). If you are someone like that, please contact us. However, for many of us,...
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Blog post by AllenN
Dear Acton Forum readers: For the past four months, I've been working on a new website dedicated to reforming newspaper journalism. My focus for now is the Boston Globe, New England's largest newspaper. My new website is called Public Editor - MA...
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