Acton voters will be asked to approve three Proposition 2½ overrides this Tuesday, December 17, at the ballot box. Voters may cast their ballot between 7 am and 8 pm. For more information, see the Town of Acton’s website here: Polling locations I...
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By Scott Smyers
In an effort to engage more of our community in the upcoming special election on December 17, 2019, we have created a Facebook page and invite anyone interested in this topic to Like or Follow the page and spread the word among your friends and...
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Joann Berry, our new Town Moderator, has already distinguished herself. She has shown that she has the raw power to silence her political opponents at Town Meeting. Nicely done! (cue the laugh track). Ms. Berry and I have a bit of history going...
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There is a town election coming this Tuesday Dec. 17. Your vote will determine three Proposition 2 1/2 overrides for a total increase to the Average Single Family (ASF) property tax bill of between $570-$657 per year for 30 years. Polls open at 7 am...
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Acton Town Moderator Joann Berry has disappeared. If you see her, please have her call me. My home number is ...... I know Ms. Berry was in town last week, because I attended the Special Town Meeting. And I assume she will be in town tonight...
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Hello Acton! It has been a long time since I’ve written an article for Acton Forum. I’ve been keeping busy with my new Boston Globe media criticism project (see www.PublicEditorMA.com) as well as engaging in some very fun hobbies as time allows. I...
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By Corinne Hogseth
All three of my kids went to the Douglas School. I was disgusted with its physical condition when my oldest started there in 2006. So, I’m not arguing that the building doesn’t need to be replaced. It does. But I have enough concerns about the...
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By Tessa McKinley (School Committee) with Intro and Questions from Scott Smyers
On behalf of Acton Forum, I contacted the School Committee (SC) and asked the following questions (in bold) on topics many residents of Acton and Boxborough believe are important. A portion of the questions were provided by a reader of Acton Forum....
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By Terra Friedrichs
People are being told that if the West Acton is sewered they will get new restaurants. This is not guaranteed. In reality, we will probably lose more restaurants than we gain. Zoning in West Acton does not require restaurants. In fact, it doesn't...
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By Acton-Boxborough Quiz Bowl Team
Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge, including history, literature, science, mathematics, fine arts, current events, popular culture, sports, and more. The defining feature of...
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