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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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Listed below are the motions that will be used for the Articles in the Warrant (see ActonWarrant2019). The Warrant provides a general description of each Article, the vote of Town Meeting is on the motion as read by the Moderator. In some cases, a...
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There are four sections to this post: 1. a list of the articles 2. explanation about why I'm doing this, in general 3. explanation of why I'm doing each petition article 4. links to the actual language of the petition articles 1. List of the 5 Land...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I asked each candidate for the School Committee three questions based on current topics that concern many voters. 1. Explain your approach and plan to addressing the #1 topic referenced in Superintendent's Report of Entry...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I asked each candidate for the School Committee three questions based on current topics that concern many voters. 1. Explain your approach and plan to addressing the #1 topic referenced in Superintendent's Report of Entry...
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On behalf of Acton Forum, I asked each candidate for the upcoming election for School Committee three questions based on current topics that concern many voters. 1. Explain your approach and plan to addressing the #1 topic referenced in...
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While Terra Friedrichs is certainly entitled to “An Alternative View of the Proposed Acton’s Kelley’s Corner Infrastructure Project”, she is not entitled to her own facts. Scaremongering has no place in this conversation. In her March 14 column, Ms...
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On April 1, Acton Town Meeting voters will be asked to approve a proposed "25% design" for the Kelley's Corner Infrastructure project, and to authorize additional funding to "finish" the design. This will not be the final vote however for the...
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The Kelley's Corner project is again on the Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting which will start on April 1, 2019. The Article is for a $525,000 appropriation to finish the engineering design and do appraisals for the parcels that the Town must...
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Acton Forum has contacted the candidates running in the upcoming election for the Board of Selectmen. Jim Snyder-Grant has submitted the following announcement and introduction and we thank him for his contribution. When I was deciding whether to...
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Acton Forum has contacted the candidates running in the upcoming election for the Board of Selectmen. Dean Charter has submitted the following announcement and introduction and we thank him for his contribution. I am pleased to announce my...
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