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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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On behalf of the Acton Forum, I contacted four political committees/independent candidates and asked them to provide information on three topics, so our readers could learn more and possibly get involved prior to the upcoming election. Explain the...
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On behalf of the Acton Forum, I contacted four political committees/independent candidates and asked them to provide information on three topics, so our readers could learn more and possibly get involved prior to the upcoming election. Explain the...
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On behalf of the Acton Forum, I contacted four political committees/independent candidates and asked them to provide information on three topics, so our readers could learn more and possibly get involved prior to the upcoming election. Explain the...
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On behalf of the Acton Forum, I contacted four political committees/independent candidates and asked them to provide information on three topics, so our readers could learn more and possibly get involved prior to the upcoming election. Explain the...
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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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