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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 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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Blog post by Scott Smyers
There have been many immigration policies enacted at the local and state level across the Country, but all are specific to their own conditions. Many have been challenged in court and when an illegal immigrant commits a serious crime, one of the...
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The Acton Republican Town Committee Summer Speakers series kicked off on June 17th with guest Hal Iverson of the Better Angels organization. After an overview, he explained their goal of bringing together right and left leaning people in civil...
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Vaping or one of its popular known brands “Juul” is the most commonly used tobacco product in Jr. High and High School. The older students continuously have training and discussions, but as SRO’s (School Resource Officers) we added it to our 6th...
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The town of Acton provided W-2 wages paid in 2018 and are available in this Excel file. There were 56 employees making $100,000 or more, with Raymond Grey topping this year's list at $198,924. Mr. Grey is a Sergeant in the Acton Police Department....
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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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The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District sent us the 2018 W-2 Salary information and we have it in two versions, one ranked by earnings from high to low, and one in alphabetical order. The list alphabetically is here: AB_schools_2018_W2_alpha....
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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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