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Blog post by AllenN
The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District is starting the process of upgrading the aging elementary schools in Acton, with a projected cost of around $250 million-$400 million. The plan is still very fluid, but the preliminary approaches from...
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Blog post by AllenN
I've been on Cloud Nine for the past three weeks, and I really don't know why. OK, I'm lying. We all know why, but I won't rub it in. I happen to be in NYC today for a long weekend, and we walked by Trump Tower. Didn't see the man, but did see maybe...
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Blog post by AllenN
Wednesday morning's presidential shocker must have been like an earthquake in Acton, which showed how out of step it was with the rest of the country, supporting Hillary Clinton with 70% of the votes cast for president, to Donald Trump's 20%. A 70%...
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Blog post by AllenN
The presidential race is now too close to call, but in a few days, we will have a new president-elect. No matter who wins, I am pretty certain that President Obama will be issuing blanket pardons to the Clintons and their minions for all their...
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It has been over two years (September, 2014) since something happened to force the departure of long-time Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (ABRSD) staff member and administrator Elizabeth Huber-O'Connell, the former Director of Pupil...
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Blog post by AllenN
For the first part of the election, the primary, I didn't pay much attention. I ended up voting for Rubio, but the field was weak and I was an unenthusiastic voter. I would have support any of the remaining Republican candidates against the...
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Blog post by AllenN
In a prior article, I suggested a "what if" scenario (http://www.actonforum.com/blogs/allenn/quiz-time-testing-your-hatred-trump). Here is another. Today, the quarterly GDP report came out, with good annualized growth of 2.9%, which was 0.3% above "...
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The polls are showing a large gender gap between how men and women plan to vote for President. But don't be fooled by the Democrats into believing that women are a "special interest" that needs "protection." Women are the majority of our country and...
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Blog post by AllenN
I have had no success figuring out the mindset of Democrats. I am pretty sure they have minds, but how they work is a mystery. It reminds me of ants. You can watch an individual ant run around the nest, always seeming to be on some important mission...
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Blog post by AllenN
Thoughts on the third presidential debate.... I'm not sure Donald Trump could describe anything negative if he were not allowed to use the words, "bad," or "disaster." For a smart guy, his command of the English language appears limited. But he is...
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