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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.

Our most recent articles are below. To read past articles, click on "Current Newsletter" to the left for all posts or "Acton Blogs" for posts by a specific blogger.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The town of Acton is considering a "Pay as you Throw" (PAYT) trash disposal system at the town's transfer station. If implemented, transfer-station users would be required to dispose of trash in trash bags purchased at local shops. By paying per bag...
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Blog post by AllenN
A Republican-led U.S. House investigation into the Bengazi debacle has released a report indicating that there was no White House-led conspiracy to misdirect the public about the cause of the attack nor a purposeful decision not to send aid to the...
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Monday, December 8, 2014
SUMMARY of Finance Committee’s POINT OF VIEW The Acton Finance Committee recently published its annual Point of View document, which details its perspective on the Town of Acton’s current financial position as well its recommendations for the...
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Blog post by jim_snydergrant
As trash gets more and more expensive to handle, the problems with our current trash pricing at the Transfer and Recycling Station have become more clear. Lowering the transfer station sticker price and instead charging for trash by the bag would...
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Monday, November 24, 2014
Over the last three weeks I have gone to the Transfer Station and passed out flyers regarding the Town Manager's interest in instituting a "Pay As You Throw" (PAYT) system. It was quite obvious that the actual USERS of the Transfer Station...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Blog post by AllenN
What a fantastic day just two weeks ago as the voters nationwide repudiated Obama-style socialism in electing a landslide-worth of Republicans all across the country. The election writing had been on the wall for months when President Obama decided...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Blog post by AllenN
President Barack Obama held a news conference at Andrews Air Force Base upon his return to Washington, in which he said he had a very successful Asian trip, including major new agreements with China. Things got a bit unruly when he moved into the...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Blog post by AllenN
A good socialist believes that "the end justifies the means." They believe there are certain policies that are so beneficial to so many people that it is fine to lie, cheat, or steal your way to victory because there is a greater good involved....
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Blog post by CharlieAF
This Wednesday, November 12th, voters will decide whether Acton will maintain its highly rated Nursing Service or whether it will be closed, almost immediately. The key vote is a $165,000 supplemental appropriation under Article 2 to provide funds...
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Monday, November 3, 2014
Blog post by AllenN
There is a Special Town Meeting in Acton called for Wednesday night, November 12, 2014. The meeting will start at 7 pm in the usual place, the ABRHS Auditorium, which is at the back entrance to the High School off Hayward Rd. I expect there to be...
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