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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By Corinne Hogseth
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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by James Eldridge with Intro and questions by Scott Smyers
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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by Margaret Busse with Intro and questions by Scott Smyers
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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by Charles Kadlec
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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By Jim Snyder-Grant with Intro by Scott Smyers
Acton's Conservation Lands are ready for more visitors and volunteers. On behalf of Acton Forum, and as a person who uses and appreciates the trails through Acton’s Conservation Land, I contacted Jim Snyder-Grant from the Acton Land Stewardship...
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by Gregg Fleming with Intro and Questions by Scott Smyers
On behalf of Acton Forum, and as a local Acton-Boxborough Football parent, I contacted Gregg Fleming, President of AB Monday Night Quarterbacks (ABMNQ) for an update on what is happening with AB Football. I asked him about his duties as President...
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Acton Forum is open to anyone interested in regularly blogging on the Acton Forum. Topics can be related to anything and everything going on in Acton (or Boxborough). If you are someone like that, please contact us. However, for many of us,...
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Dear Acton Forum readers: For the past four months, I've been working on a new website dedicated to reforming newspaper journalism. My focus for now is the Boston Globe, New England's largest newspaper. My new website is called Public Editor - MA...
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Hi everyone. Hope you are all enjoying the start of summer and haven’t got tired yet of winning. I sure haven’t. A couple of months ago, I announced that I would be stepping back from Acton Forum to pursue other ventures. My plans are slowly making...
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