(I am one of 13 Acton taxpayers, represented by Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, objecting to CPA grants to an Acton church to preserve its stained glass windows and pay for a Master Plan for renovating its church and other...
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By Allen Nitschelm
On March 9, the Supreme Judicial Court handed down an important ruling in the lawsuit filed by 13 Acton taxpayers objecting to Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding of a church. The church was awarded two CPA grants totaling about $100,000 to...
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By Terra Friedrichs
Acton Forum asked candidates in competitive races for Selectman and School Committee questions. The answers for Selectman candidate Terra Friedrichs are below. The election will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The polls are open from 7 am to 8...
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By Ginny Kremer
Acton Forum asked candidates in competitive races for Selectman and School Committee questions. The answers for School Committee candidate Ginny Kremer are below. The election will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The polls are open from 7 am to...
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By John Petersen
Acton Forum asked candidates in competitive races for Selectman and School Committee questions. The answers for School Committee candidate John Petersen are below. The election will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The polls are open from 7 am...
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By Charlie Kadlec, Scott Smyers, and Allen Nitschelm
Town Meeting is now two weeks away, and we have put an Article on the Warrant to discuss the First Amendment and free speech. Our Warrant Article #27 is scheduled for the second night, but we will attempt to move it to the first night. We hope that...
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By Jon Benson
Acton Forum asked candidates in competitive races for Selectman and School Committee questions. The answers for Selectman candidate Jon Benson are below. The election will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm. For...
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The transcript of a secret meeting between former FBI Director James Comey and President Trump has just been released, according to the New York Times, which may lead to attempted homicide charges against the President. The Times obtained a...
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Acton released the 2017 W-2 Town Salary list and it is available here: http://www.actonforum.com/sites/default/files/Acton_Municipal_W2_2017.xls. The list shows 44 employees earning more than $100,000 per year. Top earner was Town Manager Steve...
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By Allen Nitschelm
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) has issued their ruling in the Church-State separation case filed by 13 Acton residents (including the author of this article). The lawsuit argued that CPA funding of Acton "historic" churches was...
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