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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Trump's decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum was done to protect the national interest, in ensuring that America retained the core ability to manufacture high-quality raw materials used in defense and commerce. It's too bad that...
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Thanks to all who contacted me about signing our Citizens Petition for a Town Meeting warrant article to protect our free speech rights under the First Amendment. Scott and I were able to quickly collect our 20 signatures at Roche Bros. and we...
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Here is the link to the Citizens Petition to protect Free Speech: http://www.actonforum.com/sites/default/files/Citizens_Petition.pdf If the link doesn't work, the text is below: Non-binding Resolution. Acton citizens’ First Amendment right to...
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Today's WSJ reports that Apple, one of our largest and most successful technology companies, is going to store their "keys" to the massive databases that contain all the data on Chinese citizens, in China. The article warned that this could make it...
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