The mainstream media continues to act like the tail is wagging the dog with regards to Donald Trump. He apparently spends a couple minutes on a "tweet" and the media spends several weeks dissecting it, discussing it, and commenting on it. What a...
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We asked each candidate running for office to answer this question: "Why are you running for office and what do you hope to accomplish in your term if elected?" Here is the answer from Board of Selectmen candidate Joan Gardner. I have served the...
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We asked each candidate running for office to answer this question: "Why are you running for office and what do you hope to accomplish in your term if elected?" Here is the answer from School Committee candidate Angie Tso. I am running for school...
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I was reading my favorite WSJ this morning and saw an intriguing headline in the Best of the Web column, which I will paraphrase: Is Mona Lisa happy or sad? People have been debating her enigmatic smile for centuries. At first glance, she appears...
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By Allen Nitschelm

The Town of Acton released the list of wages paid in 2016, based on W-2 filings. According to the note sent by Finance Director Steve Barrett, "this includes variable items such as retroactive payments, education incentive, vacation buyback, and...
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By Allen Nitschelm

The "Incognito Bandit" has struck Acton's Northern Bank and Trust, at 414 Massachusetts Ave, Route 111, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money in a robbery that took place on Thursday, March 2, just before the bank closed for the night....
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Emotions are funny things. Our lives are governed by doing things that make us feel good, and trying to avoid things that make us feel bad. I guess pain is also like an emotion. The body produces physical pain in order to teach you how to protect...
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By Barry Rosen

The Town of Concord wants to build a new, large water treatment plant on Nagog Pond that would supply up to 100% of the water needs of Concord. Without going into the details of the various arguments for or against the building of this plant and...
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In 2015, during the presidential campaign, Trump made many statements about illegal immigrants causing crime. After a pretty lengthy discussion, the Washington Post fact checker (Mchelle Ye Hee Lee) gave Trump's statement "four pinocchios" for being...
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After posting my fake news article this morning, I was remarking to a friend how much snow we've gotten and how California has turned from drought to plenty with regards to water. I made the statement that California's drought must be over, based on...
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