I agree with President Trump that the media is biased against him, that the news is often slanted against him and "Republicans" in general, and that the media is, by and large, his enemy. The media should be absolutely neutral in its political...
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The original School Committee's budget (discussed at last night's meeting, which I did not attend) proposes that Acton's assessment increase by 4.3%, while Boxborough's increase is proposed at 1.15%. That means Acton's assessment will be increasing...
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The lawsuit has just been approved to be heard by the Superior Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) which will make the final decision. It is expected to be argued in September. Besides the brief filed by the Americans United for the Separation of...
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My wife still likes to get the Globe, but I only read it for laughs these days. We continue to receive the print version but I called today to cancel it. Now that winter is almost over, I don't need all that extra newsprint around for starting fires...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec

Acton Forum to file yet another appeal In what was to be the final chapter in our quest for public documents to explain the sudden departure of a top Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (the "School") administrator over two years ago, and then...
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I attended the "surprise" BOS meeting which had the issue of Acton becoming a "sanctuary town" on the agenda, although if you had just read the agenda, you would have had no idea this was the actual topic for discussion. The issue was instead framed...
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By Ally Li

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is discussing whether or not to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state. The decision will come soon. Why can't Acton wait for the state government's decision before jumping to action? There is no urgent need to...
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By Richard Liu

I believe most residents who live in the USA are legal residents, either US citizens, or legal residents with green cards or valid visas. But there are really a lot of people in the USA who came here Illegally. Think of your own home: Does it have a...
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By Diana Lin

When I saw the news in the Beacon of a small group of Acton locals who demonstrated to support Acton as a Sanctuary Community based on a calling to protect human equality, I went to look at what is the definition of “Sanctuary City.” Wikipedia...
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Some members of the Acton Board of Selectmen are going to attempt to make Acton a "sanctuary community." This is a terrible idea on so many levels and if you are opposed to defying federal law and encouraging illegal activity, you should attend the...
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