Mon, 2010-11-29
Hello Acton Forum readers! Here's a blog enttry that's an invitation: If you play your cards right, you could have a dozen volunteers for a three-hour work session (under the guidance of skilled team leaders) to reduce your energy bill. We will...
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Fri, 2010-11-05
Democrats in Massachusetts should feel pretty good about the statewide elections last Tuesday. They won a clean sweep of all the major offices, even as the national mood has shifted away from President Obama. Congratulations, Democrats! Most...
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Sun, 2010-10-31
Harmony's Cafe and Market 263 Main Street Acton, MA (978) 263-0888 http://www.harmonysfood.com Harmony's Cafe and Market, Acton's newest eatery, is a rather unique place. Where else can you grab coffee and a breakfast sandwich in the morning, have a...
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Wed, 2010-10-27
At the Special Town Meeting of October 25, 2010, we witnessed a rare event: a split among the boards about whether or not to purchase the Caouette Farm property. Most of the money for this purchase was already committed from the CPC fund at the...
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Mon, 2010-10-25
(BOSTON, MA) - Today's Boston Globe endorsed Charles Manson (D-Calif.) for governor of Massachusetts, calling him "not perfect, but better than the alternative." "We were under a lot of pressure to endorse a Charlie, and this was the best we could...
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Wed, 2010-10-20
There is much to take issue with in MMunson’s blog, but I will restrict my comments to a few important points. First, the $1M purchase price does not add any additional cost for Acton taxpayers. $830K of that is CPA funding that can only be used for...
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Mon, 2010-10-18

By Charlie Kadlec and Allen Nitschelm

The Special Town Meeting of October 25 is mainly concerned with changes to a land purchase that had been approved at the regular town meeting in April, 2010, using Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds. There are people on both sides of this issue...
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Tue, 2010-10-05
Question from an ActonForum reader: "Where is Acton getting the money to replace street signs with larger ones that have the town seal on them? What a waste ... nothing wrong with the old ones." AskActonForum reply We asked Steve Ledoux, Acton's...
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Mon, 2010-10-04
There are two major criteria for picking who to vote for in an election. First, you can look at the candidates and decide who best reflects your opinions. But no one is going to exactly match what you think, and politicians are known to vote...
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Fri, 2010-10-01
When I was growing up, you pretty much had to go to Boston or Cambridge if you wanted to buy any kind of ethnic groceries, beyond soy sauce or those chow mein noodles that look like wood shavings, that is. But as recent waves of immigrants moved out...
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