Fri, 2009-12-25
Boston College graduates 96% of its student athletes yet maintains a top quality competitive athletic program whose football team annually competes in bowl games and its basketball team regularly makes the NCAA tournament. If you want to hear the...
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Thu, 2009-12-24
From President Obama on down, we have heard repeatedly in the healthcare debate that Americans have a "right" to affordable health insurance. In my view, this is the critical issue and perhaps the reason why Democrats and Republicans have not been...
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Fri, 2009-12-18

By Clint Seward, Reporting for ActonForum

(Acton, MA) - Dr. Mills made clear that he is moving ahead with plans to implement the $1.15M reductions in staff and resources to meet the zero percent budget increase guidelines for next year. He announced this at the December 17th School...
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Thu, 2009-12-17
“These are the times that try men’s souls”. So began “The American Crisis”, penned by Thomas Paine in the days just before Christmas, 1776. Those were the darkest days of America’s struggle for independence and freedom. 1776 had begun with high...
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Wed, 2009-12-16

By Julia Quinn-Szcesuil - Reporter at Large

(Acton, MA) - Steve Ledoux never meant to be a town manager, but a chance college assignment sparked a fascination with the workings of town governments and set him on a career that has never wavered. He relishes the challenges of managing the day-...
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Wed, 2009-12-16

Editorial Opinion by Clint Seward

(Acton, MA) - The Finance Committee did an excellent job with their Point of View guidance for next year’s budget. In their view, “Overall, the [economic] picture remains bleak.” They used this assessment to discuss each of the budget...
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Tue, 2009-12-15
For FY2011 Budget Planning By Acton Finance Committee At our meeting on December 8, 2009, the Finance Committee unanimously adopted a Point of View with Respect to Budget Planning for FY2011. We are circulating our document to the budget-making...
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Fri, 2009-09-04

Actonforum Extra!

Have something to say? Have something to share? Want to communicate with others in Acton? Then Acton Blogs on the Acton Forum website is for you! We are inviting local Acton residents to create their own blogs about whatever topics are of interest,...
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