Fri, 2010-06-25
Question from an ActonForum reader: 43 Mass. communities have apparently been buying chlorine from China Amesbury discovered problems (clumping,etc.) with the product. Does the Acton Water Dept. us this China-produced chlorine? Thanks!...
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Wed, 2010-06-23
When my favorite socialist, Barack Obama, was running for election, he claimed that he could cover his expensive social programs and unfunded mandates without raising taxes on the middle class. Remember that? At first, he said that individuals...
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Mon, 2010-06-21

By Clint Seward, Editorial Opinion June 20, 2010

Acton is making three year contractual union arrangements without a comparable three year financial plan as required by town bylaws. Is this prudent? What total budget is Acton committing to in 2012 and 2013 as it commits to these long term...
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Fri, 2010-06-18

By Julia Quinn-Szcesuil - Reporter at Large

Years ago, Exchange Hall bustled with activity. As South Acton's general store and later a dance hall, generations of Actonians passed many hours catching up with neighbors, dancing with friends, and purchasing necessary goods for their homes. Now...
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Mon, 2010-05-31
Spicepepper Garden 36 Great Road Acton, MA (978) 369-8808 http://www.spicepeppergarden.com/ Spicepepper Garden has certainly started off with a bang. The Sichuan and sushi restaurant opened its doors at the beginning of May, and its parking lot is...
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Thu, 2010-05-27
When Charlie Kadlec and I filed the Open Meeting Law complaint against the School Committees in Acton, it took over nine months for the Middlesex DA to rule that eight meetings of the School Committee and/or its subcommittee had violated the Open...
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Thu, 2010-05-27

Editorial Opinion by Clint Seward

The worldwide economy continues to show more signs of a continuing downturn, with no real end in sight according to most economists. What is Acton doing to prepare for the possible worsening of times ahead? One could get the picture that for Acton...
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Sat, 2010-05-22
Question from an ActonForum reader I have noticed that the American flag has been missing from atop the Center Monument. Is there some reason? It was a shame not to have it flying on Patriot's Day and we are now approaching Memorial Day and still no...
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Wed, 2010-05-19
Question from an ActonForum reader What is the purpose of the June 14th Special Town Meeting ? AskActonForum reply This Special Town Meeting (STM) is being called to fund the collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters' union. This is...
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Wed, 2010-05-12
How ironic that the anti-bullying task force came back to report on its findings at the May 6, 2010 School Committee (SC) meeting the very same night that the teacher's union decided to try to bully the School Committee. I don't know what else to...
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