Wed, 2010-03-10

By Acton Voters Group

MEET THE CANDIDATES” NIGHT SET FOR MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010 ROOM 204 – ACTON TOWN HALL – 7:00 PM ALL CANDIDATES COMMITTED - ALL ACTON VOTERS URGED TO ATTEND March 7, 2010 (Acton, MA 01720) --- The Acton Voters Group (AVG) will host a “...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Mon, 2010-03-08

By Clint Seward, reporting to Acton Forum, Monday, March 8th

Acton’s budget picture improved significantly with the Governor’s announcement that State aid will be only cut 5% from last year’s level, rather than the 10% amount the Acton Leadership Group (ALG) had been working with for the past several months...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Sun, 2010-02-28
Actonians are fighters. In the spring of 1775, they rose up in opposition against British rule and, along with hundreds of citizens from surrounding towns, fought back formidable enemy. The stakes surrounding the South Acton Train Station redesign...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Sun, 2010-02-28
Part 1 of 2 The snow is falling as I begin this blog entry, but I'm already thinking of spring. For one thing, the fruits of last fall's harvest are almost gone. The only fresh vegetables I have left are one lonely butternut squash and a few heads...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Sun, 2010-02-28
Part 2 of 2 In part one of this series, I talked a little about the basics of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), a form of partnership where you can purchase a share in a local farm in exchange for a portion of the harvest. My wife and I have...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Fri, 2010-02-26
When President Obama says that his economic stimulus package is creating jobs, that is true. Several million jobs were created or saved by that spending. When Senator Brown says that no jobs were created, he is also speaking a truth. If you create...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Mon, 2010-02-15

By Julia Quinn-Szcesuil - reporter at large

(ACTON) Ask any Acton resident about development and you will get wide-ranging opinions. As financial pressures increase on towns throughout the state, many residents and town officials are casting a fresh look at development and the spider-web...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Tue, 2010-02-16
I am a believer in the two-party system of government. This belief was formed during a long-ago political science class which proposed the premise that in order to be legitimate, elected officials had to receive over 50% of the vote. This bedrock...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Sun, 2010-02-14
I have become an overnight activist. It was never my intent, but the changes proposed at the South Acton train station don't allow me to sit quietly on the sidelines. I send emails; I organize; I blog; I collect petition signatures; I talk with...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------
Thu, 2010-02-11

Editorial Opinion by Clint Seward

(ACTON) -- Acton Leadership Group (ALG) is planning to spend down Acton’s available financial reserves to risky low levels of 1.3 % within two years according to its 1 / 27 /2010 forecast. This is contrary to the Massachusetts Department of...
Read More...
------------------------------------------------