By Kurt Marden, Terra Friedrichs, and Danny Factor
On December 4th, Acton and Boxborough town meetings will vote on a $1.3 million article for a school construction feasibility study. The AB school committee has indicated that it supports construction of a new twin school. It has also repeatedly...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec
We hope our readers all had a nice Thanksgiving holiday. Today we are going to explain why it is critical that voters attend their local Special Town Meeting (held simultaneously in Acton and Boxborough) next Monday, Dec. 4th and vote against the...
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By the Town Manager Search Committee
Our current Town Manager in Acton will be retiring in June, 2018. The Town Manager is responsible for the management of all Town departments and oversees all budgetary, financial, and personnel administration activities of the Town. The Town...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec
A few months ago, the Acton-Boxborough communities were shocked by the announcement of the sudden, totally unexpected resignation of School Superintendent Glenn Brand, effective just six weeks later. Much to the School Committee’s surprise the...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec
Having hired an Interim Superintendent the School Committee (SC) has returned to routine operations conducted under a semblance of normalcy. However, the issues of lack of trust and lack of support for the ‘Feasibility Study” to be voted at the...
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With the continued presence on the School Committee of Amy Krishnamurthy and Mary Brolin, two of the ringleaders responsible for forcing Superintendent Glenn Brand to resign and for the resultant damage to our school system's reputation, Acton and...
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By Allen Nitschelm
The Town Manager of Acton will be retiring this June and a committee has been formed to find his replacement. The committee will be holding a community forum to gather input and feedback from residents about the issues facing the town and what...
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Every American is supposed to follow the U.S. Constitution. It is the law of the land. The Supreme Court does not decide whether the Constitution has been violated until it is asked to review a decision that has already been made, perhaps years...
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When you subsidize something, you tend to get more of it. Massachusetts has a Constitutional prohibition against funding churches, yet many towns have used their Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to financially support churches when doing...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec
The Supervisor of Records in the Secretary of State's office has again denied the School Committee’s (SC) attempt to withhold sections of public documents related to the executive session minutes in which Elizabeth Huber-O'Connell was apparently...
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