By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec

Acton Forum to file yet another appeal In what was to be the final chapter in our quest for public documents to explain the sudden departure of a top Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (the "School") administrator over two years ago, and then...
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I attended the "surprise" BOS meeting which had the issue of Acton becoming a "sanctuary town" on the agenda, although if you had just read the agenda, you would have had no idea this was the actual topic for discussion. The issue was instead framed...
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By Ally Li

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is discussing whether or not to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state. The decision will come soon. Why can't Acton wait for the state government's decision before jumping to action? There is no urgent need to...
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By Richard Liu

I believe most residents who live in the USA are legal residents, either US citizens, or legal residents with green cards or valid visas. But there are really a lot of people in the USA who came here Illegally. Think of your own home: Does it have a...
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By Diana Lin

When I saw the news in the Beacon of a small group of Acton locals who demonstrated to support Acton as a Sanctuary Community based on a calling to protect human equality, I went to look at what is the definition of “Sanctuary City.” Wikipedia...
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Some members of the Acton Board of Selectmen are going to attempt to make Acton a "sanctuary community." This is a terrible idea on so many levels and if you are opposed to defying federal law and encouraging illegal activity, you should attend the...
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I used to be a "moderate Republican." That was before the presidency of Barack Obama, who showed me that moderation and bipartisanship has no place in American politics, not for the foreseeable future, anyway. Democrats and the media (sorry for the...
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By Anonymous

Hello to my fellow citizens and my thanks to Allen for accepting this letter. Acton’s board of Selectmen is to allow discussion next week on making Acton a ‘sanctuary town’. By now, we all know what this means, especially following the coverage of...
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If something isn't broken, you shouldn't try to fix it. Someone needs to explain this simple concept to our representatives on the Board of Selectmen and the AB Regional School Committee, who have chosen to negotiate changes to the health insurance...
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In the Star Trek universe, members of Star Fleet do not get paid; at least, there is no reference to it that I can recall. Everybody seems to work for free and the reward is being able to be a member of the space-faring club and wear the snazzy...
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