Thu, 2010-01-14

Editorial Opinion by Clint Seward

(ACTON) -- Listening to the Acton Leadership Group (ALG) discuss next year’s budget at their 13 January meeting, one wonders if ALG is aware of how serious this economic downturn is. ALG claims to be proposing a 0% budget increase. But Mr. Kadlec...
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Thu, 2010-01-14

By Allen Nitschelm, Acton Forum Publisher

(ACTON, MA) - Terra Friedrichs' group, the Citizen Action Team (CAT), is taking a lead role locally in helping to coordinate and provide assistance to Haitian earthquake victims. Friedrichs recommends that people donate directly to organizations...
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Mon, 2010-01-11
“Your vote counts” is such an overused political cliché that it has become a meaningless sound bite which our brains have long ago learned to ignore. If we did stop and think about it, those of us living and voting in Massachusetts could...
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Thu, 2010-01-07
On Sunday, January 10 at 10:00 p.m. ET I reccomend you tune into MLB Network to watch the documentary film called Holy Land Hard Ball. The subject matter is the formation of the Israel Baseball League (IBL) in 2007 and the mission to bring...
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Sat, 2010-01-02
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Thu, 2009-12-31
Benjarong 214 Main Street (Route 27) Acton, MA (978) 635-9580 http://www.benjarong.info Acton residents are lucky to have several Thai restaurants within easy driving distance. But my wife and I, the chief consumers of Thai food in our household,...
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Sat, 2009-12-26
Health Insurance Reform, Part 2 In the first post, we discussed the so-called "death panels" and how the government would have to get involved in individual health-care decisions that are now made by patients, their doctors, and their insurers. We...
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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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