Monday Jul 7
Tornado Warning for Acton
A tornado warning was issued for Acton and surrounding communities Monday. The National Weather Service issued the warning at about 4:50 p.m. The warning was in effect until 5:30 p.m. "Go to a basement or interior room on lowest floor," the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said in a statement .
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Monday Jul 7
Acton Ranked One of Safest Communities in Mass.
Acton was ranked No. 40 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
Monday Jul 7
Glenn Miller Orchestra Playing at Nara Park
The following is a news release: The Acton Recreation Department is proud to announce that the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will be performing a concert on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the NARA Park Amphitheater, 25 Ledge Rock Way in north Acton beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are only $10 per person all ages.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
What's Open, Closed on the Fourth of July in Acton
Wondering what's open and closed on the Fourth of July in Acton? Check out our partial list of openings and closings for the holiday: All city, state and federal offices are closed.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Severe T-Storm Alert for Acton
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Acton Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service declared the alert, which was in effect until 9 p.m. Heavy rain, strong winds, and hail were all possible, according to NWS.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
National Public Radio
VA Offers Doctor's Appointment To Man Who Died in 2012
Nearly two years after her husband died, a Massachusetts woman has received a letter saying that a Veterans Affairs hospital was ready to see him.
Acton man gets VA appointment 2 years after death
Troubles at the Veterans Affairs Department have hit home for a Massachusetts widow.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Acton man receives VA appointment 2 years after his death
Troubles at the Veterans' Administration are hitting home for a Massachusetts widow.
Old Dog Missing in West Acton
A 14-and-a-half-year-old has gone missing in West Acton. Hilary Brown Nichols said the female dog, a Shib-Inu, has a curly tail and resembles a fox.
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Free Fun Fridays
State Rep. Jen Benson announces that both The Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA and The Discovery Museums in Acton will to participate in the Highland Street Foundation's annual Free Fun Fridays program.The Highland Street Foundation provides grants to participating venues to cover the cost of opening their doors for free.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Post Game
3 Crazy-Fun Ab Exercises
In fact, you'll rarely hear that kind of declaration with any exercise. Which is too bad, for plenty of reasons.
A Vintage Manufactured House is Made Contemporary
William Berkes and Robert Brownell founded the Deck House Company in Acton, Massachusetts, nearly six decades ago, and despite a brief hiatus in 2008, the manufacturer has been in operation ever since.
Acton 'Massage' Parlor Shuttered; Woman Charged with Offering Sex Services
Authorities this week shut down Forever Healthiness, a so-called massage parlor on Strawberry Hill Road that instead offered sex services, police said.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Community Advocate Newspaper
M. Thelma Formalarie, 88
Mary Thelma Thomas was born Sept. 30, 1925 in Waltham, a daughter of the late Seth Tislow Thomas and Evelyn Althea Thomas, and graduated from Waltham High School.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Acton Sciences Company Gets $980,000 Loan from MLSC
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center , the agency charged with implementing the state's 10-year, $1-billion Life Sciences Initiative, announced the awarding of a $980,000 Accelerator Program loan to Excellims Corporation, an early-stage life sciences company based in Acton.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Acton deputy new
The board's unanimous appointment, pending a successful contractual negotiation and background check, came after a split-straw vote for two finalists, Hart and Steele McCurdy, deputy fire chief for Littleton.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Sen. Eldridge and Committee on Housing Release Public Housing Reform Bill
The Joint Committee on Housing on Thursday released legislation that improves state-aided public housing programs through greater transparency and increases operational capacity at local housing authorities across the Commonwealth.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Acre Festival celebrates art, culture and diversity
Lowell's Acre neighborhood is one thriving place. One of the city's oldest and most diverse locales, it's rich in tradition and blessed with many artists and families who call it home.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Selectmen appoint advisory committee for Ayer train station dilemma
Following weeks of negotiations over the town's commuter-rail access dilemma, selectmen have appointed an advisory committee to help with the process.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
National Public Radio
Father Devises A 'Bionic Pancreas' To Help Son With Diabetes
Ed has invented a device he hopes will make David's diabetes easier to manage. Ed Damiano and his son David, 15, play basketball at home in Acton, Mass.