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Acton, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Acton, MA include 01720, 01719, and 01718. The median home price in Acton is $495,000 which is roughly $255/per square foot. More Acton information.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Patch.com

Are You Following Acton's Water Conservation Schedule?

Acton has a strict lawn watering schedule that restricts households to one day of watering per week.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Market Basket fires 7 more employees; state, municipal officials rally in support

Twenty-seven state legislators and two mayors signed a letter over the weekend calling for a boycott of Market Basket to support employees calling for the return of Arthur T. Demoulas, and on Sunday, some of those employees were fired.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBS Local

Mass. Lawmaker Proposes Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic shopping bags are something most shoppers take for granted, but environmentalists have a different view.

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Patch.com

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Patch wants to know what's happening in Acton. Send news tips, photos, videos, or questions about local stories you want us to cover to jason.claffey@patch.com.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

T-Storms Knock Out Power in Acton

Powerful thunderstorms barreled through Acton Tuesday, knocking out power to a small portion of town.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Boston.com

Disclosure bill for super PACs: Voters need to know

That's the overall mission behind a campaign finance proposal sponsored by state Senator Jamie Eldridge of Acton and backed by Common Cause of Massachusetts .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

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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Patch.com

Acton Ranked One of Safest Communities in Mass.

Acton was ranked No. 40 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.

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Patch.com

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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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WHDH

Acton man gets VA appointment 2 years after death

Troubles at the Veterans Affairs Department have hit home for a Massachusetts widow.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

WHDH

Acton man receives VA appointment 2 years after his death

Troubles at the Veterans' Administration are hitting home for a Massachusetts widow.

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Patch.com

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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Nashoba Publishing Online

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.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Middlesex County was issued at July 28 at 2:10PM EDT

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