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McNutt gets nod for town administrator
The town administrator search committee made their recommendation of Ryan McNutt as the finalist candidate during Monday night's selectmen's meeting.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Keller @ Large: Is Sales-Tax Holiday Good For Mass. Economy
The Massachusetts Legislature is poised to pass a bill creating a sales-tax holiday for many items under $2,500 the weekend of Aug. 16-17.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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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Tue Jul 15, 2014
T-Storms Knock Out Power in Acton
Powerful thunderstorms barreled through Acton Tuesday, knocking out power to a small portion of town.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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 .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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 .
Acton Ranked One of Safest Communities in Mass.
Acton was ranked No. 40 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
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.