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Atheist Acton couple takes Pledge of Allegiance challenge to Supreme Judicial Court
A family asked Massachusetts' highest court Wednesday to ban the daily practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, arguing that the words ''under God'' in the pledge discriminate against atheists.
Acton Schools Announce Early Dismissal Ahead of Tuesday Snowfall
Acton's public schools will dismiss students early on Tuesday, Dec. 17 in anticipation of a snowstorm that could drop a fresh 6 inches of white stuff across the area.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Snow, Chemistry and Exercise Come Together on Dec. 17 in Acton
Get the details here . 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for Dec. 17 include the Acton Housing Authority at 4 p.m., the Commission on Disabilities at 9:30 a.m. and the Acton-Boxborough Transitional School Committee's Superintendent Search Subcommittee at 4:30 p.m. 3. ICYMI: In case you missed it, ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
a Holiday Stroll in West Acton, Pip Stem's Monthly Meeting and More
Get the details here . 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, there are no public meetings posted for Dec. 13 in Acton .
Help an Acton Teen March to the Beat of His Own Drum
Alejandro Zambrano, a 16-year-old sophomore at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School , fell in love with the drums as a 12-year-old playing the snare with a local colonial re-enactment group.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Monday Essentials: a Holiday Story Slam, Ab Pip Stem's Monthly Meeting and More
Welcome to Monday Essentials! Here you'll find a snapshot of a few things you'll want to keep in mind for the week ahead.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Artisan Fair at Voyagers, Aladdin Jr. Takes the Stage
Crafts & Artisan Fair in Acton @ Voyagers, Inc : At 1 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 6 at 530 Main St., Voyagers will host an artisan and craft fair featuring original handcrafted and unique items made by homeschool family members of all ages.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Concord Could Buy Acton Land, Create a New Blue at the Discovery Museums
Get the details here . 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for Dec. 4 in Acton include the Conservation Commission at 7:15 p.m., and the Acton/Acton-Boxborough School Committees' Policy Subcommittee at 9 a.m. 3. ICYMI: In case you missed it, earlier this week we shared the news that fast food workers ... (more)
A-B Schools Receive First-Place Recycling Award
The recycling and composting efforts at Acton-Boxborough Regional School District and Acton Public Schools are demonstrating statewide leadership and have earned statewide recognition, according to a press release.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Albany Times Union
Ithaca College student dies in wreck
A 21-year-old Massachusetts man was killed and three other Ithaca College students were taken to the hospital after a crash Sunday night on Interstate 88, State Police said.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Nashoba Publishing Online
Harvard Pro Musica to perform Dec. 7
Harvard Pro Musica, one of the oldest community choruses in Metro West, will perform a concert of music for the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church on the Common in Harvard.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
One community's Asian connection
It is 6:30, a time of morning no teenager likes to see firsthand. The sun hasn't yet risen, and outside, along the sleepy loop of Lexington Drive, snow and sky are twilight gray.
Colonials Thanksgiving Football Preview
The annual Thanksgiving matchup between the Colonials and the Grey Ghosts of Westford Academy will take place in Westford at 10 a.m. on Thurday, Nov. 28. Tickets are available at the gate.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Squawking Turkeys, Ab Pip Stem's Monthly Meeting and More
Get the details here . 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for Nov. 21 include the Acton Community Housing Corporation at 7 p.m., the Community Preservation Committee at 7:30 p.m, the Economic Development Committee at 7:30 p.m., the Health Insurance Trust at 8 a.m., the Acton/Acton-Boxborough School ... (more)
Weekend Agenda: Cabaret, 'Container Man,' 'High School Musical' and a Pajama Party
The weekend has arrived, but you've got no idea what you're going to do? Patch is coming to the rescue with your best bets for the done-work-outta-here time.