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  1. Potluck/Picnic at NARA Park in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Join the Assabet Village Food Cooperative for a potluck and picnic at NARA Park on Sat Aug 8th from 2:30-5:30pm. This event is FREE and open to all.

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  2. New Acton Jobs, Police Probe Swatting Incident, Big Donation for Household GoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    A study shows Massachusetts workers must make $24 an hour to afford rent in the state, more than the $18 average renter's salary. In case you missed it: Acton police said someone pretended to be a man in town and threatened to kill officers.

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  3. Acton housing proposal faces opposition from neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Boston.com

    An Acton developer who is proposing 23 units of housing, including eight in a group home for developmentally disabled adults, is facing intense opposition from neighbors who say the project is too big for the 2.7-acre lot in town. Mark Gallagher, a partner with Seal Harbor Development, said he has an agreement to purchase the property at Elm and Arlington streets from Acton resident Chip Orcutt.

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  4. Eldridge, Gentile, Join MIRA to host Free Citizenship ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Patch.com

    From left to right, Antonio Masso Viana, Attorney, Pastor Robert Paiva, Senior Pastor at Rivers of Living Water International Ministry Mirav, Elizabeth J Pimentel, Citizenship Program Manager at Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition , Carmine Gentile, D-Sudbury, Senator Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton and Ines Soares, Coordinator of Consular Planning at the Brazilian Consulate. On Saturday, July 18, Senator Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, along with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition , hosted a free Citizenship Clinic to help qualified immigrants fill out the paperwork required to become United States citizens at Rivers Of Living Water International Ministry Mirav in Marlborough, according to an announcement.

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  5. Terror Suspect Held, Man tells Tale of Great White Attack, Police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Patch.com

    In case you missed it: Acton police said someone pretended to be a man in town and threatened to kill officers.

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  6. ICYMI: Dangerous 'Swatting' Incident in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Patch.com

    In case you missed it: Acton police said someone pretended to be a man in town and threatened to kill officers. Police are searching for a suspect who on Monday pretended to be an Acton man and threatened to kill officers.

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  7. Will public records be more accessible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Lowell Sun

    ... agencies are charging more than 20 cents a copy, which can be a financial burden, according to Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton. "The public has become very frustrated with the obstacles to getting public information at Town Hall and from state ...

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  8. Watertown Near Bottom of 'Worst Places to Live in MA' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Patch.com

    ... came in near the bottom of a list you don't want your town leading. Watertown is ranked at at No. 187, just behind Acton and just ahead of Westford. The list assumes people wanted "low crime, solid education, great weather, things to do and a stable ...

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  9. Hoax calls to police in Acton, Tyngsboro probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Lowell Sun

    A hoax call to police reporting that a 15-year-old was about to kill himself in a wooded area off Middlesex Road Tuesday morning appears to have been made by the same person who was responsible for a similar hoax in Acton on Monday, according to police. Acton police said they received a call on Monday about 6 p.m. from someone who claimed he would kill himself and police officers.

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  10. Acton Police Investigating Swatting IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Patch.com

    Police are searching for a suspect who on Monday pretended to be an Acton man and threatened to kill officers. Acton police said someone called the Littleton police station and pretended to be a resident of Great Road.

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  11. Police: Threat to kill officers was hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Lowell Sun

    In a statement, Acton police said the caller said he lived in Acton at a condominium on Great Road in 400 block. Acton police on Monday found the vehicle belonging to the man whom the caller identified himself to be in the driveway at the condominium and secured the area.

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  12. Police: Threat to kill officers was hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Lowell Sun

    In a statement, Acton police said the caller said he lived in Acton at a condominium on Great Road in 400 block. Acton police on Monday found the vehicle belonging to the man whom the caller identified himself to be in the driveway at the condominium and secured the area.

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  13. Children of Acton Invited to Pajama Story Time ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Patch.com

    Children of the Acton community are invited to the PJ Story Time program at Acton Memorial Library.

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  14. Rothermel takes reins as Sunbury approaches cityhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | This Week Community News

    ... from Miami University and his graduate degree from New York University. He accepted a position in the public sector of Acton, Mass., then in 1986 moved to Fairborn, where he served as assistant city manager and then city manager for 17 years. In ...

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  15. Wall & Main: There's much to evaluate in rising homeowners premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... one for people who own houses and those who insure them. Ray Gallant, the president of Gallant Insurance Agency in Acton, said that insurers paid an average of “$10,000 for each claim tied to ice dams, which formed on roofs as the snow melted ...

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  16. Stow resident publishes volunteering directory for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Boston.com

    ... downtime to volunteer. Hamilton's guide explores organizations in communities including Newton, Concord, Natick, and Acton, along with Boston and Cambridge. One organization Hamilton particularly recommends is Cradles to Crayons, which she notes is ...

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  17. ICYMI: Acton Man Charged in Disturbing Child Porn CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Patch.com

    An Acton man was charged with child pornography after allegedly paying to see children perform sex acts in the Philippines. Kenneth Howell, 49, was indicted last week on one count of receiving child porn and one count of possessing child porn.

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  18. Nick Cafardo I on Baseball New Home Run Derby started with idea from John SmoltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Boston.com

    ... the crowd, I got my second wind every round." First time participant Kris Bryant of the Cubs, whose father grew up in Acton, Mass., said he also enjoyed the format, even though he exited in the first round. "I thought it was great, so much fun," ...

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  19. Harvard wins green communities grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    State Sen. Jamie Eldridge , state Rep. Jennifer Benson and state Rep. Cory Atkins have announced that the Department of Energy Resources has awarded $1.15 million in grants to the towns of Acton, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Harvard and Maynard to fund various clean energy and efficiency initiatives. Projects funded include town-wide conversions to LED lighting, HVAC upgrades to school buildings, efficiency retrofitting of town facilities, installations of energy management systems, and replacements of inefficient climate control equipment.

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  20. Former Dolphins cornerback Will Allen charged in Ponzi schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Miami Herald

    ... U.S. Securities and Exchange announced fraud charges against Allen, 36, and Daub, a financial professional formerly of Acton, Massachusetts, now living in Coral Springs. The SEC alleged that Allen and Daub misled their investors about the nature of ...

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