No. 1 Story of the Year: Hollywood Hits Acton
A look back at what made news in Acton in 2012.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Top 5 Acton stories of the year were recommended by former editor Patrick Clark.)
Well, many of use were taken aback when we heard a major motion picture starting Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin and Jame Van Der Beek, directed by Jason Reitman, was going to be filming in Acton last summer.
In mid-May, Town Manager Steve Ledoux annouced a major motion picture was going to be filmed in Acton this summer – a production crew picked 12 Piper Road for the home of Kate Winslet's character and the acton Senior Center is going to be use for some scenes.
The movie is based on the 2009 book by Joyce Maynard, "Labor Day." Click here to read the plot.
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