From the Editor: I'm Leaving Acton Patch

Editor Patrick Clark is transitioning from Acton Patch Editor to Ad Manager.



To everyone I've met, to those who have helped me along the way, and to those I haven't had the pleasure of meeting, come Monday, Sept. 10, I will no longer be the editor of Acton Patch.

It has been a fantastic two years covering Acton news. I've changed positions in Patch so , the Sudbury Patch Editor, will be taking over Acton Patch.

Acton is a vibrant town with good people, great businesses, active citizens and great schools. I can't stress enough that Acton Patch is your site; a community site. Help keep it fresh and thriving, like Acton deserves.

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I'm excited for my new position as Ad Manager but of course I'm going to miss covering this town. I'm grateful for the opportunity and the people I've met along the way.



Cheryl witty September 05, 2012 at 11:09 AM
You've done a great job. Thanks for all of your help with everything and good luck.
Wendy Ouellette September 05, 2012 at 11:22 AM
Patrick, I want to wish you the best of luck and to thank you for all of your help. You have done a great job and you will be missed.
Debra Simes September 05, 2012 at 11:35 AM
Patrick: Congrats on getting this new venue up and functional. And thank you SO much for your hard work. You've always been remarkably responsive and helpful in getting the word out to the community on important events/initiatives. Glad the change works for you, but you will be missed!
Joan Meyer September 05, 2012 at 11:37 AM
I hope this means a promotion. You have made this a great read each morning.I hope your replacement is as good. Many thanks.
x September 05, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Patrick, Excellent work as editor of the Acton Patch. All the best... think of the transition as no longer managing the asylum, but now selling tickets to it. Reverend E. Raleigh Pimperton III
Mary September 05, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Thanks for you work as editor of Acton Patch and best wishes for continued success in your new role! Cathy von Jess
David September 05, 2012 at 12:39 PM
You've taken The Patch from nothing to an important information source - usually the first with the story. The connection with other towns with related stories is also valuable. I hope Robert can reach the high bar that you've set. What story do you think was the best for getting us to read The Patch? Maybe a survey could add to you lessons learned... Good luck!
Marge Kennedy September 05, 2012 at 01:11 PM
Patrick - I am almost as addicted to my morning read of Patch as I am to my morning coffee! You have done such a good job reporting news and events of Acton. I will miss your clever and widespread coverage of "Our Town." All the best as you move on leaving large shoes to fill.
Jim Snyder-Grant September 05, 2012 at 01:18 PM
Good luck out there. May you sell many fine ads. Acton Patch under your leadership has been very good for Acton, and it sure doesn't look like like enough ads are being sold to support the operation. I'm concerned that AOL will get tired of this business at some point and start disinvesting.
Belle C September 05, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Patrick, Best to you in you new position. You made Acton Patch the must read for news about Acton.
Jane Keller Gordon September 05, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Congratulations Patrick! I hope that you'll let Robert know how about the Contemporary Arts International (CAI). It's a gem in Acton.
Lauren September 05, 2012 at 05:51 PM
We will miss you! Good luck in your new position!
Local Dame September 06, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Patrick, You drew us all in with your wit, good writing, and nose for news. Congrats and go get em.
Barbara Marsh September 07, 2012 at 12:49 PM
We're going to miss your videos and clever headlines ... good luck in your new Patch assignment!
Karen Jarsky September 09, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Thank you for all of your work on the Acton Patch, Patrick. You've built a wonderful news source for us, and we wish you the best of luck with your new position!
Patricia Panek September 09, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Hi Patrick, My first reaction to this news was Boo Hissss, but then I got out of my own way and hoped this was something that was good news for you. I wish you all the best and I want you to know that I will miss you. Thank you for all the help you have given me and Bridgett over the last eternity. I am glad I had the chance to meet you and I wish you all the best going forward.
Jamie Watt September 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM
Thanks for all your hard work. You will be missed!! Acton wishes you all the best in your future endeavors.


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