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Acton has to address its OPEB liability this year, plus carefully negotiate a new round of teacher contracts.
Acton is not immune to the problems facing everyone else: sky-high costs and unfunded obligations. But we have another burden: high property taxes.
Many Actonians drive Priuses. Are they worth it? Does their environmental benefits, if any, outweigh their costs? Here's the answer.
It is possible to find common ground in the healthcare debate, unless the Democrats are trying to scuttle the private healthcare industry.
The Supreme Court ruled that not buying health insurance was taxable. Not a big surprise. The real decision will be made this November.
Should government provide free college educations?
Town Meeting routinely approves long-range spending with not enough information presented.
Acton continues to spend money on wasteful projects, including old "historical" buildings that serve no useful purpose and cost millions to keep up. Where does it end?
Boxborough's Annual Town Meeting seems well attended with valuable voter participation, in contrast to Acton's Town Meeting which is not well attended and has just token, "rubber stamp" participation.
Governments are spending more than their revenues but won't cutback on their promises. Is what is happening in Europe going to happen in the US? In Massachusetts?
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