Saturday, June 25, 2011
Citizens of Acton were asked how they wanted to see Acton develop in the next fifteen to twenty years at a public workshop sponsored by the Acton 2020 Committee called “Choose Your Own Acton.”
On June 23 the majority of residents at the workshop chose an option for concentrated development around village centers such as Kelly’s Corner, West Acton and South Acton. According to Acton 2020 Chair, Margaret Woolley Busse, the goal of the workshop was to reach a consensus from residents on the direction for planning and development of Acton so that the committee can direct their energies in developing a new Master Plan. “We are here because we really want to choose Acton’s future,” said Woolley Busse. “We are interested in what you have to say.” The “Choose Your Own Acton” workshop was a continuation of the planning process which began in October of 2010 when citizens provided input on goals and objectives for the town. Woolley Busse …
Sunday, June 12, 2011
The Acton 2020 Committee collaborated with local writer, Leigh Davis Honn and local director, Christo Tsiaras, to film the funny and informative film about getting Acton residents excited about planning for the future of the town.
Acton 2020 Committee: "An explanation of how and why to care for the future of Acton, MA, via a bit of dramatic fiction. Brought to you by the Acton 2020 Comprehensive Community Plan committee. Written by Leigh Davis Honn and directed and edited by Christo Tsiaras." "If you are an Acton, Mass., resident reading this before June 23, 2011, please participate in the June 23 'Choose Your Own Acton' meeting at 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Town Hall."
Here is an interview with film writer, Leigh Davis Honn and film director, Christo Tsiaras.
A brief interview with Jamie Watt.
Monday, June 6, 2011
The Board of Selectmen and School Committee will vote on a new School Committee member, the Acton 2020 Committee is having their movie premiere and more...
Meetings: 1). The Acton Public School Committee and the Acton Board of Selectmen Meeting will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Room of the Acton Town Hall. The agenda will include the election of a new member for the Acton Public School Committee. 2). The Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee - Long-Rage Strategic Planning Subcommittee will meet from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at in the conference room at the R.J. Grey Junior High School. 3). The Caouette-Simeone Conservation Restriction Committee will meet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in room 106 E at the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Acton 2020 Movie Premier: 4). The premiere of "It's a Wonderful Acton" by the Acton 2020 Committee will take place at Theatre III Box…
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Town meetings, theology and bagels, Lyme Disease informative movie screening and Maynard Community Band practice.
Meetings: 1). The Acton 2020 Committee Meeting will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Faulkner room of the Town Hall. 2). The Commission on Disabilities Meeting will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Faulkner room of the Town Hall. Lyme Disease Movie: 3). There will be a free screening of Under Our Skin, which is an informative film about Lyme disease and the controversial ways of treating the disease. The film will be shown at the Boxborough Sargent Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Got the Music in You? 4). Maynard Community Band rehearsal is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1 Concord Street Circle, Maynard. Bagels with a side of Theology: 5). Rev. Andy Armstrong of Acton Congregational Church, will host an 'informal conversation' about …
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Town meetings and school sports.
Meetings: 1). The Cemetery Commission Meeting will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on 104 Concord Rd, Acton (Kennedy Service Building). 2). The Conservation Commission / Open Space Committee Meeting will take palce from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in room 126 of the Town Hall. 3). The Acton 2020 Committee Meeting will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Faulkner room of the Town Hall. 4). The Acton-Boxborough Special Education PAC Meeting will take place 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the R.J. Grey Junior High School. Sports: 5). Click on this link for a list of Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Games and click on this link for the R.J. Grey Junior High School Track Games.