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Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 7, 2020 9:30 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

An update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 7, 2020 9:30 PM

  • The are a total of 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.   View more details from Acton Public Health abo...
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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Early Voting by Mail

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The Annual Town Election as well as the Special State Election has been postponed to Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Keep yourselves and the Election Workers safe. Early voting by mail is encouraged and is now available.

Applications may be found here Completed applications can be emailed to clerk@actonma.gov or mailed to:Town Clerk472 Main St.Acton, MA 01720

Any absentee ballots already sent for either election will still be valid. If you have already received yo...

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Additional Voting Information... Acton Town News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 6, 2020 9:30 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

An update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 6, 2020 9:30 PM

  • The are a total of 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.   View more details from Acton Public Health abo...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: April 5, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 5, 2020 9:15 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

An update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 5, 2020 9:15 PM

  • The are a total of 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.   View more details from Acton Public Health abo...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 3, 2020 6:15 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 3, 2020 6:15 PM

  • The are a total of 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.   View more details from Acton Public Health abo...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 2, 2020 9:15 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 2, 2020 9:15 PM

  • The are a total of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.  Due to privacy concerns individual details are n...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 1, 2020 8:30 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 1, 2020 8:30 PM

  • The are a total of 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.  Due to privacy concerns individual details are not provid...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 31, 2020 9:00 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for March 31, 2020 9:00 PM

  • The are a total of 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.  Due to privacy concerns individual details are not provi...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 30, 2020 9:00 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for March 30, 2020 9:00 PM

  • There are 4 confirmed case of COVID-19 in Acton.  Due to privacy concerns individual details are not provided.
  • The Board of Health reminds all residents that all playgrounds and recreational facilities ar...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 28, 2020 11:00 AM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for March 28, 2020 11:00 AM

  • There is 1 confirmed case of COVID-19 in Acton.
  • The Board of Health reminds all residents that all playgrounds and recreational facilities are closed and residents should not be congregating at these locations. &...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020 9:00 AM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for March 27, 2020 9:00 AM

  • There is 1 confirmed case of COVID-19 in Acton.
  • ActonTV produced an informational video called the "The Epidemic and You" with commentary from local medical professionals.  View the video here h...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 26, 2020 5:15 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

Town of Acton Confirms First Positive Case of COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates for March 26, 2020 5:15 PM

The Town of Acton has been notified by the Department of Public Health of the town’s first positive case of COVID-19.

Acton Public Health Nurses are working closely with the resident and will notify othe...

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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 25, 2020 8:30 AM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for March 25, 2020 8:30 AM

  • No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton.
  • Acton’s Annual Town Election has been postponed until June 2, 2020 which is also the new date for the Special State Election.  Voters are encouraged to v...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 24, 2020 2:00 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Response Updates for March 24, 2020 2:00 PM

  • No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton.
  • The March 31st Special State Election to fill vacancy in the 37th Middlesex District is postponed to a new date set as June 2, 2020.
  • The Board of Selectmen will mee...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 23, 2020 8:30PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Response Updates for March 23, 2020 8:30 PM

  • No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton.
  • Earlier today Governor Baker issued a "stay at home advisory" and has also required non-essential businesses to close to the public starting tomorrow thr...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 22, 2020 12:00PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Response Updates for March 22, 2020 12:00 PM

  • No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton
  • Per order of the Board of Health all playgrounds and playing fields are closed until further notice.
  • Board of Health and Board of Selectmen voted to declare a local...
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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 20, 2020 1:00PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Response Updates for March 20, 2020 1:00 PM

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Acton's COVID-19 Information Center Acton Town News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 19, 2020 1:00PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Response Updates for March 19, 2020 1:00 PM

  • Number of confirmed cases in Acton: 0

  • Board of Health meets tonight at 7PM (virtually)

  • Selectmen seeking a court order to delay the Town Election and State Special Election scheduled March 31st 

  • Pu...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 17, 2020 10:00PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

Executive Summary for March 17, 2020 10:00 PM:

  • Number of confirmed or presumptive cases in Acton: 0

  • Annual Town Meeting has been postponed

  • Selectmen voted to seek a court order to delay the Town Election and State Special Election scheduled March 31st&nb...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 16, 2020 1:00PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

Executive Summary for March 16, 2020 1:00 PM:

  • Number of confirmed or presumptive cases in Acton: 0

  • Public building closures extended to April 7th

  • Municipal playgrounds closed until further notice  

  • Acton public transportation services suspended until...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 15, 2020 10PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

Human Services and Senior Center Facility, Acton Memorial Library, West Acton Citizens Library, Recreation Offices, Cemetery and Town Hall will be closed to the public until at least March 23rd.

COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization this week.

At this time, there are no confirmed or presumptive cases of the virus in Acton. 

Government operations for the ...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 13th

Acton COVID-19 Update

Town Hall, Acton libraries, Human Services and Senior Center, and Recreation office closed to the public until March 23rd while operations remain in service.

Effective at 5 p.m. today, Acton’s Human Services and Senior Center Facility, Acton Memorial Library, West Acton Citizens Library, Recreation Offices and Town Hall will be closed to the public until at least March 23 in an effort to reduce the r...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 12th

Acton COVID-19 Update

Town of Acton Announces Cancellations and Closures Related to Coronavirus

At this time, there are no confirmed or presumptive cases of the virus in Acton. 

Over the coming days, the Town of Acton will be modifying or canceling programming in accordance with guidelines from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health a...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Updated Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Acton COVID-19 Update

Town officials wish to provide the community with updated information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as federal and state health officials continue to monitor the spread of the virus internationally.

At this time, there are no confirmed or presumptive cases of the virus in Acton. 

Town officials are closely following guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax

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Please be aware that the Registry of Motor Vehicles has recently changed the systems they use to calculate the taxes owed on motor vehicles.

The RMV has updated valuations to more accurately reflect the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and they now round to the nearest dollar. These changes may impact certain motor vehicles and the associated excise tax bill.

For more info...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Preliminary Election Results Now Available

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Preliminary results for the Presidential Primary, as well as the Special State Primary are now available.

To view the preliminary results from the Presidential Primary, CLICK HERE.

To view the preliminary results from the Special State Primary, CLICK HERE.

Please note that the results are viewed as 2 separate documents. 

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Acton Town News
Posted on: March 1, 2020

Municipal Monthly - March

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Click HERE to read the March 2020 edition of the Municipal Monthly.

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Acton Town News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Acton Police Department Takes Delivery of First Hybrid Marked Cruiser

The department is moving toward a fully green vehicle fleet

Acton Police recently took delivery of its first hybrid marked cruiser as it looks to save both money and reducing its carbon footprint. (Courtesy Photos/Acton Police Department)

ACTON -- Chief Richard Burrows is pleased to announce that the Acton Police D...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Town of Acton Reminds Residents Risk of Coronavirus Remains Low

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Acton's Health Department Offers General Illness and Flu Prevention Tips

ACTON -- As federal and state health officials continue to monitor the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) internationally, Town Manager John Mangiaratti and Health Director Sheryl Ball wish to remind residents that the risk of catchi...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Early Voting

Early Voting will take place at Acton Town Hall, located at 472 Main Street in Acton. For a complete list of early voting dates and times, please view the Early Voting Flyer.

Early Voting flyer March 2020

View the Flyer... Acton Town News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Presidential and Special State Primary Election - March 3, 2020

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The Presidential and Special State Primary Elections will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

Polling locations:

  • Precinct 3, 4, and 5 will be at the Blanchard Auditorium, Junior High School 16 Charter Road
  • Precinct 1, 2, and 6 will be at Conant School, 80 Taylor Road.

Additional Materials:

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Acton Town News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Bike Share Survey – Free rides for survey participation!

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The Town of Acton is evaluating the first year of a two-year bike share pilot program.

Your participation in this survey will help us make improvements to the program, gauge interest in continuing and/or expanding the program. Your feedback is important, and we thank you for your participation. If you complete the survey, there will be a pr...

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Take the Survey Acton Town News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Town of Acton Awarded $112,500 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program Grant

The Baker-Polito Administration awarded Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program grants to local communities on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the New Bedford State Pier. (Photo Courtesy Town of Acton)

FEBRUARY 7, 2020

ACTON -- Town Manager John Mangiaratti is pl...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: February 1, 2020

Municipal Monthly - February

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The February 2020 edition of Municipal Monthly is now available.

Read it here: Municipal Monthly - February 2020

Acton Town News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Statement Regarding January 9th Incident

To our community,

A series of incidents that occurred earlier this month involving a young student at the Merriam Elementary School has now gained significant public attention.

First and foremost, the Town’s deepest concerns are for the welfare of...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

CPR, AED & First Aid training class

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Training to be held at the Acton Public Safety Building located at 371 Main Street on Wednesday, February 12.
CPR AED from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
First Aid from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class is $75 per person

Please email Tom Matthews to reserve your spot
tmatthews@acton-ma.gov or call (978) 929-7453

Event Details... Acton Town News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Housing Production Plan Public Forum

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Housing Production Plan Public Forum – Thursday, January 30, at 7:00PM in Room 204 Acton Town Hall

As part of the process of updating the Town of Acton’s Housing Production Plan, there will be a Public Forum on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 7pm (snow date: Thursday, February 13th, 2020) in Room 204 of Town Hall. This meeting will present th...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Acton Fire Department Conducts Ice Rescue Training, Provides Ice Safety Tips

Chief Robert Hart reports the Acton Fire Department recently completed ice rescue training and provides critical safety tips.

ACTON -- Acton Firefighters conducted live training on Ice House Pond (Firefighters Richard Sullivan and David Gershen shown to the right), near the intersection of Concord and Great Roads, on Saturday, Dec. 28. Participants donned a specialized ...

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Acton Town News
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Municipal Monthly - January

MM January 2020

This month's edition of Municipal Monthly is now available.

Click HERE to view the latest edition of the Municipal Monthly!

Acton Town News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Acton Rabies Clinic - Saturday, February 29th

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Is your cat or dog in need of a rabies vaccination? Please join the Acton Health Department for our 2020 Rabies Vaccination Clinic.

Where: Dogstar Activity Center, 310B School StreetWhen:  Saturday, February 29th from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Cost is $15.00. Owners must bring the most recent vaccination certificate (tag not sufficient) if applicable.  Animals without certificat...

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