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  1. Snowy Thanksgiving for Acton?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... mperatures will dip for the weekend, as highs are expected to be in the low mid-30s. To start the week, rain will soak Acton most of the day Monday. Wind gusts could reach 50 mph, possibly knocking down power lines.

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  2. Habitat for Humanity moves to ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts moved its corporate headquarters from Fitchburg to Acton in October. The offices had been in Fitchburg in several locations, including church basements and former mill buildings, since the founding of the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

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  3. The community of the traveling huppahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Cape Cod Times

    ... of relatives and friends, all connected through Congregation Beth Elohim, an independent, nonaffiliated synagogue in Acton, Massachusetts, who have passed this particular canopy from one celebration to the next. Like the lucky jeans in "The ...

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  4. Despite rising rock-salt prices, Middleboro, Lakeville are in good shape for winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... of salt on hand. Last winter, MassDOT used more than 585,000 tons of road salt and spent $118 million on snow removal. Acton Department of Public Works Director Corey York said his town is seeing a similar price increase. Acton is paying $67.85 per ...

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  5. Acton Cooperative Theater's 'Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical' This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    The Acton Cooperative Theater presents Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical live on stage, 11/21-22, at the RJ Grey Jr High School in Acton. The Acton Cooperative Theater is pleased to present their production of Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical on November 21-22, 2014 at the R.J. Grey Jr. High School Dragonfly Theater, located at 16 Charter Road in Acton.

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  6. Joan CassidyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Item Extra

    ... Caroline and William; and a great-grandson, Cole. Visiting hours are Friday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave. (Route 111), Acton. The funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. at the funeral ...

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  7. Staples to close more storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lowell Sun

    ... Chelmsford Mall in Chelmsford, on Great Road in Bedford, on Middlesex Turnpike in Burlington, at Farm Hill Plaza in Acton and two stores in Nashua. The company did not say what stores would be affected going forward. The company's total revenue fell ...

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  8. Clarissa (VanWart) PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Stow - STOW - Clarissa E. Potter age 91 of Stow passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Life Care Center of Acton. She was the wife of the late Herbert S. Potter, Jr. Born in Ware on November 22, 1922 she was the daughter of the late Lewis A. and Lillian Van Wart.

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  9. Matthew Lynch, 2006 Acton High Grad, Dies at 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Patch.com

    Born in Boston on November 22, 1987, he was the loving son of Katherine J. Turner of Acton and James J. Lynch, Jr. of Woburn. He attended Acton public schools, graduated from Acton High School in 2006 and attended Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams.

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  10. SteveSongs brings interactive fun to ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Lowell Sun

    The Acton Barn Cooperative Nursery School presents SteveSongs on Saturday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m., at the Parker Damon Building, 11 Charter Road. Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs has been writing and performing award-winning music for families for more than 10 years.

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  11. SteveSongs Concert to Benefit Acton Barn Cooperative Nursery SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Patch.com

    ... posted this on his Facebook page , "I'm sure you'll be as impressed as I am with the kindness of the cool folks at the Acton Barn . Last year, they developed a ticket donation program where families from their school purchased and donated tickets to ...

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  12. Flash Flood Alert for ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Patch.com

    The watch is in effect from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. There will likely be more than 2 inches of rain during this period, according to the National Weather Service . Wind gusts could exceed 25 mph.

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  13. Four Mass. lawmakers describe upcoming fight against Kinder Morgan gas pipeline: audioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | MassLive.com

    ... realm of state regulators. Rep. Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington), Sen. Eileen Donaghue (D-Lowell), Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton), and Rep. Sheila Harrington (R-Groton) described a successful campaign earlier this year to persuade Gov. Deval Patrick to ...

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  14. location, location, location What is it like to live in Maynard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Boston.com

    ... at the farmers' market," she said. Her chemist wife commutes to Kendall Square, boarding the commuter rail in South Acton and hopping on a Hubway bike at Alewife. Capello is a stay-at-home mom who also serves on the School Committee, where she works ...

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  15. GoLocalProv | Sports | Big Second Half Lifts Dartmouth Over Brown 44-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Go Local

    ... taking too many hits," said Estes. "We have to do a better job of protecting him." Senior linebacker Dan Giovacchini (Acton, MA) led the Brown defensive effort with 11 total tackles, including a quarterback sack. Sophomore corner back Jordan ...

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  16. Coldwell Baker Residential Brokerage is participating in 'Pie in the Sky' effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Lowell Sun

    ... to feed one client for five days. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which also has area offices in Westford and Acton, has been a consistent supporter of this effort. Last year, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage employees and affiliated ...

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  17. The community of the traveling huppahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Cape Cod Times

    ... of relatives and friends, all connected through Congregation Beth Elohim, an independent, nonaffiliated synagogue in Acton, Massachusetts, who have passed this particular canopy from one celebration to the next. Like the lucky jeans in "The ...

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  18. 94 Percent of Acton Teachers 'Proficient' in State RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Patch.com

    The latest Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Educator Evaluation found 94 percent of Acton teachers were "proficient."

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  19. O'Brien gets 18 months in probation hiring scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... are appealing their convictions. O'Brien and Tavares must report to prison in January. State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, of Acton, said there is a patronage problem, although he thinks it's exaggerated. The problem is that constituents applying for a job ...

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  20. Acorn Deck's kit homes blur the line between the indoors and outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Washington Post

    Jane Gould lives in what could roughly be described as an upscale, upsized 21st-century version of the old Sears kit home. Her new house on a minimally cleared five-acre wooded lot in Accokeek, Md., was crafted by Acorn Deck House in Acton, Mass., which shipped the prefabricated parts to the site for a local builder to put together.

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