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  1. No updates on train-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Lowell Sun

    Transit Police and Acton police said there were no updates Tuesday on the investigation into a Monday night collision between an MBTA train and a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Stow woman. The crash, which occurred where the tracks cross Route 111, left the female driver suffering from serious but non life-threatening injuries.


  2. WestView Capital Partners backs The Paper StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PE Hub

    The Paper Store , a specialty gift store based in Acton, Massachusetts, has received a minority growth equity investment from WestView Capital Partners . The Paper Store will continue to be majority-owned and operated by its existing management team.


  3. Cognoptix Raises over $15 Million to Fund Pivotal Clinical Trial and...Read the original story

    Monday | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... diagnosis at point-of-care.' About Cognoptix Cognoptix, a privately held medical technology company headquartered in Acton, Mass., is focused on developing and commercializing an in-office, drug/device diagnostic system as an aid in the early ...


  4. Investigation Ongoing After MBTA Train Obliterates Car in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    The Fitchburg line train was headed into Boston at the time of the crash. About 25 people were onboard; none were hurt. Service was halted but resumed late Monday night.


  5. Woman seriously injured when train hits car in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    A 63-year-old Stow woman suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when her car was struck by an MBTA commuter train on Route 111 in Acton on Monday evening. Police say none of the approximately 25 passengers on the train were injured.


  6. Bean-WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Bean, daughter of Forrest and Sandra Bean of Acton, Mass., graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in 2005. She has a bachelor's in environmental Science from Franklin Pierce University and works at Bedford High School.


  7. Acton Dog Missing Since June Possibly Seen in Area RecentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Granite State Dog Recovery reported the dog was possibly seen on Sunday near the corner of Tuttle Road and Stow Road in Acton.


  8. Phyllis A. Duplisea, 84, of HudsonRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... moved to Hudson in 1962, and was a longtime teacher at the Saint Luke's Parish Nursery School. She later worked for Acton Medical Associates in Acton until her retirement. Phyllis was a dedicated advocate for the protection of wildlife habitats and ...


  9. Woman injured as train, car collide on Fitchburg line in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Stow woman, trapped inside. The woman was freed by firefighters and taken to Lahey Clinic in Burlington, according to Acton Deputy Police Chief Richard Burrows. Public-safety officials investigate the accident scene on Route 111 in Acton in which a ...


  10. Three-alarm fire burns Old City Hall in QuincyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHDH

    ... the morning commute. A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday night after the car she was in was struck by a train in Acton. A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday night after the car she was in was struck by a train in Acton. Republican ...


  11. Many lack paid sick timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    With a ballot question looming in November that would require companies with 10 or more employees to provide paid sick time to their workers, the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center Monday released a study breaking down the percentage of workers without paid sick time in different areas of the state. Communities with higher percentages of low-paid workers, such as Chelsea, Fall River, and Greenfield, have higher percentages of workers without paid sick time than more affluent communities such as Belmont, Winchester, or Acton.


  12. Commuter Rail Train Strikes Vehicle in Acton; Woman Seriously HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A woman was seriously hurt Monday night after she drove into the path of a commuter rail train in Acton, authorities said. The 63-year-old woman from Stow was driving a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander.


  13. Suspected robber in Holbrook dressed like an elfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHDH

    ... rob two businesses. A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday night after the car she was in was struck by a train in Acton. A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday night after the car she was in was struck by a train in Acton. Republican ...


  14. Woman hospitalized after car is hit by train in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHDH

    A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday night after the car she was in was struck by a train in Acton. Police spent several hours on the scene investigating what happened and how woman's car ended up on the tracks.


  15. Acton's Elisabeth Andrews: 'Woman of Indomitable Spirit and Grace' Dies at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... mother and wife, and a woman of indomitable spirit and grace - died peacefully on September 23, 2014, at her home in Acton with her family beside her. Beth was diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer in 2010, and with excellent outpatient care at ...


  16. Phyllis A. Duplisea,a resident of Hudson, a former teacher, at 84Read the original story

    Sunday | Boston Herald

    Phyllis A. Duplisea of Hudson, formerly of Waltham, a former teacher and employee of Acton Medical Associates, died Friday at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She was 84. In 1962, she moved to Hudson and was a longtime teacher at the St. Luke's Parish Nursery School.


  17. Arthur Day: Former Acton Resident, Harvard Grad, Raytheon Worker Dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 |

    Arthur Carey Day, 79, of Boxborough (formerly of Stow, MA and Acton, MA), died suddenly but peacefully surrounded by his pastor and loving family and friends on September 17, 2014. Mr. Day was the son of the late Joseph P. Day Jr. and Frances Carey ...


  18. Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council Accepting Grant Applications Until Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 |

    Grant application forms are available online at or . Applications must be completed online, then printed out and mailed, along with supporting materials, to P.O. Box 2291, Acton, MA, 01720.


  19. Media Alert: Carbon Design Systems to Exhibit at Arm TechCon,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Freshnews

    ... investors include Samsung Venture Investment Corporation and ARM Holdings. Carbon is headquartered at 125 Nagog Park, Acton, Mass., 01720. Telephone: (978) 264-7300. Facsimile: (978) 264-9990. Email: . Website: ...


  20. Urooj Ahmed impressed for Bessborough SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Harrow Times

    Bessborough completed captain Rohan Karkhanis' challenge set last week after winning the Middlesex Championship title by finishing the season unbeaten. Although far from their most convincing performance of the year, Bessborough came back with a losing draw at Old Actonians on Saturday to finish the campaign with eight wins, seven draws and no defeats.


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