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Happy #CityHallSelfieDay from #ActonMA employees!  #localgov @elgl50
Acton Boxborough Regional School District Superintendent Peter Light joined #ActonMA Town Manager John Mangiaratti at the Acton Senior Center ice cream event on Aug 1st to update residents on current news in the community including the proposed Douglas/Gates School and the North Acton Fire Station projects. The seniors asked great questions about these projects. For info on the school building project go to  For information on the fire station go to 
Heading to NARA Park today for 4th of July? 
#ActonMA #fireworks #HappyIndependenceDay 
Here are the details:

5:30 PM - Family Fun Time (all you can ride inflatable wristband-$15)
6:30 PM - Welcome Ceremony 
7:00 PM - Free Concert featuring The Blushing Brides, Rolling Stones Tribute Band
9:30 PM - Fireworks Show

Complimentary shuttle buses will begin at 4:00 P.M. that will take guests to and from designated offsite parking lots located along Nagog Park Drive and NARA. It is highly recommended that guests opt to take the 10-minute lighted Town Forest Trail located at the end of Nagog Park Drive to access the park entrance. This is the best way to enter and exit the park during high traffic times. No rain date is planned for this event.

This event is open to the general public and there is no admission fee to enter the park. Donations are greatly appreciated and are needed to help cover the overhead expenses to have this wonderful free event. Some activities require a fee to participate.

Upon entry, please note that all bags are subject to search. Entrance to the park will take place at two locations: the lower bus drop-off area on Ledge Rock Way and the other entry via the Town Forest footpath onto Quarry Road/NARA upper parking lot. On the other end at Nagog Park Drive, there will be designated bus stops along Nagog Park Drive for pick-up and dropoff. 
There will be multiple food vendors. Vendors include Not Your Average Joe’s, Boston Events Catering, Tandoor & Curry Food Truck, All Purpose Bakery, Snappy Dog’s Food Truck, Birds Nest Italian Street Food, Dylan & Pete’s Ice Cream and more. The vendors will be offering a variety of food entrées, snack foods, ice cream, and soft drinks. Dunkin’ will have free sampling. No alcohol or outside grills will be permitted on park grounds or any parking areas within Nagog Park. Acton Recreation will have water, soda, ice cream, popcorn, and glow sticks for sale at the amphitheater snack bar.

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North Acton Fire Station Update:  The design process for a new fire station for North Acton (to be located at 66-68 Harris Street) is underway. A public forum was held on 6/10 to seek feedback from residents on the proposed station.  There was also a presentation on this project to the Finance Committee on 6/11.  Information from these meetings and other updates about the project may be found online at The next public forum will be held in July with additional details to be announced soon.  #actonma
Last call! In celebration of National Bike Month, Minuteman bike share will be 50% off the Annual Membership plan. Visit the Zagster App to sign-up; the offer is already applied at checkout and is valid through 5/31/2019
Reminder: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 27th at 10:00 AM Rain or Shine. See for parade route and event details. #ActonMA #MemorialDay
AB high school interns Alex Condes and Isabella Harshbarger attended the Health and Wellness Fair at the Acton Senior Center today on behalf of the Town Manager’s Office to promote the Town of Acton communication channels such as social media and Town news flash. Do you subscribe?  Go to to connect to town news and to subscribe for meeting agendas directly to your inbox. @abrsdschools #actonma #localgovernment
Biking on a regular basis improves physical and mental wellness! In support of healthy bodies and minds, Minuteman bike share will be 50% off the Annual Membership for the month of May! Visit the Zagster App ( to sign-up and redeem
Volunteers make Acton a special place!  Tonight the Board of Selectmen held the Annual Board and Committee Volunteer Appreciation reception at NARA Park to thank all volunteers. Each member of the 2018 Board of Selectmen selected a volunteer to honor as part of the ceremony. Pictured (left to right) Selectman Jon Benson, 2018 honorees Nancy Tavernier and Steve Noone, former Selectwoman Janet Adachi, Selectwoman Joan Gardner, 2018 honoree Florence Ross, Selectman Peter Berry, and former Selectwoman Katie Green. (2018 honorees not pictured: Ann Chang and Ron Beck) #ActonMA #localgov #volunteer
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 27th at 10:00 AM Rain or Shine. See for parade route and event details. #ActonMA #MemorialDay
The Town of Acton is seeking an energetic and creative librarian to work with our Memorial Library team as a Community Outreach and Programming Librarian. See the full job posting Contact with questions. #ActonMA #Jobs
Don't Forget it's Bike at Work Week! Take a break from work and test ride a bike today, Thursday May 16th 11:30AM – 12:30PM in West Acton, 525 Mass Ave. Minuteman bike share will be 50% off the Annual Membership in May! to sign-up; offer is applied at checkout.