Current information about the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation
A revised version of the Housing Production Plan (HPP) is now available. The Board of Selectmen and Planning Board will hold a follow-up joint meeting on Tuesday, May 26th.
At this meeting, the consultants will provide an overview of the revisions made to the HPP based on feedback provided during the public comment period. The Board of Selectmen and Planning Board will consider adoption of the HPP at this meeting. To view th...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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...
Special edition Municipal Monthly that is being mailed to all households to help provide updated information and resources related to COVID-19.
The May 1, 2020 Covid-19 Special Edition of Municipal Monthly will be mailed to each household. Please use the link below to view the online version.
Beginning on May 8th, National Grid will be preforming infrastructure upgrades on Massachusetts Avenue and Arlington Street in West Acton.
The work zone will include the area from approximately 533 to 590 Massachusetts Avenue, and from 250 to 271 Arlington Street.
Watch the Memorial Day Ceremony on Acton TV
A moving video was put together for residents since we cannot be together for an in-person ceremony due to the current local state of emergency related to the COVID-19.
This video will be broadcast on ActonTV local cable or may be viewed at the following l...
Annual outdoor water use restrictions are in effect from May 1st to October 1st.
The Board of Selectmen and Planning Board held a joint meeting to hear public comments on May 4th at 7PM.
Due to the significant number of citizen comments received to the draft Housing Production Plan (HPP), a revised draft will not be available today and the joint meeting of the Board Of Selectmen and Planning Board will not take place on Tuesday, May 12. &...
The HPP as its commonly known, identifies the housing needs of a community and the goals and strategies it will use to identify and achieve the 40B 10% threshold.
By taking this proactive approach in the adoption of an HPP, we are much more likely to achieve our affordable housing planning goals. Since the fall, the planning department has led a HPP process to renew our plan. This included significant local input t...
Affordable Homeownership Opportunity in Acton: Please see the attached application and flyer for details regarding eligibility requirements and the selection process.
This is a first-come, first-served opportunity, so the first eligible household who submits a complete application will be given the opportunity to purchase this home. Please read the application carefully and contact Lara Plaskon at email@example.com ...
An update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation
A daily update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation
Town of Acton Confirms First Positive Case of COVID-19
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...
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
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 ...
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...
Town of Acton Announces Cancellations and Closures Related to Coronavirus
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...
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.
Town officials are closely following guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding...
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...
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.
Click HERE to read the March 2020 edition of the Municipal Monthly.
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...
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...
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.
The Presidential and Special State Primary Elections will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.
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...
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...
The February 2020 edition of Municipal Monthly is now available.
Read it here: Municipal Monthly - February 2020
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...
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 PMClass is $75 per person
Please email Tom Matthews to reserve your firstname.lastname@example.org or call (978) 929-7453
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...
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 ...
This month's edition of Municipal Monthly is now available.
Click HERE to view the latest edition of the Municipal Monthly!
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...