Author Archives: Admin

Perspectives: 1,4-Dioxane in Acton Water

By Lucy Kirshner

A year ago, I passed a neighbor on the street who shared her anxiety. “There is poison in our water!” she began. “It’s 1,4-Dioxane and the town knows, but all they’re doing is diluting it, not removing it.” Continue reading

Introducing Green Acton “Perspectives”

The Green Acton website is introducing a new feature called “Perspectives.” Until now, Green Acton’s web material has been informational, and presented in a third-person, organizational voice. Perspectives pieces, in contrast, will allow for expression of personal reflection, experience, and opinion.

Continue reading

Green Acton Monthly Meetings

All are welcome to our monthly meetings, listed below. Agendas & minutes are here in our Green Acton Announcements Google Group.  Continue reading

May 2018 Green Acton Statement on Kelley’s Corner Infrastructure Project

Public Statement about Kelley’s Corner Infrastructure Project Approved by Green Acton Directors 2018-05-18
Sent to Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Kelley’s Corner Steering Committee
Continue reading

Meeting Guidelines

Green Acton Meeting Ground Rules
Approved at February 2018 Meeting

Consensus requires bringing all of our best thinking to bear on identifying how the group will proceed on any given question or issue. Each group has its own way of accomplishing this. Continue reading

Acton Cleanup WEEK: April 21-29

Please mark your calendars and plan to participate

Acton Cleanup Week: April 21 – April 29  Continue reading

Sign Up to Table for Acton Power Choice Green

Here’s who has signed up so far. Below that is where you can sign up. Continue reading

Green Acton position on Article 28

Green Acton agreed, at its March 2018 meeting, to support Article 28 on the Spring Town Meeting Warrant. Continue reading

Bike Share Program Proposed for Acton, Maynard & Other Local Towns

The Acton Planning Department and a company called Zagster have been working on a proposal for a bike sharing program. The proposal is scheduled for discussion at the January 8, 2017 Board of Selectmen meeting. Continue reading

Green Acton supports the Environmental Justice Bill

At our December 2017 meeting, Green Acton signed on to the letter below in support of the Environmental Justice Act (H.2913 / S.426). And here is a link to a one-pager explaining this proposed legislation.

Continue reading