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Feb 01

HUGE news for Blue Water Veterans!

Posted to Acton Veterans' Newsletter by James MacRae

A federal Court ruled this past Tuesday that Vietnam Veterans who served on ships offshore during the war are eligible for benefits to treat illnesses linked to exposure to the chemical herbicide Agent Orange.  There are a great number of cancers and other diseases directly related to this exposure and you may be entitled to compensation. 

Prostate cancer, lung cancer and other respiratory cancers, diabetes mellitus type 2, ischemic heart disease, and Parkinsons are just some of the diseases recognized by the VA that are from exposure to agent orange.

For any blue water Veterans curious about these benefits please contact my office at 978-929-6614 or at

Aug 07

ARRT Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - August 10th at 2PM

Posted to Assabet River Rail Trail Construction Project by Kristen Guichard

Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Acton-Maynard section of the Assabet River Rail Trail on Friday, August 10th at 2PM across from the South Acton commuter rail station off Maple Street.
Apr 14

CAP workshop and so much more!

Posted to Climate Action Plan Updates by Andrea Becerra

There are two remaining public workshops scheduled for Acton’s Climate Action Plan Phase II! The next event is taking place virtually on Wednesday, April 27th, 12-1:15PM. Register at to join the conversation.

In other news...

We’re celebrating Earth Day at the NARA Park Sports Pavilion! Join us on Thursday, April 21st, 3:00-4:30PM for a tree planting, litter clean-up, and bike and helmet safety check by Pedal Power & Ski (if children's helmets are faulty or you don't own one, free ones will be available courtesy of the Town of Acton Nursing Services)! No registration required. We look forward to seeing you there. Questions? Reach out to

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