News Flash

Acton Town News

Posted on: October 13, 2020

Halloween 2020 - Board of Health Guidance

halloween2020

In order to safeguard participants on Halloween, the Board of Health reviewed the Halloween guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Monday, October 5, 2020.

The Board of Health decided that it would be beneficial to allow traditional trick or treating as long as safety protocols are followed and we would be looking for our residents to help reinforce these guidelines. We believe that Trick or Treating during COVID-19 should be a decision left to our residents. The Board requests that everyone be respectful of those who decide not to participate and the following measures are in place for the safety of those who want to participate:

• Face coverings required for all, including residents both receiving and distributing treats.

• Social distancing of at least 6’ is required at all times for all, unless you live in the same household. If there are people already at a door, wait 6-feet apart until it is your turn.

• Prior to passing out treats, please wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. Repeat handwashing as necessary through the night. Consider the use of tongs or gloves when passing out treats.

• It is not recommended to leave out a communal bowl for trick or treaters to grab themselves. Please consider creative ways to deliver the treat to participants to allow for social distancing.

• Avoid touching your face and wash hands or use hand sanitizer periodically throughout the night.

• Place your treats in a bowl and let them sit overnight or consider individually wrapping them for easy contactless grab and go.

• Do not attempt to trick or treat at a home without the lights on. Please respect their reason not to participate.

• If you are not feeling well, please stay home and do not pass out treats.

Have a fun and safe Halloween.

Richard C. Burrows

Chief of Police

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Acton Town News

Acton Restaurant Week Logo 2020

Acton Restaurant Week

Posted on: October 22, 2020
vote

Early Voting

Posted on: September 29, 2020
Attorney General

2020 Special Town Meeting AG Approval

Posted on: September 30, 2020
AWDLogo2

Water Main Flushing

Posted on: October 1, 2020
Town Seal 300dpi Trans NoAlias

Unclaimed Checks

Posted on: September 28, 2020
Mindfulness Meditation Invite

Virtual Mindfulness Meditation Classes

Posted on: September 24, 2020
video tab

Town of Acton Supports Small Businesses

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 16

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 15

Posted on: September 11, 2020
Sept MM

Municipal Monthly - September 2020

Posted on: September 3, 2020
Town Seal 300dpi Trans NoAlias

Acton Water Main Upgrades - Service Outage

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 13

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Nagog Pond Intake Replacement Project

Posted on: August 18, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 12

Posted on: August 13, 2020
Right to Farm Flyer

Acton is a Right to Farm Community

Posted on: August 12, 2020

Municipal Monthly - August

Posted on: August 1, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 11

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 10

Posted on: July 23, 2020
Road_ Striping

Reflective Line Painting

Posted on: July 17, 2020
Police

Notice of Public Auction

Posted on: July 9, 2020
Capture

Annual Town Meeting Abstract

Posted on: June 29, 2020
July 4th cancellation

July 4th Celebration Cancelled

Posted on: July 2, 2020
Road Work 2

Spring Roadway Paving

Posted on: June 12, 2020
mosquito-side-view

Mosquito Control Information

Posted on: June 9, 2020
vote

Early Voting by Mail

Posted on: April 3, 2020
memorial day 2020

Acton Memorial Day

Posted on: May 24, 2020
AWDLogo2

Seasonal Outdoor Water Use

Posted on: May 1, 2020
442 Mass Ave - Flyer

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity

Posted on: April 16, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update - March 15, 2020 10PM

Posted on: March 15, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update March 13th

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update March 12th

Posted on: March 12, 2020
images

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax

Posted on: March 4, 2020
MM March 2020

Municipal Monthly - March

Posted on: March 1, 2020

Early Voting

Posted on: February 11, 2020
MM February 2020

Municipal Monthly - February

Posted on: February 1, 2020

Statement Regarding January 9th Incident

Posted on: January 30, 2020
AEDCPR

CPR, AED & First Aid training class

Posted on: January 30, 2020
Housing Production

Housing Production Plan Public Forum

Posted on: January 7, 2020
MM January 2020

Municipal Monthly - January

Posted on: January 1, 2020