Last modified: 2021-10-08 by rick wyatt
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Acton is in Middlesex County.
Acton is a suburban community located 25 miles northwest of Boston. Although Acton's population has almost tripled in the last three decades, the town has retained much of its rural New England character, as evidenced by the traditional town center and green, with fine examples of historic architecture, and the stone walls and tree-lined country roads. However, Acton is well prepared for the 21st century. Acton affords a full range of services to its residents and businesses, including an active town government, top-notch libraries, a nationally accredited police department, a full-time fire department, and local and regional school systems that are ranked among the top in the state. Commerce continues to thrive and grow in Acton due in large part to its prime location along Routes 2, 27 and 111, the commuter train stop, and its proximity to Route 495. A wide range of retail stores and services, a community theater, various types of commercial recreation and several museums, can all be found in Acton.Dov Gutterman, 27 November 2002
The assistant town manager has informed me that he has never seen or heard of
a town flag.
Mark F., 8 October 2021
It can be noted that the Minutemen flag
has been submitted to the
Hall of Flags in Boston to represent the town of Acton.
Editor, 8 October 2021
image located by Paul Bassinson, 3 May 2020
Paul Bassinson, 3 May 2020
image by Jorge Candeias, 12 December 2004
A white flag with a black silhouette of a minuteman in the center.
Arched above is the text I HAVEN'T A MAN WHO IS AFRAID TO GO, and below on two
lines, APRIL 19 1775 and ACTON MINUTEMEN - all text is in black.
Dov Gutterman, 27 November 2002
The Acton Minutemen flag is familiar through the Acton Minutemen (https://actonminutemen.org),
but is not an official flag of the town.
Mark Hald, 3 October 2021