Since 1965, Beacon Santa has helped families provide holiday gifts for their children; the fund now helps families in Maynard and 13 other communities. The Beacon Santa Fund is a nonprofit organization administered by GateHouse Media New England, the parent company for 12 weekly papers in 15 communities. Applications are now available in the Town […]
In early 2017, a developer reached out to the Towns of Acton and Maynard to discuss the development of a 254-unit apartment complex on land that straddles the town lines. It has been named Powder Mill Place (PMP). Representatives from various town offices from each community attended a public information session where the project was […]
In partnership with Project 351 and the Massachusetts Military Heroes Foundation (MMHF), Maynard High Schooler, Aurora Estabrook is collecting donations to put together care packages for Massachusetts troops overseas and local homeless veterans. Project 351 is a grassroots, youth-led, school-based movement for positive change through service since 2012. And formally launched on Memorial Day, 2009, […]
On a sunny and sizzling Friday afternoon, with the occasional sounds of commuter rail trains in the distance, Mass DOT and the Town of Acton hosted an ARRT ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Maynard and Acton trail sections at the new Acton trail head on Maple Street, just steps away from the […]
It’s hard to miss (and difficult not to slow down and take it all in) when traveling on Parker Street along the Route 27 side of the former Murphy Snyder building. Artists, Eric Giddings and Ben Braley, who as a collaborative were one of the winners of the Cultural Council’s Maynard as a Canvas Mural […]
The long-awaited Assabet River Rail Trail Ribbon Cutting is taking place this Friday at 2pm at the trail head on Maple Street in South Acton, just steps away from the South Acton MBTA station. Don’t miss out on this historic event for the Town of Maynard!