VIDEO: A Message from the Editor

Acton Patch: Making life ridiculously easy for you and your neighbors.

Acton Patch is an unbelievable community tool waiting for you.

First step: Create an account (top right of the homepage you'll see the "Log In/Sign In" button.

  • This is the key to your success. Once you've created an account with us, the options are nearly endless.

Ways you can utilize Acton Patch:

Create an Event

  • Our Events section has a bunch of things going on in the community. You'll find everything from town meetings and after-school activities to plays and fundraisers.

Post an Announcement

  • Our Announcement section is a great place to make the Acton community aware of really anything you deem important.


  • Join our Local Voices and blog about anything you want. Write as much or as little as you want and as often or a little as you want. If you already have a blog on a different site, feature it here for more readers and bring people back to your site. 

Business Directory

  • Our Patch Business Directory is an easy place to see what types of local businesses are in the community. Local business owners: , hop online and add photos, menus and promotions, and reach out to your customers and respond to ratings and reviews today. If you cannot find your business listing in our directory, contact me at and I will make sure your business is listed right away. Patrons: Rate and review Acton businesses. 

Acton Pics & Clips

  • This is a great place to upload your photos, videos and YouTube videos and share them with the Patch community. We want to see Acton through your lens.

The Acton Patch Newsletter

  • Sign up for our breaking news, daily, or weekly newsletter. Get Acton Patch in your inbox - no spam - no messing around.

Seriously, the days of submitting a Letter to the Editor are done. Bypass me completely and use these ways to get your local information to a large, localized audience. If you create an announcement, an event, a blog or upload a photos or videos to the Pics & Clips section, I will find time to feature them on the front page.

What are you waiting for?

Lauren May 03, 2012 at 12:26 PM
What an AWESOME video!
Rach Faz May 03, 2012 at 05:48 PM
Cant wait to use ALL that ACTON PATCH has to offer!!!
Marge Kennedy May 03, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Can't beat the drum loudly enough for Patch - a great way to start my day every day. Marge
Karla Vallance May 03, 2012 at 08:09 PM
I didn't know Patrick played drums til I saw this video! If you haven't seen this, don't miss it.


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