Acton


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Acton,

town (1990 pop. 17,872), Middlesex co., E Mass., NW of Boston; settled c.1680, inc. 1735. Among its manufactures are electrical machinery, chemicals, prefabricated houses, and precision equipment. Points of interest include the Isaac Davis Home, residence of the first person to die at the battle of Concord during the American Revolution.
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Brian Acton, Co-Founder of Whatsapp announced that he was quitting the company in order to start his own non-profit technology foundation.
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm welcomed a record number of visitors over Easter.
Students from Ark Acton, formerly known asActon High School, and Twyford School were barred from shopping in the store on Kings Street on Monday (March 25).
As one of those aesthetes, Harold Acton arrived in China in the 1930s and wrote extensively on his life in Peking both in fictional and non-fictional literary forms.
Brian Acton, the co-founder of cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp, has largely been out of the public eye since (https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/13/whatsapp-co-founder-brian-acton-is-leaving-to-start-a-non-profit/) he left Facebook more than a year ago.
15 December 2016 - US-based mobile facilities company Acton Mobile has acquired Mobile Mini's mobile office fleet in Tennessee, the company said.
A Massachusetts court in September declined to freeze taxpayer funds intended for the repair of two old churches in Acton.