• Union warns on low-price school work - 05/28/2015 02:38 PM EDT
    Legal counsel may need to deal with MassDev.

    05/15/2015 12:04 PM EDT
    HARVARD -- With a presumed if not ratified Super Town Meeting date coming up in less than a month to address a shortlist of proposed Devens zoning changes, the selectmen last week discussed hiring special legal counsel to deal with MassDevelopment from now on, although they stopped short of agreeing to do that just yet. 
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    Drama Festival Saturday at Bromfield
    05/01/2015 11:54 AM EDT - The Cronin Auditorium at The Bromfield School in Harvard, will be one of six regional sites to will host the Massachusetts Educational Guild's Middle School Drama Festival on Saturday, May 2. Full Story

    UPDATE: Forest fire under control in Ayer

    AYER -- More than 40 firefighters from several towns extinguished a 5-acre forest fire off Washington Street on Friday. Full Story
    Killer seeks appeal in 2010 murder of Groton woman

    WOBURN -- Robert Gulla rocked slightly in his seat, watching his appeals attorney argue that the 25-year-old former Shirley man deserves a new trial in his conviction for the 2010 brutal slaying of Allison Myrick. Full Story
    Janis Bresnahan Run for Education

    Malone impressed with 'magnitude' of event
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Perhaps nothing sums up the town of Ayer and the Ayer Shirley Regional School District better than the Janis Bresnahan Run for Education, which held its 11th annual race May 17. Full Story
    Yes, it can happen to you!

    Mock accident drives home the deadly dangers of drinking and driving
    05/22/2015 11:52 AM EDT
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- A car leaned against a tree in front of The Bromfield School the day before prom. 
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    Harvard Municipal Affordable Housing Trust seeks proposals
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- The Rev. Gregory Schmidt, chairman of the Harvard Municipal Affordable Housing Trust, said the trust is in the process of collecting bids for 166 Littleton Road. Full Story

    Four alarms sound at recycling center fire
    05/22/2015 10:43 AM EDT - By Robert Mills MediaNews DEVENS -- Firefighters battled a massive four-alarm fire Sunday night inside a 90,000-square-foot recycling center on Independence Drive, according to reports on Twitter and fire department radio broadcasts. Full Story

    Devens trash fire still smoldering
    05/22/2015 11:45 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Six million gallons of water have been used to fight a fire at the Devens Recycling Center since Sunday, said Thatcher Kezer, MassDevelopment's senior vice president of Devens, on Tuesday. Full Story

    Turtles, cute and in danger
    05/22/2015 09:58 AM EDT - GROTON -- The group of women inside UNION Coffee Roaster in Ayer did not seem like they were out to change the world as they sipped warm beverages and chatted. Full Story

    Harvard police log
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - MONDAY, MAY 4 AM 1005 suspicious activity, Littleton County Road at Sherry Road; 1026 assist other police department, Slough Road. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - CALENDAR End-of-Year Art Show at Bromfield The Bromfield School Art Department's End-of-Year Art Show featuring artwork from grades 6-12 will be on display in the lower lobby of The Bromfield School from May 21 to June 3. Full Story

    Retirement reception May 28 in Volunteers Hall
    05/21/2015 11:40 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Please join us in wishing a fond farewell and our full-hearted appreciation for those who are retiring from the schools of Harvard. Full Story

    Last day to register for STM is May 29
    05/21/2015 11:23 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The last day to REGISTER TO VOTE for the SUPER TOWN MEETING on June 8 is Friday, May 29. The Town Clerk's Office will be open from 9 a. Full Story

    PTO News
    05/19/2015 10:24 AM EDT - Graduation Gift: Bromfield and HES Clothing Graduation from fifth-grade and high school are coming up. Full Story

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    Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right. Full Story
    Son of 'Barney' co-creator pleads no contest in shooting

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of a co-creator of the children's show "Barney and Friends" has pleaded no contest to shooting and wounding his Malibu neighbor. Full Story
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    Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

    'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.