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    CDC: Distracted drivers kill 9 people a day

    04/17/2015 11:45 AM EDT
    HARVARD -- The Bromfield School's Students Against Destructive Decisions Chapter hosted a "texting while driving" awareness event on campus April 2. 
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    An evening with Shakespeare April 10, 11
    04/10/2015 01:28 PM EDT - The Bromfield Middle School Drama Society proudly presents an evening with Shakespeare. Well, sort of. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Dispatchers are the heart of public safety

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Without dispatchers, public safety departments -- Police and Fire/EMS -- wouldn't function. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    'Soldier, engraver, forger' at May 5 Groton Historical Society

    GROTON -- The Groton Historical Society will sponsor a talk by Deborah M. Child titled "A Stranger in our Midst -- Richard Brunton, Soldier, Engraver, Forger," on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Shirley Fire gets new imaging tool

    SHIRLEY -- One of the most important life safety and fire detection tools used by Shirley firefighters has been upgraded. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Bargains in the Belfry spring season is here

    04/17/2015 07:33 AM EDT
    HARVARD -- Finally spring is here, and Bargains is ready. Come in and find some women's and men's clothes -- shirts, suits, jackets, slacks, skirts, scarves, shoes -- to outfit you for spring. 
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    The Posting Board
    04/17/2015 07:33 AM EDT - BRIEFS Open burning season Jan. 15-May 1 Open Burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and enforced by the local Fire Department. Full Story

    Michaela Nickerson receives national art and writing award
    04/17/2015 11:13 AM EDT - EXETER, N.H. -- Michaela Nickerson, of Harvard, an 11th-grader at Phillips Exeter Academy, won a national Gold Award for her drawing, Guess Who, from the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12. Full Story

    Harvard Police Log
    04/17/2015 07:32 AM EDT - MONDAY, APRIL 6 A.M. 3:28, medical emergency, transported with advanced life support, Ayer Road; 9:38, cooking fire request, no action required, Oak Hill Road. Full Story

    Youth risk survey IDs stress, dating problems
    04/17/2015 07:31 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Bromfield School guidance counselor Drew Skrocki and Bromfield principal Jim O'Shea presented the findings of the Emerson Hospital 2014 Youth Risk Behavior Survey at the April 13 School Committee meeting. Full Story

    National Geographic geography bee
    04/17/2015 11:17 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- On March 27, Yohhan Kumarasinghe, an eighth-grader at the Bromfield School, placed 9th out of 100 at the state-level National Geographic geography bee, held at Clark University in Worcester. Full Story

    Ramps to Freedom
    04/16/2015 12:06 PM EDT - AYER -- Across the United States, 2.2 million people depend on a wheelchair, according the National Institutes of Health. Full Story

    Master Plan Steering Committee votes against paying RKG bill
    04/15/2015 04:00 PM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Harvard's master plan issue isn't going away, at least for the time being. Full Story

    National Geographic geography bee
    04/13/2015 12:43 PM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- On March 27, Yohhan Kumarasinghe, an eighth-grader at the Bromfield School, placed 9th out of 100 at the state-level National Geographic geography bee, held at Clark University in Worcester. Full Story

    CDC: Distracted drivers kill 9 people a day
    04/17/2015 11:45 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The Bromfield School's Students Against Destructive Decisions Chapter hosted a "texting while driving" awareness event on campus April 2. Full Story

    (Mark Mulligan/AP)
    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
    (Reed Saxon/AP)
    Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'

    TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. Full Story