COA supports request for Hildreth House funding

09/04/2014 02:40 PM EDT
HARVARD -- The Hildreth House Improvement Committee could not come to a decision Monday on what recommendations they want to make to selectmen regarding Hildreth House renovations. 
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Longboarding competition takes to the hills
08/29/2014 10:00 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Music blasted from outside the Harvard General Store as 18-year-old Eddie Henriquez took to the edge of the mini-ramp set up in the parking lot. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Finance Comm. concerned about unpaid premiums

AYER -- The Finance Committee met Sept. 10 to start planning the fiscal 2016 budget calendar. Chairman Scott Houde talked about the management letter presented by Town Auditor James Giusti at the last Board of Selectmen meeting. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
PDs omit info from logs with new law

Redact incidents of domestic violence
Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
5th annual Shirley Fire Ride Sept. 20

SHIRLEY -- The Shirley Fire Department will host its fifth annual Shirley Fire Ride on Saturday, with a rain date of Sunday. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Friends of the Council on Aging to name November '60 plus' month

09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT
HARVARD -- The Council on Aging met with the Friends of the Council on Aging Monday to discuss upcoming fundraising events and ideas. 
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Harvard Police, Fire to hold Public Safety Day
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The Harvard Police and Fire Association will be hosting their first Public Safety Day on Oct. Full Story

Harvard schools partner with Bare Hill Rowing Assoc.
09/19/2014 07:33 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The Harvard School Committee approved a contract negotiated with the Bare Hill Rowing Associated, Inc. Full Story

PDs omit info from logs with new law
09/19/2014 07:33 AM EDT - Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. Full Story

HHIC prefers entire project
09/19/2014 07:33 AM EDT - HARVARD -- When the Hildreth House Improvement Committee last met, members discuss a draft of its recommendation of renovating the Hildreth House to the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

Emergency preparedness on health board agenda
09/19/2014 07:33 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The Board of Health discussed with town departments the idea of opening a cooling center. Member Sharon McCarthy attended a state Department of Public Health meeting, "Preparing for the Effects of Climate Change at the Municipal Level," that discussed the impact of climate change on local communities. Full Story

The Elegant Chef
09/19/2014 07:33 AM EDT - Culinary Arts department chef Fran Zentgraf, in his fourth year at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, said he ". Full Story

Fresh InkK presents 'Extreme Uncertainties: Balancing in the Abyss'
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Fresh InkK will present at the Center on the Common, on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 7-9 p.m., four acclaimed writers reading from their work. Full Story

Mushroom hunt Sept. 27
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Join the Harvard Conservation Trust and mushroom enthusiast Al Ferry for a walk in the woods to learn about Harvard's fabulous fungi! Full Story

Harvard police logs
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - TUESDAY, Sept. 2 A.M. 7:05, traffic control, services rendered, The Bromfield School; 8:51, motor vehicle stop, verbal warning, Pond Road and Massachusetts Avenue; 8:57, traffic complaint, spoken to, Littleton County Road and Sherry Road. Full Story

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The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record. Full Story