(Pictures by Sherry Graham for the Harvard Historical Commission and used with the HHC's permission. )
Shaker cemetery restoration celebrated, new gate dedicated

08/28/2015 10:26 AM EDT
HARVARD -- Assisted by donations and a small, dedicated army of hands-on volunteers, the Historical Commission has been working to restore one of the town's most unique historic treasures: the 19th Century Shaker Cemetery. 
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Harvard's Ashley Jordan packs the house
08/21/2015 11:49 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Country artist and recent Grammy nominee Ashley Jordan performed at the Harvard General Store's on Pub Night, filling the room to capacity. Full Story

AYER NEWS
SAFE Day to add senior focus to day's events

By Stephanie Michaud Correspondent AYER -- North Middlesex Savings Bank and the Ayer Fire Department will host SAFE Day on Saturday, Sept. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Land Court nullifies Groton ZBA's Lost Lake variance

GROTON -- A contest between the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board came to an anti-climactic ending when the state's Land Court annulled the ZBA's decision to award a variance to Thomas Roche, owner of 101 Lost Lake Drive. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
From the police log

Motor-vehicle v. bear accident On Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8:25 a.m., a vehicle traveling west on Great Road by Dee Bus Co. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Habitat for Humanity seeks sponsors for

golf tourney
09/01/2015 12:58 PM EDT
By Stephanie Michaud Correspondent HARVARD -- Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts will host its second annual Building Dreams Golf Tournament on Sept. 
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Shaker cemetery restoration celebrated, new gate dedicated
08/28/2015 10:26 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Assisted by donations and a small, dedicated army of hands-on volunteers, the Historical Commission has been working to restore one of the town's most unique historic treasures: the 19th Century Shaker Cemetery. Full Story

Treatment and recovery center begins construction
08/28/2015 10:27 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato MediaNews DEVENS -- Last year, about 2,200 mental-health and substance-abuse patients from Central Massachusetts had to go outside the region to get emergency care because local hospitals had no available beds. Full Story

Exploring trails in Harvard, Ayer
08/28/2015 10:45 AM EDT - The Nashua River Watershed Association Heart Healthy Trails Project: Exploring Trails in Harvard and Ayer, Tuesday, Sept. Full Story

Harvard Fall Festival set for Sept. 12, 13
08/28/2015 07:33 AM EDT - The annual Harvard Fall Festival is a weekend of fun for the entire family and folks of all ages! The event will be held Saturday, Sept. Full Story

Luina Greine: Hooked on alpacas, they searched for a farm
08/28/2015 10:30 AM EDT - GROTON -- It was 95 degrees and even the birds hid from the sun in their leaf-shaded nests. All I can do is feel sorry for the heavy coats the gentle alpacas are wearing. Full Story

Missing woman found dead, died 'peacefully' in the
08/28/2015 07:32 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato Media News GROTON -- The discovery of the body of Groton native Susan McLean in Scotland has brought the family sadness as well as a sense of gratitude that local volunteers did all they could to find her. Full Story

Temple will celebrate ground-breaking Aug. 29
08/28/2015 10:59 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- Four thousand members of New England Shird Sai Parivaar of Chelmsford believe they can find God everywhere if they closely look at their environment. Full Story

The Posting Board
08/28/2015 07:33 AM EDT - Well adult clinic Sept. 15 Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Harvard Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Tuesday, Sept. Full Story

Boxboro police investigate 'deeply
08/26/2015 04:03 PM EDT - BOXBORO -- Chief Warren Ryder reports that the BOXBORO Police Department, in conjunction with the Pike County, Ohio Sheriff's Department and the Middlesex District Attorney's Office is investigating a series of violent crimes that allegedly began in BOXBORO and ended early this morning with an individual placed under arrest in Ohio. Full Story