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    Fiske Warren loomed large in his day

    06/26/2015 11:44 AM EDT
    Conclusion of a 2-part story By M.E. Jones Correspondent HARVARD -- The name Fiske Warren was familiar, but beyond knowing he was a past resident and large landowner in the area, that was about it for most people in the crowd that packed Harvard Historical Society headquarters in Still River for a talk about him earlier this month. 
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    Lee outlines 'proud history'
    06/19/2015 12:01 PM EDT - HARVARD -- Representing the Bromfield Trustees, which awarded five scholarships this year, John Lee said at the June 5 graduation that Harvard "tried" to establish a high school for a long time before finally graduating its first, five-member class from The Bromfield School 136 years ago. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Officials rehash super TM outcome

    HARVARD -- Meeting at the interim Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen discussed the outcome of the June 8 Super Town Meeting. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Plan for condos

    at former Tarbell School hit a snag
    GROTON -- What at first glance seemed like a cakewalk for developer Kevin McGoniagle, turned out not to be so simple when the Planning Board registered numerous concerns about his plans. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Solar farm worries aired

    SHIRLEY -- Meeting with the Energy Committee, members of the Board of Selectmen entertained concerns from the public about a proposed experimental solar panel farm to be located on town- owned land off Patterson Road. Full Story
     
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    DEC rep defends recent decision

    Offers to visit more often
    07/01/2015 09:37 AM EDT
    HARVARD -- James DeZutter, who for some time has served as one of the town's two representatives on the Devens Enterprise Commission, came to visit selectmen to get a read on the board's continued confidence in him. 
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    Coming up at
    06/29/2015 03:12 PM EDT - Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime is: Thursdays at 10:30 from July 2 through August 13 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story

    Fiske Warren loomed large in his day
    06/26/2015 11:44 AM EDT - Conclusion of a 2-part story By M.E. Jones Correspondent HARVARD -- The name Fiske Warren was familiar, but beyond knowing he was a past resident and large landowner in the area, that was about it for most people in the crowd that packed Harvard Historical Society headquarters in Still River for a talk about him earlier this month. Full Story

    School supt.'s husband facing sex-with-minor charges
    06/26/2015 07:33 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop MediaNews HARVARD -- An Eldridge Road man who teaches part-time at Mount Wachusett Community College and is the husband of the Harvard Public Schools superintendent is facing charges in Pennsylvania that he had sex with a minor in 2006 while he was teaching at a Catholic high school. Full Story

    Tree worker seriously hurt in accident
    06/26/2015 07:34 AM EDT - LITTLETON -- A tree worker was struck in the head by a 5-foot-long section of a treetop on New Estate Road on Tuesday morning, officials said. Full Story

    Fourth of July events would make John Adams proud
    06/26/2015 07:33 AM EDT - As the nation's 239th birthday nears, local towns have been feverishly putting the finishing touches on celebrations that have been in the planning stages . Full Story

    Correction
    06/26/2015 07:33 AM EDT - A Harvard Hillside story about a MAHT deal with a Devens developer to subsidize a Grant Road residential subdivision incorrectly stated that the 40 rental units slated for phase two would all be affordable. Full Story

    The Great Harvard 4th of July Race
    06/26/2015 07:32 AM EDT - When & where: Saturday, July 4th, 2015 Hildreth Elementary School 6:30 a.m. 5-mile race registration opens 8:15 a. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    06/26/2015 07:31 AM EDT - Sales at Bargains in the Belfry The spring season at Bargains in the Belfry is coming to a close, with some special sales. Full Story

    Bare Hill Triathlon: Many volunteers make it work
    06/23/2015 10:49 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The Harvard Lions Club's 3rd annual Bare Hill Triathlon will take place Sunday, June 28, at 8 a. Full Story

    Hot-air balloon hits tree, catches fire at Utah festival

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A witness says a pig-shaped hot-air balloon crashed into a tree and caught fire at a balloon festival in Utah, cutting the pilot's face. Full Story
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    Are Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez getting back together?

    'American Idol’ judge and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ actor have reportedly been communicating.