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 police log

For Date: 09/22/2014 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 14-12677 0734 Initiated - TRAFFIC /MOTOR VEH. Full Story
Eco-friendly alpacas draw lots of fans on Farm Days

ASHBY -- Nine years ago, Pam and Mark Welty moved to an old farm in Ashby. They started with land, an old farmhouse and shed, and three female alpacas. Full Story
Medical reserve corps opportunities available

HARVARD -- Making the rounds this summer, Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corps New England Division leader Lois Luniewicz gave a presentation to selectmen last week to tout the benefits and volunteer opportunities the organization has to offer. Full Story


Coming up at Harvard Library

09/29/2014 03:25 PM EDT
Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30, beginning on September 22 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. 
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Reformed law being applied unevenly
09/26/2014 07:34 AM EDT - Part 2 in a 3-part series By M.E. Jones Correspondent REGION -- According to news stories and based on limited results from a recent survey of local police departments, interpretation of the new domestic-violence reform law may vary in terms of information printed in police logs and public access to arrest data. Full Story

Drug court gives addicts another chance
09/26/2014 07:34 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop AYER -- Orin Aune and Armand Girouard have both come a long way. Full Story

Eco-friendly alpacas draw lots of fans on Farm Days
09/26/2014 07:34 AM EDT - ASHBY -- Nine years ago, Pam and Mark Welty moved to an old farm in Ashby. They started with land, an old farmhouse and shed, and three female alpacas. Full Story

Seven come to life in cemetery
09/26/2014 07:34 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop HARVARD -- More than 100 people came to the town center cemetery last Saturday for moonlight tours, each about 15 minutes apart. Full Story

Harvard police logs
09/26/2014 07:33 AM EDT - TUESDAY, Sept. 9 A.M. 6:51, motor vehicle stop, citation/warning issue, Bolton Road; 8:07, road hazards, hazards removed, Ayer Road; 8:28, traffic control, services rendered, Massachusetts Avenue; 11:24 residential alarm, building checked, Westcott Road. Full Story

The Posting Board
09/26/2014 07:33 AM EDT - Booths available The 43rd Annual Harvard Flea Market is upcoming on Columbus Day Weekend. There is a special offer for Harvard residents to rent a booth for only $50 for the day. Full Story

PTO News
09/26/2014 07:33 AM EDT - PTO board and thank you from outgoing president The PTO Board Members for the 2014-2015 year are: * President Lisa Rosen * Vice-President Erin Baker * Secretary Deana Boucher * Treasurer Leo Zaslavskiy I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all who have supported the PTO over the past several years. Full Story

Harvard police to hold drug take-back day
09/26/2014 07:32 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop HARVARD -- The Harvard Police Department will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a Drug Take Back Day on Sept. Full Story

Town Hall
09/26/2014 07:32 AM EDT - HARVARD -- Selectmen on Tuesday night decided not to field ballot questions to poll the public about the Town Hall project at the town election in November, as they had discussed at the previous session. Full Story

Police nab suspect after he's invited into home

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal. Full Story
Ed Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Full Story