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    Helpful holiday elves

    12/19/2014 11:36 AM EST
    Hildreth House is all set for the holidays, thanks to Den 4 Bear Cubs in Harvard, led by Brian Stahl and Will Stevenson. 
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    Bromfield teens help to build Habitat home
    11/14/2014 10:22 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Kevin Seery and Dan Hillier, both students at Bromfield School, never expected it would be like this. Full Story

    1,100 toys and counting in Ayer police toy drive

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- If you walked into the Ayer Police Department early Friday morning, you would think you'd arrived at a toy store. Full Story
    Haddad: Inter-board lawsuit costly

    GROTON -- Faced with scenarios that included ever-escalating legal costs, the Board of Selectmen hoped that a swift decision by the courts could save the town time and money in a contest between two municipal boards. Full Story
    Candlelight Vespers captures seasonal spirit

    SHIRLEY -- Yuletide spirit and the joyful sounds of music filled the Shirley Meetinghouse to its historic rafters last Sunday night when Holly Haase and company hosted the 11th annual Candlelight Vespers, with Christmas songs, stories, poems and readings and performances by some of the town's talented singers and musicians. Full Story
    Littleton Road affordable housing causes fireworks

    12/19/2014 11:27 AM EST
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Emotions ran high during the discussion of the 166 Littleton Road property at the Planning Board meeting on Monday. 
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    Psychiatric treatment hospital proposed for Devens
    12/19/2014 07:41 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The shortage of Central Massachusetts mental-health treatment options might soon get a shot in the arm. Full Story

    MBTA rejects land swap plan after map altered
    12/19/2014 07:40 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The MBTA has rejected a revised plan submitted by landowner Phil Berry in the ongoing process to transfer land in Depot Square to the town and the MBTA. Full Story

    PTO news
    12/19/2014 07:35 AM EST - PTO student directories We are excited to announce that the PTO Student Directories will be distributed this week. Full Story

    Harvard Police Log
    12/19/2014 07:36 AM EST - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 A.M. 5:52, suspicious person, investigated, 49 Prospect Hill Road; 7:16, motor vehicle stop, citation/warning issued, 254 Still River Road. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    12/19/2014 07:36 AM EST - Bargains consignment shop opens for fall season Bargains in the Belfry, a local consignment shop for lightly used women's and men's clothing, is open for the season. Full Story

    Project manager chosen for Town Hall
    12/17/2014 05:50 PM EST - HARVARD -- During a brief, off-cycle session last week, selectmen met with Town Hall Construction Committee Chairman Richard Maiore to review the group's choice for owners project manager. Full Story

    Local girl wins in Jeopardy Kids Week
    12/12/2014 10:16 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Grace Acton, a seventh grade student at The Bromfield School, appeared on the Dec. Full Story

    Smokey the Bear sign cut down
    12/12/2014 07:31 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- You've probably seen Smokey the Bear as you've driven down Ayer Road. Full Story

    Forum on K-wing
    12/12/2014 07:32 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Officials and administrators hosted parents at the Hildreth Elementary School library Dec. Full Story

    Amazon, Macmillan reach multiyear deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Another major publisher has reached a multiyear deal with Amazon.com. Amazon and Macmillan CEO John Sargent confirmed this week that they had agreed to terms for both print and electronic books. Full Story