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    Drama Festival Saturday at Bromfield

    05/01/2015 11:54 AM EDT
    The Cronin Auditorium at The Bromfield School in Harvard, will be one of six regional sites to will host the Massachusetts Educational Guild's Middle School Drama Festival on Saturday, May 2. 
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    Celebrate spring with a hike
    04/24/2015 12:33 PM EDT - Celebrate spring with a Holy Hill Walk on Sunday. Harvard Conservation Commission's Land Stewardship Subcommittee is leading a hike on Sunday, Apr. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    OpenAyer is back for this spring

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- OpenAyer is going to get a spring edition. The initial festival, which happened Oct. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Gardeners out in force

    GROTON -- The Gardeners are out in force, clearing the Hollis Street triangle of debris and letting the spring sunshine bring the dormant plants to life. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Town Meeting knocks out salary cuts

    SHIRLEY -- Annual Town Meeting dispatched only five of 19 articles on the warrant before adjourning at 10:30 Monday night. Full Story
     
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    Drama Festival Saturday at Bromfield

    05/01/2015 11:54 AM EDT
    The Cronin Auditorium at The Bromfield School in Harvard, will be one of six regional sites to will host the Massachusetts Educational Guild's Middle School Drama Festival on Saturday, May 2. 
    Full Story
    Selectman calls process 'comedy of errors'
    05/01/2015 07:32 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- After some confusion at the last Board of Selectmen meeting about Harvard Fire Department Engine 2, Human Resource Director/Assistant Town Administrator Marie Sobalvarro, in an item not listed on the agenda, asked the selectmen Tuesday whether they had any follow-up questions about what the Full Story

    Littleton, Devens shuttle surprises officials
    05/01/2015 07:33 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- MassDevelopment is in the process of establishing a shuttle service from the Littleton Commuter Rail stop to Devens, according to a notice from the agency. Full Story

    EDC Chair: C-District needs
    05/01/2015 11:56 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Three members of the Economic Development Committee met briefly April 23 to discuss future plans for the commercial district, located on Ayer Road. Full Story

    Traphagen: 'I'm pretty ready'
    05/01/2015 11:55 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Mary Traphagen, one of the two new members of the School Committee, said she had been thinking about running for the seat she currently holds for a couple of years. Full Story

    PTO News
    05/01/2015 07:33 AM EDT - Online Celebration Auction has begun! Among the 35 items are vacation home rentals, tuxedo rentals and flowers for prom, gift certificates for restaurants, Amazon, and other exciting items! Full Story

    Harvard Police log
    05/01/2015 07:32 AM EDT - MONDAY, APRIL 20 A.M. 9:49, animal control call, no action required, Old Littleton Road. P.M. 2:36, motor vehicle - disabled, unfounded, Ayer Road; 3:34, fire - motor vehicle, no services needed, Ayer Road; 5:50, medical - lift assist only, patient refusal, no transport, Ayer Road; 7:32, suspicious activity, report, Old Shirley Road; 8:49, Full Story

    The Posting Board
    05/01/2015 07:33 AM EDT - CALENDAR Model UN Lip Sync Contest May 1 Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m., in Bromfield's Cronin Auditorium, Bromfield's Model UN club is hosting the 3rd annual LIP SYNC contest! Full Story

    School Committee cuts, adds staffing for next year
    04/29/2015 09:37 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- At its meeting April 27, the School Committee discussed staffing changes for the next school year. Full Story

    EDC Chair: C-District needs
    04/28/2015 10:48 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Some members of the Economic Development Committee met briefly and informally on April 23 to discuss future plans for the commercial district, located on Ayer Road. Full Story

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    Giant billowing aerial sculpture installed over Boston park

    BOSTON (AP) — A giant aerial sculpture is floating over a park in Boston's Financial District, bringing a shimmer of spring where snowplow piles towered just weeks ago. Full Story
    Berkeley's Mark Twain project reveals cache of new writing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. Full Story