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
 
MOST RECENT
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

Man charged with robbing same New Jersey bank 5 years later

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five years earlier, prosecutors said. Full Story
Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Full Story