Since last December, a group with links to both the schools and the Harvard Athletic Association has been formulating plans for new sports fields with artificial turf and lights on Pond Road, behind the public library.
In mid-May, the officers of the Harvard Parent Teacher Organization received a letter from the state attorney general alerting them that the group had not filed its required yearly report as a nonprofit since 2013.
The Harvard town beach will soon be opening for the summer, offering residents a wide variety of summer fun activities. These include swimming, boating, fishing, volleyball, grilling, and the use of a playground.
At its June 18 meeting, the Planning Board unanimously voted to reject a citizen petition that would require proposed senior housing on the Hildreth property to include affordable units.
In a spur-of-the-moment decision, the Select Board voted 4–0 Tuesday night to charge $50 for the recycle-only Transfer Station sticker that the town has previously offered residents free of charge.
On Friday, June 8, the Bromfield School’s Class of 2018 marched into commencement to the sound of K’Naan’s “Wavin’ Flag,” the upbeat tone of the song matched by the clear skies over the school’s 139th graduation.
Chairman Ben Guthro shocked his fellow members of the Historical Commission with his abrupt resignation at the close of the group’s June 6 meeting. His surprising announcement came after a productive meeting with votes on two significant measures."
At its June 7 meeting, the School Building Committee voted to approve contracts for the new elementary school’s architect, project manager, and construction manager for a total of about $9.9 million.
On June 4, the Planning Board ruled that the disputed development of Lucy Nesbeda’s property at 55 and 57 Oak Hill Road could proceed.
For the past year, School Building Committee members have worked with architects from Arrowstreet on schematic designs for the new elementary school. Now it’s time to move from generalities to specifics.”