Bromfield's boys soccer team won the Division 4 state semifinal Wednesday, Nov. 14, trouncing Lenox 5-0. They will play in the state finals Saturday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at Worcester State.
Celebrating war's end
Boy Scouts from Troop 1 get the flag in place for raising as a crowd gathers before the World War I Memorial rededication ceremony on the Common to honor the 64 soldiers who fought in that war and the town’s one fatality, Edward Enoch Thomas. Nov. 11 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. (Photo by Lisa Aciukewicz) SEE ARTICLE
The results of the traffic study in the area around Town Hall, the fire station, and Hildreth House are in, and according to TEC, Inc., which performed the study, circulation through what its report calls the “municipal complex” is adequate, although some modifications were recommended.
Last week’s election filled only one of the 24 vacancies on town boards and committees. Since the town charter was adopted, most board and committee members are appointed by the Select Board, with a few still appointed by the town moderator. But the appointers need a volunteer pool to choose from, and that pool has become shallow of late.
MassDevelopment, the agency that oversees real estate sales at Devens, will soon ask for a Super Town Meeting to approve the development of Vicksburg Square for multifamily residential and senior housing.
The Harvard Conservation Commission expects to close on the purchase of about 13 acres between Black Pond and Whitcomb Avenue before the end of this month.
For a marijuana business to obtain a license to operate in Harvard, it must go through a licensing process with several steps. Each step involves examination by a different office with its own perspective.
The all-day drizzle did not discourage Harvard voters from turning out in large numbers on Election Day. But the need for two ballots—one for the local Select Board contest and one for the state election—led to long lines for voters and a late night for vote counters.
After an intense two days of filming scenes on Nov. 5 and 6 for a 21st-century telling of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” Columbia Pictures crews were finally packing up their gear and heading out of town.
Proponents of the citizen petition to ban commercial cannabis activity in Harvard presented their arguments to the Select Board this week, along with a plan to put their requests into action immediately.
At this week’s Monday meeting, the Capital Planning and Investment Committee (CPIC) began its annual review of capital requests by hearing from three town departments: the Department of Public Works, the Fire Department, and the Ambulance Service.
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