Looking like a picture postcard, the center of Harvard is highlighted by snow on the first snow day of the public schools’ 2021–22 academic year. The photo was taken by drone on Jan. 7. (Photo by Robert Curran)
In response to the surge of COVID-19 cases in town as well as local hospitalization rates, the Harvard Board of Health has adopted an emergency regulation requiring masks in all indoor public spaces and indoor private spaces open to the public for everyone age 2 and older.
Devens’ three-member State House delegation says it’s time for MassDevelopment to diversify the mix of new housing at the former Army base, including redevelopment of the abandoned headquarters complex at Vicksburg Square.
After about 6 inches of snow fell throughout the day on Jan. 7 in Harvard, Department of Public Works Director Tim Kilhart told the Press he was far from satisfied with his department’s plowing performance.
In an effort to improve cell phone coverage in town, the Select Board has scheduled a crane test in a wooded area behind Hildreth House to determine the visual impact of a short cell tower.
After only five years in its place of honor on the Common, the town Christmas tree is diseased and might need to be cut down and replaced.
The state reported a record 64 new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the week ending Jan. 1, bringing the town’s cumulative number of confirmed cases to 376.
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