With commercial development at Devens fast approaching the cap set by the Legislature in 1994, Devens officials appeared before the select boards of Shirley, Ayer, and Harvard last month seeking their support for removing it.
From dried-up stream beds to ears of corn so small only a toddler would find them satisfying, signs of this summer’s drought are everywhere.
Anticipating the possible need for a second softball field next spring, the town is planning on converting one of the two baseball fields on the Ryan land at Depot Road to a softball field.
All hands are on deck, cleaning and renovating Bromfield House to accommodate two Afghan families for at least a year.
So far, algae levels in Bare Hill Pond are low, and the Board of Health's new monitoring sign at the beach is still green, meaning all activities are allowed.
The state reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the five weeks ending July 30, bringing the town’s cumulative number of state-reported cases since the pandemic began to 744.
There will be no new softball field in front of the Hildreth Elementary School.
Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation into the suspicious death of Mary Anderson, the 23-year-old Harvard woman whose body was found in her pickup truck in Brattleboro, Vermont, early Tuesday morning.
Two weeks ago a parent of two young softball players filed a Title IX discrimination complaint with the Harvard Public Schools’ district compliance coordinator.
Just after the town clock struck 10 last Saturday morning, three Harvard police cruisers with sirens blaring led the Fourth of July parade down Ayer Road from Town Hall.
Funds have been committed to secure the purchase of an agricultural preservation restriction (APR) for 70 of 75 acres; ensuring Prospect Hill Community Orchard is protected in perpetuity as agricultural land.
With a count of “3-2-1” followed by a blast from race director Mike Thornton’s bullhorn, 176 runners sprinted past the Bromfield School on the first leg of this year’s 5-mile Great Harvard 4th of July Road Race.
Harvard is expected to receive $346,411, distributed over the course of 17 years, to address the opioid crisis.
The Harvard Ambulance Service is looking for volunteers to participate in its new emergency medical responder program from late summer to early fall.
The state reported 11 new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the week ending June 25, three more than reported the previous week, bringing the town’s cumulative number of state-reported cases since the pandemic began to 715.