The state reported four new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the week ending Nov. 27, and six new confirmed cases for the week ending Dec. 3.
Of all 350 towns in Massachusetts, Harvard took the top spot for voter participation in last month’s presidential election.
Within a couple of weeks, Harvard school administrators hope to have a powerful new tool for identifying COVID-19 infections among students and staff members so as to limit the virus’s spread.
The town’s two municipal wells tested positive for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in early November, although the levels were below the state’s new maximum contaminant level for PFAS.
The Select Board has approved the preliminary design for the Ayer Road repaving project, which does not include the proposed roundabout at the road’s intersection with Gebo Lane.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has nearly worked out a compromise with Verizon regarding the company’s request for a new cell tower at 12 Woodchuck Hill Road.
Carlson Orchards will be allowed to continue serving hard cider at its Cider Barn for another year.
In a unanimous vote last Monday, the Harvard School Committee joined the Massachusetts Association of School Committees in calling for “a moratorium on all high stakes testing for the 2020-2021 school year.”
Harvard has received a $1 million grant from MassWorks to make safety improvements to the section of Slough Road between Bolton Road and Mass. Ave.
The Select Board voted unanimously at its Dec.1 meeting to appoint Bill Ference, Steve Ford, and Pat Jennings to the three citizen-at-large positions on the Bromfield House Committee.
As COVID-19 cases surge worldwide, the small town of Harvard is now seeing its own version of that surge.
When third-quarter fiscal 2021 tax bills arrive in their mailboxes this December, many Harvard residents will not be surprised to find that their taxes have gone up.
Town and school employees will continue to receive their health insurance through Minuteman Nashoba Health Group for at least one more year.
Identity thieves have targeted more than 50 Harvard town and school employees, using their stolen information to file fraudulent claims with the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance.
The Finance Committee has a fresh look this year with one new member, one member returning after a short hiatus, and a member promoted from associate to voting status.
At its Nov. 5 meeting, the Harvard-Devens Jurisdiction Committee (HDJC) reached consensus on controversial issues facing the Devens Jurisdictional Framework Committee.
Since last summer, Harvard residents Liz Ruark and Toby Bazarnick have been searching for a way to make weekly COVID-19 testing cost-effective for all students and staff in Harvard schools.
The Bromfield varsity field hockey team is quarantining until Nov. 20 after a player from Hudson, a team Bromfield played on Nov. 5, tested positive for the coronavirus.
In response to recent complaints about excessive construction noise, the Select Board discussed creating either a comprehensive noise ordinance or a construction noise ordinance.
Voting in the 2020 presidential election ceased in Harvard at 8 p.m. last Tuesday, Nov. 3, but the work of election officials is far from over.