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  1. Solve conference gathers 'change agents,' takes on global problemsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Tech

    ... celebrating the intellectual capital of the greater Boston area. The festival was a partnership between MIT, Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Boston Globe, and featured events that focus on "big ideas" in disciplines ranging from ...


  2. Police Respond To 'Potential Stabbing' Near Law SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harvard Crimson

    The Harvard and Cambridge Police Departments have a suspect in custody after receiving a report of a "potential stabbing" near Harvard Law School's Cambridge campus, according to emergency notification messages issued early Wednesday evening. Just after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Harvard issued an emergency alert indicating that police officers had responded to a call reporting a "potential stabbing" at 1555 Massachusetts Ave. and were searching the area.


  3. Community Harvest Project gets boost with ownership of Harvard apple orchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... who are critically ill. While the project farms on leased land in North Grafton, the 75-acre Prospect Hill Farm in Harvard was donated to the organization. It is the first property to be owned by Community Health Project. Once owned by Westward ...


  4. GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Fruitlands Museum to Celebrate Harvest Festival This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Go Local

    Fruitlands Museum in Harvard will be celebrating their Annual Harvest Weekend this weekend filled with activities fun for the whole family. On Saturday and Sunday, from 12 to 4 PM, Fruitlands will host activities such as a pop-up farm stand featuring produce and livestock from Springdell Farm; sheep, goats, and chickens raised by members of the Wekepeke 4-H Club of Lancaster; a beekeeping demonstration and observation hives hosted by representatives of Worcester County Beekeepers Association; refreshments provided by Carlson Orchards; art-making activities like vegetable prints and lavender sachets; and old-fashioned games.


  5. Breast cancer awareness monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Bead & Button

    ... These items are then put up for auction , and 100% of the proceeds go to The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden in Harvard, Massachusetts, and Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Research Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. I urge you to check out these ...


  6. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Lowell Sun

    ... for appointments and information. HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Mindful Mondays with Marcia, each Mon., Oct. 5-Nov. 30, 12:30-1 p.m.; Qi Gong & Tai Chi, each Tues., Oct. 6-20, 10-11 a.m.; ...


  7. Zoning Board Approves Revised Smith Center PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Harvard Crimson

    The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal approved revised plans for Harvard to renovate its Smith Campus Center on Thursday, giving the University permission from the city to move ahead with the construction project. A preliminary rendering of the renovated Smith Campus Center shows a remodeled front facade, where restaurant Au Bon Pain is currently located.


  8. Religion News: Oklahoma must remove Ten Commandments from CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... legislators to look at impeaching the justices or amending the Oklahoma Constitution. About 21 percent of incoming Harvard freshmen are agnostic, according to a survey conducted by their student newspaper, The Crimson Review. Agnostics also ...


  9. Michelle Obama: Girls, don't hold back in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... enough or interesting enough to stop you from getting your education," the water pump operator's daughter-turned-Harvard-trained lawyer said. "If I had worried about who liked me and who thought I was cute when I was your age, I wouldn't be married ...


  10. 3 Ways to Avoid Dumbing Down When Writing Middle GradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Writer's Digest

    ... This guest post is by Luke Reynolds. Reynolds currently teaches 7th grade English in the public school system in Harvard, Massachusetts. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two young boys and a young dog who is intent on waking up those young boys as ...


  11. Al's and Clover To Headline Exodus From Campus CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Harvard Crimson

    Businesses located in Harvard's Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al's Harvard Square Cafe and the Square location of Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O'Rourke. "The reality is that the Smith Campus Center will be an active construction zone for some time, with a specific focus on renovating the arcade and other areas of the building," O'Rourke wrote in an email.


  12. 11 apple orchards within an hour of BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Boston.com

    ... your pecks, there's ice cream, a bakery, and a petting zoo. Carlson Orchards: This 120-acre family-run farm in Harvard has over 14 varieties of apples growing on 60,000 bushels. They also make over 500,000 gallons of cider on-site each year. Carlson ...


  13. More than a quarter of BU women victim of assault, survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | Boston.com

    More than one-quarter of undergraduate women at Boston University said they have been the victim of unwanted sexual contact since enrolling at the college, according to results of a university-administered survey released Thursday. The findings from Boston's largest university are similar to previous surveys about the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses, including results released earlier this week from a major survey of students from 27 colleges around the country, including Harvard and six other Ivy League institutions.


  14. Devens growth surge gives area a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... LLC is ready to construct a 124-unit development on Grant Road in multiple phases. Residents of Ayer, Shirley and Harvard -- the three towns into which boundaries Devens falls -- approved a zoning change earlier this year to allow for a 120-unit ...


  15. Former Harvard employee accused of stealing $80,000 from the universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Boston.com

    During the 17 years Shawn Bunn worked as a computer lab manager for Harvard, he was issued a university credit card so he could make purchases for the lab. Every time he bought something valued at more than $75, he was required to submit a receipt, as well as a written justification explaining why the department needed the item.


  16. Harvard's endowment is now worth $37.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Boston.com

    The largest endowment in the academic world belongs to Harvard, and recent numbers show that it's worth $37.6 billion. In a letter to alumni , the Harvard Management Company, which oversees the endowment, reported that the school's endowment had a 5.8 percent return in the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2015.


  17. 2015 NECA Golf Outing to raise awareness for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Professional Carwashing/Detail

    HARVARD, Mass. - On Monday, Sept. 28, the 2015 New England Carwash Association Golf Outing will help Tony DeBarros of Balise Hyannis Car Wash restore his homeland of Cape Verde, according to a press release.


  18. Christina Low, Terrence Morse wedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Christina Low, daughter of John and Kathryn Low of Pepperell, and Terrence Morse, son of Steven and Dr. Theresa Morse of West Townsend, were united in marriage, July 31, 2015. The ceremony, held at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, was performed by their former history teacher, Carleton Mountain.


  19. Women in NAAAP's Wellness and Mindfulness Workshop with Harvard ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Sampan

    Women in NAAAP's Wellness and Mindfulness Workshop with Harvard Pilgrim's Eastern Harmony program Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Cambridge Innovation Center, 17th Floor, 50 Milk Street, Boston, MA Men and women are invited for this learning and networking opportunity! Food and refreshments will be served. Come and learn about acupuncture, meditation and massage therapy and how to incorporate them into your everyday life, even at the office! The following practitioners will be speaking and giving demos! We look forward to seeing you at the event! Please contact Tiffany Hu and Eileen Y. Lee Breger at [email protected] with any questions.


  20. Shirley assessors object to selectmen's plan to fill full-time job with consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Lowell Sun

    The town's principal assessor resigned recently, but rather than fill the position now, selectmen want to hire a consultant until the tax rate is set in November. The firm the selectmen are considering for the job is Regional Resource Group, which currently provides assessors', services to 21 Massachusetts communities, including the area towns of Ashburnham, Ashby, Bolton, Harvard and Lunenburg and Devens.


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