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  1. Harvard holds Devens forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Harvard Hillside

    Harvard is in the process of developing its master plan, and so, like Ayer and Shirley, it must ask: What to do with the former Fort Devens? "What we're going to do here today is go through a Devens framework," said Joe Hutchinson, a member of the Master Plan Steering Committee, noting that the forum was meant as a tool for the town as it faces decisions on Devens. RKG Associates' Judi Barrett, the lead consultant for the master plan update, reminded the audience that Devens is an enterprise zone, and it is primarily non-residential.

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  2. Ayer fire logRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Nov. 24: 1:05 A-1 to 75 Groton School Road; 6:42 Engine 2 to 12 Mark St. for a CO detector activation; 16:04 A-1 to Apple Valley Center; 16;52 Box 9, mutual aid Shirley for a building fire; 18:15 A-1 ALS Harvard. Nov. 25: 1:07 A-1 to Apple Valley Center; 10:21 Engine 2 to Washington Street for wires down; 9:24 A-1 ALS Groton; 11:53 A-1 to Apple Valley Center; 12:09 Forestry 2 to Nashua Street for an illegal burn; 12:17 Engine 2 to 706 Autumn Ridge Drive for alarms sounding; 19:50 A-1 to 18 Pond St.; 20:03 A-1 to 119 Littleton Road.

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  3. Different strokes for different townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Like other employers, towns are required to offer health insurance and must pay a portion of the monthly premium, at least 50 percent. After seeing increases of more than 15 percent in premium costs in past years, the costs are stabilizing, said Andy Sheehan, the town administrator in Townsend.

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  4. Rowling commencement speech to be issued as bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Groton Landmark

    This Oct. 16, 2012 file photo shows author J.K. Rowling at an appearance at The David H. Koch Theater in New York. Publisher Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, that Rowling's 2008 Harvard University commencement speech will be released in April as the book ?Very Good Lives.? Proceeds will be donated to Lumos, a charity for disadvantaged children that Rowling founded, and to a financial aid program at Harvard.

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  5. Board in flux on Devens zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Harvard Hillside

    Not for the first time, selectmen talked about MassDevelopment's four rezoning proposals for Devens, tentatively slated to become warrant articles at a Super Town Meeting in the three stakeholder towns of Ayer, Harvard and Shirley next spring. The conversation came up when Selectman Leo Blair was asked to sketch the last Joint Boards of Selectmen meeting, But Blair turned to fellow selectmen Stu Sklar and Ron Ricci, both of whom were also there.

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  6. The Posting BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Harvard Hillside

    Bargains in the Belfry, a local consignment shop for lightly used women's and men's clothing, is open for the season. The shop's hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., every Tuesday.

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  7. Bromfield's football ambassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    When Maynard head coach Harold Ogilve took the Tigers' football program over four-years-ago, he realized that program numbers were dwindling. Ogilve, then reached out to The Bromfield School after he had learned that Littleton had parted ways with the cooperative program.

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  8. School will be in session on Christmas Eve dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Harvard Public Schools will hold classes for half a day on Christmas Eve, thereby completing its 2010 decision to eliminate religious observances from the school calendar. School Committee Chairman SusanMary Redinger said that this was, in part, a way to shorten the school year.

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  9. The Great Outdoors in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The Devens Regional Household Hazardous Products Collection Center is open to Groton residents Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Saturday Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to noon. Proof of residency is required, and there is a charge for disposal.

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  10. Habitat gets out-of-town helpRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Ayer Public Spirit

    They thought they'd just complete 40 hours of community service required for their senior project with the Ayer Habitat for Humanity committee and then move on. Seery was the first to find out about Habitat -- his mom told him -- and then he brought Hillier along for the ride.

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  11. JBOS: All parties likely to meet Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Shirley Oracle

    At its meeting on Thursday, Harvard Board of Selectmen Chairman Stuart Sklar, who sat in on the proceedings, suggested that the Ayer, Shirley and Harvard Boards of Selectmen, as well as representatives from Devens, come to the Dec. 18 JBOS meeting. The purpose: To discuss proposed zoning amendments and potential changes to Super Town Meeting requirements.

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  12. Different strokes for different townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Like other employers, towns are required to offer health insurance and must pay a portion of the monthly premium, at least 50 percent. After seeing increases of more than 15 percent in premium costs in past years, the costs are stabilizing, said Andy Sheehan, the town administrator in Townsend.

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  13. The Posting BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Bargains in the Belfry, a local consignment shop for lightly used women's and men's clothing, is open for the season. The shop's hours are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., every Tuesday.

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  14. Bromfield teens help to build Habitat homeRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Harvard Hillside

    They thought they'd just complete 40 hours of community service required for their senior project with the Ayer Habitat for Humanity committee and then move on. Seery was the first to find out about Habitat -- his mom told him -- and then he brought Hillier along for the ride.

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  15. Ruben Blades tangos his way to Latin GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Groton Landmark

    "People probably have to rub their eyes and say, 'What, Ruben Blades in the tango category?' I was surprised because you never know about Grammy nominations. My album 'Siembra,' arguably the biggest seller in the history of salsa, never got nominated for a Grammy," said the 66-year-old Blades, who has won four Latin Grammys and six Grammys.

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  16. Harvard and Devens postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Due to scheduling conflicts, the public forum hosted by Harvard's Planning Board, "Harvard and Devens, Opportunities and Risks," originally scheduled for Nov. 15, has been postponed until further notice. Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking account for your comment to be posted immediately, provided it meets the guidelines.

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  17. 'Dream come true'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Shirley Oracle

    Community Harvest Project of Grafton, announced today that it received a major land gift of property located in Harvard. A generous and philanthropic couple, who wish to remain anonymous, has donated a significant parcel of agricultural land to CHP.

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  18. Community Harvest Project announces gift of 75-acre orchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Community Harvest Project of Grafton, announced today that it received a major land gift of property located in Harvard. A generous and philanthropic couple, who wish to remain anonymous, has donated a significant parcel of agricultural land to CHP.

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  19. Harvard selectmen to MassDev.: Time to cut Shirley from DREZRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Groton Landmark

    Making the rounds with a MassDevelopment rezoning plan that requires a Super Town Meeting in the three stakeholder towns, the agency's director of land entitlements and master planning, Edmund Starzec, came to selectmen Tuesday night to set a likely meeting date he could take to the other two towns. The agency is aiming for a Super Town Meeting date this spring, if not before.

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  20. Concerts at the CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Concerts on the Common begins its seventh year of world-class music in Harvard with The Boston Trio , Sunday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Harvard UU Church, 9 Ayer Road, Harvard. Since their debut at Tanglewood in 1997, the trio has quickly become one of today's most exciting chamber music groups.

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