Harvard Schools Trust plans gala

01/15/2016 07:54 AM EST
HARVARD -- The Harvard Schools Trust Gala Committee met recently at Markoh's on Main Street in Ayer to kick off planning for the 27th Spring Dinner-Theater Gala, which will take place March 12 at Cronin Auditorium. 
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Harvard Flea Market boasts record turnout
10/13/2015 03:05 PM EDT - HARVARD -- The League of Women Voters and Harvard Schools Trust announced that more than 4,000 people attended the 44th annual flea market over the Columbus Day Weekend. Full Story

Road-rage suspect from Ayer held on bail

AYER -- One man says he was reporting an erratic driver to his company and to police. The other man says he was being approached by a man who had flashed an obscene gesture at him, and drew his gun to protect himself. Full Story
Camp helps children with special needs learn to ride bikes

GROTON -- Nine-year-old Declan Wilkins of Lowell pedaled a special training bicycle in loops around the ice rink at Lawrence Academy, careful to avoid the orange safety cones to his right and the half-dozen other children with special needs on their own bikes. Full Story
Shirley health board: Trash-collection numbers add up

SHIRLEY -- The Board of Health at its monthly meeting Monday night addressed a couple of questions that resident Tim Hatch had raised at annual Town Meeting on Saturday when the board's budget was being discussed. Full Story
Ayer Rotary Club readying for rubber ducky race

04/27/2016 12:05 PM EDT
HARVARD (AP) -- A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town of 6,000 residents is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race where the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world. 
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Do you have your duck for the Ducky Wucky River Race?
04/12/2016 10:58 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The date for the famous Ducky Wucky River Race is set for May 7 and one lucky duck will win the grand prize of dinner for two anywhere in the world. Full Story

Bromfield School spotlights mental illness
04/04/2016 01:11 PM EDT - HARVARD -- The Bromfield School will host a photo-text exhibit and speaker series spotlighting mental illness later this month. Full Story

Harvard paintballers pick the wrong target
03/21/2016 10:32 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The first mistake was firing paintballs at passing traffic. The second was firing at a fully marked police cruiser. Full Story

Zachary Marr's father: 'Parents, take the time to hug your children'
03/16/2016 04:39 PM EDT - HARVARD -- Two days after Zachary Marr's body was pulled from the Charles River, his father delivered an emotional statement in their hometown of Harvard. Full Story

Charles River body ID'd as Harvard man
03/16/2016 09:08 AM EDT - BOSTON -- A body found in the Charles River on Tuesday has been identified as missing Harvard resident Zachary Marr, state police said Tuesday evening. Full Story

Boston police: Video leads to Charles River in search for missing Harvard man
02/24/2016 09:48 AM EST - BOSTON -- The Boston Police Department has video that has prompted officers to search the Charles River for a missing Harvard man and former Leominster resident. Full Story

Fruitlands Museum joins Trustees of Reservations
02/17/2016 03:55 PM EST - HARVARD -- The Trustees of Reservations on Wednesday announced plans to integrate Fruitlands Museum into the Trustees as one of its reservations. Full Story

Family continues search for missing Harvard man
02/17/2016 10:41 AM EST - HARVARD -- A 22-year-old Harvard man remains missing after he disappeared from a Boston bar early Saturday morning. Full Story

Bomb threats bring school safety efforts into focus
02/11/2016 02:55 PM EST - By Heidi Creighton Ciampa Correspondent Bomb threats are becoming a regular conversation topic in many communities. Full Story