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

AYER NEWS
Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Grotonfest highlights the best of Groton

GROTON - There were alpacas and tiny turtles. Dancers, singers and fiddlers. And if all the food booths, local business offerings and Boy Scout root beer didn't mellow you out, you could always dunk a Groton cop. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Celebrate National Alpaca Days at the new Harvard Alpaca Ranch

09/19/2016 03:49 PM EDT
HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell had a dream -- and it was full of alpacas. On Saturday and Sunday, 10 a. 
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Civil War coming to Harvard
06/03/2016 07:55 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The town of Harvard will host a living history event on the town common. The 28th Massachusetts Regiment will stage a living history encampment from Friday through Sunday. Full Story

Local peach crop is the pits this year
05/16/2016 10:17 AM EDT - For brothers Frank and Bruce Carlson, owners of Carlson Orchards in Harvard, the damage their peach crop sustained after February's cold snap is unlike anything they've seen in decades. Full Story

Groton woman wins dinner anywhere in the world -- thanks to a rubber duck
05/09/2016 02:10 PM EDT - HARVARD -- The winner of the Ayer Rotary Club's 26th Annual Ducky Wucky River Race was Mary Jennings of Groton, who now has the enviable task of deciding where to travel when she collects the grand prize of dinner for two anywhere in the world. 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. Full Story

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