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

Proposed Ayer park will be going to the dogs

AYER -- Can it get any better? Plans are well underway to build a dog park about a quarter of a mile away from Sandy Pond Beach. Full Story
It's bear season: Are they in your neighborhood?

It's bear season and one enterprising young black bear popped up at the door of Deluxe Corp. in Groton, possibly in search of a job. Full Story
Shirley Fincom OKs $48G police OT transfer

SHIRLEY -- With the selectmen's split vote in its rearview mirror, the Finance Committee discussed the same slate of budget line-item transfer requests Tuesday night that the other board approved the night before, absent the acrimony that tinged the earlier discussion when Selectman Enrico Cappucci challenged Police Chief Thomas Goulden's request 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. 
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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

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