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
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The script calls for disaster

Training spectacle simulates MBTA collision in Ayer
AYER -- Their fates were decided by laminated cards, hung around necks on plain black lanyards. To give first responders the most realistic training, dozens of volunteers at a mock train collision Sunday had to pretend to be injured. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Groton's Beth Lindstrom formally announces U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

BOSTON -- Groton resident Beth Lindstrom, who has a long history within the state's Republican Party, formally announced her candidacy for U. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley receives recycling grant

SHIRLEY -- The town of Shirley has been awarded a $3,500 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program grant that will help maximize their recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

10/09/2017 10:27 AM EDT
HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. 
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Cuddle with a cria for Alpaca Farm Days in Harvard
09/18/2017 02:00 PM EDT - HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell started with just eight alpacas a year ago. After nature took its course and a few more acquisitions, their herd is now up to 16. Full Story

Water weeds, you've met your match
08/14/2017 09:53 AM EDT - Editor's note: This is the latest in The Sun's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Full Story

35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers
06/11/2017 08:28 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story

For peach growers, oh so sweet (VIDEO)
04/28/2017 10:43 AM EDT - Vibrant pink flowers have blossomed on peach trees in orchards across the commonwealth. Full Story

Ducky Wucky Race sparks dreams of world travel
04/11/2017 03:16 PM EDT - HARVARD -- The Rotary Club is asking the public to answer an important question: Where will you go if you win dinner for two anywhere in the world? Full Story

Great Food Walk will help Loaves & Fishes
04/07/2017 11:27 AM EDT - HARVARD -- The 33rd Annual Nashoba GFW ("Great Food Walk") to defeat hunger will be held on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Full Story

Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books
02/17/2017 10:43 AM EST - HARVARD -- Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p. Full Story

Making peace after ugliness in Harvard
02/02/2017 09:58 AM EST - HARVARD -- After offensive graffiti was found on a rock in front of the school, the community took quick action. Full Story

Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School
11/25/2016 04:08 PM EST - HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story