The truck that brings the print edition of the Press to Harvard from our printer in New Hampshire broke down in route, delaying home delivery of this week's issue.
A town plow clears Harvard’s center intersection after snow closed schools on Jan. 17. The timing of the snow, more than its quantity, warranted the closure. After Martin Luther King Day, followed by a professional day, the snow gave Harvard school children a five-day weekend! (Photo by Lisa Aciukewicz)
At their Jan. 8 meeting, Planning Board members reached a consensus on a set of proposed bylaws to regulate the sale and cultivation of marijuana in Harvard.
While furnaces around town were running at full tilt in the recent cold snap, members of two town committees pondered how to improve energy efficiency for the proposed new elementary school.
The Harvard Fire Department is recruiting volunteer, on-call firefighters and will host an information session Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the fire station at 13 Ayer Road.
Last week’s winter storm blanketed Harvard with snow followed by high winds, drifting snow, and frigid temperatures, and resulted in some minor accidents, all without injury. Schools and town buildings were closed Thursday, Jan. 4, and again on Friday, Jan. 5.
For the second time in four years, Selectman Stu Sklar has asked his colleagues on the board to support tax relief for Harvard’s most hard-pressed senior citizens.
During the last week of the year, normally a very quiet week at Town Hall, hundreds of taxpayers came through the door with checkbooks in hand, eager to prepay their remaining fiscal 2018 property taxes. Others sent checks through the mail or paid online.
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