Step by step and decision by decision, the School Committee finds itself on a narrowing path that leads toward the tearing down of Bromfield House and replacing it with new construction.

Following a month-long—and at times contentious—negotiation with the town over the terms of its programs on Bare Hill Pond, Bare Hill Rowing Association officials finally signed a license agreement on Sunday.

The way Selectman Stu Sklar sees it, it’s time to stop talking about tax relief for the elderly and do something about it.

When John Crow Farm community-supported agriculture (CSA) subscribers received an email saying their March pickup would be delayed, they had no idea that they had already received their last bags of produce.

The two home rule petitions approved at Annual Town Meeting this month will now go the Legislature to be guided to passage by State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Representative Jen Benson.

Longboarding event coordinator Mike Girard looked to be cruising to easy approval from the selectmen this week when he slammed into an immovable object: Selectman Leo Blair.

By unanimous vote at the end of a long Tuesday night meeting, the Board of Selectmen elected Stu Sklar to lead it through the coming year.



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From left: KeeSeok Lee, Ryan McNulty, Hannah Dangel, and Neha Kommineni look at the order of performances before taking the stage  in the Festival of Cultures, April 11, at Hildreth Elementary School. (Photo by Lisa Aciukewicz)  MORE PHOTOS


Photos by Lisa Aciukewicz unless otherwise noted

Photos by Lisa Aciuikewicz

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