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Brennon Smith holds Alberta, just one of the dogs up for adoption at the annual Great Dog Rescue of New England event at the Harvard Farmers Market, Oct. 13. (Photo by Richard Jenson)
As a row of faux shops nears completion in the center of town this week, Harvard’s contract with Columbia Pictures for use of the space is still a work in progress.
The Planning Board requested more detailed information during its site plan review for Coil Brothers LLC, a marijuana processing company looking to locate in town.
At Special Town Meeting on Monday, Oct. 22, voters will be asked to decide the fate of seven articles. Some ask for money, others propose changes to the town’s bylaws, or, in one case, ask for time to present a report.
Old Library Accessibility Committee Chair Lucy Wallace and Harvard Cultural Collaborative board President Mark Mikitarian have expressed frustration with the Finance Committee’s recommendation to table Article 3 until spring.
Residents will get one more chance to vote to fund the old library accessibility project, thanks to a bid that substantially exceeded construction estimates.
Fire Chief Rick Sicard will get a new contract with a pay raise if voters approve Article 4 at Special Town Meeting.
The School Committee voted unanimously Monday night to take no action in response to complaints from three PTO officers against committee member Shannon Molloy.
A review of the town’s recreational programs conducted by the town’s auditor this summer has concluded that the income collected by the Parks and Recreation Commission each year has failed to cover the commission’s monthly program costs for all but two of the past 24 months.
At Special Town Meeting in two weeks, the Finance Committee will recommend that the article asking for additional money to pay for construction of an ADA-compliant front entrance to the old library be tabled until the spring.
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June 3, 2018, Harvard Cultural Collaborative
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