Meeting in an emergency session, the Select Board voted Thursday morning to convene a Special Town Meeting Friday, Dec. 17, to correct a mistake in the total amount appropriated by Town Meeting for the current fiscal year.
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School nurse Colleen Nigzus gives 6-year-old Eason Liu his COVID-19 vaccination as his father Zaipeng helps with his shirt and his older brother Yilei, who is next in line, shields his eyes. (Photo by Lisa Aciukewicz)
When the Centers for Disease Control recommended Nov. 2 that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19, many Harvard parents hastened to schedule appointments for their kids at local pharmacies or with their primary care providers.
After 4½ years of registering Harvard’s voters, organizing poll workers, posting board meetings, keeping the town’s vital records of births and deaths, and the many other duties of town clerk, Marlene Kenney plans to retire in February.
Harvard Lanes, the previous bowling alley at 204 Ayer Road, was sold last summer. With construction underway, the renovated candlepin lanes, to be called 204 Lanes, are set to open in January or February next year.
The Parks and Recreation Commission presented three grant applications totaling $91,000 for fiscal 2023 to the Community Preservation Committee.
Without any discussion among board members, the Select Board voted unanimously to leave the Minuteman Nashoba Health Group and instead offer town employees health insurance through the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association.
A team of Bromfield students will be one of 16 competitors on season 13 of WGBH’s “High School Quiz Show,” an on-air academic tournament.
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