The Planning Board made several changes this week to its proposed senior housing bylaw in response to a flurry of recent feedback.
The Board of Health voted at its Sept. 8 meeting to add PFAS to the list of substances some homeowners with private wells must test for before selling their homes.
Article 2 of the warrant for the Oct. 3 Special Town Meeting will determine the future of Bromfield House, currently home to the superintendent’s office and other school administrative personnel.
In one way or another, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every Harvard resident, but some have been hit harder than the rest.
At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Conservation Commission unanimously approved rules governing deer hunting on five parcels of conservation land.
Grievances regarding speeding and reckless driving in their neighborhood drew approximately 15 residents of Still River to last week’s Select Board meeting.
Photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of the new elementary school have been part of the building plans since the beginning. Now National Grid has brought those plans to a dead stop.
News of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sept. 19 brought more than 50 residents to the Common Saturday night for a candlelight vigil to mourn her passing.
With barely two weeks to spare, the Select Board has approved a warrant and confirmed date and time for this fall’s upcoming Special Town Meeting.
Harvard citizens seeking smaller, easier-to-maintain homes probably don’t need to be told that downsizing here is difficult.
Last Tuesday, Detective Daniele Fortunato of the Harvard Police Department held a talk, “Scam Alert,” through the Council on Aging (COA), discussing different tips to protect one’s identity and avoid being scammed.
At Bare Hill Pond, the high cell count of cyanobacteria, a type of blue-green algae that can produce toxins, prompted the Board of Health to leave the current no-contact advisory in effect.
The Planning and Select boards both voted this week to include a bylaw on the Oct. 3 Special Town Meeting warrant that would encourage the development of senior housing in Harvard.
The state reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Harvard this week.
When hunting season opens next month, 30 bow hunters will have permits to hunt deer in a limited number of Harvard conservation areas.
With a School Committee vote this week, students in kindergarten through fourth grade will soon have an option to receive school-issued iPads.
The Bromfield School once again secured a top spot in Boston magazine’s 2020 list of top public high schools in the Interstate 495 region, earning a sixth-place ranking this year.
Housing designated for older residents is once again on the town’s radar as the Planning Board prepares to offer voters two new Senior Housing Development protective bylaws.
The town received some good news Sept. 3 when test results on algae-plagued Bare Hill Pond found no toxins present in water samples.