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.
The state reported 19 new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the two weeks ending Nov. 20, bringing the town’s cumulative number of confirmed cases to 229.
Updated at 10 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
The cider barn at Carlson Orchards will reopen Thursday, Nov. 18 after being closed for a few weeks to complete installation of a required fire suppression system.
A wide, gauzy red ribbon stretched from post to post across the main entry to the new Hildreth Elementary School. The ribbon-cutting ceremony last Sunday afternoon marked the official dedication of the new school building.
On Sept. 22, employees of Isotrope LLC drove every public road in Harvard measuring cell phone signal strength of the 4G networks provided by three wireless carriers—AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
The resiliency group and the committee responsible for advising the town on energy and measures to combat climate change presented a proposal to the Select Board this week for implementing the town climate resolution.
A fire alarm sounded at Hildreth Elementary School Tuesday afternoon, and students were evacuated to the Bromfield School auditorium.
The state reported nine new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the week ending Nov. 6, bringing the town’s cumulative number of confirmed cases to 210.
Legislation signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker last week will shift the boundaries of Harvard’s House and Senate districts to the east, but with little immediate impact on the town’s representation in the state Legislature.
After 35 years as a teacher, coach, and administrator in the Harvard schools, Bromfield Principal Scott Hoffman will be retiring at the end of this school year.
Harvard residents gathered on the Common Sunday, Nov. 7, to dedicate the new monument that honors the local men and women who served in the military during World War II and the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Era wars.
As director of community recreation and education, Kevin Mitrano, who started in August, is taking on responsibilities from the Parks and Recreation Commission and the school administration in a newly created position.
The state reported two new COVID-19 cases in Harvard for the week ending Oct. 30, bringing the town’s cumulative number of confirmed cases to 201.
By the time the polls, about a quarter of Harvard’s registered voters had cast a ballot, according to preliminary results posted by Town Clerk Marlene Kenney. And the results were strikingly clear on every one of the four ballot questions.