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  1. Broad Institute-MIT team identifies highly efficient new cas9 for in vivo genome editingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A collaborative study between researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Institutes of Health has identified a highly efficient Cas9 nuclease that overcomes one of the primary challenges to in vivo genome editing. This finding, published today in Nature , is expected to help make the CRISPR toolbox accessible for in vivo experimental and therapeutic applications.

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  2. Bolton Valley's Pond Skimming Makes a SplashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WVNY

    ... of fun. Everybody gets here, and cheers each other on as we try to go do something stupid," said Tom Williams, from Harvard, MA.. "I went as general disarray, a monster of some kind, the best I could do on short notice, a bathing suit and a tin foil ...

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  3. Hope Jackson Rickman, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Hope Jackson Rickman, 92, of Marion died March 21, 2015. She was the wife of the late Earl Calaway Rickman, and the mother of the late Hope Jackson "Hopi" Rickman.  She lived in the San Francisco Bay Area before retiring to Sudbury in 1974, and later she moved to Marion in 2010.  Survivors include: her son Calvin C. "Jim" Rickman of Harvard, MA, her daughter, Elizabeth Leatham and her son-in-law Douglas of Marion, MA, 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Her Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m. in Old Town Cemetery in Sudbury.

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  4. Super TM on tap for DevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Lowell Sun

    The Joint Boards of Selectmen on Thursday heard from Ed Starzec, the director of land entitlements for MassDevelopment, who had collected comments from the hearings on the zoning changes held in Ayer, Shirley and Harvard. On the first change, which would bring senior housing to the Shirley Village Growth District I, Starzec said he received four comments: that it should be affordable; that Shirley is well below the state-mandated 10 percent affordable-housing number; that senior housing residents could form a voting bloc and dominate Shirley Town Meeting; and that the appropriate place for senior housing in Devens is Vicksburg Square.

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  5. Oakmont boys beat Bromfield in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... the finish. But two Bromfield goals in the first six minutes of the second stanza, thanks to the tourists from Harvard maintaining the tempo had cut the Oakmont lead to a goal, 3-2. Yet there was plenty of firepower left in the Oakmont attack, and ...

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  6. Regional CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Jazz concert: The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra is performing at the Cronin Auditorium at The Bromfield School, 14 Mass Ave., Harvard, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. Come and support The Bromfield High School Band and Chorus trip to the Atlantic Festival of Music in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  7. American Consumer Credit Counseling Participates in National Consumers League's LifeSmarts EventRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PRWeb

    Local students face off in a Jeopardy-style competition to test their knowledge on topics such as personal finance and consumer rights Students from all over Massachusetts were tested on their consumer and marketplace knowledge at the local LifeSmarts 2015 state competition on Thursday, March 19. The state competition was run by the national nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling and the Massachusetts Jump$tart Coalition. Participating teams came from across the Commonwealth, including communities such as Palmer, Chicopee, Milton, Medfield and the Bromfield School in Harvard, Mass.

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  8. Dan Joyce tabbed as Bromfield lax coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... the 495 Stars. Joyce is not unfamiliar with the Trojans' home field -- it's not the first time he has explored the Harvard green. "We actually used to rent the varsity field for the Stars games," Joyce said. "It will nice to get back out there with ...

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  9. The Posting BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Harvard Hillside

    ... Fire Department. Open burning season runs from Jan 15th - May 1st of each year. A valid permit obtained from the Harvard Fire Department is required. The Fire Chief reserves the right to deny open burning on any day due to weather or environmental ...

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  10. Super Town Meeting on way for Devens zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in Devens, just moved closer to reality. Now it only needs a date. The Joint Boards of Selectmen, or JBOS, met in Harvard on Thursday night and heard from Ed Starzec, the director of land entitlements for MassDevelopment, who had collected comments ...

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  11. Senator Warren to Speak at BCC CommencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | IBerkshires

    ... was a law professor for more than 30 years, including nearly 20 years as the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. The graduating class at Harvard twice recognized her with the Sacks-Freund Award for excellence in teaching. She taught ...

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  12. Field ends BC playing career with goal, honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lowell Sun

    ... Week. The senior from Littleton was the only Eagle to find the back of the net in Friday night's 2-1 loss to No. 3 Harvard in the Women's Frozen Four in Minnesota. Her tally cut the Crimson's lead in half with less than five minutes to go in the ...

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  13. Making the Switch from Fiber Optics in Favor of Faster, High-Capacity WirelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Microwave Product Digest

    ... that only requires one antenna. Pioneered by the HXI subsidiary of Renaissance Electronics & Communications, LLC-a Harvard, MA-based provider of RF, microwave and MMW components and sub-systems for military and commercial applications-this ...

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  14. Photography Exhibits by Ben Brody & Edward Burtynsky Open 4/17 at Fruitlands MuseumRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Endgame and Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime-on view April 17 through June 21. Fruitlands Museum is open Monday, Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., weekends and holidays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is $14 adults, $12 seniors and students, $6 for children 5 - 13, and free for members and children under 5. Fruitlands Museum is located at 102 Prospect Hill Road in Harvard, Mass. For more information please visit www.fruitlands.org or call 978-456-3924 ext.

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  15. Businessman plans to run Boston for Steve GervaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Lowell Sun

    ... runners. "Any time you go to any event, people are extremely friendly." Nikopolous, a Boxboro resident who owns a Harvard insurance agency, has already been out training -- despite the cold and snow. It's not just him, though. There are others. ...

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  16. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | Turtleboy: We Need UMass in NCAA Tournament at Any CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Go Local

    ... a team to root for around here. There were only three teams from New England in the tournament this year Providence, Harvard, and Northeastern. They won a grand total of zero games. Harvard and Northeastern at least came close, but PC got smoked by ...

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  17. Baker's plan to end tax credits could threaten film jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Boston.com

    Three years ago, restaurant owner Steve Catalano attended a talk about the budding film industry in Massachusetts and was inspired, along with his business partner, to start a catering company for film sets. The duo launched Dolce Premier Catering out of Harvard, and have worked almost nonstop on commercials and television and movie productions for the past 2 years.

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  18. Large-group training in today's militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    What sort of training takes place when large groups of today's U. S. soldiers are brought together and how are their training exercises and maneuvers carried out? To understand what such operations are all about and how essential they might be for the country's defense, come to Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. to hear Harvard resident Duane Barber talk on the subject. Although the program starts at 1 p.m., Fort Devens Museum is open to the public every third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is also open every Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This program is free and open to the public but donations are much appreciated.

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  19. The Third Team: The ISL Connection of Harvard and BC Women's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Harvard Crimson

    Harvard junior forward Mary Parker is one of 13 skaters in the Crimson-BC matchup that hails from the same high school hockey league. The No.

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  20. Community Harvest Project Featured on Grafton Minute By MinuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Patch.com

    GRAFTON: The March edition of "Grafton Minute By Minute" goes inside the Community Harvest Project for an interview with Wayne McAuliffe, CHP Program Manager. The Community Harvest Project continues to expand, with the donation of a 75 acre property in Harvard, MA.

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