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Apple Tree Arts ‘unmasks’ the Great Hall

March 22nd, 2017

Grafton – Join Apple Tree Arts as they celebrate the return of the historic Great Hall as a performance and event venue with a Masquerade Gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 8, 7 – 10 p.m. featuring live music, a DJ for dancing, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, raffles and auction items. Admission is $50 for general […]

Apple Tree Arts presents ‘The Lion King Kids’

March 22nd, 2017

Grafton – Caelan Laverty (l) portrays Pumbaa, a warthog, and Audrey Murdock (r) acts as a young lioness, Simba, in Apple Tree Arts’ production of Disney’s “The Lion King Kids.” The show runs Friday, March 24 and March 25, at 7 p.m., at Grafton Middle School, 22 Providence Rd. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 […]

Grafton police log, March 24 edition

March 22nd, 2017

Grafton Sunday, March 5 1:05 p.m. Upton St. Road hazard. 2:42 p.m. Brigham Hill Rd. Animal complaint. 4:39 p.m. Amherst St. Ambulance medical – EMD. 7:07 p.m. Worcester St. Credit fraud/identity theft. Monday, March 6 3:06 a.m. Donahue Ln. Well-being check. 8:24 a.m. Worcester St. Credit fraud/identity theft. 6:07 p.m. Ferry St. Keeping the peace. […]

Lawrence A. Goldman, 77, of Grafton and Hawaii

March 21st, 2017

Grafton/Oahu, Hawaii – Lawrence A. “Lonnie” Goldman, 77, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 after a brief illness. His wife of 42 years, Marion (Paredes), passed away in 2004. Lonnie is survived by his daughters, Deb Gallagher and Mia Cravalho; his sister, Karen Hutton; his granddaughters, Malia and Maile Gallagher; and several nieces and nephews. […]

Delores I. Markt, 85, of grafton

March 20th, 2017

Grafton – Delores I. (Serra) Markt, 85, of Grafton, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, March 17, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She is survived by her seven children, Sandra Markt-Reardon and her husband Michael of Falmouth, Denise Markt of Whitinsville, Donna Rana of Sutton, Judy (Noel) Hendricks and […]

Sharing love of music from Westborough to Grafton

March 15th, 2017

Grafton/Westborough – While working a 25-year banking career, Cam Sowa also spent periods of time regularly traveling distances from her Westborough home to play flute at several out-of-town venues. Now retired, she’s enjoying her nearby and longtime musical relationships with St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Westborough and Apple Tree Arts (ATA) in Grafton.

Grafton girls basketball falls to Lunenburg

March 15th, 2017

Worcester / Grafton — The Grafton High girls’ varsity basketball team engineered a series of nearly-improbable comebacks in its Central Mass. Division 3 final versus Lunenburg High on March 11 at WPI’s Harrington Auditorium, but a late OT burst by the Blue Nights was just a bit too much allowing them to escape with a 55-54 victory. The Indians finish their successful 2016-2017 campaign with a record of 16-8.

John T. King, 70, of Grafton

March 15th, 2017

Grafton – John T. King, 70, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 following complications from heart disease. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Janice (Harvie) King; his children, J. Andrew King and his wife Kelly and Edwin C. King and his wife Morgan; his grandchildren, Tia Ford, Maxwell King, and Adrienne, Sarah, […]

Edwin D. Pirie, 72, of Douglas

March 15th, 2017

Douglas/Grafton – Edwin D. Pirie, 72, of Douglas, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 after a brief illness. He is survived by his daughter, Christine Pirie and Mike Snead; his sons, Donald and Michael Pirie; grandchildren, Jacob and Ryan Voutas and Bradley and Amanda Pirie; his sister, Brenda Sanguinet and her husband Ronnie; brother, Steve […]

Elizabeth M. Lemaire, 92, of Grafton

March 15th, 2017

Grafton – Elizabeth M. (Farrell) Lemaire, 92, passed away following an illness Friday, March 10, 2017. Her husband, Raymond Lemaire, predeceased her. Elizabeth is survived by her son, Keith Lemaire and his wife Barbara; her grandchildren, Matthew Lemaire, Tiffany Van Norman, and Troy and Kevin Lemaire; great-grandchildren, Kassandra Van Norman, Dylan Lemaire and Ayla Lemaire; […]

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