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Robert Ellison, 94, of Grafton

August 15th, 2017

Grafton – Robert Gustaf Ellison, 94, of Grafton, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. He was born Nov. 21, 1922 in Worcester, son of Raymond D. and Ellen S. Ellison, and lived in Worcester until 1960, when he moved with his family to Grafton. He graduated from North High […]

Grafton Community Harvest Project hosts kids’ cooking class

August 15th, 2017

Grafton – Beneath sunny skies a group of eleven fourth to seventh grade students descended upon the Grafton Community Harvest Project to participate in a kids’ cooking class Aug. 8.    

Ruth Gregoire, 80, of Grafton

August 14th, 2017

Grafton – Ruth Mary (Akstin) Gregoire, 80, passed Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. She leaves her devoted husband of 54 years, Richard P. Gregoire, and two children, Richard A. Gregoire and his children Elaina, Ethan and Stephanie, and Kathryn E. Ebbeling, her husband James and their children Jillian and Lilli Ann. She also leaves her sister, […]

Grafton Community Television welcomes new video producer

August 11th, 2017

Grafton – Grafton Community Television welcomed Jack Kelly as a new certified producer for Grafton’s cable access station.

A 2017 graduate of Grafton High School, Jack will attend Quinsigamond Community College in the fall. He is the son of Michael and Lisa Kelly of Grafton.

Live from Grafton Common, it’s ‘Ask the Geezers’

August 11th, 2017

Grafton – Topics got as hot as the humid temperature Aug. 3 when Grafton Community Television (GCTV) presented a 90-minute live cablecast of its popular program “Ask the Geezers” from the historic Grafton Common. Stationed in front of the iconic gazebo were the show hosts Bob DeToma, Jim Gallagher and Rick Schultze.

Katherine J. Pendergast, 87, of Grafton

August 9th, 2017

Grafton – Katherine J. Pendergast, 87, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, David J. Pendergast. She leaves her daughters, Janet Gemme and her husband John, Joan Thorne, Kathleen Goulet and her husband Stephen, all of Grafton, and Susan McMackin […]

Grafton police log, Aug. 11 edition

August 9th, 2017

Grafton Sunday, July 23 9:13 a.m. Maxwell Dr. Ambulance medical – EMD. 6:04 p.m. Mass Pike W. Ambulance – car accident. 6:57 p.m. Providence Rd. Accident – with animal. 8:17 p.m. Hill St. Erratic operator. Monday, July 24 12:21 a.m. Waterville St. Larceny/theft. 11:41 a.m. Parmenter Rd. Trespassing. 12:00 p.m. Brigham Hill Rd. Threatening. 12:37 […]

Madelyn M. Adams, 73, of Grafton

August 8th, 2017

Grafton – Madelyn M. (Cove) Adams, 73, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 following complications from Parkinson’s disease. She leaves her husband of 50 years, David E. Adams; her daughters, Dorothy “Dottie” Adams and Bob Demidowicz of Agawam and Elizabeth “Betsy” Matuzek and her husband Stanley of South Grafton; her grandchildren, Kylie, Sydney and Mackenzie […]

Grafton eyes economic development through mixed-use villages

August 5th, 2017

Grafton – In their ongoing plans to build two mixed-use village developments in Grafton, local surveyors, planners and politicians are trying something that even they admit is much harder to do now than it would have been 50 to 100 years ago – change the way people interact with those parts of town.

Jean E. Nolan, 82, of Grafton

August 2nd, 2017

Grafton – Jean E. Nolan, 82, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester following an illness. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, William “Bill” Nolan, and her nephew, Gary Levesque, along with several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Joyce Levesque, […]

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