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Grafton police log, Sept. 1 edition

August 30th, 2017

Grafton Sunday, Aug. 13 4:49 a.m. Main St. Suspicious auto. 6:00 a.m. Providence Rd. Assault. 10:22 a.m. Maxwell Dr. Assault. 4:49 p.m. Lordvale Blvd. Ambulance – medical. 11:11 p.m. Wesson Rd. Suspicious auto. Monday, Aug. 14 12:04 a.m. Arrested, Dustin A. Howe, 35, of 5 Glen Ellen Rd., Worcester, for OUI liquor, marked lanes violation, […]

Lifelong Grafton resident tells history via book and music

August 24th, 2017

Grafton – After lifelong Grafton resident Joe Kuras ended his 30-year stint volunteering for the town’s youth baseball teams, he focused on other passions: writing, music and his hometown.

Community Harvest Project’s farm coordinator aims to help take a bite out of hunger

August 24th, 2017

Grafton – Nestled in the bucolic town of North Grafton is a farm that produced 220,000 pounds of produce in 2016. Community Harvest Project (CHP) which operates at Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road, in North Grafton provides for many with food insecurities in Worcester County and beyond.

June Hale, 84, of Grafton

August 24th, 2017

Grafton – June (Richardson) Hale passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. She died peacefully at home after a short illness, surrounded by her family. She leaves behind her husband of 44 years, Elvin Hale; her son, Carmen A. Paglione Jr. and his wife Gloria; four grandchildren, Mark Paglione of Worcester, Joanne Paglione of Shrewsbury, Stephanie […]

Grafton police log, Aug. 25 edition

August 23rd, 2017

Grafton Sunday, July 30 10:43 a.m. Upton St. Animal complaint. 12:58 p.m. Brigham Hill Rd. Parking violation. 4:13 p.m. Edward Dr. Disturbance – neighbor. Monday, July 31 9:12 a.m. Ferry St. Disturbance – general. 12:35 p.m. Patricia Dr. Harassment. 3:13 p.m. Farnum St. Suspicious person. 8:59 p.m. Merriam Rd. Larceny/theft. Tuesday, Aug. 1 7:42 a.m. […]

Mary Ellen Berg, 64, of Grafton

August 22nd, 2017

Grafton – Mary Ellen Berg of Grafton passed away Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 at the age of 64 after a courageous battle with cancer. She leaves her husband of 34 years, Lawrence Berg. Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy (Leahy) and William G. Carr Jr. of Worcester. She is survived by […]

Drive sober or get pulled over

August 18th, 2017

Grafton – With the approval by the state’s voters last November to legalize recreational marijuana, many local police departments have shared concerns regarding a potential increase in impaired drivers. In Grafton, thanks to a grant from the Highway Safety Division of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the police department will soon be able to increase the number of patrols on the streets.

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, […]

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