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Massachusetts AG sues major PFAS manufacturers

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey announced a major lawsuit against more than a dozen manufacturers of PFAS chemicals used in firefighting foam. 

Grafton police log, May 27 edition

Grafton Sunday, May 8 8:17 a.m. Deernolm St. Motor vehicle stop. 9:00 a.m. Worcester St./Joncas Ter. Motor vehicle stop. 9:24 a.m. Deernolm St. Motor vehicle stop. 10:19 a.m. Waterville...

Grafton police officer helps rescue baby owl

A baby owl was rescued without injuries on Old Westborough Road on Wednesday with help from the Grafton Police Department. 

Grafton police log, May 20 edition

Grafton Sunday, May 1 2:48 a.m. Providence Rd. Suspicious activity. 12:49 p.m. Hudson Ave. Accident – pedestrian. 1:54 p.m. Providence Rd. Fraud/identity theft. 5:04 p.m. Worcester Providence Tpke. Fire...
Teresa D. Rojas

Teresa D. Rojas, 87, of Grafton

Teresa D. (Silva) Rojas, 87, of Grafton, died at AdviniaCare on May 15, 2022. She was the wife of the late Rene O. Rojas.
Milton Atchue

Milton Atchue, 92, of Grafton

Milton “Doc” Atchue, 92, passed away with his adoring family at his side May 12, 2022 following an illness.

Grafton police log, May 13 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 24 11:44 a.m. Worcester St. Trespassing. 12:30 p.m. Worcester St. Suspicious activity. 2:49 p.m. Oakwood Ln. Ambulance – medical. 3:03 p.m. Mass Pike E. Accident –...
Robert E. Gauvin

Robert E. Gauvin, 88, of South Grafton

South Grafton - Robert E. “Bob” Gauvin, 88, passed peacefully with his family by his side Saturday May 7, 2022 after an illness.

Leona S. Foskett, 76, formerly of Grafton

Mrs. Leona S. Foskett, age 76, of Worcester, Mass, formerly a longtime resident of Grafton, Mass, passed away at the UMASS Medical Center’s Memorial Campus on Saturday, May 7, 2022, after a period of declining health.
Heather E. Tauras

Heather E. Tauras, 41, of Grafton and Malden

Heather Elizabeth Tauras, beloved daughter of Nancy Tauras and Alexander Tauras, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2022 at age 41.

Mary C. Brewer, 90, of Grafton

Mary C. (Cosenza) Brewer, 90, passed away peacefully at home May 1, 2022. Her husband Mahlon Brewer predeceased her.

Grafton police log, May 6 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 17 6:08 a.m. Worcester St. Motor vehicle stop. 9:47 a.m. Worcester St. Accident – personal injury. 11:46 a.m. Providence Rd./Depot St. Well-being check. 5:16 p.m. East...

High school scoreboard: Early power rankings bring good news for area teams

REGION - The release of the MIAA's first round of spring power rankings brought good news for a number of area teams this past...
Susan Mariano

Susan Mariano, 69, longtime Grafton business owner

Susan Mariano, 69, a long time Grafton business owner passed away in her sleep, Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, after a valiant battle with cancer.
Genevieve Desmond

Genevieve Desmond, 91, of Grafton

Genevieve (Ferreira) "Gen" Desmond, 91, passed peacefully on Monday April 25, 2022. Gen was preceded by her loving husband George Desmond in 1993.

Grafton police log, April 29 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 10 10:52 a.m. Nipmuc Rd. Ambulance – medical. 11:14 a.m. East St. Motor vehicle violations. 2:13 p.m. Providence Rd. Accident – hit & run. 2:52 p.m....
Carol E. Cerasoli

Carol E. Cerasoli, 83, of Grafton

Carol E. Cerasoli, 83 passed away April 24, 2022 after a sudden illness surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 64 years, Ronald Cerasoli passed away in 2021.
Bernadette M. Dumas

Bernadette M. Dumas, 80, of Grafton

Bernadette M. (Purcell) Dumas, 80, passed away April 21, 2022 following a lengthy illness. Her husband Lavinus “Joe” Dumas predeceased her in 2020.

High school scoreboard: Shrewsbury baseball, Hudson softball win early-season tournaments

The spring sports season rumbled onward last week, with teams playing through their April Break schedules.

Grafton police log, April 22 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 3 12:25 a.m. North St. Disturbance – general. 8:35 a.m. Canal St. Ambulance – medical. 11:27 a.m. Arrested, Emily Clark, 33, of 9 W Hartford...