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Glass business closer to setting up at former Polish home

The building will be part of expansion plans for All Phase Glass, currently doing business on Collette Street.

BVT students from Grafton awarded Adams scholarships

85 Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School seniors are the proud recipients of a John and Abigail Adams Scholarship.

Town mulls future of old Grafton fire station

The Select Board discussed the possibilities for the old Grafton fire station at 3 Worcester St. during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Regional dispatch center may set up at former Harvey School

The former Harvey school building near downtown Westborough could become home for the new regional dispatch center.

Nomination papers for Grafton town election now available

Nomination papers are now available for the annual Grafton Town Election, which will take place on Tuesday, May 21.

Grafton festival brings local artwork to public sphere

The sixth annual Small Stones Festival of the Arts was delayed this year due to storm-related damages at the Grafton Public Library.

Most schools delay opening due to snow

The latest round of snow overnight Sunday, Jan. 28, into Monday, Jan. 29, left anywhere from 2 to 6 inches in the region.

Small Stones Festival of the Arts announces new site, dates

The Small Stones Festival of the Arts has announced a new schedule and venue for the sixth annual fine art and photography juried exhibition.

Grafton OKs new contract for town administrator

Evan Brassard will continue to be town administrator for three more years. On Jan. 16, the Select Board signed a new contract with him.

Blackstone Valley Tech honors students from Grafton

Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School has released the superintendent-director’s commendation list.

‘A well-earned win’: Grafton hockey tops Marlborough in low-scoring matchup

As the buzzer sounded, the Gators emerged victorious, leaving Navin Arena on Saturday night with the 2-0 win.

Grafton boys basketball survives last-second scare, defeats Shrewsbury

Two Central Massachusetts basketball heavyweights met on Thursday night – and it came down to the last play.

Westborough, Grafton to seek other sites for regional dispatch center

Town Administrator Evan Brassard said officials in Westborough and Grafton are exploring alternate sites for the regional dispatch center.

Snow and cold return to the region; some classes canceled

The forecast calls for 3 to 5 inches of snow, possibly mixing with rain, sleet and freezing rain, before it ends in the early evening.

Peter N. Monopoli, 97, of Grafton

Grafton - Peter N. “Pete” Monopoli, 97 of Grafton, formerly of Worcester, died peacefully Saturday, October 5th, 2019 with the ones he loved gathered...

Apple Tree Arts to present holiday concert

Grafton - Enjoy an afternoon filled with beautiful music, Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m., at Apple Tree Arts’ “Madrigals and Spirituals” concert at...

Apple Tree Arts to host character breakfast

Grafton - Enjoy a delicious breakfast of yummy pancakes, fruit and hot chocolate with your favorite characters at Apple Tree Arts’ Character Breakfast Saturday, Feb. 6, from 8 to 10:00 a.m. at the Congregational Church of Grafton, 30 Grafton Common. Breakfast is $8 with a cap of $25 per family. The meal includes coffee and tea, too. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Grafton library cuts back hours

Due to staff shortages, the Grafton Public Library has announced that it is temporarily cutting back its operating hours.

Region digs out from first snowstorm of season

The first snowstorm in nearly two years left the region with 10 to 14 inches of snow over Saturday, Jan. 6, into Sunday, Jan. 7.

Local police departments awarded state grants

Police departments in Grafton and Westborough recently received grants through the state’s Executive Office of Public Safety.