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Helen Ratkiewicz, 98, of Grafton

Grafton - Helen Ratkiewicz, 98, passed peacefully Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at Beaumont Rehabilitation & Nursing in Northbridge. Miss Ratkiewicz was born in Grafton April...

Grafton defeated in Central Mass. softball final

Grafton – The top-seeded Grafton Indians suffered a tough loss to end their season June 12 against the third-seeded Auburn Rockets in a Central Mass. Division 2 final at Rockwood Field at Worcester State University. Grafton had defeated Auburn in their two regular-season matchups, but fell short in the final 2-1, in a close game that came down to the final inning.

Grafton selectmen authorize financing for Clean Water Trust

Grafton - The Grafton Board of Selectmen voted unanimously at its Feb. 2 meeting to issue bonds not to exceed $44.2 million for support of the town’s involvement in the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (formerly the Water Pollution Abatement Trust). Authority to do so was obtained by a town vote in October, 2014, with a limit on borrowing of $49 million.

Officials and residents celebrate re-opening of One Grafton Common

Grafton – Local officials and residents gathered on a bright and beautiful Saturday morning, June 11 to commemorate the grand re-opening of One Grafton Common. The iconic building had recently undergone an extensive $4.5 million renovation to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as updating the utilities and fire protection. The project also started the process of creating offices, classes, practice rooms, and a performance center for the arts for its primary tenant, the nonprofit Apple Tree Arts.
Mary V. Alex

Mary V. Alex, 82, of Grafton

Grafton - Mary V. “Ginny” (Morse) Alex, 82, passed away March 1, 2020 at home surrounded by the family she loved. She was the beloved...
Nellie G. McNiff

Nellie G. McNiff, 92, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Nellie G. McNiff, 92, of North Grafton, formerly of Westborough, passed away peacefully June 26, 2019 at the Rose Monahan Hospice...

Operation Friendship dances to be held in Grafton

Grafton – Operation Friendship will hold dances for grades 5 to 8, Fridays, Feb. 5 and March 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Grafton Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road. The cost is $8 per child, and light refreshments will be for sale. There will be games, raffles and prizes, and other surprise activities. Operation Friendship is a nonprofit that encourages friendship and understanding via student exchange.

Important election information on Grafton Community Television’s ‘Minute By Minute’

Grafton - Grafton residents will have an opportunity to cast ballots in four different elections during 2016. Grafton Community Television's "Minute By Minute" program...

Community Harvest Project hosts 11th fest, fifth 5K

Grafton – Comfortably brisk autumn weather Nov. 5 attracted residents and visitors to the Brigham Hill Community Farm in North Grafton. There, the Community Harvest Project (CHP) hosted its 11th annual Harvest Home Festival.

Grafton girls’ basketball ready to rebound after loss to rival Millbury

Grafton / Millbury -- Grafton versus Millbury in any high school sporting event is more than worth the price of admission, and the teams’ Jan. 12 matchup between girls’ varsity basketball teams in Millbury was no exception. Border rivals for decades, the spirited and ardent competition between the two schools embodies what sports at the high school level should be all about and these two schools seldom disappoint.

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Grafton police log, Jan. 22 edition

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