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Three local libraries approved for placement on waitlist for funds

Region – Three local libraries – Grafton, Marlborough and Westborough – have been approved to go onto a waitlist for renovation funds granted through a state program overseen by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). Nine Massachusetts communities – Dartmouth, Hadley, Kingston, Medford, Norwell, Springfield, Sutton, Wayland and Weymouth – received grants that will allow them to proceed with construction for 2017-2018.
Jeanine Deranian

Jeanine Deranian, 51, of Westborough and Grafton

Westborough/Grafton - Jeanine (Copeland) Deranian, 51, passed away Jan. 3, 2021 following an illness at BayState Medical Center in Springfield. She leaves her loving family,...

Grafton & Upton Railroad to perform siren test

Grafton - The town of Grafton will perform a siren test Saturday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m. The Grafton & Upton Railroad propane transfer...

David P. Morin, 33, of Grafton

Grafton - David P. Morin, 33, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016. He leaves behind his daughters, Nevaeh Morin and Kelsie Morin; a son, Jeffrey...

Grafton financial advisor uses skills to help local nonprofits

Grafton – Grafton resident Scott Notargiacomo is a very busy man. In addition to commuting to Boston for work as the vice president and wealth management financial advisor for the Dubilo Hill Group at Grayston Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley, he supports numerous nonprofits, volunteering his time and expertise.

North Grafton store features wide variety of cheeses and wines

North Grafton - Simone Linsin can wrap up an assortment of your favorite cheeses, or recommend cheeses you’ve never heard of. And she’ll find the exact wine to complement them. Linsin’s Pecorino cheese shop on Route 30 in North Grafton features anywhere from 60 to 85 different cheeses, depending on the season, about half imported and half from American cheesemakers, with a strong representation of New England producers.
Jenna Smith, 3, checks out an antique glass kerosene lamp.

Grafton Historical Society hosts 51st Antiques & Arts Fair

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton – Weather cooperated on a sunny June 16 when the Grafton Historical Society hosted its 51st annual Antiques...

Friends of the Grafton Elders to host fundraising luncheon

Grafton - The late Winnie Paul, one of the founders of Friends of the Grafton Elders (FOGE, pronounced fou-gee), will be honored at a fundraising luncheon celebrating the group’s 35th birthday. Sixteen members of Paul’s family plan to attend the event, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, starting at 12 p.m., at Hunter’s Grille & Tap at the Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Center.

Grafton to celebrate grand opening of One Grafton Common

Grafton - The town of Grafton is celebrating the grand opening of One Grafton Common, Saturday, June 11, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the accessibility and assembly construction project. The ceremony will open with the Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus singing a song.

Autistic students honor veterans in Grafton

Grafton - Veterans Day 2016 in Grafton was a fine day of bright sunshine, moderate temperatures, and a lively wind. The ceremony at American Legion Post 92, along Worcester Street in Grafton, was led by David Callahan, post commander, with the participation of VFW Chapter 1497 of South Grafton and the Legion Women’s Auxiliary.