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Soccer star receives college scholarship

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Grafton – In the fall, senior captain Cayla D’Amico was ranked as the top scorer of her soccer team for a second year. She has also received numerous honors throughout her four-year career as a Grafton High School varsity player, including a first team South Worcester County League All Star position from her sophomore to senior year, a Central Mass. All Star title from her sophomore through senior year, and an All State title during her senior year.

High school scoreboard: AMSA girls basketball dominates Maynard, Assabet coach notches first win

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REGION – The winter sports season has now begun with schools competing in the first full week of action last week. Schools are continuing their...
Conrad P. Supski

Conrad P. Supski, 83, of Grafton

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Grafton - Conrad P. Supski, born on November 24, 1935 in Providence, RI, to the late Joseph S. Supsky, Sr., and Mary V. (Szeliga)...

Irene Mombourquette, 102, formerly of South Grafton

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Milford/Grafton - Irene Mombourquette of Milford, formerly of South Grafton, passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 at the age of 102. Born Marie Irene Edna...
Raymond Stark

Raymond E. Stark, 89, of Grafton

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Grafton - Raymond E. Stark, 89, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2019, surrounded by loved ones, at his home. He was the last, original...

Letter to Editor: Recognizing the loss of 1.5 million Armenian Martyrs

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April 24th is the 101st commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Our history is well documented; save for some who think that revising history somehow changes it. We should never forget April 24, 1915, through 1923, when Armenian intellectuals and community leaders were rounded up and murdered, or forced into death marches. This massacre left over 1.5 million Armenian dead from the actions of Young Turk Government members.

Leah C. Awrey, 73, of Framingham and Grafton

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Framingham/Grafton - Leah C. (Harris) Awrey, 73, passed away after a sudden illness Friday, May 5, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Kristen Awrey...
Grafton BSA Troop 107 honors five of its scouts. Photo submitted

BSA Troop 107 honors five new Eagle Scouts

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Grafton - On Oct. 21, Grafton BSA Troop 107 honored five of its scouts with the organization’s highest rank - Eagle Scout. The ceremony,...

Grafton police log, March 4 edition

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Grafton Sunday, Feb. 13 8:01 a.m. Bicknell/Carroll Rds. Accident – no injuries. 9:21 a.m. East/N Main Sts. Animal complaint. 12:21 p.m. Lincoln Ln. Scam/attempted scam. 5:40 p.m. Providence Rd....
Stephanie Sarkisian Photo/Mary Dennis

Grafton music teacher to belt ‘Young Frankenstein’ show tunes

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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton/Shrewsbury – In between teaching voice and piano lessons, Stephanie Sarkisian of North Grafton frequently performs with the Shrewsbury-based community...

Students prepare for life and career at Grafton Job Corps

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Grafton - As some students busied themselves with projects in a bright classroom, others soaked up the noonday sun at picnic tables or played a round of ping pong in the recreation center during their lunch break. A Friday morning at the Grafton Job Corps is like being at any school - except that the students are not just in classrooms studying English and math; they are learning and practicing tangible skills that will directly prepare them for a career.

Grafton police log, April 8 edition

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Grafton Sunday, March 20 12:00 a.m. Worcester St. Suspicious activity. 2:24 p.m. Browns/Old Upton Rds. Animal complaint. 4:34 p.m. Millbury St. Trespassing. 6:06 p.m. Providence Rd. Ambulance – medical. 6:12...

Eva C. Bassett, 90, formerly of North Grafton

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North Grafton/Kennebunk, Maine - Eva C. (Bouvier) Bassett, 90, of Kennebunk, Maine, formerly of North Grafton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. Her husband,...
George W. Stratton

George W. Stratton, 85, of Grafton

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Grafton - George W. Stratton, 85, died at home Sunday February 9, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He retired in 1997 after 38 years...
Richard B. Lynch

Richard B. Lynch, 96, of Grafton

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Grafton - Richard Barrett Lynch, 96, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by loving family members. Richard was predeceased by...

Anita Tower, 89, of Grafton

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Grafton - Anita Dora (Bourassa) Tower died peacefully Wednesday, May 6, 2015, surrounded by her family, in her home. She was born Feb. 21, 1926...

Grafton Land Trust Annual Meeting Nov. 2

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Grafton - Grafton Land Trust will be holding its Annual Meeting and Dinner Friday, Nov. 2, from 5-9 p.m. at Highfields Golf & Country...
Paul J. Ustin

Paul J. Ustin, 99, of Grafton

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Grafton - Paul John Ustin passed away at UMass Memorial Hospital Monday evening July 20, 2020. He was born at home February 21, 1921...

Officials and residents celebrate re-opening of One Grafton Common

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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.

From kestrels to carrots, the Grafton Land Trust saves space for diverse pursuits

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Grafton – One night in 1958, a group of men met in the basement of the Grafton United Methodist Church to form what they called the Grafton Forest Association, which would later come to be known as the Grafton Land Trust.