Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

Grafton – As a founding member of Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), Grafton resident Mary Romaniec goes above and beyond to fulfill the group’s goal of providing education, support and information to caregivers of those with autism. TACA believes in early diagnosis, intensive therapies and medical intervention.

Barbara E. Giaquinto, 89, of Grafton

Grafton - Barbara E. Giaquinto, 89, formerly of North Grafton, died peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Life Care Center of Acton. She is survived...
Norman T. Coffman Jr.

Norman T. Coffman Jr., 73, of Grafton

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Cambridge/Grafton - Norman T. “Ted” Coffman Jr., 73, passed away peacefully at home Oct. 19, 2019. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Jacqueline (Rhoades)...

Town House renovations on schedule to be completed by April

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Grafton – The nonprofit organization Apple Tree Arts held a reception Jan. 28 at the Fisher Mansion, JCSI/BESTEXEC, 2 South St., to highlight the latest updates on the renovation of the Grafton Town House into a community performance arts center.

Town realigns building fees to cover costs

Grafton - Robert S. Berger, inspector of buildings and zoning enforcement officer, appeared before the Grafton Board of Selectmen at its July 7 meeting. He told the board that current fees for building permits, last set in 2004, were not covering the expenses of required building and land inspections. He indicated that for fiscal year 2016, current building permit fees would be short approximately $38,000 in covering the actual expenses. Noting that fees are based upon the square footage of the proposed structure or room, he advocated three changes: (1) a change to $5 fee per $1,000 building/renovation cost, with a $50 minimum; (2) a change to fire systems protection inspections to $200 for up to a two-hour inspection; and (3) a buildable lot/zoning inspection fee of $200 for up to four hours.

Timothy M. Brejtfus, 61, of Grafton

Grafton - Timothy M. Brejtfus, 61, passed away suddenly at home Friday, June 24, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Elizabeth...

Grafton wins Division 2 title

Worcester / Grafton – Recent years have been prosperous for veteran head coach John Gemme and his Grafton High School’s (GHS) varsity softball team having captured a pair of Division 2 state championships (2012, 2013), advancing to another (2014) and earning a spot in the Central Mass. finals (2015, 2016).

Grafton gardeners, history buffs endure chilly weather

Grafton – On an unseasonably chilly May 13, another successful Grafton History Day and Plant Sale took place at Grafton Common. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the annual five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation. Proceeds from the plant sales go toward scholarships.

Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, of Grafton

Grafton - Sylvia E. (Lessard) Anderson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Melvin J. Anderson, passed away in...

Rep. Muradian appointed to Madeline Amy Sweeney Award Committee

Grafton – Representative David K. Muradian Jr. (R-Grafton) is pleased to announce his appointment to the Madeline Amy Sweeney Award Committee with the responsibility of choosing a recipient to be awarded for Civilian Bravery. He was appointed to the committee by House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones Jr. (R-North Reading).

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Grafton police log, April 10 edition

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