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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...

Timothy Houston, 23, of Worcester and Grafton

Worcester/Grafton - Timothy James Houston, 23, of Worcester and Grafton, passed on from this life Friday, the 28th of August 2015, another victim of...

Grafton Center to get roadway rebuild

Grafton - Jeff Walsh, from Graves Engineering in Worcester, gave a detailed presentation to the Grafton Board of Selectmen at their April 5 meeting. The subject was a rework of Grafton Center and the Grafton Commons area. The Commons is an area scenic high point and has been used as a backdrop for TV commercials and as a setting for the 1935 Mickey Rooney movie adaptation of the Eugene O'Neill play “Ah, Wilderness!” The gazebo on the Commons was constructed by the movie company because the director thought the Commons needed one.

Acclaimed author Nicholas Gage calls North Grafton home

North Grafton - Sunlight pours through the windows of Nicholas Gage’s writing studio in North Grafton. A bookshelf with ionic columns runs along one wall. Behind his cluttered desk, photos are displayed on another. In one, from 1963, President John F. Kennedy stands next to a youthful Gage, who had won the Hearst Award for the best published article by a college student.
Janet Magnant

Janet Magnant, 90, of Grafton

Grafton - Janet Dow (Murphy) Magnant, 90, of North Grafton, passed away Sept. 12, 2018, with her loving family by her side. Janet was...
Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus singers perform in the Great Hall at the Town House. Photos

Grafton hosts 22nd annual holiday celebration

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton – It was unseasonably mild Dec. 3 when residents and visitors enjoyed attending Grafton Recreation’s 22nd annual Grafton...

Rhoda M. Fleming, 94, of Grafton

Grafton - Rhoda M. (Crosby) Fleming died Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 94. Born Sept. 6, 1920 in...

Herding dog adds joy to senior fitness classes

Grafton - When the music softens and fitness instructor Wendy Reid, 63, turns off her microphone and stretches into her class’s final upward stretch; her dog Ben starts to bark and spin rapidly in circles. To the delight of 35 to 40 devoted students, this takes place at the Grafton Senior Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Marion J. Walters

Marion Walters, 66, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Marion (Lareau) Walters, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 after dealing with a long illness. Marion was surrounded by love and her...

Library director updates Grafton selectmen on successful year

Grafton - Library Director Beth Gallaway briefed the Board of Selectmen during its meeting May 5 on the town library’s many successes during 2014. The numbers tell an optimistic story. During the year, books out were up 28 percent to 142,300, while digital items out were up 40 percent. The library entertained 64,377 visitors, up 35 percent, compiled by using an automatic door counter. New for children are “build kits” that can be checked-out. Visitors buying coffee ($1.00) at the library and using the WiFi access accounted for a large part of the visitor upsurge, as the library provides the only WiFi available to many townspeople.

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Norman F. Lacasse, 82, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Norman F. Lacasse, 82, of North Grafton, passed away May 16, 2019 at Saint Vincent Hospital, surrounded by his loving family,...