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Apple Tree Arts offers variety of summer programs

Grafton - Registration is open for Apple Tree Arts summer theatre arts programs, early childhood music, ensembles and private music lessons this summer. The nonprofit community school of the arts based in Grafton offers year-round music and theatre arts programs for children, youth and adults.

Grafton voters discuss Super Park, dog hygiene

Grafton - Grafton voters met to complete both a Special Town Meeting (STM) and Annual Town Meeting (ATM). Of approximately 14,380 Grafton residents, 212 voters showed up to participate. The STM dealt with 14 articles in just 11 minutes, while the ATM covered all 42 articles in another three and a half hours. The articles which generated the most controversy dealt with the future of the proposed Super Park and whether dogs should be banned from town cemeteries and other public places.

John N. Ouellette, 88, of Grafton

Grafton - John N. Ouellette, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the age of 88. He was born Oct. 18, 1926...

Lena E. Cornacchioli, 92, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Lena E. (DiMarzio) Cornacchioli, 92, of Forest Lane in North Grafton, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, peacefully surrounded by her loving...

Anita Tower, 89, of Grafton

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 History Day celebrates town’s incorporation

Grafton – Residents and visitors gathered May 9 at Grafton Common for the annual Grafton History Day. Co-sponsored by the Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Garden Club, the five-hour event celebrates the town’s 1735 incorporation.

Sylvia E. Wahlstrom, 77, of Grafton

Grafton - Sylvia E. (Soderberg) Wahlstrom, 77, died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a short illness. She was...

Olive L. Quartulli, 91, of Grafton

Grafton - Olive L. (Maynard) Quartulli, 91, passed away at home Wednesday, May 6, 2015. She leaves her husband of 64 years, Armando Quartulli; her...

Groundbreaking ceremony held at Grafton Town House

Grafton – On Saturday, May 2, at 11:00 a.m. Grafton officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Grafton Town House Full...

Super Park to be reborn in Grafton

Grafton - One of the losses to Grafton upon the construction of the new high school was an area near Town Hall that had been dubbed “Super Park”. In its original configuration, Super Park was a rather undistinguished area of set tunnels, ladders, slides, and other obstacles arranged near several benches and tables at which adults could sit and supervise children at play. Since then, a new Super Park Committee has been created to oversee the construction of a newer, more ambitious park.