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Robert J. Dowd, 69, of Grafton

Grafton - Robert J. Dowd, 69, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Bob is survived by his wife, Patricia Dowd;...

Grafton selectmen pull Town Meeting article

Grafton – During its April 21 meeting, the Grafton Board of Selectmen again reviewed the proposed articles to be included in the warrant for the Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, May 11.

Montene Murphy Bieber, 91, formerly of Westborough and Grafton

Worcester - Montene Murphy Bieber, 91, of Worcester, formerly of Grafton and Westborough, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at home. She was the wife...

Grafton student brings history to life, sews authentic Civil War gowns

Grafton - Juliana West, a senior at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has a love for history which began at a very young age. From attending Renaissance fairs in costume with her mother and sister as a little girl to recently attending a Confederate Christmas ball, West has an affinity for history that reaches far beyond facts taught in textbooks.

Grafton softball hopes to continue winning streak

Grafton – When 16-year Grafton High School varsity softball Head Coach John Gemme assembled his players for the 2012 season, he knew he had the makings of something special. He knew there was talent, dedication and a winning attitude, but not even he could forecast the incredible run of success that was about to unfold.

Grafton native serves aboard USS New Orleans

Grafton - Lt. Michael Batcheller, a native of Grafton and 2002 graduate of Grafton High School, is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

Homefield Credit Union employee to be honored as a ‘Rising Star’

Grafton - Lloyd L. Hamm Jr., president and CEO of Homefield Credit Union, announced that Doug Lanzillo, assistant vice president of real estate lending, is nominated and will be honored April 29 as a Rising Star at the 2015 Great New England Credit Union Show, an annual event that is attended by over 600 credit union professionals.

Grafton Inn provides warm welcome with comfort food and drink

Grafton – The Grafton Inn has been a landmark on Grafton Common since 1805, and its appeal has only increased over the years as it has grown into a popular neighborhood spot for food, drinks and friendly service.

Apple Tree Arts offers April vacation theater workshops

Grafton – Apple Tree Arts will be hosting two special theater workshops over the April school vacation break. The community school of the arts is offering two workshops – one for grades three to five and another for grades six to nine. Call 508-839-4286 or visit www.appletreearts.org to register. Space is limited.

Grafton High students visit Community Television studios

Grafton - Members of Judy Dadah's Grafton High School Television Production II class recently toured the Grafton Community Television (GCTV) studios. The students, two juniors...