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The Citizens of Antiford members (l to r) Justin Thibaut, Megan Koda and Samuel Sarette Photo/submitted

Grafton Historical Society upcoming events

Grafton - The Grafton Historical Society and the Grafton Public Library will co-sponsor a performance by literary historian Rob Velella Sunday, Oct. 14, at...
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Singer-songwriter Tom Rush in concert Oct. 5

  Grafton - Apple Tree Arts presents one of America’s greatest singer-songwriters, Tom Rush, in concert Friday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m., at the Great...

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...

Shakespeare Club of Grafton draws enthusiasts from all over region

Grafton – When one thinks of William Shakespeare, perhaps his classic works, such as “King Lear” or “Macbeth,” come to mind. Or perhaps one of the many great actors, such as Richard Burton or Sir Laurence Olivier, who played such memorable roles. Or perhaps one remembers studying a play in high school, such as “Romeo and Juliet.” Chances are though one does not think of Grafton when one thinks of Shakespeare. Unless one happens to be a member of the Shakespeare Club of Grafton (SCoG), a group of approximately 20 men and women, who love anything and everything about the Bard.

Poet Frank O’Hara’s imprint on Grafton is small, but large on the world

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Grafton - Poet Frank O'Hara was a prominent figure in the mid-20th century literary and art world in New York...
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Marion Snow, 97, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Marion (Hill) Snow, 97, passed peacefully at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester on April 5, succumbing to the Coronavirus. Born in...

John Martin, 65, of Grafton

Grafton - With the sudden passing of Jay Martin July 24, 2018, the world lost a uniquely generous and universally adored soul. Jay leaves behind...

Robert Sweeney, 86, of Grafton

Grafton - Robert “Bob” Sweeney, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester. His wife and sweetheart of...

Ten ways to volunteer for the Community Harvest Project in North Grafton

Grafton - You can join the fight against hunger in Worcester Country by volunteering at the Community Harvest Project (CHP) at its North Grafton location. Last year, thanks to the work of nearly 11,000 volunteers, the CHP grew and distributed almost 260,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables. That translated to approximately 1.2 million servings of produce.

Grafton pastor co-authors book on church growth

Grafton - Reverend Jane Willan grew up in Burlington, Iowa, where she attended a Disciples of Christ Church. It was at a church camp when, at the age of 12, Willan knew without a doubt that she was called to go into the ministry when she “grew up.” In the years that followed, she never wavered in her desire, ultimately leading her to the Congregational Church in Grafton.