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Robert E. Gauvin

Robert E. Gauvin, 88, of South Grafton

South Grafton - Robert E. “Bob” Gauvin, 88, passed peacefully with his family by his side Saturday May 7, 2022 after an illness.

Leona S. Foskett, 76, formerly of Grafton

Mrs. Leona S. Foskett, age 76, of Worcester, Mass, formerly a longtime resident of Grafton, Mass, passed away at the UMASS Medical Center’s Memorial Campus on Saturday, May 7, 2022, after a period of declining health.
Heather E. Tauras

Heather E. Tauras, 41, of Grafton and Malden

Heather Elizabeth Tauras, beloved daughter of Nancy Tauras and Alexander Tauras, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2022 at age 41.

Mary C. Brewer, 90, of Grafton

Mary C. (Cosenza) Brewer, 90, passed away peacefully at home May 1, 2022. Her husband Mahlon Brewer predeceased her.

Grafton police log, May 6 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 17 6:08 a.m. Worcester St. Motor vehicle stop. 9:47 a.m. Worcester St. Accident – personal injury. 11:46 a.m. Providence Rd./Depot St. Well-being check. 5:16 p.m. East...

High school scoreboard: Early power rankings bring good news for area teams

REGION - The release of the MIAA's first round of spring power rankings brought good news for a number of area teams this past...
Susan Mariano

Susan Mariano, 69, longtime Grafton business owner

Susan Mariano, 69, a long time Grafton business owner passed away in her sleep, Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, after a valiant battle with cancer.
Genevieve Desmond

Genevieve Desmond, 91, of Grafton

Genevieve (Ferreira) "Gen" Desmond, 91, passed peacefully on Monday April 25, 2022. Gen was preceded by her loving husband George Desmond in 1993.

Grafton police log, April 29 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 10 10:52 a.m. Nipmuc Rd. Ambulance – medical. 11:14 a.m. East St. Motor vehicle violations. 2:13 p.m. Providence Rd. Accident – hit & run. 2:52 p.m....
Carol E. Cerasoli

Carol E. Cerasoli, 83, of Grafton

Carol E. Cerasoli, 83 passed away April 24, 2022 after a sudden illness surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 64 years, Ronald Cerasoli passed away in 2021.
Bernadette M. Dumas

Bernadette M. Dumas, 80, of Grafton

Bernadette M. (Purcell) Dumas, 80, passed away April 21, 2022 following a lengthy illness. Her husband Lavinus “Joe” Dumas predeceased her in 2020.

High school scoreboard: Shrewsbury baseball, Hudson softball win early-season tournaments

The spring sports season rumbled onward last week, with teams playing through their April Break schedules.

Grafton police log, April 22 edition

Grafton Sunday, April 3 12:25 a.m. North St. Disturbance – general. 8:35 a.m. Canal St. Ambulance – medical. 11:27 a.m. Arrested, Emily Clark, 33, of 9 W Hartford...

Patrick J. Killeen, son of Miriah and Michael Killeen

Grafton - Patrick John Killeen was delivered early at 26 weeks gestation along with his twin sister Sophia Carmella Killeen. After 42 days in...

Area residents complete Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has released preliminary race results for this year's Boston Marathon. 

Boston Marathon underway with dozens of area runners competing

The Boston Marathon got underway this morning, with more than 60 local registrants set to cross the starting line in Hopkinton.

High school scoreboard: AMSA pitcher tosses no-hitter, Shrewsbury baseball soars

The spring sports season is now in full swing more than halfway through the month of April. A number of teams had strong performances.

Area police departments plan to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

A number of area police departments are planning means of disposing of such medication as part of Drug Take Back Day on April 30.
George A. Turpin Sr.

George A. Turpin Sr., 94, of Grafton

Grafton - George A. Turpin Sr., 94, of Grafton died peacefully April 12, 2022 at home, surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by...

Grafton police log, April 15 edition

Grafton Sunday, March 27 1:06 a.m. Shore Dr. Disturbance – general. 11:07 a.m. Logan Rd. Ambulance – medical. 2:17 p.m. Westboro Rd. Assist public. 5:49 p.m. Cross St. Disturbance...