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GRAFTON LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

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Grafton candidates make their argument for election

The Community Advocate recently reached out to candidates for Select Board and School Committee with a series of questions.

Grafton Candidate Statement – School Committee – Kristy Kielbasinski

I am running for School Committee because I am deeply invested in the future of our town. As a lifelong resident ...

Grafton Candidate Statement – School Committee – Craig Juelis

I am running for School Committee to bring my 22 years of experience as a public school teacher and administrator to the committee to ...

Grafton Candidate Statement – School Committee – Elizabeth Spinney (Incumbent)

I'm running for School Committee because I believe that I have a set of skills, knowledge and experience that make me an ideal asset to ...

Grafton Candidate Statement – School Committee – Laura Often (Incumbent)

I am running for relection to the Grafton School Committee because I believe that our public schools are the greatest asset Grafton has ...

Grafton Candidate Statement – Select Board – Craig Dauphinais

I have lived in Grafton my entire life and am proud to call Grafton my home, so the short answer is that I love this town and I am ...

Grafton Candidate Statement – Select Board – Raymond Mead (Incumbent)

I am running for Select Board because I need to finish what I’ve started – to continue as the Select Board representative to the Economic ...

Heidi’s Hearing welcomes new doctor

Heidi’s Hearing has welcomed Dr. Brianna Robichaud to the practice. Read more about Heidi's Hearing in this article.

Millbury Street’s Akillian celebrates 32 years of educating Grafton students

Akillian has helped hundreds of Grafton second- through sixth-grade students read in her book-filled classroom.

A look at Grafton’s Town Meeting warrant

Here’s a look at the Annual Town Meeting warrant for May 13, which was closed by the Select Board on April 16.

Grafton Garden Club to hold annual plant sale

The Grafton Garden Club is holding its annual plant sale and raffle on the Common on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Marlborough holds off Grafton in boys tennis matchup

Grafton's Max Schmidt and Marlborough's Sumair Singh occupied the far tennis court for two hours on Thursday afternoon.

Clock museum begins campaign to expand

The Willard House and Clock Museum on Willard Street held an open house and kicked off its campaign to grow its endowment.

Poet Frank O’Hara left Grafton to pursue his dreams

ou can take the man out of Grafton, but you can’t take Grafton out of the man … or can you? Meet Frank O'Hara.

Voter registration deadlines in Grafton

The last day to register to vote for the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, May 13, and local annual election on Tuesday, May 21, is Friday, May 3.

Grafton proposes a ‘lean’ budget for fiscal 2025

Grafton residents will consider a budget for fiscal 2025 that will be approximately a 3.75% increase over fiscal 2024.

Grafton Garden Club sponsors annual cleanup

Sponsored by the Grafton Garden Club, the main event had those who preregistered stop by to pick up yellow trash bags.

Gift will help Willard House and Clock Museum expand

Willard House and Clock Museum, 11 Willard St., will receive a gift, valued in excess of $15 million, to grow into a world-class museum.

BVT students from Grafton earn medals at skills competition

Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School (BVT) students put their vocational-technical skills on full display March 13.

Quality is a time-honored tradition at E.W. Gemme & Sons Co. Inc.

The Grafton-based painting company has had success and longevity by focusing on one very basic principle: quality.