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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Kids enjoy fire safety day

Grafton - A bright red fire truck, lights flashing and whirligigs whirling, stood in front of the Grafton Children’s Day Care and Preschool Center on Old Westboro Road the morning of Dec. 16. The event was staged for the children there, ages four to eight, who “ooed!” and “awed!” at the display.
Dora Harrington

Dora M. Harrington, 64, of Grafton

Grafton - Dora M. (LeBlanc) Harrington 64, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and beloved friend, passed away at home with her devoted family by...

Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton chooses next minister

Grafton - At a special congregational meeting June 19, The Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton (UUGU) unanimously voted to call the Rev....

Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, of Grafton

Grafton - Sylvia E. (Lessard) Anderson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Melvin J. Anderson, passed away in...

Grafton Center to get roadway rebuild

Grafton - Jeff Walsh, from Graves Engineering in Worcester, gave a detailed presentation to the Grafton Board of Selectmen at their April 5 meeting. The subject was a rework of Grafton Center and the Grafton Commons area. The Commons is an area scenic high point and has been used as a backdrop for TV commercials and as a setting for the 1935 Mickey Rooney movie adaptation of the Eugene O'Neill play “Ah, Wilderness!” The gazebo on the Commons was constructed by the movie company because the director thought the Commons needed one.

Grafton girls’ softball and lacrosse teams advance

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer Grafton – The Grafton High School softball and girls lacrosse teams both won home playoff games played June 6. The number...

Three local libraries approved for placement on waitlist for funds

Region – Three local libraries – Grafton, Marlborough and Westborough – have been approved to go onto a waitlist for renovation funds granted through a state program overseen by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). Nine Massachusetts communities – Dartmouth, Hadley, Kingston, Medford, Norwell, Springfield, Sutton, Wayland and Weymouth – received grants that will allow them to proceed with construction for 2017-2018.

Joshua P. Duckworth, 39, of North Grafton, dispatcher with the Marlborough Police Department

North Grafton - Joshua P. Duckworth, 39, of North Grafton, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. Born and raised in Marlborough, he was...

Articles pass at Town Meeting after abrupt start

Grafton - The 2015 fall Town Meeting on Oct.19 got off to a lively start when a voter angrily interrupted Town Moderator Ray Mead’s instructions as Mead was explaining the new electronic voting procedure and the electronic device issued to each voter before the meeting started.

Officials and residents celebrate re-opening of One Grafton Common

Grafton – Local officials and residents gathered on a bright and beautiful Saturday morning, June 11 to commemorate the grand re-opening of One Grafton Common. The iconic building had recently undergone an extensive $4.5 million renovation to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as updating the utilities and fire protection. The project also started the process of creating offices, classes, practice rooms, and a performance center for the arts for its primary tenant, the nonprofit Apple Tree Arts.

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