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Community Harvest Project holds annual festival

During the season at the Community Harvest Project, Nate Eckman leads other volunteers in growing and harvesting crops.

Grafton moves to quarterfinals with win over South High

Williams’s momentum-shifting play put Grafton ahead 7-0 and laid the foundation for the Gators’ 21-0 victory.
Scouts from Grafton Troop 107 at a past bottle drive. Photo/submitted

Grafton Boy Scouts to conduct bottle drive

Boy Scout Troop 107 will hold its autumn bottle drive on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Grafton Municipal Center.

Grafton establishes MBTA overlay districts

The town has five new overlay districts to comply with the MBTA’s mandate to create zones where multifamily units could be built by right.

Grafton Town Meeting approves TIF agreement, water treatment facility

The majority of the warrant for Grafton Town Meeting – the first 41 articles – were revisions to the town’s bylaws.

Community Harvest Project to host Harvest Home Festival

Community Harvest Project invites the community to the Harvest Home Festival and 5K on Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grafton farm.

Fire destroys liquor store in South Grafton

A building on Main Street that housed the Valley Plaza Liquor Store had to be torn down after a fire on Monday, Oct. 16.

Grafton Fall Festival scares up lots of family fun

On Oct. 15, Grafton Recreation teamed up with Kid Hero Books and Feedback Earth to present a Fall Festival on the Common.

Local police to receive grants for body-worn cameras

Several local police departments will receive state grants to implement or expand their body-worn camera programs.

Williams scores early, Grafton secures victory over Shrewsbury

The opening seconds foreshadowed the next 48 minutes of football; Grafton dominated, ultimately defeating Shrewsbury by a score of 26-12.

Bylaw revisions top fall Grafton Town Meeting warrant

The first 45 articles have to do with changing Grafton's bylaws, from how Town Meeting is conducted to updates in fines and job descriptions.

Grafton Garden Club elects officers, upcoming events

The Grafton Garden Club recently held its annual meeting and dinner at the home of the president. Read more at the Community Advocate.

Grafton High Class of 1968 holds reunion

The Grafton High School class of 1968 held its 55th reunion on Sept. 20 at the Grafton Town House Tavern.

South Grafton PTO plans Octoberfest

The South Grafton Parent Teacher Organization has announced that its Octoberfest annual event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14

Grafton mulls whether to fix former fire station

Grafton officials are trying to decide whether to fix the former fire station at 3 Worcester St., currently being used by the schools.

Grafton church holds annual harvest fair, pie social

It was a bit drippy outside, but the Congregational Church of Grafton’s 44th annual Harvest Fair and Apple Pie Social proceeded as planned.

Grafton football dominates Algonquin at home

The Grafton Gators dominated the swamp in a Friday night football matchup against the Algonquin Regional High School Titans.

Blackstone Valley Tech spruces up for new school year

The administrators, support staff and facilities team at BVT High School completed projects over the summer.

Harvest Fair and Apple Pie Social in Grafton

The 44th annual Harvest Fair and Apple Pie Social, hosted by the Congregational Church of Grafton, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24

EEE detected in mosquito samples; Grafton at moderate risk

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced that EEE has been detected in additional mosquito samples.