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The Grafton High School SWAT team

SHINE Initiative offers assistance and support to local schools for mental health programs

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Region – As is all too well-known, the mental health of our young people is more tenuous than ever. Record...

Students prepare for life and career at Grafton Job Corps

Grafton - As some students busied themselves with projects in a bright classroom, others soaked up the noonday sun at picnic tables or played a round of ping pong in the recreation center during their lunch break. A Friday morning at the Grafton Job Corps is like being at any school - except that the students are not just in classrooms studying English and math; they are learning and practicing tangible skills that will directly prepare them for a career.

Marlborough defeats Grafton, advances to finals

Grafton – The #3 seed Marlborough Panthers defeated the #2 seed Grafton Indians by a score of 20-13 in a MIAA Football Central Division 4 semi-final playoff game on Friday evening, November 3.  This game had a bit of historical significance, as it was the first time these two area football teams have faced each other, despite both schools having football programs that date back to the 1890’s.

Bridget Maunsell, 91, of Grafton

Grafton - Bridget (Quinlan) Maunsell, 91, passed away June 16, 2018 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. She is survived by her husband of...

John F. Powers, 85, of Grafton

Grafton - John F. Powers, 85, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016, following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Thelma...

Apple Tree Arts to host Community Ice Cream Social

Grafton - Apple Tree Arts is hosting the second annual Community Ice Cream Social Thursday, June 18, from 5-7 p.m. on the Grafton Common....

Grafton girls’ lacrosse defeats Marlborough

Grafton/Marlborough - The Marlborough High School girls’ varsity lacrosse team went head to head with the Grafton High School Indians May 9 in Marlborough. Grafton came out strong and ended the first half with a score of 8 - 1. The Panthers battled hard until the very end, but could not close the gap. The final score was 15 - 2.
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Albert W. Ratkiewicz, 92, of Grafton

Grafton - Albert W. Ratkiewicz, 92, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation in Northbridge. He was predeceased by his...

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.

Norman C. Magowan Jr., 62, of Grafton

Grafton - Norman C. Magowan Jr., resident of Grafton, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 7, 2016 after fighting a courageous 8-1/2-year battle with prostate...

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Jackoline L. Scovil, 78, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Jackoline L. Scovil, 78, of North Grafton, passed away Sept. 16, 2018 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare-Memorial Hospital in Worcester. Born in...