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The Grafton and Upton Railroad Company is located on Westborough Road in North Grafton. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

Grafton & Upton Railroad Company faces civil penalty following EPA settlement

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter GRAFTON – Grafton & Upton Railroad Company will pay a $52,000 civil penalty after it allegedly violated federal chemical...

Grafton police log, Oct. 8 edition

Grafton Sunday, Sept. 19 3:26 a.m. Carroll Rd. Ambulance – medical. 7:41 p.m. Oak St. Ambulance – medical. 10:35 p.m. Waterville St. Motor vehicle stop. 10:48 p.m. George Hill...
St. James Parish in Grafton

Calendar raffle planned at Grafton’s St. James Parish

GRAFTON - After their signature Harvest Fair event was canceled for a second year due to COVID-19 concerns, St. James Parish in Grafton is...
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Grafton gears up for Gazebo-Palooza, Small Stones Festival

GRAFTON - The Small Stones Festival of the Arts is returning to Grafton.  Small Stones is scheduled to open on Friday, Oct. 15 with a...
Ralph L. Kent

Ralph L. Kent, 80, of South Grafton

South Grafton - Ralph L. Kent, 80, passed away Tuesday September 21, 2021 from complications of diverticulitis. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 54...

Grafton police log, Oct. 1 edition

Grafton Sunday, Sept. 12 1:36 a.m. Main St. Disturbance – neighbor. 2:24 a.m. Elm St. Suspicious activity. 11:49 a.m. Milford Rd. Erratic operator. 1:00 p.m. Worcester St./Wheeler Rd. Motor...
The Grafton boys soccer program is embracing a return to normalcy in a fall season, this year, without the COVID-19 restrictions that limited last year’s games. Photo/Dakota Antelman

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD: Grafton soccer begins league play

By Chris Wilson, Contributing Writer REGION – A sense of normalcy has returned to high school sports with COVID-19 restrictions lifted for this fall season. As...
Bruce Nichols

Bruce Nichols, 78, formerly of Grafton

Millbury - Bruce Nichols, 78, passed away September 22, 2021 following an illness. He leaves his wife of 37 years, Judi (Holmberg) Nichols, his...

Community Harvest Project to host Harvest Home Fall Festival & 5K

GRAFTON - The 15th annual Harvest Home Fall Festival & 5K will take place on Sunday, Nov. 7 in Grafton.  The event will feature in-person...

Grafton police log, Sept. 24 edition

Grafton Sunday, Sept. 5 6:18 a.m. Bicknell Rd. Road hazard. 8:33 a.m. Luka Dr. Fire – flooding. 1:28 p.m. Fitzpatrick Rd. Fire – flooding. 2:36 p.m. Hartford Tpke. Ambulance...