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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Grafton passes budget at Annual Town Meeting

Grafton - Grafton voters approved a budget of $50,747,109 at the Annual Town Meeting May 11. Group Health Insurance for Unclassified Town Personnel was budgeted at $3,708,925, down from $3,876,121 the previous year. The Grafton Council on Aging listed year’s expenses at $179,741, up from the previous year’s $173,897. Retirement of Debt was to be $2,315,000, up from last year’s $2,237,000, and Debt Interest was $1,431,275, down from $1,535,463. The budget was passed with little dissent.

James D. Byrum, 79, of Grafton

Grafton - James D. Byrum, 79, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jeannine...

Charles E. Hitchcock, 21, of South Grafton/Gardner

South Grafton/Gardner - Charles E. "Chas" Hitchcock, 21, of Gardner, formerly of South Grafton, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 after an unexpected illness. He...

Major General Raymond A. Vezina, 76, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Major General Raymond A. Vezina, 76 (USARNG ret), former Massachusetts Adjutant General, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 4, 2016 after a...
The Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus after their matinee performance Photo/submitted

Grafton chorus performs Broadway Revue

Grafton - Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus recently presented a Broadway Revue concert featuring songs and medleys from musicals including "Les Miserables," "Rent," "Hamilton,"...

Grafton to celebrate grand opening of One Grafton Common

Grafton - The town of Grafton is celebrating the grand opening of One Grafton Common, Saturday, June 11, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the accessibility and assembly construction project. The ceremony will open with the Apple Tree Arts Community Chorus singing a song.
Marion J. Walters

Marion Walters, 66, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Marion (Lareau) Walters, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 after dealing with a long illness. Marion was surrounded by love and her...

Dr. Leo C. Jacques, 99, of Grafton

Grafton - Dr. Leo C. Jacques, 99, died peacefully Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Wayland. Jacques will be remembered as a devoted public servant,...

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.

Veterans’ Memorials Trust seeks additional members

Grafton - The Grafton Trustees for Soldiers and Sailors Memorials is looking for a few good men – and women.

Weather in Grafton

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Grafton police log, Sept. 21 edition

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