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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Grafton celebrates 20 years of holiday fun

Grafton - Over 40 businesses, churches and organizations in Grafton will be offering holiday entertainment, activities, refreshments, crafts and more Sunday, Dec. 6, during...

Grafton Inn provides warm welcome with comfort food and drink

Grafton – The Grafton Inn has been a landmark on Grafton Common since 1805, and its appeal has only increased over the years as it has grown into a popular neighborhood spot for food, drinks and friendly service.

Selectmen discuss ongoing issue of marijuana facility

Grafton - At the request of Selectman Dennis Flynn, on May 3 the Grafton Board of Selectmen again addressed the ongoing issue of licensing marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities in the town. Flynn noted that teen use in Colorado has increased 20 percent since marijuana was legalized there and that, according to recent research, regular use of marijuana is linked to lowered intelligence and poor school and work performance. He concluded by stating that with the advent of legal marijuana – to be smoked and eaten – its variable potency was especially troubling.

Water treatment plant coming in below cost estimates

Grafton - Paul Cournoyer, superintendent of sewers for Grafton, met with the Board of Selectmen Jan. 19 to present a progress report on upgrading the town’s wastewater treatment plant. He noted that the improvement program began about four years ago and is currently coming in about $9 million below initial estimates. The improvement plan is based upon a 2014 forecast of the town’s needs through 2034. Savings to date are due to lower-than-expected loan interest rates and a reduction in some of the initial estimates.

Cummings School announces 2015 Service Fund recipients

North Grafton - Local nonprofit programs addressing a variety of needs from community arts, STEM education to elementary through high school enrichment will get...

Baptist Church Holiday Fair to be held Nov. 5

Grafton - The Baptist Church of Grafton, 1 South St., will hold its annual fair Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

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.

Holiday celebration at Grafton Unitarian Church

Grafton - The Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Grafton Common, will celebrate the holidays with a luncheon Sunday, Dec. 4, from 12 to 4 p.m....

Grafton selectmen pull Town Meeting article

Grafton – During its April 21 meeting, the Grafton Board of Selectmen again reviewed the proposed articles to be included in the warrant for the Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, May 11.

Folk concert to benefit refugee ministry

Grafton – A benefit concert to benefit Refugee Immigration Ministry and sponsored by Simple Church and the Congregational Church of Grafton will be held Saturday, March 12, at the Congregational Church, 30 Grafton Common. There will be a dinner at 5:30 p.m., and the concert, featuring the folk band Spirit Fiddle, will be at 7 p.m. Combined cost is $20, $10 for children, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to support an asylum seeker from the Congo

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Grafton police log, Nov. 16 edition

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