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Monday, November 19, 2018

Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, of Grafton

Grafton - Sylvia E. (Lessard) Anderson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Melvin J. Anderson, passed away in...

Grafton-Valley Tech Boys Hockey Team welcomed at Statehouse

The Grafton-Valley Tech boys’ ice hockey team was welcomed to the Statehouse June 8 by Representative David K. Muradian Jr.

Grafton Police to host 13th National Night Out Block Party

Grafton - The Grafton Police will host their thirteenth annual National Night Out Block Party at their headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 5-8...

Grafton community leaders share story time with students

Grafton – Twenty-five special guests were welcomed April 27 by second- to sixth-graders at North Street Elementary School (NSES) for the sixth annual Community Reading Day, organized by the North Grafton Elementary Schools Parent Teacher Group. Most books were selected because they relate to the students’ curriculum or the readers’ professions; others were chosen and brought by the guests.
Helen E. Stone

Helen E. Stone, 92, of Grafton

Grafton -  Helen E. (Kelly) Stone, 92, passed away Sept. 13, 2018 after a sudden illness. Her husband, Arthur W. Stone Sr., passed away...

Pipeline opponents convince selectmen to rescind approval

Grafton - At the Jan. 17 meeting of the Grafton Board of Selectmen, opponents of the proposed gas pipeline through town presented an alternative solution to the board. Sponsored by 350 Massachusetts, a group opposed to alleged climate change and in favor of stopping the use of fossil fuels, the presentation and questioning took approximately one-and-a-half hours. Four members of the Greater Franklin Node of 350 Massachusetts, led by Carol Sotiropoulos, gave a presentation. Spectra Energy/Algonquin Gas, the pipeline proponent, did not attend.

James Broquist, 46, of North Grafton

North Grafton - James Anthony Broquist, 46, of North Grafton, died Sept. 17, 2018 after a brave two-year struggle with ALS, a fatal neuro-muscular...

Grafton Town House renovation plans to be discussed at Apple Tree Arts reception

Grafton - Apple Tree Arts will hold a reception Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fisher Mansion, JCSI/BESTEXEC, 2 South St., to learn about the plans for the renovation of the Grafton Town House into a community performance arts center. Light refreshments will be served. Construction-ready plans will be presented by Architect Neil Dixon of Dixon Salo Architects, Inc., of Worcester. Troy Siebels, president and CEO of the Hanover Theatre of the Performing Arts, will discuss the positive economic and cultural impact performing arts has on communities.
Charlotte Eckler and her daughter, Angie Niver perform in the original musical, “We Did ItFor You! Women’s Journey Through History. Photos Submitted

Grafton mother and daughter join cast of show celebrating women’s history

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Grafton – Grafton residents Charlotte Eckler and her daughter, Angie Niver, are two of the performers in an original musical...

Grafton selectmen discuss town funding and warrant articles

Grafton - At its weekly meeting April 12, the Grafton Board of Selectmen were to vote on several articles to be on the warrant at Town Meeting May 17. The session evolved into a spirited discussion about the best way to fund large expenditures. The warrant calls for a vote on debt exclusion for the cost of the soon-to-be-built Department of Public Works (DPW) facility and several newer vehicles for the Fire Department. The DPW project is estimated to cost $13.9 million and the Fire Department wishes to acquire a new pump truck estimated at $400,000 and emergency all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

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