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Grafton voters reject funding for proposed new DPW building

Grafton – Voters at the May 9 Annual Town Meeting soundly rejected a proposal to fund a new Department of Public Works (DPW) building. The plan, which had first been proposed in 2001, has been a source of controversy over the years. The article at the ATM asked for a favorable vote to fund $13.9 million through a Proposition 2-1/2 debt for a new 35, 430 square facility to be built at 48 Old Westboro Road.

Henry Coz, 88, of Grafton

Grafton - Henry Walter Coz passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. Henry was predeceased by his wife, Mary;...

Going Green to save green

Grafton – Grafton taxpayers have gotten an early holiday present. According to officials, the town has saved nearly $2 million thanks to a number...

John McIntosh Sr., 92, of North Grafton

North Grafton - John McIntosh Sr. passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 at Christopher House in Worcester at the age of 92. His...
William J. McElroy

William J. McElroy, 94, of Grafton

Grafton - William J. “Bill” McElroy, 94, passed away peacefully April 25, 2019 at Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation in Northbridge. He leaves his children, Kathleen...

Grafton ‘Every Day Hero’ nominees announced

Grafton - The Grafton Special Education Parent Advisory Council announced the nominees for the 11thannual 2019 Every Day Hero Awards. This prestigious award is presented to...

Letter to Editor: Recognizing the loss of 1.5 million Armenian Martyrs

April 24th is the 101st commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Our history is well documented; save for some who think that revising history somehow changes it. We should never forget April 24, 1915, through 1923, when Armenian intellectuals and community leaders were rounded up and murdered, or forced into death marches. This massacre left over 1.5 million Armenian dead from the actions of Young Turk Government members.

Kids enjoy fire safety day

Grafton - A bright red fire truck, lights flashing and whirligigs whirling, stood in front of the Grafton Children’s Day Care and Preschool Center on Old Westboro Road the morning of Dec. 16. The event was staged for the children there, ages four to eight, who “ooed!” and “awed!” at the display.

Keeping the faith

Grafton – After nearly a century of serving as a place of worship, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will soon be closing its doors and the building will be sold. Following the closure the parish will merge with the former St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sutton, to become Holy Spirit Episcopal Church.

Congregational Church of Grafton unites the community for fun, fellowship and apple pie

Grafton – What’s better than the aroma of a warm apple pie on a crisp autumn day? How about the aroma of 275 of them? For Caroline “Carrie” Peacock, co-chair – along with her husband, Craig – of the 36th annual Harvest Fair and Apple Pie Social, it’s definitely the latter. On September 26, the Congregational Church of Grafton’s free fair offered music, food, raffles, games, antiques and lots of apple pie to the Grafton Common.

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Grafton students present history projects

Grafton - Grafton Middle School students presented their 8th Grade National History Day Projects on the topic of Triumph & Tragedy to the Grafton...