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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Collaboration of Tufts, Worcester students benefits city’s pets

Grafton - Something praiseworthy has been happening during the past few years regarding animal care. The Tufts at Tech Program has joined the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton with Worcester Technical High School to teach high school students animal care so that they may become Certified Veterinary Assistants or Certified Veterinary Technicians. And in the process, animal owners who would otherwise not have been able to afford costly veterinary care have such for their pets and other animals.

Grafton nonprofit gives homeless dogs a second chance

Grafton – The famous cartoonist Charles Schulz once wrote “Happiness is a warm puppy.” Bay State Dogs, a Grafton-based nonprofit, would almost certainly add that it’s also a warm dog – of any age – in need of a second chance. With its mission to rescue and find good homes for Massachusetts canines, it’s been busy spreading that happiness to people and their furry new companions.

Expanded programming on Grafton Community Television’s Government Channel

Grafton - Grafton Community Television (GCTV) continues to expand programming on its Government Channel - Charter Channel 192/Verizon Channel 33. GCTV now has two rooms...

From kestrels to carrots, the Grafton Land Trust saves space for diverse pursuits

Grafton – One night in 1958, a group of men met in the basement of the Grafton United Methodist Church to form what they called the Grafton Forest Association, which would later come to be known as the Grafton Land Trust.

Summer programs at the Grafton Public Library

Grafton – The Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, will be offering a variety of summer programs for kids, teens and adults. Summer Reading For kids...

Grafton selectmen approve supporting grant request for library expansion

Grafton – The Grafton Board of Selectmen discussed two requests concerning the Grafton Public Library at the board’s June 16 meeting. The requests, which would have to be approved by the voters at Town Meeting, were for an application for a grant to improve the library, and $150,000 for architectural plans for the construction of a new town library.

Herbert L. Therrien, 99, of Grafton

Grafton - Herbert L. Therrien, 99, died Monday, June 15, 2015 in Beaumont Nursing Home in Northbridge. He leaves his wife of 75 years, Harriet...

Grafton Lions hard at work to help their community

Grafton - At the end of a long dirt road, a low, modest building sits in between Lake Ripple and groomed fields that stretch to woods. The little building is the home of the Grafton Lions Club, located at 68 Brigham Hill Road in Grafton, the owners and caretakers of 18 acres of land used by soccer players, dog walkers, and campers alike.

Shrewsbury music lover directs Grafton church choir

Shrewsbury/Grafton – Lynn Ljunggren of Shrewsbury clocks a lot of time commuting. She’s a fulltime senior administrator at Raytheon in Marlborough, a piano accompanist with children choruses in Shrewsbury, and a church choir director and organist in North Grafton. A lifelong passion compels her to manage this busy travel schedule.

Decorated veteran of Grafton addresses Assumption graduates

Grafton – Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Catalanotti of Grafton returned.to his alma mater May 16 to deliver the commencement address at Assumption College in Worcester, where he graduated in 1980. He gained commission as a second lieutenant through crosstown enrollment in the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).

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Apple Tree Arts to present “Disney’s Frozen Jr.’ July 19

Grafton - Enjoy an enchanting evening of theatre at Apple Tree Arts’ youth musical “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” Friday, July 19, 7 p.m. at Grafton...