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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Fall Town Meeting warrant hearings to air on Grafton Community Television

Grafton - Grafton Community Television (GCTV) will tape for rebroadcast the Finance Committee's Town Meeting warrant review hearings. The public hearings are held each...

Grafton residents express opposition to proposed marijuana clinic

Grafton – During a special Board of Selectmen’s meeting that lasted just over three hours on Jan. 11, residents expressed their displeasure with a recent move by the board to approve a proposed medical marijuana clinic to be located at 206 Worcester St., (Route 122).

Grafton selectmen discuss opposing pending telecommunications law

By K.B. Sherman,Contributing Writer Grafton - Grafton selectmen spent some time at the Nov. 3 meeting discussing giving Town Administrator Timothy McInerney permission to send...

Grafton churches to hold benefit auction

Grafton – St. Philip and St. Mary churches in Grafton will hold a first-time special event, "Make a Bid on Faith Auction," Saturday, June...

Zumba classes offered in Grafton

Grafton - Grafton Recreation is offering Zumba toning classes each Tuesday up to May 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Grafton Municipal...

Grafton sidewalks get another look

Grafton – At the start of its May 24 meeting, the Grafton Board of Selectmen welcomed newly elected member Sargon Hanna to the board and named Jennifer Thomas as its chair for the coming year. During the meeting, the board discussed the ongoing concern about what many residents perceive to be a lack of suitable town sidewalks.

Town realigns building fees to cover costs

Grafton - Robert S. Berger, inspector of buildings and zoning enforcement officer, appeared before the Grafton Board of Selectmen at its July 7 meeting. He told the board that current fees for building permits, last set in 2004, were not covering the expenses of required building and land inspections. He indicated that for fiscal year 2016, current building permit fees would be short approximately $38,000 in covering the actual expenses. Noting that fees are based upon the square footage of the proposed structure or room, he advocated three changes: (1) a change to $5 fee per $1,000 building/renovation cost, with a $50 minimum; (2) a change to fire systems protection inspections to $200 for up to a two-hour inspection; and (3) a buildable lot/zoning inspection fee of $200 for up to four hours.

Grafton Library to hold ‘paint and sip’ fundraiser

Grafton - The Friends of the Grafton Public Library will hold a Paint and Sip Fundraiser at the Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Common, Saturday,...

Grafton selectmen discuss railway issues with owner

Grafton - John Priscolli, owner of the Grafton & Upton Railroad, met with the Grafton Board of Selectmen Aug. 4 to discuss issues related to the railroad. The discussion focused on the beaten-up roadway where it crossed the tracks in the center of town.

Ski Swap at Grafton Common

Grafton - The annual Operation Friendship Ski Swap will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Congregational Church on the Grafton Common, 9 a.m....

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Grafton police log, Nov. 16 edition

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