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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Grafton Common concerts to air on Grafton Community Television

Grafton - Grafton Community Television (GCTV) will have its high definition cameras at the Grafton Common over the next seven Wednesday evenings filming the...

Traffic snarls continue to vex Grafton selectmen

Grafton - The daily traffic overload at Route 140/Bridge Street/High Street was discussed by the Grafton Board of Selectmen with Police Chief Normand Crepeau at their regularly scheduled meeting May 19. The discussion led to an overview of the recommendations of the town Traffic Safety Committee.

Barbara Berry, 65, of Grafton

Grafton - Barbara (Lennon) Berry, 65, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 after a sudden illness. Barbara was a devout Scientologist and a member of...

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).

Library director updates Grafton selectmen on successful year

Grafton - Library Director Beth Gallaway briefed the Board of Selectmen during its meeting May 5 on the town library’s many successes during 2014. The numbers tell an optimistic story. During the year, books out were up 28 percent to 142,300, while digital items out were up 40 percent. The library entertained 64,377 visitors, up 35 percent, compiled by using an automatic door counter. New for children are “build kits” that can be checked-out. Visitors buying coffee ($1.00) at the library and using the WiFi access accounted for a large part of the visitor upsurge, as the library provides the only WiFi available to many townspeople.

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Janet Magnant, 90, of Grafton

Grafton - Janet Dow (Murphy) Magnant, 90, of North Grafton, passed away Sept. 12, 2018, with her loving family by her side. Janet was...