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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Grafton Economic Development: ‘Committed to the Future. Grounded by the Past’

Grafton – Grafton’s Economic Development Commission, a quasi-government entity, was established in 1991 to foster economic growth in the town of Grafton. Chaired by Elias Hanna, the current 10-member board’s mission is “to promote sustainable economic development and to assist the Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board in the implementation of the Town’s economic goals and objectives.”

Grafton selectmen schedule Special Town Meeting

Grafton - At the Dec. 15 meeting, Grafton selectmen tentatively set Monday, Feb. 8, as the date for a Special Town Meeting. Scheduled for a vote at the meeting will be an article asking voters to authorize the town to create an aggregate electrical supply authority.

Merle Foye, 91, of Grafton

Grafton - Merle Foye, 91, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 following a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 47 years, Sandra (Houlden) Foye;...

Grafton American Legion and VFW commemorate Veterans Day

Grafton - American Legion Post 92, Delisle Goulet, in Grafton -- joined by members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1497 of South Grafton -- recognized Veterans’ Day 2015 with a ceremony at the Legion post Nov. 11. In a misting, cold rain, before a crowd of 100 veterans, families, and friends, post members and guests saluted the US Flag, recited the Pledge of Allegiance, and heard a prayer, followed by “It is the Soldier,” read by the post chaplain. The ceremony then completed, those assembled adjourned for lunch.

Rita R. Hebert, 93, of Grafton

Grafton - Rita R. (Gentile) Hebert, 93, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 following a sudden illness. She died peacefully at St. Vincent's Hospital,...
Don Fortin unloads glasses for transport to S. Dakota. Photo/submitted

Westborough and District 33A Lions help coordinate eyeglass donation to S. Dakota Indian Reservation

Region - Each year, Daniel and Hannah Stanton of Nashua, N.H., formerly of Grafton, MA, travel to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in S....

Ten ways to volunteer for the Community Harvest Project in North Grafton

Grafton - You can join the fight against hunger in Worcester Country by volunteering at the Community Harvest Project (CHP) at its North Grafton location. Last year, thanks to the work of nearly 11,000 volunteers, the CHP grew and distributed almost 260,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables. That translated to approximately 1.2 million servings of produce.

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...
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...

Melvin J. Vitaris, 90, of Grafton

Grafton - Melvin J. Vitaris, 90, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 at Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northbridge. His wife, Rita Ann...

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Grafton police log, Aug. 23 edition

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