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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, of Grafton

Grafton - Sylvia E. (Lessard) Anderson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Melvin J. Anderson, passed away in...

Grafton Community Television airs new episodes of “Along the Blackstone”

Grafton - Two new editions of "Along the Blackstone," the Blackstone Valley National Heritage Park's award-winning video series, are set to air on Grafton...

A trip back in time: attending school in Grafton in the 19th and early...

Grafton - Living in 2015, it can be hard to imagine even the most commonplace aspects of life in the centuries that preceded ours.

North Grafton parents, teachers prepare for 25th Fun Fair

North Grafton – The North Grafton Elementary Schools Parent Teacher Group (NGES PTG) is excited to be busy preparing for the 25th anniversary of its annual Fun Fair. The landmark celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at North Grafton Elementary School. Also, returning for its third year is the Auction and Raffle Preview Night to be held Friday, May 8, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Eva C. Bassett, 90, formerly of North Grafton

North Grafton/Kennebunk, Maine - Eva C. (Bouvier) Bassett, 90, of Kennebunk, Maine, formerly of North Grafton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. Her husband,...

Meet the ‘star volunteer’ of Grafton Senior Center

Grafton – Judy McKensie is described as the “star volunteer” of the Grafton Senior Center by Lisa Kelley, the outreach worker.

Local author appreciates the joy of writing

Grafton - Jennifer Wiza had a dream one night that she was on “The Bachelor” as herself, a 30-something-year-old mother with kids. Horrified, she woke up and thought that her dream sounded like a good story for a book. That was in 2004. Since then, she has published 10 books for teens and young adults, including “Bachelorette #1,” the novel based on her dream, and is currently writing two more.

Grafton pastor co-authors book on church growth

Grafton - Reverend Jane Willan grew up in Burlington, Iowa, where she attended a Disciples of Christ Church. It was at a church camp when, at the age of 12, Willan knew without a doubt that she was called to go into the ministry when she “grew up.” In the years that followed, she never wavered in her desire, ultimately leading her to the Congregational Church in Grafton.

Community connections important to Homefield Credit Union executive

Grafton - Daniel Crossin, assistant vice president of real estate lending at Homefield Credit Union, was raised in Grafton; he and his family live not far from the neighborhood where he grew up.

A history of crime in Grafton, one of the county’s safest towns

Grafton - At 64.9 crimes per 100,000 residents, Grafton finds itself second only to Shrewsbury at 46.9 as one of the safest places to live in the area, according to the website City-Date.com. Grafton was compared to Shrewsbury, Millbury, Upton, Sutton, Northbridge, Auburn, Douglas and Worcester, which ranks lowest on the list at 417.3 crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes considered include murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, theft, auto theft and arson.

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Catalyst for Peace founder to visit Grafton May 5

Grafton – The Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton, 3 Grafton Common, will host Libby Hoffman, founder and president of Catalyst for Peace,...