Grafton - Sylvia E. (Lessard) Anderson, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 after an illness. Her husband, Melvin J. Anderson, passed away in...
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...
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 – 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.
North Grafton/Kennebunk, Maine - Eva C. (Bouvier) Bassett, 90, of Kennebunk, Maine, formerly of North Grafton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. Her husband,...
Grafton – Judy McKensie is described as the “star volunteer” of the Grafton Senior Center by Lisa Kelley, the outreach worker.
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 - 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.
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.
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.