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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Grafton may build for-profit crematorium

Grafton - At the Grafton Board of Selectmen’s April 7 meeting the board was encouraged to consider the possibility of having the town build a for-profit crematorium.

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 to hold annual Amazing Turkey Race

Grafton – The annual Amazing Turkey Race will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m. This event is free to register with a donation...

Grafton’s Top Ten Taxpayers for FY 2014-15

  Name Nature of Business FY 15 Value Amount of Tax % of Levy Magill Associates Residential Builder $19,996,500 $329,942 0.9% Wyman...

Grafton passes budget at Annual Town Meeting

Grafton - Grafton voters approved a budget of $50,747,109 at the Annual Town Meeting May 11. Group Health Insurance for Unclassified Town Personnel was budgeted at $3,708,925, down from $3,876,121 the previous year. The Grafton Council on Aging listed year’s expenses at $179,741, up from the previous year’s $173,897. Retirement of Debt was to be $2,315,000, up from last year’s $2,237,000, and Debt Interest was $1,431,275, down from $1,535,463. The budget was passed with little dissent.

‘Pet project’

Grafton – For many families, a pet is not just a dog or cat; it is a beloved family member. And while saving human lives is of course the top priority for firefighters, they do try their best to rescue pets if it is safe to do so. During the month of August, the Grafton Fire Department is requesting donations so that they may purchase two pet saving kits. Each kit will include special equipment designed to handle and treat cats and dogs that have been affected by a fire.

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....

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.

Grafton native serves aboard USS New Orleans

Grafton - Lt. Michael Batcheller, a native of Grafton and 2002 graduate of Grafton High School, is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

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Grafton police log, March 22 edition

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