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Grafton nonprofit gives homeless dogs a second chance

Grafton – The famous cartoonist Charles Schulz once wrote “Happiness is a warm puppy.” Bay State Dogs, a Grafton-based nonprofit, would almost certainly add that it’s also a warm dog – of any age – in need of a second chance. With its mission to rescue and find good homes for Massachusetts canines, it’s been busy spreading that happiness to people and their furry new companions. Martha Palermo, who founded Bay State Dogs in 2011, is a dog trainer who has been passionate about helping dogs for years.

Episcopal church leader inspires congregation

Grafton - “Putting faith into action” is not simply a positive ideal for Reverend Laura Goodwin and the congregation at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Grafton, but an important aspect of living their lives out in service to their neighbors in Grafton as well as communities throughout Worcester County. The church, located at 53 N. Main St. in North Grafton has a long history of service, which is what attracted Reverend Goodwin to the parish in 2007.

Cynthia J. Wilkinson, 52, of North Grafton

North Grafton - Cynthia J. Wilkinson, of North Grafton and Saratoga Springs, N.Y., known for her generosity, loving spirit, and passion for life, passed...

Grafton SuperPark seeks more funds, would attract all ages and abilities

Grafton - Grafton may finally be getting its SuperPark back, a playground that has long been missed by parents and children alike.

Students prepare for life and career at Grafton Job Corps

Grafton - As some students busied themselves with projects in a bright classroom, others soaked up the noonday sun at picnic tables or played a round of ping pong in the recreation center during their lunch break. A Friday morning at the Grafton Job Corps is like being at any school - except that the students are not just in classrooms studying English and math; they are learning and practicing tangible skills that will directly prepare them for a career.

Willard Clock Museum highlights 100 years of clock-making in Grafton

Grafton – At the Willard House and Clock Museum, clocks of every shape and size, sitting squarely amidst other artifacts and art, highlight the importance of the Willard family’s inventions and their prolific work.

Phyllis E.M. Brown, 95. of Grafton

Grafton - Phyllis E.M. (Hale) Brown, 95, passed Friday, June 12, 2015 after a long and rewarding life. Her husband, Arthur T. Brown, passed...

John W. Cofsky, 81, formerly of Grafton

Sandwich - John W. "Bob" Cofsky, 81, of Sandwich, formerly of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Cape Cod Hospital following a...

Apple Tree Arts to host Community Ice Cream Social

Grafton - Apple Tree Arts is hosting the second annual Community Ice Cream Social Thursday, June 18, from 5-7 p.m. on the Grafton Common....

Pelosi and McGovern visit Community Harvest Project to lead discussion on hunger

Grafton – Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader of the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Congressman James McGovern (MA-02) led a discussion on the increasing problem of food insecurity in America in a meeting held at the Community Harvest Project (CHP) June 13.

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