Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Grafton Historical Society hosts 48th Antiques & Arts Fair

Grafton – The Grafton Common was filled with vendors’ displays June 20 for the Grafton Historical Society’s 48th annual Antiques & Arts Fair. Guests browsed among dozens of booths offering antiques, collectibles and artisans’ creations. An appraiser was available to reveal the value of visitors’ antiques and heirlooms.

Ann M. Richards-O’Brien, 88, of Grafton

Grafton - Ann M. (Bechard) Richards-O'Brien, 88, of Grafton, died peacefully Thursday, June 18, 2015 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester after a brief...

Little kids love big trucks in Grafton

Grafton – Families spent some of spring’s last day, June 20, attending the Grafton Recreation Department’s annual Big Truck Day. Various vehicles were stationed at the Grafton High School parking lot for the free, four-hour event.

Collaboration of Tufts, Worcester students benefits city’s pets

Grafton - Something praiseworthy has been happening during the past few years regarding animal care. The Tufts at Tech Program has joined the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton with Worcester Technical High School to teach high school students animal care so that they may become Certified Veterinary Assistants or Certified Veterinary Technicians. And in the process, animal owners who would otherwise not have been able to afford costly veterinary care have such for their pets and other animals.

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.

Expanded programming on Grafton Community Television’s Government Channel

Grafton - Grafton Community Television (GCTV) continues to expand programming on its Government Channel - Charter Channel 192/Verizon Channel 33. GCTV now has two rooms...

From kestrels to carrots, the Grafton Land Trust saves space for diverse pursuits

Grafton – One night in 1958, a group of men met in the basement of the Grafton United Methodist Church to form what they called the Grafton Forest Association, which would later come to be known as the Grafton Land Trust.

Summer programs at the Grafton Public Library

Grafton – The Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, will be offering a variety of summer programs for kids, teens and adults. Summer Reading For kids...

Grafton selectmen approve supporting grant request for library expansion

Grafton – The Grafton Board of Selectmen discussed two requests concerning the Grafton Public Library at the board’s June 16 meeting. The requests, which would have to be approved by the voters at Town Meeting, were for an application for a grant to improve the library, and $150,000 for architectural plans for the construction of a new town library.

Herbert L. Therrien, 99, of Grafton

Grafton - Herbert L. Therrien, 99, died Monday, June 15, 2015 in Beaumont Nursing Home in Northbridge. He leaves his wife of 75 years, Harriet...

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