Letter: A Tale of Two Towns

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submitted by Ken Picard Five years ago both governments of Mendon and Upton were struggling financially due to the economic slowdown.  These financial struggles impacted the local governments’ ability to supply services that their constituents needed and expected, which includes our Regional School Districts, Police Departments, Fire and EMS Departments, and our Public Works Departments.  The demographic of Mendon and Upton are very similar.  Our similarities include:  population, per capita … [Read more...]

Back by popular demand the Upton Bloomer Girls host Psychic Gary McKinstry May 1

Gary McKinstry April 2013 in Upton after a night of “Connections” Mark Friday, May 1st, 7:00 pm on your calendar! Gary McKinstry, well-known Medium, Psychic and Radio Personality, once again brings his unique talent to Upton’s Memorial School, 69 Main Street in Upton.  This event is in support of the Upton Bloomer Girls, a charitable organization. Choosing from audience members, McKinstry sensitively and often humorously channels spiritual contact with passed loved ones.  Reserve your seat for … [Read more...]

Upton to offer smaller trash bags

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from the Town of Upton At the request of several residents, the Board of Health is proposing a trial service of smaller trash bags. The bags will be approximately 13-15 gallon bags. The smaller trash bags will cost $10.00 for a roll of ten and residents will be limed to eight of the smaller bags per week. The bags will be offered in an alternative color to prevent confusion to store clerks. Complete information will be coming soon! … [Read more...]

All About Eggs by Christine Silvestri

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Are you an egg-eater? I never was until a couple of years ago. My mother never cooked eggs for breakfast. In fact, I was a sugar-laden cereal eater. My favorite was Captain Crunch. One of the worst on the market for added sugar! My mother heard that the cholesterol in eggs was bad so out they went. Why she thought all the other garbage on our shelves was good, I don’t know! Back in the 70’s and 80’s lots of reports came out stating that too much cholesterol and saturated fat would clog your … [Read more...]

Frank Aniello announces his candidacy for Upton Selectman

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press release I am fortunate to live in this great town of Upton. Since moving to Upton in 1992 I have served in many leadership roles, and I would like to now take a step further in a much larger way by being elected to the Board of Selectmen. I believe I have the knowledge and patience necessary to hold this office. I am eager to work with the town leaders on all the issues concerning Upton, including tax rates, water/sewer rates and school budgets. I am looking forward to hearing … [Read more...]

Upton’s Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday May 2

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SATURDAY – May 2 - 8:00 a.m to 12:00 Noon Department of Public Works (DPW) 100 Pleasant Street, beside Nipmuc Middle/High School Contact the Board of Health at 508-529-6813 or dtienan@upton.ma.us with questions. UPTON RESIDENTS ONLY – PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED HAZARDOUS WASTE Upton residents are allowed to bring up to 10 gallons or 10 lbs. of hazardous waste free of charge. Anything over the 10 lbs. or 10 gallons will be charged per item. Latex paint will not be … [Read more...]

All you can eat breakfast to be held on April 11, 2015

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  An all you can eat breakfast (eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, milk, juice) will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Italian American Veteran’s Club, 4 Hayward Field in Milford from 7:30 – 11:30am. Tickets are $6 per person, $4 for children 8 years old and younger, and will be sold at the door. No reservations are required. All proceeds will benefit Thanks To Yanks, Boston Wounded Veteran’s Run, and Operation Delta Dog.  Thanks to Yanks is a Milford based 501c3 … [Read more...]

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