Charles W. Francis, Jr., 66

DOUGLAS - Charles W. Francis, Jr., 66, of Douglas, and formerly of Upton, died Thurs., Apr. 17, 2014 in U Mass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester after an illness. He was the husband of Denise E. (Ramsey) Francis. Mr. Francis was born in Milford, the son of the late Charles and Louise (Stanley) Francis, and was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Era. A resident of Upton before coming to Douglas 35 years ago, he worked as a mechanic for Caterpillar in Hopkinton until retiring three years … [Read more...]

Upton Board of Health and Upton Police Partner in MedReturn Kiosk at Upton Police Headquarters

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Upton Police Chief Michael Bradley (left) with Upton Board of Health Member Richard Robinson The Upton Board of Health has partnered with the Upton Police Department by providing funding to install a MedReturn Kiosk in the Lobby of Upton Police Headquarters. On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Upton Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially … [Read more...]

Prom Proposals anyone?

If you don't know a teen you probably don't know about the Prom Proposal. Well it's not as simple as just asking your gal, "Will you go to prom with me?" Teens are getting pretty creative when it comes to the invite. Here are just a few examples. As a Dancing Stick Man With a Dolphin ‚Äú@Promldeas: A dolphin #promposal. How adorable ūüėä ūüź¨ pic.twitter.com/lL3AM8h5v2‚ÄĚ they look a lil too old for prom no? ‚ÄĒ Allie Wyzykowski (@WyzykowskiAllie) April 18, 2014   If Your Gal Loves … [Read more...]

MPAC presents Diary of Anne Frank

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The Milford Performing Arts Center's Full Circle Theatre Company presents¬†The Diary of Anne Frank, a dramatization by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon Anne‚Äôs journal and which received the Tony Award for Best Play during its original Broadway run.¬†¬†¬†An impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic,¬†The Diary of Anne Frank¬†captures the realities of their daily existence ‚ÄĒ their fears, their hopes, their laughter, and their … [Read more...]

Upton Board of Selectmen propose to change status of Town Treasurer Collector

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The Upton Board of Selectmen are seeking to change the status of Town Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one at the Annual Town Meeting in May. Article 10 of the ATM Warrant of 2014 moves to make this change. Present Town Treasurer¬†Collector¬†Kenneth Glowacki is against such a move. The Board of Selectmen issued a press release outlining why they believe the change is warranted. According to the press release Town auditors have suggested it would be ¬†prudent for the town to … [Read more...]

Savers Bank Announces Promotions

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Savers Bank is pleased to announce that Diana Bruneau has been promoted to become Branch Manager of the bank‚Äôs Uxbridge Branch and Maureen White has been promoted to the position of Branch Manager of the bank‚Äôs Grafton Branch. Bruneau has been with Savers Bank for 35 years, with close to 40 years in the banking industry.¬† She has held a variety of positions with the bank starting as a teller and working her way up to Branch Manager.¬† Most recently she was Branch Manager of the bank‚Äôs Grafton … [Read more...]

Author Suzy Kline visits Memorial School during Library Week

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Suzy Kline visiting Memorial School Last week Memorial School celebrated National Library week with a special visit from famous author Suzy Kline. Kline is well-known for the Horrible Harry and Herbie Jones Series.¬†¬†While visiting she explained how she builds stories from just simple ideas or "seeds" and the importance of keeping a writers' journal. ¬†Kline's visit was sponsored by Memorial PTO Kline is a former teacher who finds many of her story ideas or "seeds" from experiences with her … [Read more...]

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