Letter: Marty Green will reach across the aisle- by Michael LeBrasseur


Dear Editor, On November 4th, I will cast my vote for Marty Green to serve as the next State Representative for the 9th Worcester District.  Marty will bring  three distinct attributes which I believe will make a difference on Beacon Hill. First, the system is currently broken and its time for a new approach.  Marty will bring new ideas and a fresh perspective to the discussion.  As a registered Republican, I know that Marty will have no issue reaching across the aisle to … [Read more...]

Sweet Relief: Grafton’s Chocolate Festival to benefit Jen White Memorial Fund


The Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton is hosting a Chocolate Festival to benefit Jen White Memorial Fund on Sunday, October 19 from 2-4pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton located at 3 Grafton Common. Come help yourself to all you can eat: there will be tables piled high with chocolate cakes, cookies, cocoa, candy and other delectable delights! Bob Nicoll and Barry Hall will be providing music to go along with the dessert tasting. The entrance fee is … [Read more...]

Letter: Muradian will work for the community full time – by Matthew Marhefka


Dear Editor, David Muradian is a very hardworking man who deeply cares about our community. His dedicated service to us, the people of Grafton, Northbridge and Upton has been remarkably clear through his work in Representative George Peterson’s office, in his capacity as Director of Local Affairs. His job was to serve us, first and foremost, and I have heard countless stories about Mr. Muradian going the extra mile, working late hours and making home visits to assure members of the community … [Read more...]

Upton Police Department offers drug take back program every day of the year


On September 27, 2014 the Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) promoted National Drug Take Back Day where police departments across the nation gave the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. The Upton Police Department offers this service every day of the year. In April of 2014 the Upton Police Department implemented a permanent Med Return Kiosk in the lobby of … [Read more...]

Family Fun Walk – October 19

Thanks to Yanks, a local service organization that supports our military members, veterans and their families, is hosting a Family Fun Walk on Sunday October 19, 2014 (rain date October 26, 2014) from noon – 4:00 p.m.  Walk along the beautiful Upper Charles River Bike path, beginning and ending at the Italian American Veteran’s Club in Milford.  Food, surprises and prizes and entertainment provided byDJ Paulie.   Registration before October 11:  $10/individual and $25/family; after October 11 … [Read more...]

Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers and their Parents!


Upton Town Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting Mary Anne Murphy for six Storytime Yoga sessions all at 10:30am beginning this fall! This program will incorporate picture books read by Miss Nicole, and then Mary Anne will lead a children's yoga session that combines the themes and imagery within the stories! Dates for this program will be held on September 25, October 9 and 23, November 6 and 20, and December 4. Location will be out on the Commons if the weather is pleasing; … [Read more...]

Selectmen deem Upton dog dangerous


Selectmen voted to deem a dog in Upton a dangerous animal at a public hearing held on Monday, September 22. The hearing was based on a written complaint filed by Ms. Perkins of 101A Main street which claimed that on or about August 24, the dog entered the property of 101A Main Street and caused injuries to Mr. Jones. Upton Police Officer Benjamin testified a call was received shortly after 4 p.m. on August 24, 2014 for a dog bite at 101A Main Street. Upon arrival the officer noticed Mr. … [Read more...]


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