BVT Witches

BVT Witches

Students weren't the only ones wearing costumes this Halloween at Blackstone Valley Tech, as dozens of female teachers, administrators, and support staff surprised their students and coworkers by coming to work dressed as a coven of witches. - photo by BVT … [Read more...]

Upton Police on Halloween – Please Slow Down and Drive Safely

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Hard Facts On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Drive Extra Safely on Halloween • Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways. • Take extra time to look for kids at intersections, on medians and on curbs. • Enter and exit driveways and alleys slowly and carefully. • Eliminate any distractions inside your … [Read more...]

Weather should hold out for tricker treaters but then the cold, wind, and possibility of snow flakes may bring spooking conditions to the area this weekend

Grafton upton October 31st WX Forecast

by Meteorologist Jeb Postle A clipper system is currently moving through the great lakes, providing rain and some snow mixed on the backside. This marks the leading edge of the coldest air mass of the season thus far that will eventually make its way into our region. At the same time, a coastal area of low pressure will form off the coast of the North Carolina and will move to the north and east. As the two systems merge,  it will bring periods of rain and windy conditions to the region from … [Read more...]

Mendon receives $50,000 grant

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thank you to Mendon Parks Commissioner Dan Byer for the submission  The Mendon Parks Department and Town of Mendon are thrilled to announce the receipt of a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Program to renovate the Tennis Courts at Memorial Park. The entire project will cost $88,350 and the remaining $38,350 will come from Mendon Community Preservation Act funds.  We are currently in the process of writing an RFP for the project.  … [Read more...]

Beginner Tai Chi Class

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Beginner Tai Chi Class: Come and try the Beginner Tai Chi class at The Upton Center, 1 Centennial Court, on Monday mornings from 9:30-10:00 for only $2.00. Tai Chi is a centuries old series of low impact, slow moves which originated in China. Medical research has found evidence that Tai Chi is helpful for improving balance and psychological health, and that it is associated with general health benefits in older people. More specifically, studies show that Tai Chi can strengthen the … [Read more...]

Letters supporting Green

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To the Editor: In the final days of the campaign to elect our next state representative, I decided to educate myself on the two candidates on many issues, including what kind of leadership experiences the two candidates possess. In my perspective, the biggest issue facing the residents of Grafton is the proposed development by the Grafton & Upton Railroad. Mr. Green recently issued a statement stating that he supports economic development, however he believes all businesses should have to … [Read more...]

David Muradian Announces Election Night Plans – Event to Include Canned Food Drive to Benefit Local Food Pantries

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GRAFTON- Residents and friends of the Ninth Worcester District are invited to join David Muradian, his family and supporters on election night, Tuesday, November 4th, from 8pm-midnight, to watch election results at Highfields Golf Course in Grafton. To provide a unique twist on the typical election night celebrations, David is asking that any individuals who plan on attending bring two canned, non-perishable food items with them. All of the collected items will be donated to local food … [Read more...]

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