Nipmuc HS – SAT scores on the rise


At the October 20, 2014 Mendon Upton School Committee meeting Nipmuc Principal John Clements presented the 2014 SAT results. Clements reported the total mean SAT score for Nipmuc was 1589 out of 2400 beating the state and national numbers. The state came in at 1528 and the national number was 1497. "Nipmuc comes in healthily above national averages," said Clements. "We are proud of these numbers," he said. Nipmuc saw improvements in all  tests scores in 2014. The largest increase was in … [Read more...]

Upton Fire responds to gas leak


  file photo The Upton Fire Department responded to a gas leak in the area of 10 North Main Street today. The leak was reported by a passerby who smelled gas in the area. Upton Fire/EMS Chief Goodale said the department responded by sending an engine and the Tower to investigate. "We did detect gas in the vicinity of the building gas meter at 10 North Main," said Chief Goodale. "NSTAR was requested to respond to the scene," he said. NSTAR was checking for a leak between the two … [Read more...]

Annual Fire/EMS Halloween Parade


The Fire – EMS will is hosting the annual Upton Halloween Parade on Friday October 31. The Parade kicks off from the VFW parking lot at 6:00PM. It is advised for those  planning to participate to assemble in the lot at 5:45PM. The parade ends at the Upton Fire Station. Fire/EMS Chief Goodale said there will be goody bags handed out to the first 100 or so parade participants who get to the fire station. There will be candy too. … [Read more...]

The Board of Selectmen are looking for volunteers to serve on the following committees


The Board of Selectmen are looking for volunteers to serve on the following committees: ONE YEAR APPOINTMENTS 1 - Land Stewardship Committee subcommittee of Conservation 1 - Open Space Committee subcommittee of Conservation 2 - Public Weighers THREE YEAR APPOINTMENTS 1- Aquatic Weed Control Committe 1 - Cable Tevelevsion Advisory Committee 5 - Council on Aging 1 - Cultural Council (3 YEAR TERM x2 - 1 yr off) 2 - Development/Industrial Commission 1 - Disability Commission 2- … [Read more...]

District Attorney Joe Early endorsed Marty Green in the 9th Worcester district

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Today I am endorsing Marty Green for state representative in the 9th Worcester district. Marty will bring a commitment to public safety that is needed in the community during these difficult times. Marty is a former child sexual assault investigator and victim witness advocate at the Bristol county district attorney’s office. He has seen first hand how important it is to be committed to providing local police departments the training and resources required to keep our families safe. We all … [Read more...]

Longtime Uxbridge Resident Gives Back to the Community


Uxbridge, MA ––It’s one thing to be great at your job—but also having a caring and committed nature is what truly makes a person invaluable to their company and their community. Diana Bruneau is currently making waves through her role as Branch Manager at Savers Bank in Uxbridge. Bruneau has spent forty years in the banking industry, and the past thirty-five of those years have been with Savers Bank. She began her career as a teller and worked her way up to management, taking on the Uxbridge … [Read more...]

Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice Takes Hopkinton Stage Enter Stage Left Theater Produces Classic at Historical Society

Enter Stage Left Theater presents Pride and Prejudice by Jane Kendall and based upon the classic novel of the same title by Jane Austen. The production plays October 17, 18, 24 & 25 2014 at the Hopkinton Historical Society (168 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton, MA  01748), with all performances at 7:30 pm. Set in the 1800s, Pride and Prejudice follows Elizabeth Bennet and her family, which includes five daughters whose parents are determined to see married off. Enter the potential suitors … [Read more...]


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