Where do you celebrate Thanksgiving?


Take the poll feature photo - Thanksgiving Center Piece by Petal and Crumb https://twitter.com/Uptondaily/status/669628258791591936   … [Read more...]

BVT/Nipmuc Turkey Bowl


The annual Nipmuc/BVT Turkey Bowl will be held at BVT on Thanksgiving at 10:00 a.m. Both schools extend an invitation to the community. The game will begin at 10 am at BVT.  Tickets are $5 adults, $3 students. … [Read more...]

Owner of two dogs killed at Gibson’s Natural Pet Resort offered testimony for stricter regulations for kennels


Brenda Demers, formerly of Upton,  recently testified in support of  legislation filed to regulate boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs (H630). Brenda's two tea size cup pups were mauled to death by a Siberian husky while boarding at Gibson's Natural Pet Resort in Grafton, Ma in the spring of 2015. Rep. James M. Cantwell (D-Marshfield), Rep. Louis L. Kafka (D-Stoughton), and Rep. Carolyn C. Dykema (D-Holliston) filed legislation to ensure dogs are safe while staying at boarding … [Read more...]

Sen. Moore Votes ‘Yes’ on Bill to Prevent & Penalize ‘Re-Homing’ of Children


Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) voted in favor of legislation passed by the Senate to address the unregulated practice of exchanging an adopted child, also called “re-homing.” Re-homing occurs when an adoptive parent, who feels they can no longer care for the child, posts an advertisement on the internet to pass the child on to another without any oversight. “I fully support the action taken by the Senate to pass this legislation which closes existing loopholes that allow for the … [Read more...]

BVT Announces Admissions Open House


Tours available December 2nd The annual Admissions Open House for parents, guardians, and prospective students will be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The evening is an opportunity to tour the campus at 65 Pleasant Street in Upton and gather information regarding the nationally recognized vocational technical system. Seventh- and eighth-grade students, interested transfers, and their parents/guardians … [Read more...]

Upton Thanksgiving week trash pickup schedule


Trash pickup for this week will be as follows: Tuesday and Wednesday – normal schedule Thursday – no pick up Friday – Pick up for Thursday’s customers only … [Read more...]

Margaret C. (Desmarais) Johnson, 82

Margaret Johnson photo

Margaret C. (Desmarais) Johnson, 82, of Upton, died late Saturday, November 21, 2015 in St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge after an illness. Her husband of 60 years, Herbert L. Johnson, died in 2012.   Mrs. Johnson was born in Milford, the daughter of the late Armand and Marian C. (Piotrowski) Desmarais. A graduate of the former Mendon High School, she was a homemaker who lived in Upton since 1969.   She leaves two sons, Stephen Johnson of Phoenix, AZ, and Paul Johnson and his wife … [Read more...]


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