Sen. Moore Convenes Meeting with Higher Education Leaders

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Pictured L-R: Standing Rep. James Arciero, Rep. Tim Whelan, Chairman Victor Woolridge, President Marty Meehan, Sen. Michael Moore, Rep. Tom Sannicandro, Rep. Sean Garballey, Commissioner Carlos Santiago, Rep. David Muradian, Sen. Benjamin Downing, Chairman Chris Gabrieli. Seated Rep. Carmine Gentile, Sen. Barbara L’Italien, Sen. Eileen Donoghue, Rep. Denise Provost, Sen. Richard Ross. BOSTON – Following recent appointments and changes to public higher education leadership, Senator Michael O. … [Read more...]

Public Hearing Scheduled for 2 Grove Street to Determine Preferential Preservation

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submitted by the Historical Commission The Historical Commission Demo-Delay public hearing for 2 Grove Street to determine Preferential Preservation is September 10 at 7 pm at town hall. If found preferably preserved by the historical commission, the town and the historical commission would have 12 months to work on a preservation plan for the building. This would include exploring options for re-use of the building. When Elijah Stoddard was 39 he opened a store at the center of the … [Read more...]

Beautiful Weather In Store For Labor Day Weekend

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By Meteorologist Jeb Postle … [Read more...]

Rep Muradian Excited to Announce MA Cultural Council Grants

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Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) is thrilled to announce that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded $20,700 to cultural organizations in the 9th Worcester District. These grants support a broad range of cultural activities that benefit local residents, while supporting jobs in the nonprofit cultural sector. The announcement was made as part of the MCC’s statewide funding program, which benefits from a $2 million increase to its state appropriation approved by the … [Read more...]

Opinion: Mendon raises age to buy tobacco – when will Upton?

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Mendon has joined a growing list of Massachusetts cities and towns to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. Dr. Leicester Hartman presented to the Mendon Board of Heath that nearly ninety percent of  smokers start smoking by the age 20 and ninety percent of people who purchase tobacco for distribution to minors are between the ages of 18 and 20. When will Upton make this change? How will Upton manage the e-cigarette phenomenon? The town of Needham … [Read more...]

Wanted – Seasonal Snow Plow Drivers

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From the Town of Upton Website The town of Upton is seeking applicants for Seasonal Snow Plow Drivers for the Department of Public Works.    Drivers will be responsible for operating Town‐owned equipment during the winter months to plow snow and apply road salt and de‐icing materials.  The Town is seeking drivers who either possess a valid CDL‐B License to operate large vehicles that require this license, and/or drivers with a Massachusetts Class D operator’s license to operate non‐CDL‐B … [Read more...]

McGovern Applauds UMass Amherst Award to Lead Major Federal Initiative in New England to Boost Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) recently announced the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has named the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the lead institution in New England for its national Flexible-Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a $75 million federal initiative to create a competitive, effective and sustainable research-to-manufacturing collaboration between U.S. industry and academia to solve problems in advanced manufacturing. “With this … [Read more...]

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