New England Revolution raise $75,000 for Special Olympics Massachusetts at charity bowling event


Special Olympics Athlete Ben Rizoli, 17, of Milford and his bowling team mates New England Revolution forward Juan Agudelo and midfielder Lee Nguyen at Tuesday’s Bowl for a Goal charity night 2016 in Foxborough. The New England Revolution players, coaches and fans came together to support the Special Olympics Massachusetts at the 2nd annual Bowl for a Goal charity bowling event at Splitsville Lanes in Foxborough on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Bowl for a Goal presented by Arbella Insurance gave … [Read more...]

Valley Tech Fall 2016 Sports Schedule


Blackstone Valley Tech is proud to share the following schedule for fall 2016 sports. Student-athletes, families, and fans are reminded that all team schedules are subject to change. Regularly updated team schedules can be found on the recently redesigned Valley Tech website:   Football - Boys Varsity  Saturday              08/27/16              Grafton High School                                        Away                     10:00 AM Wednesday        … [Read more...]

Children’s Lemonade Stand Raises Funds For Louisiana Flood Victims

First customers

Earlier this week, a group of kind and loving children of Upton joined together to raise money for Louisiana Flood Victims with the help of United Parish Christian Education Director Jessica Murphy. The theme of the day - When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade For Louisiana Flood Victims. The kids made and sold lemonade throughout the day on the lawn of United Parish of Upton. "The children were able to raise a whopping $760.00, thanks to the overwhelming support of our community," said … [Read more...]

Police Investigating Multiple Break-ins


The Upton Police Department is investigating several break-ins to garages, vehicles, and sheds. Upton police report a series of breaks happened in the early hours Monday in the Howarth/Francis Street area of town. Police report today a series of car breaks occurred last night on Elm Street. Police are asking anyone who observed suspicious activity or might have any information to call (508) 529-3200. Police are asking residents to check their property and report any missing items. … [Read more...]

BBQ at BVT Welcomes New Students

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Seen here promoting the BVT Girls Volleyball Team are (left to right) junior Cosmetology student Meghan Leacy of Upton, junior Health Services student Priya Patel of Douglas, junior Culinary Arts student Elizabeth Stallcup of Upton, and senior Multimedia Communications student Krysta Coates of Northbridge. It was the first taste of life at Blackstone Valley Tech – both literally and figuratively – for the Class of 2020 at the annual Freshmen and New Student Cookout held on Thursday, August 18. … [Read more...]

Sylvia M. (Leslie) Barnes, 87

funeral candle

Sylvia M. (Leslie) Barnes, 87, of Upton, died Friday, August 19, 2016 in Blaire House of Milford after a long illness. Her husband, James E. Barnes, died on August 6th.   Sylvia was born in Framingham, the daughter of the late Ormand and Florence E. (Munro) Leslie. She was a graduate of Holliston High School who also studied nursing at Framingham Union Hospital. She came to Upton from Holliston in 1961.   She leaves four children, Gail Lamendola and Brian Barnes of Providence, RI, James C. … [Read more...]

Lemonade For Louisiana Fundraiser Tues 8/23


When life gives you lemons... You make Lemonade for Louisiana On Tuesday, August 23rd, from 3-6, there will be a lemonade stand in front of the United Parish to benefit the Louisiana flood victims.  All proceeds will be donated to provide much needed supplies for the Baton Rouge Region that has been devastated by a 1000 year flood. Jessica Murphy, CE Director at United Parish, would love to see a large turn out of lemonade helpers and asks parents to consider bringing their children by to help … [Read more...]


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