Need an excuse to skip the dishes Tuesday Night? It’s a DQ Grill & Chill Fundraiser!! YES

Diane's School of Dance Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Dancers are holding a Dairy Queen Community Fundraiser Tuesday, October 17  from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The DQ Grill and Chill of Milford will donate 10%  of all sales to the dancers. All proceeds will help defray the costs associated with dancing in the 2017 Macy's Day Parade. Don’t cook, just Grill and Chill. No dishes and ice cream! DQ Grill & Chill is located on 190 West Street (Route 140) in Milford, MA … [Read more...]

Arnold Needs a Forever Home

Arnold is a gentle soul who needs a patient, loving home to call his own. He's a lovely boy who is shy when he first meets people and experiences new environments, but he does find his courage and warms up fairly quickly. He just needs a patient, loving home to call his own. His foster mom says: "He's a gem of a dog! He's great in the car and will sometimes curl up and go to sleep on the ride." He's happiest on long hikes, quietly meandering the trails. He's terrific on leash. He's also started … [Read more...]

Dale A. Patterson, 68

Dale A. Patterson, 68, of Upton, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Deborah A. (Shook) Patterson. Mr. Patterson was born in Perth, New Brunswick, Canada, a son of the late James M. and Iva G. (Gee) Patterson. He was a US Marine Corps veteran who served in Okinawa during the Vietnam War, and had lived in Framingham before coming to Upton in 1979. Dale was a self-employed talented finish carpenter. Also, he enjoyed working on projects to … [Read more...]

Charles M. Shanahan, 81

Charles M. Shanahan, 81, of Upton, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Beaumont Skilled Nursing Center in Northbridge after an illness. His wife of 49 years, Joan E. (Delaney) Shanahan, died six months ago. Charlie was born in Milford, a son of the late Charles J. and Geraldine R. (Murphy) Shanahan. He was a graduate of Milford High School and a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He worked as an inspector and mechanical technician for Corning Glass Works for many years and then as an artist and … [Read more...]

MENDON ROBO WARRIORS HOSTS GIRL POWERED WORKSHOP AT TAFT PUBLIC LIBRARY ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL TO INCREASE FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN ROBOTICS

On October 10, 2017 the Mendon Robo Warriors are proud to be hosting one of the hundred Girl Powered workshops that will take place around the world the week of Oct. 6-15, 2017, coinciding with the United Nation’s International Day of the Girl. This global initiative was created through a partnership between the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and VEX Robotics, who are working to redefine the face of STEM and make robotics reflective of the world we live in, and the one we … [Read more...]

UPTON ENERGY PROGRAM WILL ALLOW RATEPAYERS TO SAVE $27,000 IN ELECTRICITY COSTS

Upton residents and business owners will save approximately $27,000 over the next year with the implementation of the newly created Upton Community Choice Power Supply program. The Town of Upton, with the assistance of Colonial Power Group, Inc., is pleased to announce it has entered into a 12-month agreement to bring energy cost-savings to the town’s residents and small businesses through this initiative. “By aggregating, or essentially buying our energy in bulk, we will be able to provide … [Read more...]

UPTON RESIDENT HONORED AS SANTANDER SOCCER SCHOLAR AT NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION MATCH

Upton resident Annalise Weibe (second from the right) and fellow Santander Soccer Scholars posed for photo at Gillette Stadium prior to the New England Revolution match on September 9. As part of the Revolution & Santander Soccer Scholars program, which recognizes the outstanding academic and athletic achievements of New England students, Santander Bank honored Upton resident Annalise Weibe at Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution took on the Montreal Impact. As one of the winning … [Read more...]