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Lost – Myrtle the Turtle

File photo of a Chinese Box Turtle - this is what Myrtle could look like Last night (July 27) Myrtle the Turtle wandered off from her Mendon Street home. Her owner Carolyn said Myrtle was out for her nightly romp when she disappeared. "She usually stays in the yard but last night she took off," Carolyn said. Carolyn is asking residents of Upton keep an eye out for her Chinese Box Turtle. Myrtle was last seen near Mendon/Pleasant heading towards Main Street. If you happen to come across … [Read more...]

MENDON-UPTON REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS ROUTES 2016-2017

M 1 Nipmuc: Start at Morrison Dr. @ 6:26, LEFT onto Providence St., LEFT onto Blackstone St., RIGHT onto Wesley Dr., LEFT onto Millville St., RIGHT onto Pleasant St., LEFT onto Asylum St., LEFT onto Southwick St., turns into Vineyard St. Millville, LEFT onto Millville St. Mendon, RIGHT onto Wood Dr., follow Wood Dr. all the way around, RIGHT onto Millville St., RIGHT onto Hastings St., LEFT onto North Ave. Mendon, turns into Mendon St., in Upton, LEFT onto Pleasant St., LEFT into High School … [Read more...]

Updated Mendon Upton School District 2015-16 Bus Routes

  CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE  2015-16 SCHEDULE  - UPDATED AS OF 8/24/15 - CHANGES HIGHLIGHTED IN RED MENDON UPTON SCHOOL BUS ROUTES 2015-2016 NIPMUC BUS ROUTES M 1 Nipmuc: Start at Morrison Dr. @ 6:30, LEFT onto Providence St., RIGHT onto Main St., LEFT onto Hastings St., LEFT onto Millville St., RIGHT onto Pleasant St., LEFT onto Asylum St., LEFT onto Southwick St., turns into Vineyard St. Millville, LEFT onto Millville St. Mendon, RIGHT onto Wood Dr., follow Wood Dr. all the … [Read more...]

Mendon Upton School District 2015-16 Bus Routes

 Below is the Mendon Upton Regional School Bus Schedule as of 8/13/15 MENDON UPTON SCHOOL BUS ROUTES 2015-2016 NIPMUC BUS ROUTES M 1 Nipmuc: Start at Morrison Dr. @ 6:30, LEFT onto Providence St., RIGHT onto Main St., LEFT onto Hastings St., LEFT onto Millville St., RIGHT onto Pleasant St., LEFT onto Asylum St., LEFT onto Southwick St., turns into Vineyard St. Millville, LEFT onto Millville St. Mendon, RIGHT onto Wood Dr., follow Wood Dr. all the way around, RIGHT onto Millville St., RIGHT … [Read more...]

Why did the turtle cross the road?

.... to get to shell-ter  - ba ha ha...that one is for my dad! Over the past several days I have come across large snapping turtles crossing the streets of Upton. Last Thursday I actually had to pull over and pop into Fin and Feather to ask the guys to assist a rather large snapping turtle who was in the middle of  Route 140. Friday a car was stopped for another large snapping turtle on South Street. Today I saw another one in the street. Seeing these snappers made me wonder whatever … [Read more...]

John Gaskill, 88 – formerly of Upton

John F. Gaskill July 31, 1926 - September 19, 2014 Naples, FL John Gaskill of Naples, FL, and formerly of Mendon and Upton, passed away on September 19, 2014 at the age of 88. John was best know for his many years as the owner of three restaurants on the Main Street of Milford, Mary Lynn's, The Soda Shoppe, and Johnny Jacks. Known as "Honest John" to many, he never let anyone go without food regardless of their ability to pay. He leaves behind his wife of 66 years, Dorothy (Murray) … [Read more...]

Another Turtle Missing in Upton

Upton residents are finding out turles are master escape artists. Jim Richard of Upton is looking for his turtle Norman.  Norman has been with Jim for 23 years and escaped from his enclosure on South Street. Jim believes  Norman is still in the South Street area of Upton. Below is a photo with detailed information about Norman. If you find Norman call Jim at 617-780-6969. Earlier this week Upton Daily reported on Myrtle the missing turtle. … [Read more...]

Helen Theresa Palmer, 86

Helen Theresa Palmer, 86, of Upton, died on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at her home in Upton, while surrounded by her family. She was pre-deceased by her husband Robert E. Palmer. She is survived by children: Anna Mae Grout, and her husband Jimmy of Loris SC, Terry Lambert of Marlboro, Deanna Blais and her husband Andy of Marlboro, Nancy Bent and her husband Richard of Marlboro, Jeannette Laucis and her husband Kenny of Upton, Robert Palmer and his wife Donna of Holden, and David Palmer and his … [Read more...]

Mendon Boy Found by K9 Unit

The Mendon Police Department should be praised for the outstanding work in finding a boy who went missing last night. At approximately 6 p.m. a 13 year old boy wondered off in the woods. He had been punished earlier by his Dad for being flip with his mom and wasn't happy with his punishment so he walked out, according to Mendon PD LT Blanchette.  The parents and some neighbors searched for the boy in the woods near Kelley Road/Myrtle Street in Mendon but were unable to find the boy. At … [Read more...]

Obituaries

Jason Scott Rakitin, 41 Jason S. Rakitin November 13, 1975 – September 26, 2017 Franklin, MA Jason Scott Rakitin, 41, of Franklin and formerly of Upton, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved husband of Nicole (LaBreck) Rakitin.  Born in Hartford, CT on November 13, 1975, he was the son of Steven Roy and Eileen Marcia (Lazarus) Rakitin.  Jason was a graduate of Nipmuc High School in Upton and then received his Bachelor’s Degree at … [Read more...]