Sayonara Sleep by Christine Silvestri

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. Sleep is this daily thing that we all do, and yet we're just beginning to understand all of the ways it helps us and all of the factors that can affect it. Lack of sleep affects just about everything in your body and mind.  People who get … [Read more...]

Upton Earth Day Litter Cleanup 4/15

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Want to host a German Student?

Submitted by Terry Vanslette We are looking for 4 more families who can provide a German student with a loving, caring and supportive home for three weeks (4/1 - 4/22). The student will become part of the family while they are here. The student does not need their own room, only their own bed. A bed could also be a pull-out couch or blow-up mattress. They will visit the high school for the first two weeks of their stay. They will go on full day trips to Boston and Newport, RI with their … [Read more...]

Back by popular demand “Connections” with Psychic Gary McKinstry – April 14

On Friday, April 14th at 7:00 P.M., famed psychic and paranormal investigator, Gary McKinstry, returns to host an exciting fundraising event at Upton's Town Hall.  Using an "In-the-Round" format, McKinstry works with those in the audience to establish a connection with loved ones on the "Other Side".  A fun evening is promised for all, and, you could be chosen for a fascinating "Connection".  Advance tickets are $20.00 and may be purchased by calling Ida at 508-529-2822 or Kelly at the Town … [Read more...]

BVT Awarded $500,000 Technology Advancement Grant

Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Ronald L. Walker, II, Governor Charlie Baker, BVT Asst. Superintendent-Director/Principal Anthony Steele, BVT Asst. Superintendent Finance and Operations Kurtis Johnson, and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash. A Workforce Skills Capital Grant will once again allow Blackstone Valley Tech to make state-of-the-art upgrades to several programs without increasing the school’s local-taxpayer-supported budget for fiscal year 2018 … [Read more...]

Shawn Craig Officially Files

Shawn Craig, 42, officially filed his nomination papers with the Town Clerk last Wednesday to run for Upton’s Board of Selectmen.   “I want to thank Jim Brochu for his six years of unwavering passion and commitment to the town,” said Craig.    “We have a $21 million annual operating budget and nearly $18 million in capital projects forecasted over the next six years.  Roads are deteriorating and the demand on town and school services continues to be a challenge.   My tenacity and … [Read more...]

Edwin J. Wojdag, 84

Edwin J. Wojdag, 84, of The Villages, FL, and Upton, formerly of Norwood and Walpole, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at home in FL surrounded by his loving family and friends. Ed was born and raised in Norwood, the son of late Edmund and Helen (Zaniewski) Wojdag of Norwood. He was a talented builder and owner of K Construction.  During his retirement, he traveled between his home in Upton and The Villages in Florida.  Ed loved going out every night dancing, especially to his favorite polka.  … [Read more...]