Lea Peterson Gets Ready to Ride Her Third Pan Mass Challenge in Memory of Her Mom

Seventeen year old Upton resident Lea Peterson is riding her third Pan Mass challenge this August in memory of her mom. The Milford Daily news recently wrote a lovely piece highlighting Lea and why she rides which you can read below. If you would like to support Lea's ride please visit her donation page here. UPTON -For 17-year-old Lea Peterson, riding in the grueling two-day Pan Mass Challenge is a moral imperative. “I plan to ride for as long as my legs allow me to,” said Lea. “Riding in the … [Read more...]

Upton PD Seeking Information Regarding ATV stolen from a Williams St home

courtesy of Upton PD The Upton Police are investigating the theft of a red 2002 Honda Sportrax 250, which was stolen from a Williams Street home on Thursday 7/13/17. The theft was caught on home surveillance cameras (video below). If you have any information, including the identity of the suspects or location or the atv, you are asked to contact the Upton Police at 508-529-3200. https://www.facebook.com/uptonpolice/videos/1460843393985325/?permPage=1 … [Read more...]

United Parish Preschool Enrollment

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Blackstone Valley Tech Announces Third Trimester Commendation List

Superintendent-Director Dr. Michael F. Fitzpatrick has released the following Commendation List for the third trimester of the 2016-2017 academic school year at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. Students named to the Commendation List have met rigorous standards including maintaining a grade point average of 80 percent or above in each technical, related, and academic course for the trimester. Students are listed alphabetically by last name and are grouped according to … [Read more...]

Murphy and Nadolski Chosen to Represent MURSD Student Exchange on trip to Spain

“The students really looked forward to their weekly chats and learning more about the beautiful city of San Sebastián. They took pride in modeling English for their overseas grade level peers and sharing characteristics of their culture and school,” said Katie Cardamone, Spanish Immersion teacher and program coordinator. The connection to Santa Teresa School was established by Amaia Soroa, an alumna of the school who arrived in the district through the Spanish Language and Culture Assistants … [Read more...]

Representative Muradian Testifies Before Joint Committee on Education

State Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) testified today before the Joint Committee on Education regarding a piece of legislation that he filed earlier this year. The bill, H.299, An Act Relative to Special Education Funding, proposes changes to the Massachusetts General Laws in order to reimburse school districts at a larger rate for costs associated with special education students. During his testimony, Representative Muradian was accompanied by Assistant Minority Leader … [Read more...]

An Update from the Town Manager Review Act Committee

submitted by Donnamarie Floyd The Town Manager Act Review Committee has conducted four meetings to date. Meetings have included interviews with current and former selectman as well as discussions about surveying current town employees as well as Board and committee volunteers in addition to citizens. To review the minutes of these meetings please go to the town of Upton website. More specifically this link: https://www.uptonma.gov/town-manager-act-review-committee To watch the meetings on-line … [Read more...]