Music Benefit Festival To Support UNICEF Syrian Relief On 3/4

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The local Unitarian Universalist youth are coming together to hold a Music Benefit Festival to raise funds for UNICEF Syrian relief.  Attending will be some of the latest top youth bands from the area to perform along with some local accomplished adult musicians and solo acts. Enjoy performances by: Double Take Solo artists The Black Diamonds Playing With Fire (as seen at the Hard Rock Cafe) Food available! Meet the band members! When: March 4th 4:00 - 7:30pm Where: 3 Grafton Common, … [Read more...]

Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park announces February events at River Bend Farm

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Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park announces February events at River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 287 Oak Street Uxbridge MA 01569. All programs are free and open to the public, and children must be accompanied by an adult. To check   Monday, February 20, 1:00-2:00 Maple Sugar Maker’s Weather Watch Is it maple sugaring season yet? Let’s talk about the weather and the science of maple sugaring to find out what conditions get the sap running, then head out on the trail for some hands on … [Read more...]

Upton Men’s Club Announce Scholarship Award Program for 2017

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The Upton Men’s Club is pleased to announce their Scholarship Award Program for 2017A total of  $4,500 will be given to graduating High School level seniors. Award Criteria: Must be an Upton resident. Male or female graduating senior, regardless of high school attending, is eligible. Must be pursuing higher education at an accredited school. Applicants will be evaluated primarily on their contributions to our community.  Applications for the 2017 scholarships are available from Nipmuc … [Read more...]

VFW Scout of the Year Program Entry Deadline March 1

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High school students age 15 and older who are active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award are eligible to apply for the VFW Scout of the Year Program.  Those who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country have the opportunity to be rewarded with college scholarships.  More info can be found … [Read more...]

BRING THE KIDS TO ENJOY FUN, FREE PROGRAMS AT THE UPTON SENIOR CENTER OVER FEBRUARY VACATION!!

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Upton Residents are invited to join us for two fun Intergenerational Programs here at the Upton Center (2 Farm St., right across from Rebecca's new location). The Seniors LOVE to see your children!! Singalong Concert with "Sing, Play, Grow" Tuesday, February 21 at 1:00: Join us for a fun concert with "Sing, Play, Grow" featuring Philip Alexander! Philip plays guitar, harmonica, ukulele and percussion, with emphasis on family friendly songs to encourage children, parents and grandparents to sing, … [Read more...]

Upton Recreation Accepting Employment Applications for Kids at Play

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Upton Recreation is now accepting applications for full and part time summer employment with the "Kids at Play" and "Adventure Exploration" programs! Kids at Play Director*Counselors*Lifeguards Swim Instructors*Swim Aides*Gate Attendants All applications may be dropped at Town Hall or mailed to: Town of Upton Recreation Dept 1 Main St, Box 14 Upton, MA 01568 APPLICATION DEADLINE : MARCH  24, 2017 Town of Upton Application Process Town of Upton Job Application Read more: … [Read more...]

Open Burning Permits 2017

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The Upton Fire Department announced Open Burning Permits for 2017 are available from January 15 through May 1. Residents may apply in person at the Upton Fire EMS Headquarters seven days a week from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seasonal cost of a burning permit is $10. Residents may also apply on-line here is the link. Do not contact the Upton Police Department regarding burning permits. Click this link for additional information.    ********* … [Read more...]