Upton may end up paying $350,000 for two parking spots at Kiwanis

I have to admit I have been failing in my Upton Daily reporting duties. I won't bore you with the details but summer blew in a series of unfortunate events which managed to knock off my press hat. This story has been in my radar for quite some time and I'm glad I finally have a moment to write a post. The Kiwanis upper parking lot for the soccer field is, to put it bluntly, a hot mess for Upton. Upton made history when they opened the only parking lot in the state designated for people with … [Read more...]

Representative Muradian and Senator Moore Announce Upton DPW Bill Signed Into Law

State Representative David K. Muradian, Jr. (R-Grafton) and State Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury), recently announced that House Bill 3726, An Act relative to the employment contract for the Director of Public Works in the Town of Upton, was signed and into law by the Governor. After receiving unanimous approval by the Legislature, House Bill 3726 was signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Friday, September 1, 2017. This new law allows the Town of Upton to negotiate an employment contract for … [Read more...]

Country Fest Upton – September 16, 2017

The Upton Men’s Club is proud to bring you Country Fest Upton. Featuring four live Country Bands. The event is adult and kid friendly. Take a turn on the mechanical bull, play a friendly game of cornhole, and enjoy a cool beverage in the beer garden. Live performances by Tim Buono, Backyard Swagger, Thirty 6 Red, and Tailgates Down. Tickets and additional information can be found here.  Bring a chair or a blanket and try to carpool if you can. The event will raise funds for various local public … [Read more...]

Board of Selectmen Meeting Tuesday 9/5 – Weed, Electricity Aggregation, Land Slated for Auction….

Tuesday's Upton Selectmen meeting is jammed packed with all types of interesting topics. Including recreation weed considerations,  land for auction, electricity aggregation, and much more.  The meeting will take place at Upton Town Hall at 6 p.m. The full agenda is below. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:00pm Agenda Item Summary Agenda Item Summary 1.0 Call Meeting to Order 2.0 Review Meeting Agenda/Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes Attached. 3.0 Invited … [Read more...]

Celebration of Life for Luella Wood Sunday 8/27

This past April Luella Wood passed away leaving a huge hole in many lives. She was deeply loved by her family and friends, and while she did not want any calling hours, or a funeral, we know many love to share stories and remember, that is why my father and aunt are Celebrating Luella' Life on Sunday, August 27th at the VFW in Upton - 15 Milford Street from 2pm -4pm Please feel free to stop in, tell a story, sing a song, or just say "hi" to others who loved her. … [Read more...]

Upton Food Pantry in Need Of Donations

Upton Daily was advised this morning that the Upton Food Pantry at the United Parish Church is in need of donations. Yesterday they had over 20 families visited the pantry and their supplies have dwindled. If you are able to stop by a donation it will be greatly appreciated. Donations of non-perishable food, paper goods and toiletries can be dropped off at the church office located at 1 Church Street during business hours, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 - 3:00, Sunday mornings, or by special arrangement … [Read more...]

A Kickoff Barbecue for 2,000

BVT welcomes new students at annual Welcome Barbecue L-R: back row – seniors Shannon Bethel of Milford, Josie Burlingame of Upton, and Hannah Currie of Milford. Middle row – senior Brianna Torres of Milford and junior Olivia Mahoney of Sutton. Front  row– juniors Rachel Vachon of Milford and Emily Donnelly of Millbury. Have you ever hosted a barbecue that served more than 700 hamburgers and 600 hot dogs? Blackstone Valley Tech did exactly that during its Freshmen and New Student Barbecue on … [Read more...]