Upton Daily – Ups and Downs of Week One

Welcome! Last Wednesday I jumped in to writing uptondaily. At first I wasn't sure if I would have enough to publish on a daily basis, so far that hasn't been an issue. My biggest 'downs' this week are writing and typos. I have no experience writing news based articles, I am learning how to  add quotes and also finding my 'voice.' Another down was I let some guy aggravate me when he commented "this blog/website is off to a poor start but what do you expect when this is the same group as … [Read more...]

Good Cause Exists to Grant Petitioners’ Request for Postponement – Grafton Upton Railroad News

On February 28, 2013, Petitioners filed a petition seeking postponement of the March 11, 2013 due date for the filing of their response to G&U’s reply. On March 7, 2013 The Surface Transportation Board found good cause exists to grant Petitioners' request for postponement. The decision states "suspending the procedural schedule at this time will avoid unnecessary filings and will allow the Board to fully consider Petitioners’ reconsideration request and G&U’s reply.  The orderly and … [Read more...]

Grafton Upton Railroad News

On February 13, 2013 the Upton Board of Health wrote a letter to the Surface Transportation Board regarding the Grafton Upton Railroad. In the letter signed by Sherri Berger, Al Holman, and Richard Dejardins, the Upton Board of Health states in part: "G&U has been cooperative and accommodating in permitting the Board to conduct inspections and has engaged in an open and constructive dialogue with the Board in order to take appropriate actions when requested by the Board. The Board of Health … [Read more...]