Fiske Mill Bridge To Close June 26 For Construction

Fiske Mill Bridge will be under construction this summer. The bridge will be closed starting on Monday, June 26 and reopening at the end of August. It is recommended drivers avoid this area. Click here to see the detour plan for Fiske Mill Road during repairs to the bridge. If you have any questions call the DPW at 508-529-3067. Read more: http://www.uptonma.gov/node/74383 … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Mix – Earth, Wind & Ozzy

My new favorite mashup up is a wicked cool mix by DJ Cummerbund. Who would have guessed merging Earth Wind and Fire's "September" and Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train" would be so amazing. Take a listen. What do you think? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuOuUixdSvY … [Read more...]

BVT Practical Nursing Program Earns Top Spot

PracticalNursing.org, an organization that promotes the growth of nursing professionals through education, recently ranked Blackstone Valley Tech’s Practical Nursing as the number one LPN program in the state of Massachusetts. The ranking assessed 17 practical nursing programs in Massachusetts focusing on how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond. The National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) pass rates for the previous five years were analyzed and … [Read more...]

Chicken Divan – A Lighter Version with a Secret Ingredient

I spent the morning yesterday googling recipes to serve for Sunday dinner. I was looking for something different. I found a great recipe for Chicken Divan that was considered light.  I ended up making so many changes to it I decided to call it my own.  It was a big hit with the family today. 3 super sized boneless chicken breasts ( about 2.25 pounds ) 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/3 cup chicken stock 1/4 cup 2% milk 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt pepper 1/2 light … [Read more...]

Will Mendon Approve A New Police Station on Tuesday May 16?

Mendon's Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday May 16, 2015 - the polls at Miscoe Hill School open at 7am and will close at 8pm.  One of the questions asks voters to approve construction of a new police station. Mendon Selectman Rich Schofield recently shared a slide presentation showing the town is in a unique position where they can absorb the costs associated with the construction with minimal impact - "no tax rate increase". Here are two links where you can learn about the … [Read more...]

Nipmuc Prom 2017

  Students from Nipmuc Regional High School celebrated their 2017 Prom on Friday night by arriving in style for the Grand Promenade before heading out for a night of dinner and dancing. After Prom was held at the high school; the theme was "Light up the Night". After prom is a longstanding tradition at Nipmuc. The students get locked in the high school until the sun rises. If you would like to include your favorite Prom photo in the 2017 slide show send it to jenniferd@uptondaily.com. … [Read more...]

TRASK Harvey J. 83

TRASK Harvey J. 83, of Upton passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Kindred of Westborough. He was born in Milford, son of the late Elmer and Teresa (Julian) Trask and was a lifelong resident of Upton. He was a graduate of Clark University and New England School of Law and was a practicing attorney in Boston and Worcester. He is survived by his cousins, David B. Lowell, Freeman H. Lowell, Adeline Rogillo, John N. Julian Jr., Vince Giuliani, Claire Ciachetti and Frank Giuliani.  AMass of … [Read more...]