Unitarian Universalist Church scheduled activities for Grafton Holiday Celebration

Holiday Celebration  The Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton 3 Grafton Common  Sunday- December 7 12:00-4:30 Bell Choir performance at 1pm Carol sing-along for children and parents at 1:30pm   Artisan Faire in Fellowship Hall: - Fair Trade chocolates, coffee and ornaments for sale - Locally made jewelry -Bake sale - Tara Wisdom cards and readings - Children’s craft table - Live music while you shop … [Read more...]

Northbridge, Nipmuc, Grafton Swim needs to raise $1,000 or will be cut

  photo courtesy of the gofundme Northbridge, Grafton, Upton Swim web page Northbridge, Grafton, Upton Swim Coach Denise Foster has raised $7,000 of the $8,000 needed to keep the swim program running. This may be surprising to some readers to learn that not all sports programs are funded by the schools.  Many programs are fully or partially funded by booster programs and student fees. The Northbridge, Nipmuc, Grafton Swim team is looking to raise the last $1,000 needed to keep the … [Read more...]

STB rules in railroad’s favor on Propane Gas transloading facility in Grafton

GRAFTON – The Grafton and Upton Railroad today announced that the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) has found in the railroad’s favor as it concerns the railroad’s plans to construct and operate a liquefied propane gas (LPG) transloading facility at its North Grafton rail yard located at 42 Westboro Road. In a decision dated today, Sept. 19, 2014, the STB ruled for the railroad on all of its contentions that federal pre-emption applies to the plan to build and operate the LPG … [Read more...]

Marty Green to Run for State Representative

Marty Green is pleased to announce his candidacy for the Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Worcester District, which includes Grafton, Northbridge, and Upton.  The Northbridge Democrat seeks election to the seat being vacated by Representative George Peterson, who announced recently that he would not seek re-election. “As a parent and small business owner, I believe I have a unique understanding of the challenges that the residents of Grafton, Northbridge and Upton face daily.  As … [Read more...]

Vivian Alamain, Carly Manning, and Madison James…in Grafton?

What? Who are these people? Well, if you're a soap opera junkie then you already know they are characters from Days of Our Lives. Don't get too excited, Days of Lives has not brought them back and Days wasn't filming in Grafton. BUT the actresses who play the characters will be starring in a new online soap opera - Beacon Hill the Series -  created by Jessica Hill and several of the scenes are filmed in Grafton, where Jessica currently resides. The series is scheduled to air in March of … [Read more...]

Because it seems to be a Grafton and Upton RR News Day ~ something to warm your heart…

Here is a link to a T&G article about how Brady Smith, a 4 year train enthusiast fighting cancer, was able to ride in a Grafton & Upton Railroad locomotive for his birthday... click here to link   … [Read more...]

Grafton and Upton Railroad Co. file request for final ruling

Greater Grafton is reporting the Grafton and Upton Railroad is looking for the court to make a quick decision regarding the town of Grafton’s case against them. G&U Railroad is currently under a temporary restraining order which stops them from receiving delivery of four 80,000 gallons tanks which they plan on storing propane gas in at a location in North Grafton.  The railroad has had several business inquiries which they can't follow through on. If the court were to find in favor of the … [Read more...]