Mendon Selectman Mark Reil makes time for Mendon residents

Mendon Selectman Mark Reil is making time to speak with Mendon residents. On Saturday January 18th from 8am-12pm Reil will be in the Mendon selectmen's office. He is making himself available for any questions, concerns, or ideas that Mendon residents would like to share. … [Read more...]

Miscoe Hill Theater Group to perform “Anne of Green Gables”

Miscoe Hill Theater Group will present "Anne of Green Gables" for three performances at Miscoe Hill Middle School Auditorium located at 148 North Ave, Mendon. Show times are Friday November 15, at 7 pm and two showings on Saturday November 16 -  4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The stage adaption of "Anne of Green Gables," written by Joseph Robinette, is based of the classic children's literature by L.M. Montgomery, in which a pair of elderly farmers agree to adopt a boy to help with the crops, and wind up … [Read more...]

Mendon Upton Superintendent Dr. Joseph Maruszczak Presents MCAS/Accountability Results

On Monday October 21 Superintendent Dr. Joseph Maruszczak (Dr. M) and Curriculum Director  Maureen Cohen delivered a presentation on the 2013 MCAS tests and each school's accountability rating to the Mendon Upton Regional School Committee. Dr. M describes this year's MCAS results as positive, but also mixed. "I am pleased that our overall proficiency levels in English language arts and mathematics continue to rise, as there was a 3% and 5% increase, respectively, in those tests across all … [Read more...]

What to do around Upton this Weekend

Two big Upton events are happening this weekend. The first is the annual Upton Woman's Club Fair being held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at  Blackstone Valley Technical High School located at 65 Pleasant Street in Upton. The fair will host over 30 vendors who will offer a variety of goods including  country kitchen, interior designs, woodworking, gift baskets, pre-owned treasures, knitted and sewn items, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, lace items, chocolate,  and much more. The highlight of … [Read more...]

Fall Fun at Southwick’s Zoo

Lindsay Doyle having fun at Southwick's petting zoo -  images by Lindsay Doyle Southwick’s Zoo will close for the season after October 27th, but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop there. While the zoo’s gates may be closed to the public, there are still a variety of ways to get your animal fix this fall. During the month of November, the Skyfari Sky Ride will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Skyfari takes visitors on a bird’s eye view tour of the park, … [Read more...]