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...]

Northbridge Selectmen Endorse Marty Green

Charles Ampagoomian and James Marzec, both long time Northbridge Selectmen announce their endorsement of Marty Green for State Representative in the 9th District to serve the towns of Grafton, Northbridge and Upton. Mr. Ampagoomian, a lifetime Northbridge resident stated, “I have watched Marty grow from a young Selectman who was not afraid to fight for the town and its residents, to the Director of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and on to owning his own business. During the … [Read more...]

Marty Green endorsed by Congressman Jim McGovern

Marty Green announced late last week that he has received the endorsement of Congressman Jim McGovern. Green, a democrat from Northbridge, is running for State Representative in the 9th Worcester District, which consists of Upton, Grafton, and Northbridge. “I am proud to support Marty to be the next State Representative for Grafton, Northbridge and Upton. As a small business owner and father of two, Marty knows first hand the challenge families face every day to make ends meet,” said … [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...]

Ohio Company Assessed $9,366 Penalty for Failure to Properly Manage Contaminated Soils During Construction Project in Northbridge

277 Church Street - Google Maps The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has assessed a penalty of $9,366 to ADV Whitinsville Associates, LLC of Ohio for environmental violations that occurred during and after the development of its property located at 277 Church Street in Northbridge. The company took the property contaminated by a former gasoline service station and redeveloped it into an Advanced Auto Parts retail store. A release of petroleum had previously … [Read more...]

Race of Rams – Duathlon, 5K, Kids Fun Run, Kids Duathlon – Sun May 5 Northbridge

The 2012 Northbridge PTA 5k and Family Fun day has grown into the Race of Rams for 2013! Meet up at the Balmer School in Whitinsville, MA and participate in a Duathlon, 5k, Kids Fun Run, or Kids Off-Road Duathlon on Sunday May 5, 2013! The Duathlon, new for 2013 and will kick-off the day’s events, will start with a 1.5 mile run from Balmer School in Whitinsville, MA, then participants will head out around town for a 9 mile ride, before finishing with a 2 mile run.  Although a shorter course, … [Read more...]

House Fire in Northbridge

Early this morning a fire broke out on Church Street in Northbridge. The building appears to be heavily damaged causing five people to be forced from their home. Crews are investigating the cause of the fire. The red cross is working with the victims to find shelter. No one was hurt. Upton Fire Department sent over the Rescue Air Light Unit to refill breathing bottles and provides light. Upton owns and houses the unit which was purchased to benefit all departments in Fire District 7. … [Read more...]