Harlem Wizards take on Nipmuc Warriors

For the first time ever the Harlem Wizards battled the Nipmuc Warriors on Sunday October 20 at Nipmuc Regional High School. The Warriors team was made up of teachers, students, and administrators and although they looked impressive during warm ups the Warriors were no match for the Wizards. The event was an enjoyable way to bring students, staff, and family together for a fun-filled afternoon of laughs and entertainment.  Known as the Original Wizards of Basketball, the Harlem Wizards have … [Read more...]

Hazardous Waste Day – Saturday Oct 19

SATURDAY – October 19 - 8:00 a.m to 12:00 Noon Department of Public Works (DPW) 100 Pleasant Street, beside Nipmuc Middle/High School Contact the Board of Health at 508-529-6813 or dtienan@upton.ma.us with questions. UPTON RESIDENTS ONLY – PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED HAZARDOUS WASTE Upton residents are allowed to bring up to 10 gallons or 10 lbs. of hazardous waste free of charge. Anything over the 10 lbs. or 10 gallons will be charged per item. Latex paint will not … [Read more...]

Approximately 2000 Upton and Grafton residents without power

National Grid is reporting a power outage in the area highlighted in the map below. According to the National Grid website a crew has been assigned. National Grid estimates power will be restored by 5:50 p.m. tonight. … [Read more...]

Mystery Photos by John Reed

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Paula Sherwin Hosts Thank You Dinner for Upton Fire/EMS Department

On Monday, September 23 Paula Sherwin hosted a dinner for the Upton Fire/EMS Department as a way to show her gratitude and appreciation for their quick response, their respect, their drive to rescue her cats, and their ability to save most of her home. At approximately 3:30 a.m. on May 21 the Sherwin family was startled awake by smoke detectors, evacuated their home, and called the fire department. The Upton Fire Department responded quickly and was able to have the fire under control in … [Read more...]

FLU CLINIC on Friday October 19 at Upton Senior Center – no age restrictions; all encouraged to receive vaccination

·        Flu Clinic - Friday, October 18 - sponsored by the Upton Board of Health ·        Upton Senior Center located at 2 Farm Street. ·        Pre-registration is strongly recommended but not mandatory by calling the Senior Center at  508-529-4558. Time slots will be filled starting at 9:15 a.m. If possible, please click this link to download and print the  flu insurance form .  Complete the flu insurance form and bring it  with you along with all your insurance cards on the day of the … [Read more...]

VFW Run to Remember 5K Results and Photos (includes kids fun run photos)

On October 5 the VFW hosted their annual 5k Run to Remember fundraiser with a total of 160 participating. Patrick Cramer, an 8th grader from Miscoe Hill, finished second over-all with a finish time of 20:16, his 7th grade brother Will wasn't far behind finishing 7th over-all with a finish time of 21:40.  They had their dad beat by at least 6 minutes, Frank Cramer finished at 27:08. Tim Brien, a Nipmuc HS track member, finished 1st in the 16-19 age group and 6th over-all finishing at … [Read more...]