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North Grafton: Community Harvest Projects holds Plantapalooza

May 5th, 2015

North Grafton – Community Harvest Project, located at 37 Wheeler Rd., will be holding its Plantapalooza Saturday, May 16, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. There will be a huge selection of plants, including annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs. There will also be a cookie walk, crafts, vendors, and raffle. Also, the [...]

Marlborough: Dental services for Marlborough seniors

May 5th, 2015

Marlborough – Donna Paschalides, certified public health dental hygienist, will be at the Marlborough Senior Center Friday, May 15 to help provide solutions to your dental needs and act as an advocate for you. Services provided include dental cleanings, fluoride varnishes, denture maintenance, and oral cancer screenings.   Sign up at the senior center, 40 [...]

Grafton: Clean-Up day in the town of Grafton

May 5th, 2015

Grafton – Grafton residents, join your friends and neighbors to help clean-up your neighborhood the weekend of May 15-17! Bags are available in the Selectmen’s Office in Town Hall, 30 Providence Rd., or by calling/texting Joann at 774-232-2334.   If your neighborhood is in good shape and you would like to tackle another section of [...]

RenovoMD to host skincare seminar

May 5th, 2015

Northborough – Jean Casello, M.D., the medical director of RenovoMD, and Robert Manzo, a cosmetic chemist, will be presenting a seminar, “The confusion about skincare products, the myths and truths” Thursday, May 14, from 5-7:30 p.m. They will make recommendations on how they can help you attain the products that address your personal concerns.

Wilford Valentine, 96, of Northborough

May 5th, 2015

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Northborough – Wilford “Jim” Valentine passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Beaumont of Northborough. He was 96. He leaves behind his wife of 33 years, Iona (Morgan) Valentine. He also leaves his daughter, Jean Butterworth of Maryland, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Rita McCray Valentine, and their [...]

Frank J. DelCid, 33, of Shrewsbury

May 4th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Frank J. DelCid, 33, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Marlborough, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester after a two-year battle with cancer. He was born in Worcester, the son of Jocsan DelCid of Worcester and Misty (Bushey) DelCid of Woodsville, N.H. He was a graduate of Assabet Valley [...]

Eileen Grosse, 64, of Shrewsbury

May 4th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Eileen Rose “Ike” (Villatico) Grosse, 64, a longtime Shrewsbury resident and business owner of Ike’s Den, died peacefully Saturday May 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, in the UMass Medical Center. She leaves behind her loving husband of 24 years, Henry G. Grosse; her pride and joy, one daughter, Ayla R. Grosse; [...]

Alicia M. Makowiecki, 83, of Grafton

May 4th, 2015

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Grafton – Alicia M. “Alice” Makowiecki, 83, of Grafton, died peacefully in her sleep Friday, May 1, 2015 in Worcester. She was born in Worcester to Emily and Joseph Mysliwiec. She leaves her husband of 63 years, Michael M. Makowiecki; one brother, Chester Hunter of Clearwater, Fla.; and six children, including three daughters, Karen Crandell [...]

Yvonne C. Leeman, 75, of Grafton

May 4th, 2015

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Grafton – Yvonne C. (Dion) Leeman, 75, passed away at home Saturday, April 25, 2015, surrounded by her family. Her husband, Albert “Bushey” Leeman, predeceased her. Yvonne leaves her children, Michael Merrill, Cynthia and her husband Charles Fitzgerald Jr., and Crystal Forbes and her husband Michael; her sisters, Pearl Aubin and her husband John and [...]

Robert J. Kell, 73, of Grafton

May 4th, 2015

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Grafton – Robert J. Kell, 73, passed Friday, April 24, 2015 from complications of recent illness. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Karen R. (Quaranta); two sons, Robert R. and his wife Kathleen of Wake Forest, N.C. and John D. and his wife Kimberly of Grafton; and one granddaughter, Charlize J.K. Kell. Bob was [...]

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