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Homes and more June 26 edition

June 29th, 2015

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Grafton Farmers Market offers fresh food and much more

June 29th, 2015

Kids create art at the Kids’ Tent. (Photos/submitted)

Grafton – Where can you find colorful produce, beautiful flowers, delicious baked goods, adorable alpacas and talented musicians? Starting Thursday, June 25, you can find them all at the Grafton Farmers Market. The popular seasonal market, which will be held on the Grafton Common every Thursday through Oct. 8 from 2 – 6:30 p.m., has been bringing fresh food and more to the community since 2009.

Grafton Fire Department gives back to the community

June 29th, 2015

Grafton Station Two. (Photo/Douglas Maxwell Myer)

Grafton – In addition to protecting residents, Grafton firefighters have also implemented various town events and have raised money for charities over the years.

Ashland: Doc Film & Discussion Series continues ‘The Habitable Planet’

June 26th, 2015

Ashland – The Ashland Documentary Film & Discussion Series will present the environmental science films The Habitable Planet and show units Biodiversity Decline and Energy Challenges Thursday, July 9, from 7-9 p.m., in the Community Room of the Ashland Library, 66 Front St. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Viewers are invited to [...]

Grafton Library celebrates benefactor’s 181st birthday

June 26th, 2015

(l to r) Jim Zebrowski, president of Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc., and John Root, coordinator of the Library Telescope Program, watch Library Director Beth Gallaway unveil a telescope given as a birthday gift.

Grafton – Patrons of all ages gathered June 20 on the lawn of the Grafton Public Library to celebrate what would have been the 181st birthday of its benefactor Jerome Wheelock, a local inventor. He donated $100,000, which matured in 1927 to allow construction of the current library. Wheelock’s statue stands across the street in the Grafton Common.

Apple Tree Arts announces summer youth programs

June 26th, 2015

Russell Jewell instructs a student.

Grafton – Apple Tree Arts has announced several youth summer programs that will offer students the opportunity to play in a band or ensemble group. “We are offering older elementary-aged and middle school students the opportunity to play an instrument in a fun collaborative group with two new programs,” said Donna Blanchard, the organization’s executive [...]

Clinton: New England Amputee Association holds group meeting

June 26th, 2015

Clinton – The New England Amputee Association will hold its group meeting Tuesday, July 14, from 6-8 p.m., at Clinton Hospital, 201 Highland St. The topic is “Emergency Planning…What do I do and how?” The meeting is an opportunity for all amputees and their caregivers to discuss and ask any questions they may have regarding emergency [...]

Westborough: Historical Society to hold July Flea Market Sale

June 26th, 2015

Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will be holding its July Flea Market Sale Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sibley House, 13 Parkman St. Donations of collectibles, jewelry, and household items are being sought and can be dropped off Tuesday, July 7, from 4:30-6 p.m., at Sibley House. No clothing, [...]

Westborough: Historical Society holds open house

June 26th, 2015

Westborough – Do you know that Westborough will be celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2017? That it was founded when it split off from the bordering town of Marlborough? Attend the Westborough Historical Society’s open house, Sunday, July 5, from 2-4 p.m., at Sibley House, 13 Parkman St., and find out more about local history. [...]

Dennis R. Woodill, 66, of Grafton

June 26th, 2015

Obit Dennis Woodill

Grafton – Dennis R. Woodill, 66, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester following a brief illness. His wife, Lois (DeWolfe) Woodill, passed away in 2007. Dennis is survived by his daughter, Jaci Rich, and grandchildren Kayla, Jackson and Logan Rich; his brother, Robert Burns; his sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Salamone; [...]

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