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  1. GoLocalWorcester | News | McGovern Wants Residents to Have a Say in LPG SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    Congressman Jim McGovern introduced the Safe Communities Act on May 4, a bill that would give states and local communities the ability to regulate liquefied petroleum gas rail transload facilities that are operated by a rail carrier. The filing of the bill is a response to plans by the Grafton-Upton Railroad to build a 320,000 LPG storage and transloading facility in Grafton, and the decision of the Surface Transportation Board to pre-empt state and local environmental protection laws.

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  2. Rescuers Think Quick When Falcon Release Goes WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... After Collins originally found the bird and helped with its recovery, it was transferred to Tufts Wildlife Clinic in Grafton, where it was determined the bird had fractured its toe. An energetic bird who tore at bandages, the recovery took longer ...

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  3. As Grafton awaits appeal ruling, McGovern files bill to give more local say in LPG sitingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Arguing that communities should have a say in whether potentially hazardous propane facilities are sited in their neighborhood, U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Worcester, filed legislation Monday to give more jurisdiction to state and local authorities. The Safe Communities Act, H.R. 2204, comes in response to plans by the Grafton & Upton Railroad to build a 320,000-gallon liquid petroleum, or propane, storage and transloading facility at 42 Westboro Road in North Grafton.

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  4. Let's Hear About Your Small Business in GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... others from across the nation through National Small Business Week. But what about small businesses right here in Grafton? Let's hear from you, either by posting in the comments section, or emailing charlene.arsenault@patch.com. Patch is interested ...

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  5. Robert J. Kell, 73, of GraftonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    He leaves his wife of 52 years, Karen R. ; 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 born Nov. 19, 1941 in Milford, the son of the late Joseph and Helen Kell, and was a lifelong resident of South Grafton.

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  6. Yvonne C. Leeman, 75, of GraftonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... and Leo Dion. She also lived in Gorham before moving to Massachusetts, where she lived in Uxbridge, Palmer, and Grafton for the past 15 years. The prime of her life was spent with her beloved late husband, "Bushey." On a summer afternoon you would ...

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  7. Alicia M. Makowiecki, 83, of GraftonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    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.

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  8. A Message from Town of GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... ing on this board, apply on the town website , or you may send a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen at the Grafton Municipal Center before the end of business day on May 29.

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  9. Groundbreaking held for Grafton's Town House renovationsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Under brilliant blue skies, town officials and residents gathered at the back of Grafton Town House located at 1 Grafton Common May 2 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the historic landmark's Phase II Accessibility Project. The project, which is a venture between the town and the building's lead tenant, the nonprofit group Apple Tree Arts will bring the building into compliance with Massachusetts Architectural Access Board standards as well as meet current fire safety standards.

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  10. Track: Hopedale's Drugan receives call from HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Suzanne Williams (North Middlesex, boys' outdoor track) and Matt Wilson (Notre Dame Academy, girls' outdoor track). Grafton has proved its dominance in softball and girls' lacrosse, but the Indians, under second-year coach Jason Cote , are also ...

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  11. Grafton Community Television Programs Now on RokuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    GRAFTON: Many of your favorite Grafton Community Television programs are now available for viewing on ROKU streaming devices. Any GCTV programming that is live streamed on the station's Video on Demand service can be seen on Roku.

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  12. Level 3 sex offender from Grafton arrested in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A "violent"Level 3 sex offender from Grafton who was on the Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted list was captured in Pennsylvania Thursday morning. The arrest of Richard P. Sease, 45, of 2 Linda Circuit, Grafton, at 7 a.m. Thursday came after the state police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section learned he was living in Pennsylvania under a false identity.

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  13. Zumba classes offered in GraftonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Grafton Recreation is offering Zumba toning classes each Tuesday up to May 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Grafton Municipal Gym, 30 Providence Road. Learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like toning sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arm, abs and thighs.

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  14. Briggs performs music with friends in Grafton and beyondRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Country-rock singer-songwriter Josh Briggs immediately jumped into the Grafton area music scene at the young age of 14. His family moved from upstate New York to Massachusetts the summer before his freshman year at Grafton High School , where he graduated in 1992. "The first day we moved to Grafton, I met some guys who played in a band and they needed a bass player," he explained.

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  15. Grafton community leaders share story time with studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Twenty-five special guests were welcomed April 27 by second- to sixth-graders at North Street Elementary School for the sixth annual Community Reading Day, organized by the North Grafton Elementary Schools Parent Teacher Group. Most books were selected because they relate to the students' curriculum or the readers' professions; others were chosen and brought by the guests.

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  16. A Message from the Town of GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Patch.com

    The following streets should be avoided from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 2 for the 26th annual Grafton Gazebo Road Race and Walk. Drivers should use caution for the runners and the volunteers directing traffic at this time.

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  17. Lanes Closed for Tractor Trailer Fire on PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Patch.com

    ... Reports from Northeast Fire Alerts indicate that the fire is a well-involved tractor trailer fire on the Pike in Grafton heading eastbound. Massachusetts State Police said that there are no injuries, and the breakdown lane, right and center lanes ...

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  18. Shrewsbury police log, May 1 editionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    6:02 p.m. Arrested, Andrea Lavigne, 36, of 101 Upton St., Apt. F, Grafton, for OUI liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle, red light operation, leaving scene of property damage, drinking alcohol from open container in MV.

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  19. Tufts' Foster Hospital for Small Animals Renovation BeginsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Newswise

    NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. -The commitment of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University donors has made the new vision for the 30-year-old Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals a reality.

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  20. Jennifer Toland's Campus NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... women's lacrosse captain Stephanie Mathewson was named to the All-CCC third team. Senior Michael Bane of North Grafton finished his career as the men's lacrosse program's all-time leader in goals with 129. Quinsigamond Freshman pitcher Jacob Bradley ...

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