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  1. Writings of Harry Houdini to be read at Nick'sRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the Third Supermoon." The award, named for the acclaimed mid-20th century poet Frank O'Hara, who grew up in Grafton, was judged this year by author Dawn Potter. The top prize was $100 and publication in The Worcester Review literary journal. The ...

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  2. Softball: Mortimer helps No. 3 Grafton edge No. 7 AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Item Extra

    The third-ranked Grafton softball team was down during Thursday's game with No. 7 Auburn, but the Indians' players never were.

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  3. Writings of Harry Houdini to be read at Nick'sRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the Third Supermoon." The award, named for the acclaimed mid-20th century poet Frank O'Hara, who grew up in Grafton, was judged this year by author Dawn Potter. The top prize was $100 and publication in The Worcester Review literary journal. The ...

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  4. Catherine Veronica Enticknap, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Catherine Veronica Enticknap, 76, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Oaks at Hampton, Cumming, GA. She is survived by her husband, John L. Enticknap of Cumming, GA; children, Stephen Publicover of Cumming, GA, Suzanne Zuschlag of Shakopee, MN, Linda Wark of Grafton, MA; step children, Steven Enticknap of Chester, VA, Michael Enticknap of Walworth, NY; brother, Edward Davis of Atwater, CA; sister, Claire Davis of Asheville, NC; seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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  5. Grafton: Library celebrates Jerome Wheelock's birthdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, will hold Jerome Wheelock's Birthday Party Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wheelock was the donor who funded the construction of the library. Cake and punch will be available at the free event, as well as books for sale.

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  6. Joseph 'Jo Jo Bean' Martin Passes Away Unexpectedly at 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... He was predeceased by his grandfather Phillip Castonguay. Joe was born in Worcester March 29, 1992 and grew up in Grafton. Most recently he worked as an HVAC installer for Grafton Sheet Metal. Away from work you could always find Joe at the gym ...

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  7. Grafton police log, May 29 editionRead the original story

    Wednesday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    4:19 p.m. Arrested, Robert H. Coonan, 48, of 6 Snow Rd., North Grafton, for operating MV with license suspended, operating MV in violation of license class, fail to stop/yield, no flares, no chock blocks, no fire extinguisher equipment violation, fail to wear seat belt, studded snow tires. 8:43 p.m. Arrested, Gregory J. Lajoie, 55, of 48 W Main St., Millbury, for OUI liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation.

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  8. Shrewsbury/Grafton Kids Ride benefits Jimmy FundRead the original story

    Wednesday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Colin Spinney, 6, of Grafton is recognized as a Breakaway Fundraiser for collecting at least $750. He's joined by participants named Heavy Hitters for raising at least $250: Owenn Simpson, 9, of Shrewsbury; Parker Stewart, 13, of Grafton; Austin Damien, 9, of Grafton; Eliya Gladstone, 6, of Grafton; Catherine Spinney, 9, of Grafton; Naomi Lee, 7, of Shrewsbury; Ethan Lee, 4, of Shrewsbury; and Nick Vanfleet, 7, of Grafton.

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  9. Grafton man pulled from Lake Quinsigamond diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A man who was retrieved from Lake Quinsigamond Sunday night after fleeing police from UMass Memorial Medical Center has died. The man was identified as Joseph Martin, 23, of 7 Follette St., Grafton, by Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The cause of death was apparently drowning, the district attorney's office said, and the case has been accepted by the state's medical examiner's office.

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  10. Golf tournament to benefit St. Mary'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    GRAFTON - The St. Mary School Golf Committee will hold its 20th annual tournament June 12 at Highfields Golf and Country Club, 42 Magill Drive. There is a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

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  11. Grafton Student Graduates From BowdoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    Christian Dulmaine of Grafton, and a member of the Class of 2015, graduated from Bowdoin College with a major in Economics and a minor in Government and Legal Studies, according to an announcement.

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  12. Grafton Man Drowns Trying to Flee From PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    A Grafton man died on Memorial Day after he dove into Lake Quinsigamond while trying to evade UMass Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Joseph Martin, 23, of 7 Follette St., Grafton, was pulled from the water off Regatta Point by the Worcester Fire Department dive team. He was declared dead at 7:45 p.m. in the emergency room of the University of Massachusetts-Memorial Hospital.

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  13. Evelyn D. Perron, 85, of GraftonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Evelyn D. Perron, 85, of Grafton, passed away peacefully Monday, May 18, 2015 in the Parsons Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Worcester after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was the loving wife of Eugene "Doc" Perron who passed away in 2008.

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  14. Testimony continues in Grafton day care trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Medical Center - University Campus from the day care center Ms. Grandinetti ran out of her home at 22 Maple Ave. in Grafton. Doctors at UMass determined that the child suffered a severe brain injury, bruising on his scalp and shoulders and retinal ...

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  15. Grafton man dies after jumping into lake while fleeing policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Berkshire Eagle

    >> Authorities say a 23-year-old Grafton man died after jumping into a Worcester lake while fleeing police. The Worcester district attorney's office says Joseph Martin was parked in a restricted area close UMass Memorial Medical Center on Sunday when ...

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  16. Medal of Liberty Awarded to Wilfred Mitchell, Killed During WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    ... acrifice." Mitchell, who lives in Berlin, attended the ceremony with his wife Jean and grandson Justin Lanequaley of Grafton, who is a U.S. Marine.

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  17. DA: Grafton man drowns fleeing copsRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Boston Herald

    A Grafton man who ran from his car and threatened police after being confronted over alcohol and drugs drowned in Lake Quinsigamond while trying to get away from the cops, a authorities said. Joseph Martin, 23, was pulled from the water off Regatta Point by the Worcester Fire Department dive team and was declared dead at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in the emergency room a of UMass Memorial Medical Center, according to a the office of Worcester a District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. Authorities said Martin was in his car, parked in a restricted area with "an open container of alcohol and white powder in a a plastic bag" in his pos-session.

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  18. Grafton Man Dies After Fleeing UMass Police OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | CBS Local

    ... Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] WORCESTER (CBS) - A 23-year-old Grafton man died after he dove into Lake Quinsigamond while fleeing UMass Police Sunday night, according to Worcester County District ...

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  19. Dozens turn out to annual Memorial Day celebration in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... other wars, are buried in Hope Cemetery. City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. told the story of Charles H. Pinkham, a Grafton native and Civil War hero, who is buried behind the Shaw Mausoleum. The 19-year old was part of the 57th Massachusetts ...

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  20. Day care owner says 'fussing' child went silentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    April Grandinetti told investigators she discovered that a baby boy in her care was having trouble breathing after the infant, who had been crying incessantly for the better part of an hour, suddenly went silent.  The 40-year-old Ms. Grandinetti, who ran a day care center out of her home at 22 Maple Ave. in Grafton, is on trial in Worcester Superior Court on a charge of assault and battery on a child causing substantial bodily injury.

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