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  1. Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, of GraftonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... was born Aug. 2, 1927 in Nashua, N.H., a daughter of the late Florence (Davis) and Elphege Lessard. She lived in Grafton for more than 50 years, and also lived briefly in Millbury and Worcester. She worked at Dapol Plastics, GE Telechron, Brown Shoe ...

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  2. Cathi Gordon, 49, of Shrewsbury and FitchburgRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Shrewsbury/Fitchburg - Cathi Gordon, 49, of Shrewsbury and Fitchburg, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Health Alliance Leominster after a brief illness. She leaves her son, Edmund "Eddy" J. Gordon of Shrewsbury; her parents, Donald W. and Elaine A. Grady of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Christine M. and her husband Warren Jameson of Northbridge and Dawn E. and her husband Lee Donohue of Grafton; a brother, Robert W. and his wife Pam Grady of Oxford; a grandson, Aidyn O'Hara Gordon of Chicopee; and nieces and nephews, Bobby and Mikey Jameson, Morgan and Logan Donohue and Nicole and Joe Grady.

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  3. Insect remains form Grafton artist's body of workRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It was an eye-catching request, to say the least. Patty Rux, 47, of Grafton often seeks out the assistance of the "wanted" section of Craigslist for her meticulous craft and art projects at home.

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  4. A trip back in time: attending school in Grafton in the 19th and early 20th centuriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Living in 2015, it can be hard to imagine even the most commonplace aspects of life in the centuries that preceded ours. In Grafton, one-room schoolhouses had existed since 1731, but by the 1840s, there were 11 districts scattered throughout the town.

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  5. Beatrice PackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Grafton - Grafton - Beatrice M. Packer, 96, passed away March 22, 2015 following an illness. Her husband Napoleon B. Packer passed away in 1986.

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  6. Running: High school rivals Davis, Quitadamo reunite in filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... tracksters from Lexington, Reading and the other seven schools were welcome. We've chronicled the journey of former Grafton High standout Chaz Davis , the T&G Super Teamer whose deteriorating eyesight challenges him as he succeeds as a ...

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  7. GCTV Airs New Editions of "Along The Blackstone"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    GRAFTON: Two new editions of "Along The Blackstone," the Blackstone Valley National Heritage Park's award winning video series, are set to air on Grafton Community Television in April. These mark numbers 73 and 74 in the on-going series of thirty minute features.

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  8. Sylvia AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Grafton - GRAFTON - Sylvia E. Anderson, 87, passed away March 25, 2015 after an illness. All are invited to gather with her family Monday March 30th from 4-7pm at Roney Funeral Home 152 Worcester St. N. Grafton, MA 01536.

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  9. Eva BassettRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Grafton/kennebunk, Me - Grafton/Kennebunk, ME - Eva C. Bassett, 90, of Kennebunk, ME, formerly of North Grafton, passed away March 23, 2015. Her husband Chester Bassett passed away in 1984.

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  10. Grafton superintendent bringing positive changes to districtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    In his fourth year as Grafton's superintendent, Dr. James E. Cummings said that things have finally "settled down" in his district. When he was hired in 2011, following the retirement of Dr. Joseph F. Connors, Grafton schools were in the midst of a complete restructuring, including the building of a $73 million new high school, mainly to address overcrowding.

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  11. North Grafton parents, teachers prepare for 25th Fun FairRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The North Grafton Elementary Schools Parent Teacher Group is excited to be busy preparing for the 25th anniversary of its annual Fun Fair. The landmark celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at North Grafton Elementary School.

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  12. Eva C. Bassett, 90, formerly of North GraftonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    North Grafton/Kennebunk, Maine - Eva C. Bassett, 90, of Kennebunk, Maine, formerly of North Grafton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. Her husband, Chester Bassett, passed away in 1984.

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  13. State Representative David Muradian's tackles 'hectic' first months in officeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    With just a few months on the job as the newly elected state representative for the Ninth Worcester District, Representative David Muradian, R-Grafton, is already hard at work. "Although I had an idea as to what to expect from working for Representative George Peterson over the last seven years, my first couple of months have been an extremely hectic time," Muradian said.

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  14. Grafton High alum enjoys rocking at Berklee in BostonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Kristin Turgeon, a 2014 Grafton High School alum, is pursuing her dream as a freshman at Berklee College of Music. While studying at the world's largest independent college of contemporary music, she's drawing upon inspiration from her first mentor in middle school, chorus director Karen Barkin.

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  15. A history of crime in Grafton, one of the county's safest townsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    At 64.9 crimes per 100,000 residents, Grafton finds itself second only to Shrewsbury at 46.9 as one of the safest places to live in the area, according to the website City-Date.com. Grafton was compared to Shrewsbury, Millbury, Upton, Sutton, Northbridge, Auburn, Douglas and Worcester, which ranks lowest on the list at 417.3 crimes per 100,000 people.

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  16. Meet the 'star volunteer' of Grafton Senior CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... with a grin. "Fortunately, I was among my own peers, so I could understand what they needed." McKensie has lived in Grafton for 19 years. Born and raised in Worcester, she immediately became well-traveled beginning at age 18 after marrying her first ...

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  17. Grafton: Congregational Church of Grafton observes Good FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Congregational Church of Grafton will be observing Good Friday April 3, at 12 p.m., with Stations of the Cross at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 53 N Main St., North Grafton.

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  18. South Grafton: Good Friday at Saint James ParishRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Good Friday at Saint James Parish, 89 Main St., South Grafton, will be observed April 3 with morning prayer 8-8:30 a.m., Stations of the Cross 4-5 p.m., and The Lord's Passion 7-8 p.m. For more information, call the parish office at 508-839-5354.

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  19. South Grafton: Easter Vigil at Saint James ParishRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Saint James Parish, 89 Main St., South Grafton, will hold an Easter Vigil morning prayer Saturday, April 4, 8-8:30 a.m., and an Easter Vigil Mass with the adult choir 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, call the parish office at 508-839-5354.

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  20. Luthier lives the dream in GraftonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Steve Beckwith was already living the dream before he and his wife Jan relocated to Grafton from Bolton this past fall. Beckwith, who left behind a high-stress, senior management position to launch his second career as a luthier - a craftsperson who builds and repairs guitars and other stringed instruments - is hoping that the move will make that dream just a little more visible.

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