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Oxford Fall Festival promises to be the best ever

20 new vendors will participate

By Barbara Van Reed

The organizers of the Oxford Fall Festival have a lot to be excited about this year, and so will the visitors.  The Oxford Lions Club sponsors the annual event, which will take place Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the bandstand on Main Street.

Festival committee chairman Deb Lamarche said there will be 55 vendors, “the most we’ve ever had.” Twenty of them are participating for the first time... Read More

Sen. Moore, Rep. Muradian to participate in ballot question discussion

WHO:  Sen. Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury), Rep. David K. Muradian (R-Grafton)

WHAT:  Sen. Moore and Rep. Muradian will be participating in a televised event entitled Grafton Update with Jim Gallagher Presents: The Massachusetts Ballot Question Forum.  The event, moderated by Jim Gallagher, will include a discussion of this year's four ballot initiatives relating to recreational marijauna, charter schools, farm animal confinement and... Read More

Auburn resident spearheads local Ataxia Awareness Day

International Ataxia Awareness Day is just around the corner; it is held yearly on September 25. Participants around the world participate by holding an Annual Walk n’ Roll.

Auburn resident John Mauro has Ataxia; he was diagnosed 11 years ago.        

What is Ataxia?  Ataxia is a lack of muscle coordination which may affect speech, eye movements, the ability to swallow, walking, picking up objects and other voluntary movements... Read More

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