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Grafton’s Business Scene

January 2017

by Christine Galeone

With the new year upon us, many of us are wondering what changes will take place in our country. We even wonder what changes will take place in our world. Sometimes, it can be a bit overwhelming. But what if we turned our attention to our community? Small changes can have a big impact. In Grafton, there are some significant changes on the horizon.

Unfortunately, for local people who like to knit or crochet,... Read More

Lewis’ ʽBe My Guest’ a showstopper for UCTV

By Rod Lee

If there was ever any doubt about whether a small-town girl could produce a local-access show that rivals those done in major metro areas, it has long since been dispelled by Host Jan Lewis’ “Be My Guest” on Upton Community Television (UCTV).

Operating out of a small but functional space on the second floor of the Upton Town Library, Ms. Lewis manages to attract all sorts of interesting people. She is not averse to... Read More

Winter Outdoor Adventure for kids is no fish tale

By Rod Lee

Start with a staple local business (Fin & Feather Sports), two municipal recreation departments, two ideal settings (Lake Ripple in Grafton and Pratt Pond in Upton), mix in children age six to fifteen who are eager for some healthy fun during school vacation and you have the perfect ingredients for “Winter Outdoor Adventure.”

What began with youth summer camps on a trial basis in 2010 at the request of the town of... Read More

Jan. 27, 2017 Blackstone Valley North