Today in Town - 9/16/22

All the stuff you need to know to end your week.

Today in Town - 9/16/22
A family of wild turkeys in East Millbury. Image courtesy Jeff Raymond.

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In other news...

  • The New York Post warns of a looming cranberry shortage that may impact Thanksgiving plans; The Bramanville Tribune is decidedly neutral on whether that is good or bad. (New York Post)
  • Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Sutton welcomed a new Interim Priest, Reverend Julie A. Carson. (Facebook)
  • The Telegram and Gazette highlights the Shawna Shea Film Festival that will play throughout Worcester-area locations next week. The inaugural festival was held at the Elm Draught House. (T&G)
  • The T&G also highlighted some of the legislative races coming in November. Relevant to Millbury is the race between Rep. James McGovern and Shrewsbury's Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette for United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts Second District, and Rep. Paul Frost and Millbury's Terry Burke Dotson for Massachusetts State House, 7th Worcester District. Michael Moore, State Senate, is running unopposed. (T&G)
  • Worcester Magazine profiled the "TeeHC," a cannabis golfing event held in Grafton. Charles Smith, a lawyer for GreenCare Collective of Millbury, is quoted in the piece. There's a joke about grass in here somewhere. (Worcester Magazine)
  • The Ronnie James Dio documentary Dreamers Never Die will be shown at the Blackstone Valley Cinema De Lux on September 28 and October 2. One would hope that the rainbow in the dark doesn't make the screen difficult to see. (WZLX)
  • Millbury High School Boys Cross-Country defeated Uxbridge, 41-18 (T&G), and Girls Cross-Country defeated Uxbridge 50-15 (T&G).
  • MHS Boys Soccer beat Bartlett 5-0 (T&G), and Girls Soccer also beat Bartlett, also by 5-0. (T&G).
  • MHS Girls Volleyball beat Southbridge 3-1 in overtime (T&G)
  • MHS Boys Golf defeated David Prouty. (T&G) (EDIT: An earlier version of this had Prouty defeating MHS, but a reader helpfully informed us that the low score is still a good thing for team golf.)

Happening this weekend...