UPS purchases 200 acres in Grafton and Shrewsbury for $18.3M – Worcester Business Journal

United Parcel Service has purchased more than 200 acres in Grafton and Shrewsbury as it prepares to build an 800,000-square-foot distribution facility.

According to land records with the Worcester County Registry of Deeds, the shipping giant purchased several different parcels from two different owners Thursday for a combined $18.3 million.

The land straddling the Grafton-Shrewsbury line was purchased from Aruss Investments Inc., Tonuse Inc. and the Worcester Business Development Corp.

UPS did not return a request for comment.

Georgia woman killed in crash involving UPS truck – 11 Alive

A Georgia woman was killed in a crash this morning on I-65 north in Clark County, Indiana.

According to police, she was a passenger in a minivan, that had to slow down to avoid hitting a tree, that had fallen across the interstate.

A UPS tractor trailer was behind the van and couldn’t stop in time. The truck rear ended the vehicle and pushed it into the guard rail.

UPS driver stops in pouring rain to free man’s wheelchair from muddy ground – WRAL

A UPS driver is being praised after his act of kindness was caught on camera by a passing driver in Moore County, NC.

Dot Brower said she was driving through the Pinecrest Plaza Shopping Center in Southern Pines on Nov. 2 when she noticed the UPS driver had stopped his truck and was running down a grassy hill in the rain.

The driver, Brower said, had left his truck to help a man whose electric wheelchair had become stuck in the soggy ground.

UPS Delivers Wishes And Gives Back This Holiday Season

Annual #WishesDelivered Campaign Delivers Wishes and Benefits Charities

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of its 5th annual “Wishes Delivered” campaign. This global initiative spreads goodwill and inspiration by delivering a few very special wishes to individuals in the communities we serve. The holiday campaign also raises money for various nonprofits that improve quality of life around the world.

“Every package we deliver during the holiday season begins with a wish,” said Kevin Warren, chief marketing officer, UPS. “It’s a humbling and gratifying experience to see the real impact of these granted wishes and share these stories of compassion and friendship. UPS Wishes Delivered helps us all remember what this season is really all about.”