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Hundreds enjoy Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 27th, 2015


Shrewsbury – Hundreds of people of all ages enjoyed meeting representatives of town organizations, nonprofit and community groups, as well as many local businesses who participated in the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival expo Sept. 26 at the Oak Middle School.          A craft fair was also held on the  grounds and [...]

Shrewsbury Special Town Meeting to ask for increase in liquor licenses

September 25th, 2015

Shrewsbury – A Special Town Meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 9 to vote on a special amendment that would approve the town’s request for an increase in full liquor licenses from the state’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (MACC). The STM is being held at the request of Whole Foods Market.

Shrewsbury’s finances holding steady

September 25th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury is doing well financially, according to Town Manager Daniel Morgado, who updated the Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee and School Committee in a joint public hearing during the selectmen’s Sept. 22 meeting. That is due in part, he said, thanks to the $5.5 million Proposition 2-1/2 operational override the voters approved in June 2014.

Saint Vincent Medical Group announces new ‘Walk with a Doc’ program

September 25th, 2015


Shrewsbury – Saint Vincent Medical Group will host the first of Shrewsbury’s “JustWalk™” Walk With a Doc (WWAD) walking program for four Saturdays in October. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with internist Dr. Nandana Kansra and other healthcare professionals, who will provide support to the walkers and answer questions during the walk. [...]

Letter to the editor: Northborough Helping Hands thanks community for Backpack Drive support

September 25th, 2015

To the Editor: Northborough Helping Hands Association, Inc. (NHHA) recently donated 156 backpacks to students in need attending Northborough Public Schools. Students received a new backpack as well as school supplies needed to start their new school year. The drive’s success is attributed to the outstanding community support the effort receives each year. The following [...]

Central One Federal Credit Union donates $20,000 to Shrewsbury High School athletics

September 25th, 2015

Accompanied by student athletes, SHS Athletic Director Jason Costa, (front, left) accepts a donation of $20,000 from David L’Ecuyer, the president and CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union.  SHS Principal Todd Bazydlo is in the back row, far left and Shrewsbury Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer is far right. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – For the third year in a row, Central One Federal Credit Union has donated $20,000 to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department. A check was presented to school administrators by David L’Ecuyer, the bank’s president and CEO, at the school Sept. 21 as many of the student athletes looked on.

Halloween Zombie 5K to benefit Assabet JROTC

September 24th, 2015

Members of the Assabet JROTC. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – For the second year, on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, there will be a lot of zombies running around town as part of the Zombie 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by the Assabet Valley Marine Corps JROTC cadets.

Shrewsbury football finding its stride

September 24th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – What better way to open a new season and a new high school coaching career than with a four-game win streak?

Marlborough High football uses opening game loss as motivation

September 24th, 2015

Marlborough – A last-second loss at home to open the season was not the outcome that players and coaches of the Marlborough High School varsity football team had in mind when they took to Kelleher Field Sept. 11.

Friends of Shrewsbury Senior Center mark 20th anniversary

September 24th, 2015

Founding members of the Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc., (l to r) Elaine Kelley, Isabelle Chang and Grace Fulginiti gather at the Sept. 15 program. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc. began celebrating its 20th anniversary Sept. 15. It was the first of their monthly programs to include history of the organization’s founding, compiled from meeting minutes and shared by Louise Russell, the president.

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