Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury was incorporated in 1727.

Shrewsbury is approximately 21.6 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 35,608.

It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Town Meeting, with elected members. Shrewsbury’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and Board of Selectmen.

Between Shrewsbury and neighboring Worcester is Lake Quinsigamond, which once was a popular resort destination. It still serves as a center of boating activity for many. Shrewsbury’s past includes success in the leather and sawmill industries; now, it is starting to become home to an increasing number of retail and bio-technology companies.

Visit Shrewsbury’s town government website here.

Visit the website for Shrewsbury public schools here.
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Halloween costume fun

October 31st, 2014

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By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Spooky ghosts, colorful princesses, a wandering gypsy and even a sparkling pheasant recently enjoyed going through a haunted house at the home of Rosemarie and John Boyd for their annual Halloween party.

Pancreatic Cancer Alliance won’t give up the fight

October 29th, 2014

Gathered after a recent performance of “Love Letters,” a benefit for the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance (PCA) presented at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, are (l to r) Audrey Kurlan-Marcy, PCA chair; performers Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross; and Audrey’s husband Mike Marcy, whose father passed away from pancreatic cancer.

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Shrewsbury – Self-described as “a philanthropist without all the money,” Audrey Kurlan-Marcy of Shrewsbury has donated an invaluable amount of time and energy to various cancer causes.

In 1984, she was a founding board member of Hope Lodge, which offers free lodging to cancer patients travelling to Worcester for therapy. In 2010, she co-founded Pink Revolution, an alliance that supports breast cancer survivors throughout central Massachusetts. In 2003, she was a founding member of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance (PCA) and currently serves as its board chair.

Michael J. DiPierro, 99, formerly of Shrewsbury

October 29th, 2014

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Michael J. DiPierro, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Shrewsbury and Dennis Port, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 after 99 years of life. Michael was born in Worcester, one of five children of Italian immigrants Pasquale and Filomena (DiTerlizzi) DiPierro. He grew up in Worcester and graduated from North [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 31 edition

October 29th, 2014

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Shrewsbury Friday, Oct. 17 8:20 a.m. South St. Dispute. 11:41 a.m. Main St. Suspicious person/MV. 1:51 p.m. Sherwood Ave. Identity theft. 3:55 p.m. Latura St. Illegal dumping. 5:00 p.m. Hartford Tpke. MVA with property damage. 6:04 p.m. Arrested, Gilbert Oquendo, 59, of 34 Parker St., Worcester, for OUI liquor. 6:23 p.m. Harrington Ave. Suspicious person/MV. [...]

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church to host holiday marketplace

October 28th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – St.  Nicholas Orthodox Church is hosting a Thanksgiving Bake Sale, Luncheon and Holiday Marketplace Saturday, Nov.  22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A variety of traditional pies, breads, cakes, and other assorted fresh baked goods will be offered for sale. They will also feature their specialty Mediterranean ethnic offerings from St. Nicholas’ [...]

Warren Jeannotte, 86, of Shrewsbury

October 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Warren Chester Jeannotte died at home Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in the tender and loving care of his family. He was 86. Born Dec. 21, 1927 in Worcester he was a son of the late Raymond C. and Gladys V. (Olson) Jeannotte. He attended Worcester Public Schools and like many men his age [...]

William A. DeMalia Sr., 87, of Shrewsbury

October 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – William A. DeMalia Sr., 87, of Shrewsbury entered into eternal life Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, Anno Domini. He was born Jan. 27, 1927 in Worcester to Andrew V. DeMalia and Mary A. (Casale) DeMalia. On May 10, 1952, hemarried Teresa Santa Sabatalo. He then earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College in 1956 [...]

Deacon Daniel Crimmins

October 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Deacon Daniel Francis Crimmins, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Maynard, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. He leaves his beloved wife of 52 years, Nancy Ann (Stavola) Crimmins of Shrewsbury. Daniel was born in Boston, son of the late John M. and Catherine M. (McCusker) Crimmins. [...]

Trivia Night to help important cause for Shrewsbury schools

October 25th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will host its third annual Trivia Night at the Knights of Columbus Hall to raise funds for educational initiatives outside of the school budget and curriculum.

Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will host its third annual Trivia Night at the Knights of Columbus Hall to raise funds for educational initiatives outside of the school budget and curriculum.

Shrewsbury girl to participate in national pageant

October 25th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Elliana Davis, 15, will be participating in the National American Miss (NAM) pageant that will be held in Anaheim, Calif., during the week of Nov. 24.

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