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Parade highlights 17th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

Members of the Shrewsbury High School Speech and Debate Team add character to the parade.

Members of the Shrewsbury High School Speech and Debate Team add character to the parade.

Shrewsbury – A full weekend of activities continued downtown Sept. 29 with the 17th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Parade. This year, 88 marching units participated. A special viewing area was stationed in front of the Town Hall for parade spectators over age 90 and their guests. Following the parade, they attended an Over 90 Tribute at the Senior Center.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

A member of the Worcester County Shrine Club gets a high five from a parade spectator.

A member of the Worcester County Shrine Club gets a high five from a parade spectator.

Members of the St. John’s crew team marches together.

Members of the St. John’s crew team marches together.

The Shrewsbury High School Marching Band brings music to the parade route.

The Shrewsbury High School Marching Band brings music to the parade route.

The Worcester County Shrine Club rides its fire brigade on Maple Street.

The Worcester County Shrine Club rides its fire brigade on Maple Street.

Parishioners from the First Congregational Church ride in a 1912 Moline.

Parishioners from the First Congregational Church ride in a 1912 Moline.

Marion Colonies is joined by her guest Carol Billings, who said she will legitimately qualify to attend the Over 90 Tribute in 18 years.

Marion Colonies is joined by her guest Carol Billings, who said she will legitimately qualify to attend the Over 90 Tribute in 18 years.

Longtime community volunteer Isabelle Chang is honored as grand marshal as she rides in style in the 1959 Cadillac convertible formerly owned by Lucille Ball.

Longtime community volunteer Isabelle Chang is honored as grand marshal as she rides in style in the 1959 Cadillac convertible formerly owned by Lucille Ball.

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