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Shrewsbury selectmen approve additional car lot

July 1st, 2016

Shrewsbury – At their June 28 meeting, Shrewsbury selectmen considered an application from Patrick Motors to add a 25-car lot nearby their sales location at 247 Boston Turnpike. The application was for an Extension of Premises to a Class II License to be displayed at 255 Boston Turnpike.

Kids display stars and stripes in holiday parade

July 1st, 2016

“Harry Potter” fan C.J. Cryan, 5, marches along the parade route.

Southborough – Once again, Common Street was closed by the Southborough Police as a longtime holiday tradition continued June 30. Young patrons of the Southborough Library and their family members participated in the annual Fourth of July parade, wearing star-spangled accessories while waving American flags.

Shrewsbury’s Legion baseball excels in summer action

June 30th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Don’t blame Shrewsbury Victor R. Quaranta Post 397 American Legion Baseball manager Frank Vaccaro if there’s an extra bounce in his step and inflection of enthusiasm in his voice when he talks about his 2016 squad.

Coggeshall leads by example for Bravehearts

June 30th, 2016

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Worcester – A player with all the tools and the makeup of Shrewsbury native and Assumption College senior Mike Coggeshall is a rare find, according to Worcester Bravehearts manager J.P. Pyne. The 6’3”, 200 lb. Coggeshall swings a hot bat, is more than solid defensively at third base, but also brings intangibles such as leadership and guidance to a clubhouse with many first-year players seeking to make the transition from college baseball.

Southborough: July Pajama Storytimes at Southborough Library

June 30th, 2016

Southborough – A Pajama Storytime will be held at the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., on Thursdays, July 7 & 14, and Wednesdays, 20 & 27, at 7 p.m., each day. Bring a blanket and listen to stories outside on the lawn (weather permitting). For more information, call the Children’s Room of the Southborough Library […]

Southborough: Advanced Tai Chi at Southborough Library

June 30th, 2016

Southborough – Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the SouthboroughSenior Center will be meeting at the Southborough Library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out Tuesdays, July 5 & 19, at 10:15 a.m. The Southborough Library is located […]

Littleton: Sudbury Savoyards present ‘Maid to Order’

June 30th, 2016

Littleton – The Sudbury Savoyards will present their summer production of “Maid to Order” on Friday, July 15; Saturday, July 16; Friday, July 22; and Saturday, July 23, at 8 p.m. each day. Matinee dates are Saturday, July 16; Sunday, July 17; Saturday, July 23; and Sunday July 24, at 2 p.m. each day. Performances […]

Shrewsbury Master Plan discussed by selectmen

June 30th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Updating the existing Master Plan was discussed at the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen’s meeting June 28. Kristen Las, Shrewsbury assistant town manager and economic development coordinator, made the presentation.

Timothy M. Brejtfus, 61, of Grafton

June 30th, 2016

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Grafton – Timothy M. Brejtfus, 61, passed away suddenly at home Friday, June 24, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Elizabeth “Lisa” (Parslow) Brejtfus; his daughters, Rachel Brejtfus and her fiancé’ Brett Starbard of Auburn, Leah Rodriguez of Worcester, and Angela Brejtfus and her husband Angel Penazola of Worcester; grandchildren, Dominic, […]

Attention shoppers!

June 30th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The parking lot at the Christmas Tree Shop plaza is undergoing a major renovation on the Route 20 side to include more spaces.

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