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Shrewsbury – Mother’s Day is often a day filled with cards, gifts, flowers and other ways to make one’s mom feel special. But for women whose mothers have passed away, the day can often be one that is filled with deep sadness and longing.
For a group of local women, this year’s Mother’s Day was a bit easier as they gathered May 11 to reminisce about their mothers at a breakfast held at the First Congregational Church.
Shrewsbury – The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that more than 25,000 children under the age of 18 are injured each year in tip-over incidents. On Monday, May 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m., the Fallon Community Health Plan Information Center, White City Shopping Center, will host a free seminar, titled “Childproofing your home against furniture tip-over.” Safety [...]
Shrewsbury – In recognition of Memorial Day, Shrewsbury Crossings will offer a free Veterans’ Benefits Seminar, Tuesday, May 21, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. A light supper will be served. Patty Servais from Elder Resource Benefits Consulting is presenting. The Veterans’ Aid and Attendance benefit provides funding for veterans and their spouse or surviving spouse to [...]
Shrewsbury – The Spirit of Shrewsbury committee is now seeking volunteers to help with this year’s event which will be held Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Oak Middle School. No experience is needed and training will be provided. Help is needed in the following areas: banners, car show, craft fair, expo, [...]
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Speech and Debate Team hosted the second annual Evening Speech Showcase May 4 to highlight the team’s talents through student performances. Awards were also presented during the event to Karyn E. Polito, a former selectman and state representative, as well as to four SHS students.
“The football team, they’re on Shrewsbury Cable. A lot of people know about what they do, but not a lot of people know what the speech and debate team does,” event co-organizer Robert Mahowald said.
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen approved a water restriction resolution during its April 23 meeting. Noting that “the selectmen have determined that a shortage of water exists” for which conservation measures are required, and that under Article 18 of the town bylaws they have the power to take immediate corrective action, they board resolved that an outdoor water restriction be set in place.
Shrewsbury – Although it has been three weeks since the Boston Marathon bombings, the fate of those severely injured continues to be on the minds and hearts of everyone across the state and indeed, the world. Recently the young Shrewsbury Marlins baseball team held a bracelet fundraiser to collect monies for the One Fund, the [...]
Shrewsbury – Kim Barrett and her daughter, Ella, 4, get creative together at a May Basket Workshop, held May 1 at the Shrewsbury Public Library. Members of the Shrewsbury Garden Club helped children and their caregivers arrange the live carnations, daisies, baby’s breath and ferns. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
Shrewsbury – The Stewardship Ministry at St. Mary’s Parish held the first Day of Service April 20 to allow parishioners to “live out their faith as stewards of God’s many blessings,” according to the day’s organizers. Approximately 300 volunteers worked on service projects for three to four hours at locations in Shrewsbury and Worcester.
Shrewsbury –Shrewsbury Crossings will be selling new outdoor American flags, made in American and sold by local veterans, as part of its annual fundraiser throughout the month of May. The new flags will be sold for $22.50 each and may be purchased any Saturday this month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shrewsbury Crossings’ [...]