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Southborough, SEDP to form partnership

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SOUTHBOROUGH – The Public Schools of Southborough will now partner with the Southborough Extended Day Program’s (SEDP) board on an extended day program.  This decision,...

Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library open applications for annual scholarship

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SHREWSBURY - The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library recently announced the sponsorship of its annual $1,500 scholarship for a student pursuing higher education. The...

Algonquin graduate shines in local nonprofit work 

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NORTHBOROUGH - UMass Amherst freshman, Algonquin Regional High School graduate and Northborough resident Sravya Tanikella has utilized lessons learned through a program known as...

Northborough Schools talk COVID-19, plans for future amid case surge

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NORTHBOROUGH – The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough saw more positive COVID-19 cases in the two weeks between Dec. 23 to Jan. 4...
Shrewsbury High School is over capacity in terms of enrollment, with 1,875 students currently learning in a building built for 1,475. Photo/Dakota Antelman

‘COVID has made it much worse’: Shrewsbury officials share data on student mental health...

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SHREWSBURY – There have been at least 19 Shrewsbury Public Schools students hospitalized for mental health crises so far this year, according to Superintendent...

Shrewsbury schools note spike in COVID-19 cases, discuss challenges with contact tracing

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SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury Public Schools leaders said the district had a smooth return from the December vacation.  However, staff reported that contact tracing has become...

Harlem Wizards to play against the Borough Breakers in Northborough

NORTHBOROUGH – The Harlem Wizards will soon face off against a team of teachers and staff from the Northborough schools and community.  The Wizards are...

Shrewsbury schools receive $20,000 anonymous donation

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SHREWSBURY – An anonymous donor recently contributed $20,000 to the Shrewsbury Public Schools’ Colonial Fund.  The School Committee unanimously accepted the donation during its Jan....
Shrewsbury Paraprofessional Association President Noreen Christie speaks during a School Committee meeting on Oct. 6. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

Shrewsbury School Committee approves contract with paraprofessionals

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SHREWSBURY – After months of negotiations, the Shrewsbury Paraprofessionals Association (SPA) has a new three-year successor contract. The School Committee unanimously ratified the agreement during...

Westborough schools roll out staff testing, contend with COVID-19 case surge

By Dakota Antelman and Laura Hayes WESTBOROUGH - Westborough Schools Superintendent Amber Bock recently celebrated the district’s implementation of state-supported benchmark COVID-19 testing for faculty...