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Shrewsbury schools adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for staff

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury school employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by Dec. 1 following a vote...

Algonquin Regional High School

NORTHBOROUGH - Drone photography recently captured brilliant sunlight shining over Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough.   RELATED CONTENT: Drone pilot offers unique view of local life...
Visitors to the Beal School furniture sale in Shrewsbury, Oct. 16, check out with an umbrella and a handful of other purchases.

‘Lots of good memories’: Shrewsbury holds furniture sale at old Beal School

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor SHREWSBURY - Community members flocked to the old Beal Early Childhood Center in Shrewsbury this past weekend for a sale...

Shrewsbury School Committee expresses interest in mandating COVID-19 vaccine for staff

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury School Committee members voiced their support for a policy making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for staff during...

Westborough schools will have snow days in case of inclement weather this winter

By Stuart Foster, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Public Schools will have snow days in the event of inclement weather this winter, district Record Access...

Area schools react to MCAS score reports

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter REGION - While some local school districts saw their Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) scores dip this year compared...
An attendee holds a sign during a recent Shrewsbury School Committee meeting.

Shrewsbury paraprofessionals union expresses frustration with contract negotiations

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - Standing shoulder-to-shoulder at a recent School Committee Meeting, members of the Shrewsbury Paraprofessionals Association expressed frustration with...

Special education parent groups to co-host speaker event

NORTHBOROUGH/SHREWSBURY - The Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) and the Shrewsbury Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) are co-sponsoring a webinar...
Superintendent Joseph Sawyer speaks at a School Committee meeting earlier this year. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

Shrewsbury schools looking to hire additional counseling staff, paraprofessionals

District also considering after-school transportation program By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – The Shrewsbury Public Schools plan to hire a total of six full-time...
The Margaret A. Neary Elementary School is located at 53 Parkerville Rd.

District addresses broken electrical panel, hot water tank in Southborough schools

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SOUTHBOROUGH – A broken electrical panel and a leaky hot water tank at two Southborough schools have prompted recent...