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A look inside Shrewsbury’s new police station

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It’s been nearly a year since the groundbreaking of the new Shrewsbury Police Station. Since, visitors to the Shrewsbury Town Hall ...

Shrewsbury heads to the World Series

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After being knocked out of the Zone 4 playoffs, Shrewsbury Post 397 is heading to the American Legion World Series.

Storm leads to downed wires, fire in Southborough

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Storms moving through the region resulted in a house struck by lightning. “Due to a fast moving storm with several lightning strikes ...

‘Unsung hero’ Jane O’Toole named Applefest’s grand marshal

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Applefest officially has its grand marshal. The Applefest Committee announced that the grand marshal will be Jane O’Toole.
Egan plays in the water in the Ghiloni Park splash pad.

Heat advisory in place for Aug. 4 and 5

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With high temperatures on the horizon over the next couple of days, local leaders are highlighting available cooling centers ...

PHOTOS: Keeping cool in the summer heat

Across the region, residents looked for ways to stay cool as temperatures climbed into the 90s last week. Beachgoers lined Centennial ...

UPDATE: Heat advisories in place as temperatures climb across region

Local weather and public health agencies have issued heat advisories as temperatures climb toward 90 over the next several days.

Buck supermoon shines over Northborough

Community members across the region looked to the sky on Wednesday night at the brilliant supermoon on display. 

‘We’re very grateful’: Rep. McGovern touts recent donation to Grafton Food Bank

Congressman Jim McGovern joined leaders on Wednesday to highlight the donation of a refrigerator to the Grafton Food Bank. 

Northborough, Shrewsbury Challenger teams celebrate first game under the lights

Gathered under the lights at Casey Field in Northborough last week, Shrewsbury and Northborough’s Challenger Baseball teams faced off.

Avidia Bank president and CEO Mark O’Connell to retire in 2023 

Avidia Bank has announced that President and CEO Mark O’Connell will retire in May of next year, capping a 35-year career with the bank.  

Crush nail salon embraces high health standards for its customers

The nail care industry is a dirty one, according to Carla Miller, owner of Crush nail salon and boutique in Shrewsbury.

MidWach League announces 2022 spring all-stars

Several dozen high school student athletes were recently honored as MidWach League all-stars following the spring sports season.

Northborough man arrested after allegedly breaking into Westborough Fire Station

A Northborough man was arrested early Monday morning after breaking into the Westborough Fire Station and pointing an object at dispatchers. 

Northborough public art exhibition now up for auction

A series of doors decorated by area artists as part of Northborough's "Go Out Doors - Northborough" exhibition are now up for auction.

AMSA students celebrate their next chapter during graduation

Families and loved ones of AMSA graduates gathered on the field of the Fore Kicks Sports Complex on Friday for this year’s graduation. 

Assabet celebrates Class of 2022 at DCU Center

The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Class of 2022 gathered at the DCU Center in Worcester on Saturday for its graduation.

Weather phenomenon rolls dense pollen cloud across region

A drop in temperatures across the region brought with it a particularly dense cloud of pollen on Tuesday, rolling across area communities.

Shrewsbury recognizes Memorial Day with parade, ceremonies

SHREWSBURY – Residents lined the streets around Shrewsbury’s Town Center on Monday to celebrate Memorial Day.  The parade, which started at Town Hall, marked a...

Massachusetts AG sues major PFAS manufacturers

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey announced a major lawsuit against more than a dozen manufacturers of PFAS chemicals used in firefighting foam.