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Saturday, October 19, 2019

I am growing vintage

Imagine my surprise and shock. According to a recent news article, some members of the fashionable set have decided that it’s cool to have a...

It’s not easy being popular

Shrewsbury - Most area communities are experiencing growth but Shrewsbury seems to be heading the pack. Between the 1990 and 2010 census, Shrewsbury's population...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….for parents!

Region – After what seemed like a very short summer and an early Labor Day, it’s the time of the year beloved by most...

Technology is “king”

Region- In simpler times, back-to-school shopping meant pens, pencils and a book bag. In today's technology-rich society, parents are faced with a variety of...

Don’t bug us again…

Since 2008, when Asian Longhorned Beetles (ALB) were first identified in Worcester and then in Shrewsbury, the pests have decimated thousands of trees. To help...

The courage to begin

Pia the young osprey perched at the edge of a massive nest constructed atop a pole on an island in Maine's Muscongus Bay. Alone, she...

40B, or not 40B…that is the question

Most people agree with the need for affordable housing and the concept of "40B," the state mandate that requires at least 10 percent of...

Physician Focus: Your local board of health

By Christopher Quinn, M.D. and Cheryl Sbarra, Esq. Much of their work remains invisible to most residents, yet the work is critically important and affects...

Proud to be your hometown newspaper

Region – The Community Advocate might not date back to 1776, but this fall we will be celebrating our 40th year as the region's...

Volunteers needed for Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival

2014 marks the 18th anniversary of the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. It will be traditionally held on the last weekend of September, the 27th and 28th, however some events may happen on different days. Check the website at www.spiritofshrewsbury.org for a list of events.