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List of posts to be included in the Shrewsbury newsletter email.

First responders honored for reviving Shrewsbury resident

On May 22, Worcester County DA Joseph D. Early Jr. presented the TEAM award – short for Team Excellence and Merit – to 12 first responders.

Town Meeting votes to keep Clinton St. an industrial zone

Clinton Street will remain industrial. Read everything about Shrewsbury's late-night Town Meeting vote here.

Shrewsbury-based piano educator earns Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award

Lisa Leong, a Shrewsbury-based piano educator, has been honored with the 2023 Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award.

After playing basketball for Shrewsbury 66 years ago, Bryan returns to the court

She was 14 when she scored her first point in this gym; she’ll be celebrating her 80th birthday this time around.

Saint John’s lacrosse notches win over Algonquin

The Saint John’s Pioneers lacrosse team entered Thursday’s game against Algonquin Regional High School with four straight losses.

Shrewsbury police charge two with making threats with a firearm

Police have charged two men for allegedly making threats with firearms during two separate incidents on May 14.

Digital signage, microbreweries to be discussed at Town Meeting

On May 20, Shrewsbury’s 240 elected representatives will convene at Oak Middle School for this year’s Annual Town Meeting.

Shrewsbury’s Vincequere stifles Westborough baseball on Senior Night

On a five-game skid, the Shrewsbury High School baseball team needed starting pitcher Drew Vincequere to be sharp.

Oak Middle School ASL Club performs national anthem at WooSox game

By the time the American Sign Language Club reached Polar Park, the group was well rehearsed.

Mizikar receives positive reviews in performance evaluation

Kevin Mizikar, who has served as Shrewsbury’s town manager since 2017, received his annual performance review from the Select Board on April 23.

Citizens’ petition to rezone Clinton St. site eyed for industrial park

The petition follows months of Planning Board public hearings regarding a proposed industrial park at 142 Clinton St.

Flynn, Wensky re-elected to Select Board, School Committee

Shrewsbury voters went to the polls on May 7 for the town’s annual election and re-elected all of the incumbents.

SELCO recognized for reliable electric service to the community

Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO) has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2023. 

Shrewsbury, Algonquin students visit Polar Park for ‘Senior Scoop’

In addition to the students, several guidance counselors and other Shrewsbury staff headed to Polar Park to attend the event.

Shrewsbury MBTA zoning vote pushed until fall

At a specially scheduled meeting on May 2, the Select Board unanimously moved to push the town’s vote on MBTA zoning to later in the year.

Select Board establishes Municipal Facilities Optimization Committee

The committee will be tasked with recommending a preferred South Street facility design concept and budget to the Select Board by Sept. 10.

SELCO celebrates Arbor Day at Dean Park

For the 20th year, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO) celebrated Arbor Day on April 27 by distributing over 500 bare-root trees.

Cornerstone Bank celebrates grand opening of new Shrewsbury branch

Community members gathered for the grand opening of Cornerstone Bank’s Shrewsbury branch on Main Street on April 27. 

Shrewsbury Little League marks Opening Day with parade through Dean Park

Baseball and softball are back, and Little League ballplayers couldn’t be happier. Read about Opening Day here.

Proposed industrial park’s sound, air pollution discussed at Planning Board

A proposed industrial park’s sound and air quality impact was discussed during an April 4 Planning Board meeting.