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Worcester County Sheriff supports local senior centers with special care packages

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury- As part of his office’s commitment to giving back to local communities, on June 25 Worcester County Sheriff...

The Residences at Orchard Grove helps seniors feel safe during pandemic

By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer  Shrewsbury - More than half of coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts have been individuals who live in long-term care facilities like...

Shrewsbury council on aging resumes limited van transportation service

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Hollie Lucht, director of the council on aging, recently announced that as of June 15 van transportation...

Shrewsbury Rotary continues to spread appreciation and support in response to COVID-19

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Rotary Club members Judy Merriman and Kathy McSweeney recently coordinated local grocery store gift cards to...

A community cornerstone’s hope

By Amanda Bernat, Senior Library Assistant, Shrewsbury Public Library  Shrewsbury - Amanda Bernat, a Senior Library Assistant with the Shrewsbury Public Library, recently wrote this...

Annual Shrewsbury Town Meeting scheduled for June 29 will most likely be postponed

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Although the operating budget for Fiscal Year 2021 is still very much in flux, Town Manager Kevin...

Shrewsbury library resumes limited service and town playgrounds reopen under phase 2

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - The latest reported case of coronavirus was reported over a week ago in Shrewsbury. On June 6 one...

Casavant, DePalo win bids for re-election to Shrewsbury BOS

Shrewsbury – Incumbents Beth Casavant (2,340 votes) and Maurice DePalo (2,150 votes) defeated challenger Benjamin Tartaglia (543 votes) to win two seats on the...

Board decides to cancel Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival 2020

Plans for 25th anniversary celebration shift to 2021   By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Shrewsbury – For the last 24 Septembers, the town of Shrewsbury has come...

Shrewsbury officials embrace opportunity to address racial inequities 

In the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the national and local protests that followed, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen released a statement on June 4 condemning the “horrific” actions of the police officers involved with this tragedy.