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A sign in downtown Marlborough asks residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Shrewsbury Select Board to hold office hours

The Select Board has announced that they would begin to hold office hours. The first session is currently scheduled for June 13.

‘Shrewsbury is a very special place:’ SHS celebrates graduation

Members of Shrewsbury High School’s class of 2023 were handed their diplomas during the school’s 145th annual graduation ceremony.

RISE Program store in Shrewsbury nears completion

Maple & Main, located at 557 Main St, will be run by Shrewsbury’s Reaching Independence through Supported Employment (RISE) Program.

Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury celebrates 40 years

The Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Marianne Frongillo founded GLC in 1983.

District attorney honors Shrewsbury police for life-saving rescue

In February, four Shrewsbury police personnel rescued a man from neck-deep mud and freezing water at Flint Pond.

Shrewsbury observes Memorial Day

Several hundred community members lined Maple Avenue on Monday morning as the town observed Memorial Day with an elaborate parade and several meaningful honorary ceremonies.

Moe DePalo finishes 30 years with Select Board

Maurice “Moe” DePalo has been a steady force on the Shrewsbury Select Board for decades.

Food trucks return to Shrewsbury Town Hall

Food Truck Thursdays returned to Shrewsbury Town Hall on May 18. The event will return for the next 21 Thursday nights.

Shrewsbury Girl Scouts receive volunteer award

Several Shrewsbury Girl Scouts have earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award. A ceremony took place to recognize the recipients.

Saint John’s headmaster to leave in 2024

Headmaster of Saint John’s High School Alex Zequeira plans to depart at the end of next school year in June 2024.

Appeal filed for Beal Commons project

Several residents have filed an appeal with the Land Court seeking to annul the Planning Board’s approval of the Beal Commons project

Saint John’s holds graduation ceremony

Hundreds of friends and family gathered to celebrate the 204 seniors graduating as part of the Saint John’s High School Class of 2023. 
A sign in downtown Marlborough asks residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Casavant becomes chair following post-election reorganization

Following the election, the Select Board chose the re-elected Beth Casavant as chair during its May 9 meeting.
Shrewsbury High School is over capacity in terms of enrollment, with 1,875 students currently learning in a building built for 1,475. Photo/Dakota Antelman

Shrewsbury School Committee revises district homework policy

A new homework policy is coming to Shrewsbury Public Schools after the School Committee voted to approve a revised policy April 26.

Cemetery expansion funding approved by Shrewsbury Town Meeting

Shrewsbury Town Meeting members have officially voted to fund the expansion of Mountain View Cemetery across the street to Prospect Park.   

Wall of fame, new shell names unveiled

As part of the project, the wall shows photographs, oars and memorabilia from the Shrewsbury High School Crew’s history.

Shrewsbury Girl Scouts earn Bronze Award

Several members of Shrewsbury Girl Scout Troop 30312 recently earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award by donating several “birthday boxes.”
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Shrewsbury School Committee unveils strategic plan

The School Committee unanimously approved a strategic plan for the district effective from 2023 to 2027 during their April 26 meeting.

Shrewsbury School Committee praises superintendent’s performance

Superintendent Joe Sawyer has received an “exemplary” performance review from the School Committee, as reported on April 26.

A look at the Shrewsbury Town Meeting warrant

On the night of May 15, Shrewsbury Town Meeting members will gather at Oak Middle School to review and vote on 54 warrant articles.