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Shrewsbury High School students are flanked by Congressman Jim McGovern (far left) with (l to r) Jennifer DiFrancesca, Director of Social Sciences; School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer; Doug Hemmig, Community Relations Specialist with C-SPAN; and State Representative Hannah Kane Photo/Melanie Petrucci

C-SPAN brings a lesson in civics to Shrewsbury High School

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It’s one thing to learn about civics in a classroom. It is quite another to learn about...
Town center of Shrewsbury Photos/Melanie Petrucci

Newly formed Town Center Association to host meet and greet at Spirit of Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – There is a lot happening in the Town Center of Shrewsbury. A parking study was recently completed...

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade celebrates year-round holidays

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Region – With this year’s theme of holidays, the sights and sounds of several special occasions were celebrated Sept. 8...
Andrea Castinetti with Worcester County District Attorney Joe Early Jr. Photo/courtesy Andrea Castinetti

Kindness ‘rocks’ at first ‘Picnic in the Park’ held in Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The mood was celebratory the afternoon of Aug. 26 at Dean Park in Shrewsbury as hundreds of...

This year’s Spirit of Shrewsbury promises to be bigger than ever…

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Celebrating community since 1996, the Spirit of Shrewsbury (SOS) Fall Festival has become an institution and has...

Angela Snell is named Spirit of Shrewsbury 2018 Grand Marshal

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Angela Cornacchioli Snell, director of Shrewsbury Parks, Recreation & Cemetery, has been named this year’s Spirit of Shrewsbury...

Local counselors reflect on National Suicide Prevention Month

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Region – September is an exciting month as kids go back to school or away to college. It can also...

Selectmen agree to reorganization of town departments and creation of DPW

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Town Manager Kevin Mizikar presented a reorganized chart of town departments to selectmen at their June...

Community input sought for Town Center and former Beal School plans  

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury officials are asking the public to weigh in on with their opinions as they determine future plans...

SYFS and Shrewsbury Rotary team up for annual Toy Drive

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) and the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury are teaming up for this year’s...
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