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Shrewsbury Newsletter

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

Shrewsbury receives award to prevent flooding on Route 20

Shrewsbury and Worcester had been awarded $3.7 million from the U.S. DOT for the Route 20 and Grafton Street Interchange Project.

‘I love games like this’: Saint John’s volleyball controls Algonquin in four-set victory

Algonquin continued to play with energy in the fourth set, but Saint John’s returned to form. The Pioneers won the set 25-14 to win the game.

Cruisers, trucks, buses and more: SPD holds second annual Touch-a-Truck

The Shrewsbury Police Department held the second annual Touch-a-Truck event on April 6. The event was popular in the community.

Cornerstone Bank to celebrate new Shrewsbury branch with event

Cornerstone Bank is inviting the local community to a grand opening celebration for its new branch at 195 Main Street in Shrewsbury. 

Shrewsbury DECA seeks help to compete in California

The program found success in its inaugural year with several members competing at the international level just months after forming the club.

Shrewsbury tests new trash bags ahead of trash hauler change

Shrewsbury's Department of Public Works is currently conducting a survey on the pay-as-you-throw bag program.

A solar eclipse to remember in Shrewsbury

Community members gathered outside the Shrewsbury Public Library on Monday, April 8, to witness the solar eclipse.

Select Board establishes Sustainability Committee

The Select Board unanimously voted to establish a Sustainability Committee on March 12.
A Shrewsbury DPW car bears the town seal on its driver side door. A new contest is underway to help define a new logo specifically for the DPW. Photo/SH DPW

Shrewsbury seeks to invest $10 million in South Street DPW facility

Shrewsbury seeks to invest roughly $10 million into work at the Department of Public Works (DPW) facility at 207 and 211 South St.

Beal Commons appeal will head to trial

The appeal of the Beal Commons project will be heading to trial. Beal Commons is a proposed 53-unit, 7,000-square-foot development.

Local government officials reflect on Women’s History Month

March was Women’s History Month, and Shrewsbury leaders gathered on March 19 at the Senior Center to celebrate the occasion.

A tale of 10,000 eggs: Community gathers for Shrewsbury ‘Eggstravaganza!’

The Easter Bunny wasn’t the only thing hopping on March 30. Hundreds of children gathered at Dean Park for an “Eggstravaganza!”

Tatassit Beach night spot was a popular Shrewsbury dancing destination

The large club building itself, nearly 22,000 square feet, burned to the ground in 2009 in a huge fire after it had been closed for about 20 years.

Colonials hold baseball clinic for Little League peers

The clinic included four stations: fielding, throwing, baserunning and hitting. For some ballplayers, the clinic served as an introduction to the sport of baseball.

School Committee votes to pursue Shrewsbury High expansion again

The School Committee voted on March 13 to submit another statement of interest to the MSBA to potentially expand Shrewsbury High School.

Lake Quinsigamond Commission cracks down on jet skis; no ban

During the Lake Quinsigamond Commission’s Feb. 29 meeting, officials opted to table the banning of jet skis.

State officials talk trout with Shrewsbury High School students

Secretary of Education Patrick Tutwiler may have come to see the trout, but he left impressed with the students.

Broken Creek Vineyard flourishes under new ownership

Broken Creek Vineyard — which was started in 2011 by Eric and Peggy Preusse — is under new ownership of Abby and Jean Skaff.

Shrewsbury local and baseball legend is new Worcester Bravehearts owner

If it’s not family, it’s business. If it’s not business, it’s baseball. And if it’s none of those three, it’s not Frank Vaccaro.

Shirley LeMay is Shrewsbury’s longest-tenured educator

Shirley LeMay has been teaching for nearly four decades, but for her, it has seemed like absolutely no time at all.