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At Home store coming to Route 9 in Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY – The home decor store At Home is coming to Shrewsbury.  Shrewsbury Assistant Town Manager Kristen Las confirmed that news in an email to...

Market Basket grand opening delayed due to supply chain issues

When exactly the Market Basket in Edgemere Crossing at Flint Pond is opening is up in the air. Read more about the latest in the project.

Crews search Lake Quinsigamond near Burns Bridge

First responders are currently responding to an incident on Lake Quinsigamond near the Kenneth F. Burns bridge.

Shrewsbury eighth graders may no longer be admitted to Assabet Vocational High School, Superintendent...

SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury eighth-graders may no longer be able to enroll at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, Schools Superintendent Joseph Sawyer recently told...

Site of vacant lakeside building in Shrewsbury saw a variety of uses over time

The history of that location goes back to the mid-1800s, when the Haas and Fenner boathouse occupied the same spot. Years later, a number of buildings were built just east of the boathouse.

Former Christmas Tree Shops location may become trampoline park

Developers had filed permit requests to construct a trampoline park in Olde Shrewsbury Village, which used to be the Christmas Tree Shops.

Shrewsbury Select Board approves licenses for four new businesses

The approvals include Market Basket’s in-store café, Halal Guys, NOLA Cajun Kitchen and Broken Creek Vineyard.

‘A bittersweet moment’: Edgemere Diner leaves its Shrewsbury home

Shrewsbury’s Edgemere Diner is on the move. It’s not going far, at least for the time being, however, moving to Grafton.

UPDATE – Missing Shrewsbury teen is found and is safe

UPDATE - The Shrewsbury Police Department has said that Emily "has been located and is safe. Thank you to everyone for their assistance!" The Shrewsbury...
Ramiro Torres stands with his ex-wife Sandie and his wife Nicole, who is planning to run the Boston Marathon for Sandie.

Shrewsbury resident to run Boston Marathon for husband’s ex-wife

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor SHREWSBURY - Nicole Torres is planning to run the Boston Marathon on behalf of her husband’s ex-wife, Sandie Rossini. A Shrewsbury...

‘Possible’  COVID-19 testing site being constructed in Shrewsbury

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – As a tent was erected in the parking lot of the CVS pharmacy on the corner of Route...

Shrewsbury targets Christmas Tree Shops parcel for MBTA zoning

Director of Planning and Economic Development Christopher McGoldrick outlined where Shrewsbury is planning to place the town’s MBTA zoning.

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.

Developer proposes 400,000-square-foot warehouse near Shrewsbury border

By Laura Hayes, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY — A developer wants to build a nearly 400,000-square-foot distribution facility just across the Shrewsbury border in Boylston. The facility...

UPDATE: DA identifies Shrewsbury woman found dead alongside daughter, March 19

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor UPDATE: The woman found dead alongside her daughter in Shrewsbury, March 19, has been identified. Shrewsbury Police, meanwhile, have reiterated...

“Spag’s” was a Shrewsbury retail legend for more than half a century

For more than fifty years, “Spag’s” was a well-known business throughout the New England area.

Shrewsbury police respond to bus crash on South Quinsigamond

The Shrewsbury Police Department is responding to a crash involving a school bus on South Quinsigamond Avenue.

Body recovered following Lake Quinsigamond search

According to the Worcester Fire Department, the body was recovered by department divers on Jan. 3 following a search of Lake Quinsigamond. 
Zoe J. Wolfus

Zoe J. Wolfus, 16, of Shrewsbury

Dec. 11, 2003 – Aug. 27, 2020 Shrewsbury - On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Zoe Wolfus, beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and friend to many...

Market Basket project moves forward

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – On June 19, the Shrewsbury Planning Board received an application for special permitting for the Edgemere Crossing...