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Shrewsbury Patriots Division 12 cheerleaders to compete in nationals

Shrewsbury - For the second year in a row, the Shrewsbury Patriots Division 12 cheerleaders are heading to national championship competition. The Division 12 team, coached by Erly Scott, is the first Shrewsbury team to attend Nationals for two consecutive years. After placing first in the American Youth Cheerleading (AYC) local competition in Lowell, the D12 team was up against tough competitors from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut at the AYC Regional Competition held in Manchester, N.H. Nov. 22. The girls placed second, earning a spot at the 2014 AYC National Championship which will be held in Orlando, Fla. Thursday, Dec. 13 and Friday, Dec. 14.

Shrewsbury Senior Writers stay sharp with the written word

By Alexandra Molnar, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - “Writers write so that they can speak to somebody,” said Shrewsbury resident Benjamin Tartaglia as he sat in...

EEEK! Scarecrows on The Common in Shrewsbury!

This can only mean one thing.... By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Don’t be alarmed! Shrewsbury isn't under attack by zombie-like scarecrows, they are just...

Beal School principal plans June retirement

Shrewsbury - Kindergarten and first-grade students at the Beal Early Childhood Center in Shrewsbury are greeted warmly each day by Principal Alice Brennan as they get off the bus and head to their classrooms. It's a ritual Brennan never misses.

A Buxton postcard mystery

By Michael Perna Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - A recent trip to a postcard show, after a lapse of some 20+ years, resulted in the purchase...

Former NFL star inspires Shrewsbury football team

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School football team recently welcomed Nick Haag, a former linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts, as an inspirational guest speaker at one of the team’s weekly pasta party dinners held at the First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury. Haag, a native of Grafton, spoke to the team about his NFL experience and the importance of working hard for what you believe in and being a leader and a loyal teammate.

Celebrating Arbor Day in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) held its eight annual Arbor Day celebration April 27. First, 600 free trees were given to SELCO customers at the Town Common. Among organizations distributing information were the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project, Sherwood Middle School Green Squad, Shrewsbury Garden Club, Shrewsbury Recycles and United States Department of Agriculture. Next, families were invited to attend an Animal Adventures presentation at the Shrewsbury Public Library. Children had the chance to pet some live animals that are considered tree-friendly.

Sign up for NuRide and get rewards for green trips

Worcester - The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) now offers NuRide to the public with incentives for making the commitment to take green...
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Perna discusses Edgemere Drive-In on ‘Chronicle’

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – When the popular WCVB Channel 5 show “Chronicle” was looking for someone to talk to about the...

Regional alliance achieves national public health accreditation

Worcester Division of Public Health/Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance one of 117 accredited public health departments out of 5,000 nationwide Worcester – City Manager...

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Selectmen receive recommendations from Beal re-use committee

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Members of the Beal Re-use Committee presented their recommendations to the Board of Selectmen at the board’s...