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Shrewsbury girls basketball team hopes to follow up last year's success

Shrewsbury - Coach Erin Largess is in her sixth year as the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls basketball coach, and is looking to the next step of winning a Central Massachusetts championship. The Colonials start the season as the number-one team in the Worcester Telegram poll. Largess knows reaching the goal of state champions won's be easy.
John F. DiPadua

John F. DiPadua, 77, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - John F. DiPadua, 77, of Shrewsbury, passed away June 7, 2019 in Saint Vincent Hospital, surrounded by loving family members. John is survived...

Local Cub Scouts win prestigious science award

Shrewsbury - The Cub Scout Webelo boys of Pack 114, Den 5, in Shrewsbury are only the second group in Central Massachusetts to earn...

Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival celebrates its 16th year

Shrewsbury - The Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival celebrates its 16th year, and will be held Sept. 28 --30. From its inception, the goal of...
Dorothy Warren

Dorothy Warren, 84, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Dorothy Ann (Lang) Warren, 84, of Shrewsbury, died April 4, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born in Marlborough, a daughter...

Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services prioritizes town-wide mental health

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - Since its founding in 1983, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Inc. (SYFS) has worked in partnership with the town...
Dolores A. Dorsey

Dolores A. Dorsey, 83, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Dolores A. (Borgatti) Dorsey, 83, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2020 at home in Shrewsbury. She was born and raised in Worcester...

Shrewsbury's Beaton reflects on first few months as state representative

Since he was sworn in as a state representative Jan. 5, Matthew Beaton has been a busy man.

SELCO General Manager Michael Hale set to retire in July

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - The announcement of SELCO’s (Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations) General Manager Michael Hale’s retirement was quietly made...

Shrewsbury schools talk next steps with limited space at Assabet

SHREWSBURY –  New state admissions policies may effectively lock future Shrewsbury students out of Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. Shrewsbury Public Schools leaders outlined...

Shrewsbury History Week Sept. 25 through 30

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society is announcing the 3rd Annual Shrewsbury History Week, running Sunday, Sept. 25 through Friday, Sept. 30, on SPAC...

Ten-run first leads Hudson softball past Shrewsbury in Sheryl Jones final

Unbeaten Hudson High School softball team erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 15-3 win over Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury High School Art Festival

Shrewsbury – On May 18, Shrewsbury High School presented a large impressive gallery in their cafeteria that exhibited collections of artwork by students during this school year.

Antoinette J. Lesperance, 69, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Antoinette J. (Piscitelli) Lesperance, fondly known as Toni, 69, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Friday, March 16, 2018 at Shrewsbury Nursing Home,...

Classmates celebrate 72nd reunion

  Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School class of 1945 recently held its 72nd reunion. Pictured are 10 of the 20 who are still alive...

Ceil Katz, 89, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Ceil (Rubin) Katz, 89, of Shrewsbury, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at the Rose Monahan Hospice...

Albert A. Rogers, 96, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Albert A. Rogers (formerly Rojcewicz), 96, of Shrewsbury and St. Martin, formerly a longtime resident of Northborough, died on March 1, 2021....
Ronald J. Larson

Ronald J. Larson, 77, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Ronald J. Larson, 77, of Shrewsbury, died Oct. 1, 2018 at UMass Memorial University Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of...

UPDATE: Planned Beal reuse hearing relocated to Oak Middle School

UPDATE: Tonight's Beal reuse hearing has been relocated to the Oak Middle School auditorium. Oak Middle School is located at 45 Oak Street in...
Jody B. LaPierre

Jody B. LaPierre, 64, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - On Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, Jody B. LaPierre passed away peacefully at his home after a valiant fight against cancer; he was...