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Shrewsbury High School Senior makes solo debut with classical Indian dance

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School senior Shakti Kumaresan made her classical Indian Bharatanatyam Arangetram (solo debut) June 29 at...

St. Mary’s parishioners volunteer with homeless project

Shrewsbury – “Real faith translates into work with others,” explained Gina Kuravilla, director of Religious Education for the St. Mary Parish of Shrewsbury. “We believe in a comprehensive approach to faith, and how it translates into the real world, and how it forms us as members of the community.”

SEMA is named Weather Ready Nation Ambassador

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) was recently named as a Weather Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador. “The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ initiative is the National...

Richard Hemenway, 88, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Richard Ashworth Hemenway, 88, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Friday, March 10, 2017 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, Maine. He was...

Shrewsbury sophomore has a heart for Ugandan school children

Shrewsbury - As a seventh grader at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, Jaehyun (Jae) Lee knew that he wanted to make a difference in the world. At the time, his grandfather, Nak-Sung Choi, was running the Soroti Vision School, a Christian nursery and primary school in Uganda, which he had founded four years earlier. As a way to raise money and awareness for his grandfather's school, Lee founded a club he called G-Mad – "Globally Make a Difference."

“A Party for Artie” to benefit Shrewsbury man

Shrewsbury - Hockey is a tough sport, to play and to coach. For Shrewsbury resident Art Ward, whose fellow teammates nicknamed "The Butcher," that challenge has always been met with spirit, grit and an unwavering commitment.

Shrewsbury Youth Hockey plans return to sport’s roots with pond tournament

Shrewsbury - Harry Gaston grew up playing pond hockey in Shrewsbury. Since then, however, Gaston said kids have abandoned many of their small shoveled-off rinks, instead learning to play hockey on rigidly structured teams that play indoors.

Reshamwala named grand marshal for Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival

Shrewsbury – The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Committee has announced that Mahesh Reshamwala will be the grand marshal for the 2015 Spirit of Shrewsbury parade.

Yvette C. Kumpey, 93, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Yvette Clara (Gemme) Kumpey, 93, of the Southgate community, died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital. She led an active...
Dolores Fleming

Dolores Fleming, 89, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Dolores Elizabeth (Gomes) Fleming, 89, formerly of Palmer, passed away peacefully at her home in Shrewsbury on Dec. 15, 2020. Dolores, known to...