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Bringing attention to the issue of food insecurity

Shrewsbury - On Sept. 13, the Kenneth F. Burns Bridge spanning Lake Quinsigamond was lit in orange, a color often associated with the anti-hunger...

Shrewsbury adopts additional water restrictions

Shrewsbury - In January 2006, the town launched the Shrewsbury Water Conservation Project to help promote water conservation. This program was launched in response to the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection's water conservation requirements. Under the plan, drinking (tap) use should be kept to a minimum to ensure that there is enough flow for everyday use as well as fire protection in town. Water is to be saved by limiting use of in-ground lawn sprinklers, using rain water when possible, and using low-flow fixtures. This aims to avoid environmental degradation, preserve a precious natural resource, and save considerable capital and operating costs.

Wildlife tracking walk in Shrewsbury’s Lake Park Feb. 11

Shrewsbury – A wildlife tracking walk will be led by Bob Moore, an experienced wildlife tracker and Shrewsbury Trails Committee member, Saturday, Feb. 11,...

Support Shrewsbury override – Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library

To the Editor: At our May 7 meeting the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library voted unanimously to endorse the...

Kane wins decisive victory for re-election to Shrewsbury selectmen

Shrewsbury – James Kane has won his bid for re-election for the Board of Selectmen (BOS) in the May 1 Annual Town Election. Kane, who is the board's current chair, received 2,491 votes or just over 72 percent. His challenger, former Selectman Benjamin Tartaglia, received 959 votes or almost 28 percent.

Shrewsbury musician faces tough choice after success on tour

Shrewsbury - On July 13, 2011, "Vans Warped Tour" rolled into Mansfield. Thousands of music fans gathered to hear a large variety of different acts, scattered among eight stages. The more recognizable national groups like "A Day To Remember" and "Asking Alexandria" attracted their usual large crowds, but one local act had one of the most surprising large - and energetic - crowds of the day.

Jeanne L. Tibbetts, 80, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Jeanne L. (Vaudreuil) Tibbetts, 80, of Shrewsbury, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Jeanne was born...

Yard sale and bake sale at Mt. Olivet

Shrewsbury - Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St., Shrewsbury, will hold a yard sale and bake sale Saturday, June 3, from 8:30 a.m....
Janice E. Cotting

Janice E. Cotting, 72, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Janice E. (Donovan) Cotting, 72, passed away peacefully at home April 28, 2019 after a period of declining health. She leaves her husband,...

Sherwood students show off tech prowess at state conference

Shrewsbury - Even though they are barely into their sixth-grade year, a group of students from Sherwood Middle School in Shrewsbury can now add both “public speaker” and “tech wizard” to their resumes. The eight students were recently presenters at the fall MassCUE (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) and M.A.S.S. (Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents) annual Technology Conference Oct 21and 22 at Gillette Stadium. The theme of the conference this year was “Dare to Innovate” and challenged students to create tech-based projects and give a clear presentation to educators from all over New England.

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