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SHREWSBURY LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

Explore exciting events and stay informed with breaking news in Shrewsbury, MA. Dive into the pulse of the community with our reliable source for local news. Your go-to Shrewsbury newspaper keeping you connected to the latest happenings.

Agbay, Garbarino and infectious enthusiasm send Shrewsbury softball past Revere

"We have really high expectations of game-day energy… We did a lot of work on the core values of the program."

Bottle, can drive June 1 at Shrewsbury Town Hall

Shrewsbury scouts from troop 114 and 7114 will be holding a bottle and can drive on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon.

‘There’s so much to celebrate’: Shrewsbury High School holds 2024 graduation

"Congratulations, Class of 2024. Best wishes for a very bright future marked by humility and full of kindness."

Residents weigh in on proposed improvements to Route 20

On May 23, representatives from the Mass. Department of Transportation held a hearing regarding the Route 20 Corridor Improvement Project.

Residents rally behind SELCO as town weighs Charter application

The application, which the Select Board was legally required to consider, would put Charter in direct competition with SELCO.

Shrewsbury holds Memorial Day parade, honors sacrifice of military personnel

The crowd quietly observed as Ashley Gerstel performed the Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony. Read more about it here.

First responders honored for reviving Shrewsbury resident

On May 22, Worcester County DA Joseph D. Early Jr. presented the TEAM award – short for Team Excellence and Merit – to 12 first responders.

Town Meeting allows zoning for microbrewery-related businesses

While the terms “microbreweries” and “nanobreweries” were already defined prior to Town Meeting, the businesses were permitted only in the Town Center District.

Shrewsbury officially pushes MBTA zoning vote to October

Shrewsbury’s Town Meeting rejected Article 44, pushing the MBTA zoning vote until the fall. Read more here.

Shrewsbury Town Meeting votes to relax definition of ‘farmers market’

The Planning Board, Select Board, and Finance Committee recommended the article prior to Town Meeting. Read more here.

Town Meeting rejects digital signage article

On May 21, the second day of Shrewsbury’s Annual Town Meeting, the town’s 240 elected representatives approved Article 42.

Town Meeting approves Community Preservation Committee projects

All told, voters approved approximately $282,000 worth of projects. Read more about the CPC spending here.

Shrewsbury Fire Department plans spring showcase

The Shrewsbury Fire Department will host a spring showcase on Sunday, June 2, from 2 to 6 p.m. at 11 Church Road.

Town Meeting votes to keep Clinton St. an industrial zone

Clinton Street will remain industrial. Read everything about Shrewsbury's late-night Town Meeting vote here.

Bake sale to benefit Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services

The Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Avenue, will host a bake sale on Wednesday, May 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Shrewsbury-based piano educator earns Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award

Lisa Leong, a Shrewsbury-based piano educator, has been honored with the 2023 Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award.

Raptor Tales Rescue to hold fundraiser

The fundraiser will include all levels of buti yoga at 5:30 p.m. followed by a raffle and refreshments.

After playing basketball for Shrewsbury 66 years ago, Bryan returns to the court

She was 14 when she scored her first point in this gym; she’ll be celebrating her 80th birthday this time around.

Saint John’s lacrosse notches win over Algonquin

The Saint John’s Pioneers lacrosse team entered Thursday’s game against Algonquin Regional High School with four straight losses.

Annual Sheriff’s Senior Picnic set for June 8

Sheriff Lew Evangelidis and the Worcester County sheriff’s office announce the return of the annual Sheriff’s Senior Picnic on June 8.