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John F. Knipe Sr.

John F. Knipe Sr., 90, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - John F. Knipe Sr., 90, lifelong Shrewsbury resident, passed away peacefully on the morning of Monday, September 20, 2021, surrounded by his...
A Shrewsbury player wrestles for position against a St. John’s player.

Shrewsbury boys soccer falls to St. Johns in competitive cross-town matchup

By Jesse Kucewicz, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY - The Shrewsbury Boys varsity soccer team fell to Saint John’s High School in a matchup, Sept. 18, making...

Viola Laptewicz, 99, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Southborough

Shrewsbury - Viola (Bigelow) Laptewicz, 99, of Shrewsbury and formerly a longtime resident of Southborough passed away on September 15, at Shrewsbury Nursing Home...
Ronald P. Prachniak

Ronald P. Prachniak, 80, formerly of Shrewsbury

Woodstock, Conn. - Ronald P. “Ron” Prachniak, 80, of Woodstock, CT and formerly of Shrewsbury, MA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 18, 2021. He...
Drone photo of Shrewsbury’s First Congregational Church by Tami White

Shrewsbury’s First Congregational Church

SHREWSBURY - Drone photography showed sun shining on the First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury earlier this year. The First Congregational Church is located at...

Shrewsbury Cultural Council seeking grant applicants

SHREWSBURY - The Shrewsbury Cultural Council will distribute its largest amount of grant funding in its history this year, sending $18,768 into the community.  Before...

Kevin P. Hunt, 40, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - With deepest sorrow, we announce that Kevin Patrick Hunt, 40, our beloved son, father, brother, uncle, nephew and friend, passed away unexpectedly...
Beal School students arrive on the bus for the first day of school earlier this year. Photo/Laura Hayes

Shrewsbury bus ridership down compared to pre-pandemic rates

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - Nearly 4,000 students are riding the school bus in Shrewsbury this year.  That’s an increase of almost 500...
Scarecrows from last year’s “Scarecrows on the Common” delighted community members amid lingering COVID-19 shutdowns. Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Scarecrows headed back to Shrewsbury’s Town Common

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - Shrewsbury Garden Club’s “Scarecrows on the Common” is back. “What I enjoy the most is seeing the families...
Noelle Sowden and Nithya Sudharshan posed for a photo at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Expo in 2019. The expo is back, this year, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25.

Spirit of Shrewsbury headed to Oak Middle School Sept. 25

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - After a virtual festival last year, a hybrid Spirit of Shrewsbury will be both in person and...