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Shrewsbury couple takes to the streets – all of them!

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury couple Laura Moore Spangenberg and her husband Scott love walking. To pass the time during the...

Edgemere enters new era

SHREWSBURY - Drone photography shows construction continuing at the old site of Shrewsbury’s Edgemere Drive-In Theater. The sprawling lot overlooking Lake Quinsigamond had delighted...

McGovern Auto seeks to redevelop ‘run down’ site off Route 9 in Shrewsbury

A “run down” site on Route 9 in Shrewsbury may become the future home of a McGovern Auto Group collision center and fit up center. 

Shrewsbury enacts indoor mask mandate

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY - Face coverings will be once again required indoors in Shrewsbury following a vote by the Shrewsbury Board of...

Starbucks, Clinton Savings Bank coming to Shrewsbury’s Edgemere Crossing

A Starbucks and a Clinton Savings Bank are coming to the new Edgemere Crossing at Flint Pond in Shrewsbury. 
old fashioned diner, abandoned

Shrewsbury’s Edgemere Diner sells at auction

SHREWSBURY – The Edgemere Diner will officially have a new home.  The iconic diner, which had operated at 51 Hartford Turnpike, went up for auction...
Mike Michalak,

Mike Michalak, 39, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Mike Michalak was born with music in his soul and it's often said that where words fail…music speaks. His love and interest...

Men charged after Shrewsbury police find cocaine in vehicle

SHREWSBURY – Two men are facing drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop near Home Depot in Shrewsbury last week.  According to Shrewsbury police, an...

UPDATE: No-one hospitalized following crash involving Shrewsbury school bus

By Dakota Antelman and Laura Hayes UPDATE: This story has been updated with new information from SELCO and Shrewsbury Police Department.  SHREWSBURY - Shrewsbury Police Department...

UPDATE: Shrewsbury police arrest three on drug, firearm charges

Three people are facing drug and firearms charges following a traffic stop in Shrewsbury early Thursday morning. 

UPDATE: Shrewsbury votes ‘Yes’ on override

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor UPDATE: Incumbent School Committee Member Jon Wensky has won a three way race for a seat on the School Committee.  SHREWSBURY...

(Yet another) landmark is now part of Shrewsbury’s past

By Michael Perna Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - For the second time in as many weeks, Shrewsbury has lost a historic structure. The grey, wooden...

Shrewsbury’s COVID-19 totals go up after glitch found in state database

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury- Residents were cautiously relieved when it was reported there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported over the...

Shrewsbury’s historic Hale Block Building is sold

Building was scheduled for foreclosure auction  By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - The historic Hale Block Building, located at 566-572 Main St. and neighboring United...
Joanna M. Sliney

Joanna M. Sliney, 49, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Joanna M. (Algieri) Sliney, 49, of Shrewsbury, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at UMass Hospital. Joanna is survived by her loving...

Shrewsbury may soon drop to “Green” COVID risk category

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Town Manager Kevin Mizikar was cautiously optimistic when he reported to the Board, March 9, that since their...

Shrewsbury residents worried about truck traffic from proposed warehouse

By Laura Hayes, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY — Traffic and traffic concerns were a common theme of a Shrewsbury Planning Board meeting June 17 to discuss...

Fundraiser to be held for Keenan Hart in Shrewsbury June 3

Shrewsbury – A fundraiser will be held at Wild Wings in Shrewsbury (476 Boston Turnpike) on Sunday, June 3 to benefit the Keenan A....

AMSA student from Shrewsbury named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar

Aryan Kumar, a high school senior at the Advanced Math and Science Academy from Shrewsbury has been named as a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

Shrewsbury residents provide feedback on proposed Beal project

SHREWSBURY – Residents had a chance to weigh-in and ask questions, Tuesday, about a proposed mixed-use project at the former Maj. Howard W. Beal...