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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thank you for successful swap event

"Swapclothes123" in Shrewsbury is growing in families and sizes. This event would not be possible without everyone coming to swap. Thank you. The kids had a blast and kept busy coloring and building LEGO castles.

Town celebrates Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

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Gerard J. Couture, 94, of Shrewsbury

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Neil R. Cronin, 78, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Neil R. Cronin, 78, a longtime teacher and respected tennis coach at Algonquin Regional High School, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017...

Tartaglia thanks Shrewsbury supporters

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Fit FRIENDzy to host Buti Yoga instructor training

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Families shelter in local hotels as homeless problem persists

Region - The causes of homelessness in Massachusetts are myriad, according to Julie Stanwood, director of Friends of Families in Transition, a nonprofit, volunteer organization that provides services to those living in local hotels. These may include lack of education, loss of employment, or a sudden illness that creates a loss of income. Sometimes it's poor choices or an addiction. "A lot of these people are working," Stanwood said, but many of them are being paid minimum wage, which is insufficient to live on. "If you're lacking education or specific skills, you can't support your family. Even Massachusetts affordable housing is not truly affordable."

Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services Gala draws crowd

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) held its 7th Annual Gala Celebration at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury Feb....

Scholar’s fascination with Thomas Merton leads from battlefield to awards ceremony

Shrewsbury – In “The Sign of Jonas,” the Trappist monk, author and theologian Thomas Merton wrote: “Keeping a journal has taught me that there is not so much new in your life as you sometimes think. When you re-read your journal you find out that your latest discovery is something you already found out five years ago. Still, it is true that one penetrates deeper and deeper into the same ideas and the same experiences.”

Officials break ground on new turf fields at Shrewsbury High School

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The weather was unseasonably cool but the spirit was very warm June 5 when Superintendent of Shrewsbury...

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