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SHREWSBURY LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

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Saint Mary School students participate in 2015 Science Fair

Shrewsbury - Saint Mary School’s Upper School students recently participated in the biennial Science Fair. Over 95 students in grades 5 – 8 began...

Saint Mary School seeking support for golf tournament fundraiser

Shrewsbury – The Saint Mary School Golf Committee is seeking support for its 20th annual Golf Tournament to be held Friday, June 12, at...

Miller elected to chair of Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen

By K.B. Sherman, Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Moira Miller was elected chair of the Board of Selectmen at the board’s annual reorganization during its May...

Elite Academy of Dance announces expansion and relocation

Shrewsbury - Elite Academy of Dance is excited to announce the expansion and relocation of its facility from its current location, 910 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury to 679 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury. Since its inception in 2008 Elite has made an impact on its community and the dancers of all ages who have studied at this dance academy.

Letter to the Editor: Stop the fluoridation of the Shrewsbury public water supply

Stop the fluoridation of the Shrewsbury public water supply To the Editor: Adding fluoride to the water supply has never been shown...

Catherine E. Hartman, 88, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Catherine E. (Doppman) Hartman, 88, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, in Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox...

Louis A. Mathurin, 92, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Louis A. Mathurin, co-owner and director of Happy Acres Nursery School/Kindergarten and Nita-Lou Antiques in Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015...

WOW celebrates spring with Derby party

Shrewsbury - “And they’re off!” With those words, the 18 horses in the Run for the Roses galloped off the starting gates at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Back in Shrewsbury, the Women on Wine (WOW) ladies, a group of neighbors on Fox Hill Road, Red Coat Road, and Red Coat Circle, cheered wildly for their assigned horses at their first Kentucky Derby party.

Kane wins re-election to Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen

Shrewsbury – James Kane has won re-election to the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen, defeating Benjamin Tartaglia Sr. in the May 5 Annual Town...

Frank J. DelCid, 33, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Frank J. DelCid, 33, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Marlborough, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester after...

Eileen Grosse, 64, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Eileen Rose "Ike" (Villatico) Grosse, 64, a longtime Shrewsbury resident and business owner of Ike’s Den, died peacefully Saturday May 2, 2015,...

Shrewsbury Women’s Club donates to SYFS

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club (SWC) recently donated $1,200 to Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Inc. (SYFS), to help support this year’s summer...

Selectmen vote to recommend road changes, fill vacancies

Shrewsbury - At their regularly scheduled meeting April 28, Shrewsbury Selectmen completed a number of items. Per Article 12 on the warrant for the Town Meeting on May 18, selectmen listed to Town Engineer Jeffrey W. Howland the private ways listed on the warrant for acceptance as public ways. They include Appaloosa Drive, Shetland Way, Thoroughbred Way, Farmview Estates, Grove Meadow Lane, Grove Meadow Farm, Ashwood Circle, Balsam Circle, Hemlock Circle and Rawson Hill Estates II.

Paton school holds annual pancake breakfast

Shrewsbury – The Desruisseaux family enjoys the annual Paton Family Breakfast held at the school on April 11. The event, hosted by the Walter...

Plant sale at Shrewsbury Senior Center

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Garden Club will be holding its annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the...

‘Buddies’ needed for Challenger baseball

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Little League’s Challenger Division is seeking “buddies” that can volunteer their time for both practices and games. The Challenger Division is...

Andrew T. Dell’Olio, 59, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Andrew T. Dell’Olio, 59, a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Monday, April 27, 2015. A simple unassuming family...

Officials say no viable threats found at school after anonymous call

Shrewsbury – Dr. Joseph M. Sawyer, the Shrewsbury Superintendent of Schools, released this statement this afternoon: This morning, the Paton School received an anonymous phone call that made a non-specific threat. Per school district protocol, the Shrewsbury Police were called and the school went into lockdown. After an assessment of the situation by the police, students returned to normal classroom activities within 30 minutes. Out of an abundance of caution, the Shrewsbury Police maintained a presence at the school throughout the day, and one of the Shrewsbury Police Department School Resource Officers will be present at the school for the remainder of the week.

Shrewsbury selectmen recommend most articles for upcoming town meeting

Shrewsbury – At its April 28 meeting, the Board of Selectmen discussed the warrant for the upcoming Monday, May 18 Annual Town Meeting (ATM) and the associated Operating and Capital Fund budgets.

Normand J. Wilhelmy, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Normand “Babe” Wilhelmy, of Shrewsbury, was reunited in Christ with his beloved wife, Irene and his sons Normand Jr. and Stephen, Saturday,...