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SHREWSBURY LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

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Anthony J. Pignataro, 81, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Anthony J. Pignataro, 81, longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away with his family gathered by his side Monday, April 20, 2015 after a...

Shrewsbury American Legion Baseball adds junior team

Shrewsbury - The Massachusetts American Legion Baseball Committee has awarded the Shrewsbury American Legion Post 397 a junior team for kids 17 and under. Manager Frank Vaccaro, who has run the program for 11 years, stated the large number of baseball players in Shrewsbury has always made tryout day a big event.

St. John’s lacrosse tops Grafton

Shrewsbury - The St. John’s High School Pioneers lacrosse team defeated the Grafton High School Indians by a score of 10-0 in a game played April 20.

Bill Duke, 70, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Bill Duke now knows peace and in heaven has been freed from the paralysis of Alzheimer's disease. Bill died Thursday, April 16,...

John F. Gilchrist Jr., 85, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - John F. Gilchrist Jr., 85, longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, with his family gathered at his bedside. John was...

Selectmen discuss litigation issues in executive sessions

Shrewsbury - The regularly scheduled meeting of the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen April 14 was largely taken-up by two closed executive sessions. After opening the public meeting, James Kane, the board’s chair, moved to a closed executive session to deal with respect to litigation involving the town’s Water Management Act, permit 9P4-2-12-271. After resuming the open session of the meeting for several items, Kane again moved to a closed executive session with the Personnel Board and Finance Committee for the purpose of a strategy session in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel.

Charity golf tournament to raise scholarship funds

Shrewsbury - Adelphi Council 4181 of the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus will host a charity golf tournament Sunday, June 7, at Juniper Hill Golf...

Rose Larson, 98, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Rose E. (Gardella) Larson, 98, of Shrewsbury and the Notre Dame du Lac Community of Worcester, died peacefully Thursday, April 2, 2015,...

Barbara Belton, 87, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Barbara Ann Belton, of Eastwood Road, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the age of 87. She leaves two nieces, Patrice...

Shrewsbury Crew kicks off 10th annual Calendar Raffle

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Crew team will be selling tickets for its annual fundraiser – the May Calendar Raffle - beginning...

Susan E. Giovanelli, 69, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Susan E. (Evans) Giovanelli, 69, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, in St. Vincent Hospital. She...

Community dinner at Mount Olivet

Shrewsbury - Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St., will hold its third community dinner in conjunction with its Palm Sunday worship Sunday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m. "The Fellowship Table & Palm Sunday Worship" is a community potluck dinner and worship service with Holy Communion.

Trunk Show Soiree to benefit Shrewsbury education

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will welcome spring with a peek at fresh fashions and accessories sported by "Shrewsbury’s most fashionable models" at its Trunk Show Soirée Saturday, April 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Sumner House, 5 Church Road.

Ambulatory surgical care center coming to Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – If a proponent’s plan is approved, Shrewsbury will soon have a new ambulatory surgical care center.

Draft warrant for spring Town Meeting discussed

Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen discussed the draft warrant for the May 18 Town Meeting at its March 10 meeting.

Thomas M. McCabe, 86, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Thomas M. McCabe, of Shrewsbury, died March 4, 2015 after a period of failing health. He was 86. Tom was born June 15,...

Al-Hamra students help fellow children ‘Warm Up’ this winter

Shrewsbury – In New England, the bitter cold winds of winter persuaded folks to “bundle up” in cozy coats, hats, gloves and scarves. But for too many adults and children, warm winter accessories aren’t affordable. That’s why, in February, students and two teachers at Al-Hamra Academy made it their mission to help children in need by making 78 scarves for them.

Shrewsbury artist from France to present first exhibit

Shrewsbury - Local artist and Shrewsbury resident Marion Buricatu will hold her first exhibit, Friday, March 13, from 6-8 p.m. at Arts Worcester -...

Paul J. Tonelli, 62, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Paul J. Tonelli, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. He was 62. He was born Aug. 17, 1952 in Worcester, a...

Joan S. Bull, 67, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Joan S. Bull, 67, of Shrewsbury, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at the UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester, surrounded by her loving...