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Angelina M. DiTullio, 88, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Angelina M. (DiLeo) DiTullio, 88, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully with her loved ones gathered at her side. Angelina’s loving husband, Silvio...

Shrewsbury School Committee hears budget forecast

By Joan Goodchild Community Reporter Shrewsbury - School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer and Director of Business Services Liam Hurley met with the School...

Spirit of Shrewsbury Committee invites residents to Feb. 14 meeting

Shrewsbury - The Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival Committee wishes to invite Shrewsbury residents to participate in its first meeting of 2012, to be held...

UPDATE – Missing Shrewsbury teen is found and is safe

UPDATE - The Shrewsbury Police Department has said that Emily "has been located and is safe. Thank you to everyone for their assistance!" The Shrewsbury...
Nicholas R. Sassone

Nicholas R. Sassone, 37, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Nicholas Richard Sassone, 37, of Shrewsbury passed away suddenly on April 30, 2020. Nicky was the loving son born to Christine (Kramek)...

Worcester Academy freshman designs new Shrewsbury DPW logo

SHREWSBURY – The Shrewsbury Department of Public Works officially has a new logo, thanks to Worcester Academy freshman Junxi “Alex” Duan.  The department held two...

Shrewsbury officials support appeal of new EPA water treatment regulations

Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen agreed at its Jan. 10 meeting to have Town Engineer Jack Perreault attend an oral hearing regarding proposed Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulations that pertain to the Upper Blackstone Treatment Plant. The hearing, which will be held at the 1st U.S. Circuit Court in Boston, will be to discuss the Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District's appeal of the EPA's more stringent treatment plant discharge limits on phosphorus and nitrogen.
(l to r) Rick Makasian, Shirley LaRochelle and Jackie Pratt Photo/Melanie Petrucci

SELCO continues free tree program to honor Earth Day

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Rick Makasian and Jackie Pratt from Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) were on hand at the...
Gerald E. Dyer

Gerald E. Dyer, 80, formerly of Shrewsbury

West Yarmouth - Gerald E. Dyer, 80, West Yarmouth MA (formerly of Shrewsbury MA, Natick MA, East Wakefield NH and Myrtle Beach SC). Retired teacher,...
Donald J. MacMaster

Donald J. MacMaster, 81, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Donald J. MacMaster, of Shrewsbury, originally of Nova Scotia, passed away, surrounded by his loving family, Sept. 10, 2018. He was 81. Donald...

Shrewsbury police arrest man caught breaking into garage

A Framingham man has been arrested after police say they found him fleeing the scene of a garage burglary on Monday. 

Shrewsbury group to stage ‘Nunsense’ with ‘divine intervention’

Members of Shrewsbury’s community theater group Square One Players have faith in the showbiz axiom “The show must go on.”

Shrewsbury approves draft changes to voting, town meeting precincts

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – Some Shrewsbury residents may have new voting precincts next year under new draft re-precincting plans approved by...

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts fifth annual Trivia Night

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) held its fifth annual Trivia Night Nov. 13, at the Knights of Columbus in Shrewsbury, the biggest...

All Shrewsbury Public Schools closed March 16-20

Shrewsbury - Dr. Joe Sawyer, Superintendent of Shrewsbury Public Schools released this statement this afternoon: Dear Shrewsbury Families & Staff, After consultation with state and local...

Shrewsbury Fire Department receives federal grant to bolster staffing

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It isn’t a secret that the Shrewsbury Fire Department is understaffed, according to Fire Chief Jim Vuona. “We...

Shrewsbury soccer players donate to cancer charity

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury High School (SHS) soccer players recently visited Why Me & Sherry's House to deliver a $1,000 donation on behalf of SHS...

Southborough resident goes from skating mom to judging competitions

By Nance Ebert,Contributing Writer Southborough - For the past 38 years, Shirley Taylor has spent countless hours at ice rinks across the country, judging skaters...

Shrewsbury Holiday Craft and Farmers Market benefits SHS robotics team

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – If it’s the Saturday before Thanksgiving, then the Shrewsbury Holiday Craft and Farmers Market can be found...

Palumbo and Kolegue honored by Italian American Victory Club

Shrewsbury - Eliana Palumbo and Shea Kolegue were each awarded a $1,000 Jim D’errico Scholarship from the Italian American Victory Club in Shrewsbury in...