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Saint John's students sing, dance, speak at New Year Festival

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Shrewsbury - Hours of dance practice and years of classroom study came together for Saint John's High School students at a festival celebrating the Chinese New Year Feb. 13.

Hundreds ask state not to cut funds for Day Habilitation programs in Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury – Several hundred people gathered at a public hearing held Feb. 23 at the UMass. Medical School's Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center to protest a proposed cut in funding by the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (DHCFP) for critical day habilitation services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

New sewer rates proposed for Shrewsbury residents

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Shrewsbury – At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Board of Selectmen heard from members of the Board of Sewer Commissioners regarding the issue of sewer rate increases expected to go into effect April 1. Water and sewer rates will need to be increased due to a predicted deficit for the Sewer Department for the next fiscal year, according to Town Manager Daniel Morgado.

Joint meeting in Shrewsbury tackles tough budget questions

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Budgets for fiscal year (FY) 2012 were the subject of a joint meeting of Shrewsbury's Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee March 2.

John DeAngelis, 96

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Shrewsbury - John A. DeAngelis, 96, died at his home Sunday Feb. 20, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of...

Algonquin comes out on top in close contest with Shrewsbury

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Region – Shrewsbury High School's Julia Mastrototaro (#5, left) battles Algonquin Regional High School's Cassandra Chaves (#14, right) for the puck....

New food pantry opens

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Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Senior Center, in conjunction with St. Anne's Food Pantry, is proud to announce the opening of a food...

Jane A. Rodak, 86

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Shrewsbury - Jane A. (Milosz) Rodak, 86, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Her...

Shrewsbury School Committee hears budget forecast

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

Shrewsbury Education Foundation presents awards

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By Joan Goodchild Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury educators, support staff and volunteers were honored at a dinner Jan. 29 for their work...

Roscoe C. Blunt Jr., 85

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Shrewsbury - Roscoe C. "Rockie" Blunt Jr., 85, an award-winning police reporter and renowned author, died Thursday Feb. 10, 2011, in UMass...

Shrewsbury woman offers a dose of laughter

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By Lori Berkey Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - Carol Little comes from funny genes. Her father and her uncle teamed up to star in a...

Shrewsbury assistant town manager tapped to head SELCO

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By Joan Goodchild, Community Reporter Shrewsbury - Although a search committee charged with finding the next head of the Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations...

Shrewsbury woman offers a dose of laughter

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By Lori Berkey Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - Carol Little comes from funny genes. Her father and her uncle teamed up to star in a...