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Shrewsbury schools note spike in COVID-19 cases, discuss challenges with contact tracing

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SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury Public Schools leaders said the district had a smooth return from the December vacation.  However, staff reported that contact tracing has become...
Leona Lapomardo

Leona Lapomardo, 93, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Leona (Terlizzi) Lapomardo, 93, passed away on January 5, 2022 from complications of Covid-19. She was born in Worcester and moved to Shrewsbury...

Shrewsbury’s Theresa Flynn elected to nonprofit’s board of directors

SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury Selectwoman Theresa Flynn has been named to the New England Employee Benefits Council's (NEEBC) Board of Directors.  The NEEBC is a nonprofit...

Shrewsbury schools receive $20,000 anonymous donation

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SHREWSBURY – An anonymous donor recently contributed $20,000 to the Shrewsbury Public Schools’ Colonial Fund.  The School Committee unanimously accepted the donation during its Jan....

Snow snarls morning commute, forces cancellations and closures across region

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REGION - Area schools, town offices and COVID-19 testing sites, among other things are closed today as 2022's first major snow storm blankets the...
Shrewsbury Paraprofessional Association President Noreen Christie speaks during a School Committee meeting on Oct. 6. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

Shrewsbury School Committee approves contract with paraprofessionals

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SHREWSBURY – After months of negotiations, the Shrewsbury Paraprofessionals Association (SPA) has a new three-year successor contract. The School Committee unanimously ratified the agreement during...

Forecasters offer outlook on possible snow storm on Friday

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REGION - Experts say the region may receive upwards of four inches of snow from a winter storm beginning Thursday night and continuing through...
Marlborough High School students install flags late last week. Photo/Courtesy Marlborough Public Schools, Facebook

Communities to receive funds through AG’s settlement with drug manufacturer, distributors

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REGION – Local communities will receive funds through a settlement with major drug manufacturers and distributors that was negotiated in part by state Attorney...

Shrewsbury holds topping off ceremony at new police station

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SHREWSBURY – Community members driving along Maple Avenue in Shrewsbury have eagerly watched as crews constructed the bones of the new Shrewsbury Police Department...

Shrewsbury boys basketball falls to Wachusett

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SHREWSBURY - An aggressive Colonials defense at times slowed, but did not stop Wachusett's potent boys basketball offense Tuesday night as the Mountaineers beat...