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Monday, February 18, 2019

Scholar’s fascination with Thomas Merton leads from battlefield to awards ceremony

Shrewsbury – In “The Sign of Jonas,” the Trappist monk, author and theologian Thomas Merton wrote: “Keeping a journal has taught me that there is not so much new in your life as you sometimes think. When you re-read your journal you find out that your latest discovery is something you already found out five years ago. Still, it is true that one penetrates deeper and deeper into the same ideas and the same experiences.”

Shrewsbury library to host 10th annual February Foreign Film Festival

Shrewsbury - The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library announced its 10th annual February Foreign Film Festival Sundays at 2 p.m. beginning Feb. 3...

Shrewsbury Lions Club holds annual craft beer and wine tasting event

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Torrential downpours didn’t keep a crowd of about 75 people from coming out on Jan. 24 to...

Central One Federal Credit Union announces Rogers as new Compliance Manager

Murphy and Russell also receive promotions Shrewsbury - Central One Federal Credit Union recently announced that Jill Rogers has been named Compliance Manager. Rogers joins...

Shrewsbury Town Manager urges residents to be patient as water issues are still of...

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – It may be a new year but old concerns over water quality in Shrewsbury still persist.  From...

SYFS honors Jim Heald at annual breakfast with Harry S. Cutting, Jr. Award

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury - On Jan. 18, roughly 90 Shrewsbury community leaders gathered to recognize the work of Shrewsbury Youth and...

Spotlight Athlete: Kenneth Lee

By Matthew Dunn, Contributing Writer School: Shrewsbury High School Sport: Swimming Class: 2022  Shrewsbury High School freshman and swim team standout Kenneth Lee shares some of his thoughts...
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Gail Gicas, 62, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - After a lifetime spent defining the term “Family Matriarch,” Gail Gicas, 62, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully at home Jan. 29, 2019,...
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Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 1 edition

Shrewsbury Wednesday, Jan. 16 9:42 a.m. Ashwood Cir. Identity theft. 11:10 a.m. Old Mill Rd. Larceny. 1:36 p.m. Boston Tpke. Dispute. 2:24 p.m. Boston Tpke./Lake St. Suspicious person/MV. 2:56 p.m....

Communities come together to honor and support Ava

Nine-year-old is daughter of fallen Firefighter Christopher Roy By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – After Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, a resident of Shrewsbury, died from...

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Frederick D. Brennan, 93, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Frederick Brennan, longtime resident of Shrewsbury and WWII veteran, died Feb. 9, 2019 at the age of 93. The loving husband of Betty...