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Saint John’s football finds new Thanksgiving foe in Malden Catholic

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Saint John’s will inaugurate a new Thanksgiving football tradition with a game against the Malden Catholic Lancers on Nov. 23.
Shrewsbury employees will now be required to wear masks again in Town Hall following an Aug. 10 announcement by Town Manager Kevin Mizikar. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Shrewsbury selectmen approve public comment policy

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A new policy governing public comment at Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen meetings is officially on the books.

UPDATE: One dead, another seriously injured after Lake Quinsigamond boating incident

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SHREWSBURY - One man died and another was injured late Saturday afternoon in a boating incident on Lake Quinsigamond between Worcester and Shrewsbury. Worcester Police...

Valois Home Improvements sets a high bar for quality and craftsmanship

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Strike up a conversation with Raymond Valois (pronounced “val-wah”), and you will quickly understand why he is respected by his customers.

Communities push forward amid lifeguard shortages

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Lifeguard shortages are continuing this summer. However, the extent of the issue has varied, according to local officials. 

Man drowns in Lake Quinsigamond near Burns Bridge

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SHREWSBURY – A 30-year-old man died Tuesday after he either jumped or fell from the Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge between Shrewsbury and Worcester,...

Shrewsbury police log, June 17 edition

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Shrewsbury Friday, June 3 8:19 a.m. Old Faith Rd. Vandalism. 8:55 a.m. Old Faith Rd. Vandalism. 1:15 p.m. Grafton St. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 1:56 p.m. Stoney Hill Rd....

Worcester County Sheriff picnic in Shrewsbury sees record turnout

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More than 1,200 seniors enjoyed barbecue lunches, giveaways and more at a record-setting annual senior picnic earlier this month.

Shrewsbury installs new wayfinding signs

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Visitors to Shrewsbury’s Town Center may have seen new blue signs on Main Street announcing that they are now entering the Town Center.

AMSA students celebrate their next chapter during graduation

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Families and loved ones of AMSA graduates gathered on the field of the Fore Kicks Sports Complex on Friday for this year’s graduation. 

Shrewsbury brothers become youngest North American bridge champions

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A pair of Shrewsbury brothers recently made history in the game of bridge, when they won a limited North American Bridge Championship event.

Assabet celebrates Class of 2022 at DCU Center

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The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Class of 2022 gathered at the DCU Center in Worcester on Saturday for its graduation.

Shrewsbury Girl Scouts build new pollinator garden

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Shrewsbury’s Lake Street park has a new pollinator garden near its prominent storywalk and trailheads thanks to a group of local Girl Scouts.

WooSox Shrewsbury Night raises $1,100+ for SYFS

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SYFS is getting a $1,165 donation thanks to proceeds from the WooSox’s Shrewsbury edition of its Town Takeover series on May 22. 

‘Survive and advance’: SHS baseball prolongs season with playoff win over Lincoln-Sudbury

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The SHS baseball team beat Lincoln-Sudbury at home to move one step further in this year's state championship tournament. 

St. John’s lacrosse beats Central Catholic in playoff opener

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The St. John's boys lacrosse team will continue its state championship bid this month after beating Central Catholic High School.

Former Paton students, Shrewsbury High School grads enjoy senior walk through

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Walter J. Paton Elementary School in Shrewsbury hosted a walk through on Tuesday for Shrewsbury High School graduates.

Shrewsbury police log, June 10 edition

Shrewsbury Friday, May 27 7:35 a.m. Fifth Ave Row. Disturbance. 8:24 a.m. Cherry St. Larceny. 1:12 p.m. Hascall St. Animal complaint. 3:08 p.m. Roman Dr. Animal complaint. 4:00 p.m. Bruce...

Then & Now: A dance at the Lincoln Park Dance Hall

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Although Lake Quinsigamond is still a popular summer destination, it was a much different place years ago.

Shrewsbury Town Hall transitions to summer operating hours

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Shrewsbury’s Town Hall has transitioned to summer hours for the first time, effective May 31. Hours will remain in effect through Sept. 2.