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Cribbage league offers competition, camaraderie

Shrewsbury - Every Tuesday night about 50 people meet at the Knights of Columbus in Shrewsbury to play cribbage. They play in a league founded by Ray Pescaro. After he passed away, the league was named in his memory. The league started in 1994 and is run by three officers who play in the league. Don Rondeau manages the statistics, Bob Durbano sets up the tables, and Joe Law tends bar.

Martin Luther King essay awards go to St. Mary School

Shrewsbury – Two St. Mary School eighth-graders received the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Essay Award at the recent 27th Annual Worcester...

Jamieson M. Roberge, 25, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Jamieson Matthew Roberge, 25, of Shrewsbury, died unexpectedly at his mother’s home Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. Jamieson was born and raised in Worcester,...

Ronald F. Tumeinski, 85, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Ronald F. Tumeinski, of Shrewsbury, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the age of 85. He is survived by his loving wife...

Lakeway district businesses come together to benefit community

Shrewsbury - In the early 2000s, the town of Shrewsbury and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MDOT) began improvements along Route 9, creating medians, sidewalks and crosswalks, planting trees and plants, and doing utility work.

Shrewsbury Development Corporation seeks new member

Shrewsbury - The Board of Selectmen is seeking a qualified individual interested in serving on the Shrewsbury Development Corporation for a five year term...

Shrewsbury Parks and Rec spring registration begins March 3

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation spring registration opens Thursday, March 3, at 8 a.m. online. Some of the program offerings for the spring session include Tiny Tykes Basketball, Teen Volleyball, On Course Golf instruction, Adult Golf, Adult Yoga and Adult Zumba classes.

Local teen determined to help cousin battling cancer

Shrewsbury - Friends and family of those diagnosed with a serious illness, especially those that live far away, often feel helpless to be able to offer assistance and support. But when she learned that her cousin was diagnosed with a tumor for the second time in four years, Shrewsbury teenager Alannah "A.J." Laurence, 13, did not let distance deter her. At just 5 years old, in 2008, Alannah's cousin Darcy Cassidy, 9, of Meridian, Texas, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She was treated at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., and was cancer free until March, when two tumors were discovered on her spine.

Gymnastics Learning Center team wins state championship

Shrewsbury - The Level 8 Junior Olympics Team from the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury won the Massachusetts State Championship March 20 at Shrewsbury High School. The undefeated team also swept individual awards, and all five gymnasts qualified to represent Massachusetts at the regional competition. The team is led by Gymnastics Learning Center coaches Robert McElroy, Nikki McElroy and Jacqui Olsen.

A patriotic, family tradition

Shrewsbury – Five years ago, little Audrianna Leab’s mom, Angela, snapped a cute photo of the then-nine-month old as they attended Shrewsbury’s Memorial Day...

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