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Popular Shrewsbury softball coach retires

Shrewsbury - After the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) JV softball team beat Leominster 4-0 May 24 in their season finale, cheers and high-fives were quickly replaced by sadness and tears, as the game marked the final one for longtime JV head coach Paula Toti. Toti, a physical education teacher at SHS, decided that this would be her last year coaching so she could devote her time and leadership to the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grant that was recently awarded to Shrewsbury. The grant will be used to implement comprehensive, integrated physical activity and nutrition programs for the students.

Shrewsbury – In an attempt to reduce its continuing financial loss, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is in the process of closing postal...

Police seek suspect in Shrewsbury bank robbery

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department is seeking a suspect in connection with the robbery at the Sovereign Bank on 47 Maple Ave. ,...

Veterans Inc. to host Freedom Song Festival June 16

Shrewsbury - Veterans Inc. will host its annual Freedom Song Festival Saturday, June 16 at Veterans Inc.'s Independence Hall, located at 59 South St....

Shrewsbury's “CodeRED” emergency notification system being evaluated

Shrewsbury - Allyn Taylor, the town's director of emergency management provided an update at the Board of Selectmen's May 22 meeting on the town's "CodeRED" emergency notification system. "We are continuing to evaluate the system, but so far, it looks very promising," Taylor told the board.

Historic exhibit commemorates Titanic disaster, Shrewsbury survivor

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Historical Society is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic with a special exhibit. A case of memorabilia about the storied ship, as well as famous survivor Lillian Asplund, will be on display through the summer. Asplund, originally from Worcester, spent many years of her life as a Shrewsbury resident and was living in the town at the time of her death, at age 99, in 2006. According to Historical Society curator Linda Davis, many people remember seeing Asplund around town and she was known for her ties to the tragedy.

Recycling event to support the Shrewsbury Middle Schools

Shrewsbury - Clean your house and support Shrewsbury schools Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring your unwanted items to the...

Shrewsbury Scout achieves rank of Eagle

Shrewsbury – James Patrick Lindsay, 18, has recently been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony held at the First Congregational Church...

Shrewsbury voters approve fiscal year 2013 budget after lengthy town meeting

Shrewsbury - Just as the economy promises to be the key issue in the 2012 elections, so the economy was indirectly the main topic of discussion on the first night of the Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting. Approximately 350 voters approved the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget after nearly three hours of debate. There were 31 articles on the meeting warrant, but as discussions grew more heated and complicated, only six had been dealt with by the time the frustrated voters chose to adjourn the meeting at 11:05 p.m. until Wednesday, May 23. The first contentious discussion of the night involved Article 3, which asked the voters to approve amending the town

Organ transplants change local's life

Shrewsbury - Having received two organ transplants in four years - a kidney from his sister and a pancreas from another donor - Matt Westerlind doesn's take his dramatically improved health for granted.

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Shrewsbury police log, Sept. 13 edition

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