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Shrewsbury sophomore has a heart for Ugandan school children

Shrewsbury - As a seventh grader at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, Jaehyun (Jae) Lee knew that he wanted to make a difference in the world. At the time, his grandfather, Nak-Sung Choi, was running the Soroti Vision School, a Christian nursery and primary school in Uganda, which he had founded four years earlier. As a way to raise money and awareness for his grandfather's school, Lee founded a club he called G-Mad – "Globally Make a Difference."

Helen J. Zingarelli, 97

Shrewsbury - Helen J. (Mastro) Zingarelli, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in UMass Medical Center in Worcester. She...

Shrewsbury committee says town has tough choices ahead

Shrewsbury ??" A Shrewsbury committee charged with monitoring the town's fiscal health for the last five years is warning both town government and residents that it faces a stark choice: Increase expenditures or look for decreased services from public safety, schools, and other departments.

Residents help Shrewsbury patrolmen “fill the wagon”

Shrewsbury – Over 150 families donated toys to the Shrewsbury Police Department Patrolman's Local 426 ?second annual "Fill the Wagon" to benefit the Toys...

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.

Shrewsbury resident lives life at 200mph

Shrewsbury - Dale Earnhardt Sr. considered by many as the greatest racecar driver ever, once described Rob Fuller as someone with "a bunch of natural ability in a racecar." For Shrewsbury resident Rob Fuller, this is no dream. His wild life in the racing world is a reality.

St. Mary's School hosts Thanksgiving feast

Shrewsbury - Kindergartners and first-graders from St. Mary's School recently enjoyed their annual Thanksgiving feast. The children prepared the food to share with their...

The youngest racers at Ski Ward

Shrewsbury - How does someone who grew up in Capetown, South Africa, become a coordinator for the youngest racers at Ski Ward? Anthony Rosenkrantz started skiing at Loon Mountain in Waterville, Maine, in the late 1990s. He used the convenient ski area in Shrewsbury as a place to learn to ski and fell in love with the sport.

Local anti-prejudice group recruiting middle school students

Shrewsbury – Students Together Opposing Prejudice (S.T.O.P.), an interfaith initiative teaching teens how to confront stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, will start its annual program...

Santa visits the Sumner House

Shrewsbury – On a very cold Dec. 7 afternoon that even saw some flurries, children greeted Santa Claus ?as he made a visit to...

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Shrewsbury School Committee votes for hybrid model for school reopening

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury School Committee met in person on Aug. 6 at Town Hall for the first time since...