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St. John's Prep takes State Championship

Shrewsbury - (Left) St. John's High School senior forward Richard Rodgers (#24, center) goes airborne over St. John's Preparatory School junior guard...

Community rallies to raise money for family of Shrewsbury accident victim

Grafton – Family and friends of 22-year-old Lindsey DeMoranville, a Grafton resident who was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Shrewsbury Nov. 27,...

Shrewsbury council awards cultural grants

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Cultural Council (SCC) has announced the award of 17 grants totaling $7,441 to help support a variety of cultural programs...

Town Meeting warrant reviewed by selectmen

Shrewsbury - The warrant for the Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting, set for Monday, May 16, was reviewed by the Board of Selectmen at their April 26 meeting. Of the 40 articles, the board voted not to recommend four.

St. John's hires new alumni director

Shrewsbury – St. John's High School recently announced the hiring of Warren Hayden, Class of 1981, as its new director of Alumni Relations. Hayden, a...

Presentation on Lincoln at Shrewsbury Historical Society

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Historical Society, 17 Church Road, will present “The Lincoln Assassination” by Christopher Daley Wednesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. This lecture features primary source materials, period photographs, present-day photographs and video. It includes a short synopsis of the Civil War, an examination of the plot to kidnap Lincoln and the scheme to assassinate him. Both Lincoln and Booth's movements are chronicled using a simultaneous timeline and the assassination, escape and capture of John Wilkes Booth and trial of the conspirators are described in detail.

Shrewsbury selectmen set policy for next fiscal year

Shrewsbury - At the top of the policy statement discussed by the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen (BOS) at its Oct. 9 meeting is the assertion that the board will not seek a Proposition 2 ? override during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Instead, Town Manager Daniel Morgado urged the selectmen to ensure that budget recommendations from the BOS stay within the town's existing levy limit. The exception would be an article on the 2013 Annual Town Meeting warrant to pay for an unanticipated disaster or state of emergency.

Selectmen approve water restriction resolution

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen approved a water restriction resolution during its April 23 meeting. Noting that "the selectmen have determined that a shortage of water exists" for which conservation measures are required, and that under Article 18 of the town bylaws they have the power to take immediate corrective action, they board resolved that an outdoor water restriction be set in place.

Shrewsbury residents enjoy snowstorm

Shrewsbury - Molly McCarthy, a contributing writer for the Community Advocate, took these photos in Shrewsbury during today's storm. ...

The Chinese New Year is celebrated (finally) in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Nearly 650 people braved a wintry day Feb.24 to attend a belated Chinese New Year celebration in Shrewsbury to celebrate the "Year of the Snake." The event, held at the Oak Middle School, was a collaborative effort between the Massachusetts Beijing Chinese Language School, St. John's High School, and the Sherwood and Oak Middle Schools. Throughout the afternoon, dozens of students ranging in age from kindergarten through high school performed a variety of traditional and festive Chinese songs and dances.

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Kane and Moore present legislative update to School Committee

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Legislative delegation, State Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) and State Senator Michael Moore (D-Millbury), presented a legislative...