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Shrewsbury Social Club focuses on growing membership

Shrewsbury - With newcomers to town and current neighbors too, Shrewsbury Social Club (SSC) strives to build new friendships between women by offering groups...

SELCO, American Movie Classics sponsor Oct. 26 blood drive

Shrewsbury - An American Red Cross Halloween blood drive will be held in Shrewsbury Friday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at...

Shrewsbury Special Town Meeting to be held Oct. 30

Shrewsbury – Town Meeting members will convene at the Oak Street Middle School Tuesday, Oct. 30, for a Special Town Meeting (STM). There are 14 articles on the warrant up for discussion, including a request to approve rescinding a $600,000 bond authorization to fund design work for the new Sherwood Middle School project. According to documentation from Town Manager Daniel Morgado, the bond authorization was established at the direction of the Massachusetts School Building Committee to fund costs associated with design work for the new school, but the authorization was never used.

Shrewsbury Public Library to host Oct. 21 tax talk on health care savings

Shrewsbury - If you'se like most people, you'se probably unaware of an important way to save money come April 15.? Taxpayers with health savings...

Pumpkin face “greets” seniors at Shrewsbury Senior Center

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Shrewsbury HS grad captures fun during “dramatic” summer abroad

Ducking beneath Romeo and Juliet, Shrewsbury High School alumnus McKegg Collins (aka Friar Lawrence), seizes the moment to hang out off-stage with his cast mates this past summer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, where the threesome starred in the Shakespeare show. Photo/Submitted Shrewsbury – McKegg Collins dressed up as the moon and leapt on stage when he was very little. He's been acting so long, he can's pinpoint when it all started. He just remembers the allure of being the center of attention. He stuck with it through middle school and high school, and now in college at Fitchburg State University. In August, he fulfilled one of his dreams: he was cast as Friar Lawrence in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

Shrewsbury selectmen approve library article for STM warrant

Shrewsbury – The Board of Selectmen discussed at its Oct. 9 meeting the addition of an article to the Oct. 30 Special Town Meeting (STM) warrant regarding funds for renovations at the town's public library. Town Manager Daniel Morgado suggested that such an article would authorize the Library Trustees to spend as much as $50,000 of the approximate $250,000 the town has budgeted for library renovations on definitive schematics.

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.

Shrewsbury Public Library presents local author on Alzheimer's caretaking

Shrewsbury - Phil Gilman McGourty, now living in Shrewsbury, spent 15 years taking care of her husband, Larry, as he battled with Alzheimer's disease.?...

SCDC event to feature suitcase collection for foster children

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC) will be holding its annual Toy and Baby Gear Sale Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sherwood Middle School in Shrewsbury. The event will feature families from Shrewsbury and the surrounding communities who will have tables set up to sell toys and baby gear.

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