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SYFS Gala marks 10th anniversary

Shrewsbury – A record number of 375 guests attended the 10th annual Gala to support Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services (SYFS), held March 15 at St. John's High School. The evening began with a reception and silent auction with music provided by vocalist John Howard and pianist Chris Leary. Following dinner, activities continued with a live auction and dancing to rock classics performed by Tension, a Shrewsbury-based band. Town Moderator Chris Mehne served as master of ceremonies. The Community Advocate was the media sponsor.

Douglas Butler, 93

Shrewsbury - Douglas Parker Butler, a resident of the Southgate community, died at home Saturday, March 15, 2014. He was 93. Born on June 29,...

Eleanor B. Morello, 85

Shrewsbury - Eleanor B. (Olson) Morello, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully with family at her side Friday, March 14, 2014, after...

Donation drive to be held to benefit St. Anne's Human Services

Shrewsbury – The Outreach Committee of First Congregational Church (FCC) of Shrewsbury and Boy Scout Troop 114 are working together to assist St. Anne's...

The First Chapter

Shrewsbury - This summer the Shrewsbury Public Library will be undergoing the first phase of a major, $23.3 million renovation. But until that can...

Miracle baby's mom becomes advocate for March of Dimes

Shrewsbury - Michael Luke Pelak IV. It's a long name for a little boy who came into this world well ahead of schedule and weighing only four pounds. His mother, Shrewsbury resident Jennifer O'Connor, calls her son by a shorter name, one that reflects the struggle behind that early arrival: "my miracle."

Shrewsbury selectmen updated on tobacco program

Shrewsbury - Karyn E. Clark, Chief of Community Health at the City of Worcester Division of Public Health, briefed the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen March 11 about the status of the Tobacco Control Program. Shrewsbury belongs to the Public Health Regionalization Project, the goal of which is to strengthen the Massachusetts public health system by creating a state-funded regional structure for equitable delivery of local public health services across the Commonwealth.

Hearing for another troublesome dog in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - In what is becoming a common issue at the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen's public hearings, selectmen heard another complaint about an allegedly troublesome dog March 11.

Local choirs come together in song

Shrewsbury - Members of six local choirs united in song March 9 at Shrewsbury's Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church.

Alice M. Sampson, 95

Shrewsbury - Alice M. "Gram" (Oster) Sampson, 95, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014. She was born in Worcester and lived most of her...

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Thomas A. Harpie Jr., 86, of Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury - Thomas A. Harpie Jr., 86, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury and a Worcester business owner, passed away with his eldest son by...