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Save the date for the ‘Garden Party’ to benefit Shrewsbury Public Schools

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury "Celebration in the Garden" party committee is pleased to announce that the fourth "Garden Party" to benefit Shrewsbury Public Schools...

Community dinner at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church

Shrewsbury - Mount Olivet Lutheran Church will host its next monthly community potluck dinner and worship service - “The Fellowship Table” - Sunday, Aug....

Shrewsbury Education Foundation hosts annual Trivia Night

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will hold its annual Trivia Night Friday, Nov. 13, at the Knights of Columbus, 206 S. Quinsigamond...

Shrewsbury town clean-up day scheduled for March 31

Shrewsbury - The town of Shrewsbury Parks & Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Board of Health, is sponsoring the annual town-wide clean up...

Override request now less likely to come before voters

Shrewsbury – After a lengthy, spirited discussion during their April 23 meeting, the members of the Board of Selectmen backed away from approving a request to ask the voters for a Proposition 2-1/2 override this spring. During the meeting, the board reviewed the latest figures for the fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget and noted that overall, the news was good. Projected revenue had increased from Town Manager Daniel Morgado's first estimate of $109.36 million to $111.31 million. The budget for the town's schools came in at $51.38 million, still $1.1 million more than Morgado's recommendation.

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.

Shrewsbury Cultural Council seeks funding proposals

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Cultural Council (SCC) has set an Oct. 15 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that...

Shrewsbury’s finances holding steady

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury is doing well financially, according to Town Manager Daniel Morgado, who updated the Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee and School Committee in a joint public hearing during the selectmen’s Sept. 22 meeting. That is due in part, he said, thanks to the $5.5 million Proposition 2-1/2 operational override the voters approved in June 2014.

Trivia Night to help important cause for Shrewsbury schools

Shrewsbury – The dictionary definition of “trivia” is “unimportant facts.” That word carries more significance for an upcoming fundraiser. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will host its third annual Trivia Night at the Knights of Columbus Hall to raise funds for educational initiatives outside of the school budget and curriculum.

Town Meeting highlights budget concerns

Shrewsbury – Although town officials opted not to press for an operational override this year, there is still great concern among many residents and officials, that the town does not have adequate funding for all departments, particularly for the schools. On the first night of the May 20 Annual Town Meeting, voters and School Committee members shared those concerns. According to School Committee Chair Sandra M. Fryc, the committee believes that Shrewsbury schools will face collapse within four years unless more money is made available.

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