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Shrewsbury selectmen discuss proposed water rate plan to encourage “socially responsible use”

Shrewsbury - A proposed revision of the Shrewsbury water rate and usage plan was discussed at the Aug. 28 Board of Selectmen meeting. The lengthy, dense report contained a multitude of charts, graphs, calculations, and scenarios, all aimed at creating more revenue for the town, while working to encourage more "socially responsible use" of water by both town residents and businesses. The plan, as discussed

Shrewsbury Child Development Committee gears up for family-filled fun

Shrewsbury – "What's old is new again," actor Robert Englund once said. The Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC) is not a new group in town....

Shrewsbury appeals board upholds decision on trucking terminal

Shrewsbury – The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) upheld a decision by Patricia Sheehan, the town's building inspector, to grant an occupancy permit for a lot located at 249 Hartford Turnpike. At the Aug. 2 Planning Board meeting, abutters to the lot had protested that the parcel was not actually a "contractor's lot" as the applicants stated, but rather was being used as a trucking terminal.

Dedication held for “Memory Place” at Shrewsbury library

Shrewsbury - Generous memorial donations have turned the space outside the children's library section of the Shrewsbury Public Library into a welcoming seating area and place for storytelling. According to the library staff, "Memory Place" will serve three purposes: it's a place for children and families to come together; a place where visitors can remember those they love; and a place where new memories will be created.

Beaton hosts first Charity Golf Tournament

Region ?- State Rep. Matt Beaton, R-Shrewsbury, presents a check to Wendy Mickel of the Westborough Food Pantry. Checks were also given to JoAnn...

Boats on parade Sept. 1 on Lake Quinsigamond

Shrewsbury - The Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association will be hosting a boat parade on Lake Quinsigamond Saturday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m. The event...

Community leaders go to the highest bidder

Shrewsbury - Town Manager Daniel Morgado (left) and Michael Hale (right), general manager of Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations, work out in a group...

Shrewsbury residents urged to avoid contact with town's ponds

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Board of Health has issued a public health advisory due to the observation of high levels of cyanobacteria algae (blue-green)...

Updated – Shrewsbury mosquito spraying schedule

Shrewsbury - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced today that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected in Shrewsbury....

Shrewsbury Historical Society announces award recipients

Shrewsbury – Three residents were recently presented awards by the Shrewsbury Historical Society for their efforts in helping to preserve aspects of the town's...

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Thomas D. Flaherty, 88, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Thomas Dominic “Tom” Flaherty, 88, of Shrewsbury, MA peacefully passed away on Monday September 14, 2020. He is the beloved husband of...