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Shrewsbury Local News, Updates and Events

Shrewsbury High School celebrates graduation 

With a turn of a tassel, the Shrewsbury High School Class of 2022 graduated on Thursday evening at Shrewsbury High School.

Shrewsbury Garden Club awards 2022 scholarship 

The Shrewsbury Garden Club recently awarded its $1,000 2022 scholarship to graduating Shrewsbury High School senior Hailey Luke.

Shrewsbury opens community fridge near Senior Center

The Shrewsbury Rotary Club held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday for its new community fridge next to the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Shrewsbury town leaders weigh feedback from community survey

Residents think that Shrewsbury is a great place to live. They also, though, have noted room for growth and improvement.

Weather phenomenon rolls dense pollen cloud across region

A drop in temperatures across the region brought with it a particularly dense cloud of pollen on Tuesday, rolling across area communities.

Shrewsbury recognizes Memorial Day with parade, ceremonies

SHREWSBURY – Residents lined the streets around Shrewsbury’s Town Center on Monday to celebrate Memorial Day.  The parade, which started at Town Hall, marked a...

Region plans 2022 Memorial Day observances

Area communities are all gearing up for Memorial Day observances on Monday as many welcome a return to more traditional parades.

Shrewsbury softball resumes Big Sister Little Sister program after COVID-19 hiatus

The Shrewsbury varsity softball team has resumed a Big Sister Little Sister mentoring program with the middle school team.

Concierge Physical Therapy celebrates one year anniversary

SHREWSBURY - Concierge Physical Therapy is celebrating the one year anniversary of its clinic in Shrewsbury. Since opening its doors, Concierge has strived to provide...

School’s Out: 1st Grade at the Center School – 1941

As another school year comes to a close, we can’t but help thinking about how different school was back in the “old days.” 

St. Mary School students sing National Anthem before WooSox game

Students from St. Mary School sang the National Anthem prior to a Worcester Red Sox game at Polar Park in Worcester on Sunday.

Massachusetts AG sues major PFAS manufacturers

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey announced a major lawsuit against more than a dozen manufacturers of PFAS chemicals used in firefighting foam. 

Shrewsbury police log, May 27 edition

Shrewsbury Friday, May 13 7:11 a.m. Thomas Farm Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 7:41 a.m. Maple Ave. Accident no injury. 8:41 a.m. Ridgeland Rd. Animal complaint. 8:58 p.m. Sheridan Dr. Abandoned...

‘A bittersweet moment’: Edgemere Diner leaves its Shrewsbury home

Shrewsbury’s Edgemere Diner is on the move. It’s not going far, at least for the time being, however, moving to Grafton.

Shrewsbury holds Town Meeting

The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen will now be known as the Select Board after receiving a thumbs up from Town Meeting last weekend.

Student made 9/11 sculpture comes home to Shrewsbury

As the cars pulled over for a police-escorted motorcade traveling Route 290 and the streets of Shrewsbury last Thursday, they probably had no idea why a Shrewsbury Facilities truck would warrant such attention. 
A sign in downtown Marlborough asks residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Shrewsbury selectmen consider developing public comment policy

The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen is considering developing a public comment policy for its meetings following recent discussion.

Shrewsbury softball beats Westborough in late-season game

A late softball season matchup ended in a 10-3 Shrewsbury win over Westborough on Wednesday in Westborough.

Shrewsbury Board of Health implements mask advisory

A mask advisory is now in place in Shrewsbury following a unanimous vote by the Board of Health on Friday morning. 

Unauthorized burn led to ‘thousands of dollars’ in damage in Shrewsbury: FD

A fire sent smoke billowing over Flint Pond in Shrewsbury earlier this week, reportedly causing thousands of dollars in damage.