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SHREWSBURY LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

Explore exciting events and stay informed with breaking news in Shrewsbury, MA. Dive into the pulse of the community with our reliable source for local news. Your go-to Shrewsbury newspaper keeping you connected to the latest happenings.

Saint John’s lacrosse notches win over Algonquin

The Saint John’s Pioneers lacrosse team entered Thursday’s game against Algonquin Regional High School with four straight losses.

Annual Sheriff’s Senior Picnic set for June 8

Sheriff Lew Evangelidis and the Worcester County sheriff’s office announce the return of the annual Sheriff’s Senior Picnic on June 8.

Shrewsbury police charge two with making threats with a firearm

Police have charged two men for allegedly making threats with firearms during two separate incidents on May 14.

Digital signage, microbreweries to be discussed at Town Meeting

On May 20, Shrewsbury’s 240 elected representatives will convene at Oak Middle School for this year’s Annual Town Meeting.

Shrewsbury’s Vincequere stifles Westborough baseball on Senior Night

On a five-game skid, the Shrewsbury High School baseball team needed starting pitcher Drew Vincequere to be sharp.

MassDOT to perform utility work at Fruit Street bridge

On Wednesday, May 15, utility crews will begin daytime electrical relocation work and outages of the Fruit Street bridge in Hopkinton as part of the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project. Relocation work and outages are planned to occur during the day on Wednesday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

“Dimout Area” was a precaution against air raids in Shrewsbury during WWII

We are indeed fortunate that two people from long ago took the time to document many scenes around the town of Shrewsbury through photography.

PHOTOS: Geomagnetic storm leads to aurora in region

On May 9, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center issued a Geomagnetic Storm Warning for Friday. 

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Oak Middle School ASL Club performs national anthem at WooSox game

By the time the American Sign Language Club reached Polar Park, the group was well rehearsed.

Mizikar receives positive reviews in performance evaluation

Kevin Mizikar, who has served as Shrewsbury’s town manager since 2017, received his annual performance review from the Select Board on April 23.

Citizens’ petition to rezone Clinton St. site eyed for industrial park

The petition follows months of Planning Board public hearings regarding a proposed industrial park at 142 Clinton St.

Flynn, Wensky re-elected to Select Board, School Committee

Shrewsbury voters went to the polls on May 7 for the town’s annual election and re-elected all of the incumbents.

SELCO recognized for reliable electric service to the community

Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO) has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2023. 

Shrewsbury Public Library to host AI expert

The talk is the third part of a series of presentations on AI sponsored by the Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation.

Shrewsbury, Algonquin students visit Polar Park for ‘Senior Scoop’

In addition to the students, several guidance counselors and other Shrewsbury staff headed to Polar Park to attend the event.

Shrewsbury MBTA zoning vote pushed until fall

At a specially scheduled meeting on May 2, the Select Board unanimously moved to push the town’s vote on MBTA zoning to later in the year.

Select Board establishes Municipal Facilities Optimization Committee

The committee will be tasked with recommending a preferred South Street facility design concept and budget to the Select Board by Sept. 10.

SELCO celebrates Arbor Day at Dean Park

For the 20th year, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO) celebrated Arbor Day on April 27 by distributing over 500 bare-root trees.

Cornerstone Bank celebrates grand opening of new Shrewsbury branch

Community members gathered for the grand opening of Cornerstone Bank’s Shrewsbury branch on Main Street on April 27.