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Skills, drills of field hockey

Shrewsbury - Thirdgrader Isabella Sciplini receives instruction from Paula Toti, the assistant coach of the Shrewsbury High School Field Hockey team, during...

Basketball: Colonials overcome Panthers

Marlborough/Shrewsbury - Marlborough High School senior Carlos De La Cruz (#34, center) attempts to thread his way through the Shrewsbury High School...

Shrewsbury students get creative for fund-raiser

Joan Goodchild Community Reporter Shrewsbury - After this long winter, talk of spring and hope that it arrives soon is on most minds. ...

Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services Gala draws crowd

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) held its 7th Annual Gala Celebration at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury Feb....

Mother, son plan 5K fund-raiser to honor cancer victim

Shrewsbury - Patty McCaffrey never imagined a time would come when she would train to run a marathon.

Joint meeting in Shrewsbury tackles tough budget questions

Shrewsbury - Budgets for fiscal year (FY) 2012 were the subject of a joint meeting of Shrewsbury's Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee March 2.

Grace D. Ventresca, 91

Shrewsbury - Grace D. (D'Elia) Ventresca, 91, passed away peacefully Wednesday March 9, 2011 at Shrewsbury Nursing Home and Rehabilitation following a short illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, who was her cherished partner for 66 years.

Saint John's students sing, dance, speak at New Year Festival

Shrewsbury - Hours of dance practice and years of classroom study came together for Saint John's High School students at a festival celebrating the Chinese New Year Feb. 13.

Hundreds ask state not to cut funds for Day Habilitation programs in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Several hundred people gathered at a public hearing held Feb. 23 at the UMass. Medical School's Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center to protest a proposed cut in funding by the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (DHCFP) for critical day habilitation services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

New sewer rates proposed for Shrewsbury residents

Shrewsbury – At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Board of Selectmen heard from members of the Board of Sewer Commissioners regarding the issue of sewer rate increases expected to go into effect April 1. Water and sewer rates will need to be increased due to a predicted deficit for the Sewer Department for the next fiscal year, according to Town Manager Daniel Morgado.