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Shrewsbury selectmen updated on tobacco program

Shrewsbury - Karyn E. Clark, Chief of Community Health at the City of Worcester Division of Public Health, briefed the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen March 11 about the status of the Tobacco Control Program. Shrewsbury belongs to the Public Health Regionalization Project, the goal of which is to strengthen the Massachusetts public health system by creating a state-funded regional structure for equitable delivery of local public health services across the Commonwealth.

Shrewsbury cancels school for Monday, Oct. 31

Shrewsbury - Dr. Joseph Sawyer, the Shrewsbury superintendent of school, sent out a press release earlier today announcing that there will be no school...

Shrewsbury Lions join global crusade to conquer blindness

Shrewsbury - To combat the leading causes of blindness and assist in preserving vision, the Shrewsbury Lions Club is participating in the annual Lions...

Presentation on Lincoln at Shrewsbury Historical Society

Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury Historical Society, 17 Church Road, will present “The Lincoln Assassination” by Christopher Daley Wednesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. This lecture features primary source materials, period photographs, present-day photographs and video. It includes a short synopsis of the Civil War, an examination of the plot to kidnap Lincoln and the scheme to assassinate him. Both Lincoln and Booth's movements are chronicled using a simultaneous timeline and the assassination, escape and capture of John Wilkes Booth and trial of the conspirators are described in detail.

Painting pumpkins

Shrewsbury - Anya Hoemann, 2, gets creative while attending Spooky Creations, a workshop presented Oct. 22 by the Shrewsbury Garden Club Junior Membership at...

Writing the next chapter

Shrewsbury - Although digital technology is rapidly changing the way we consume information, many believe that a town's support of its library speaks volumes...

Shrewsbury Rotary to hold community recycling day

Shrewsbury – The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury will be holding a community recycling day Sunday, April 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the...

Pro Shrewsbury library vote #6

I am writing this letter on behalf of the hundreds of children who visit the Shrewsbury Public Library each week. They do not...

DePalo and Fitzgerald win re-election bids

Shrewsbury – Incumbents Maurice DePalo and Henry Fitzgerald have won their bids for re-election to the Board of Selectmen. DePalo received 2,899 votes and Fitzgerald received 2,841 votes. The third candidate in the race, Benjamin Tartaglia, received 1,223 votes.

Organizers seek Shrewsbury Eagle project details for Scout celebration

Shrewsbury - A celebration of 100 Years of Boy Scouting in Shrewsbury will kick off on Scout Sunday, Jan, 31, at an all-troop event...