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Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen approves advancing library project

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen voted unanimously at its Aug. 9 meeting to move a Shrewsbury Public Library renovation and expansion

Marjorie M. Brewer, 92

Shrewsbury - Marjorie M. (MacMullen) Brewer, 92, of Shrewsbury, died Friday Nov. 22, 2013 in her residence after an illness. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648...

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.

Salvatore Candilora, 92, of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Salvatore Candilora, 92, died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the loving husband of 70...

Shrewsbury Library Holiday Open House Dec. 3

Shrewsbury – Friends of the Shrewsbury Library, 609 Main St., will hold the annual Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 3, from 12 to 2:30...

Ward House Museum open house cancelled

Shrewsbury - The General Artemas Ward House Museum open house that was scheduled to be held during the Spirit of Shrewsbury Festival Sat., Sept....

Benefit concert, Thanksgiving service Nov. 20 in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - The First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury will be hosting a benefit concert and the annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service Sunday, Nov. 20. The...

Town Meeting highlights budget concerns

Shrewsbury – Although town officials opted not to press for an operational override this year, there is still great concern among many residents and officials, that the town does not have adequate funding for all departments, particularly for the schools. On the first night of the May 20 Annual Town Meeting, voters and School Committee members shared those concerns. According to School Committee Chair Sandra M. Fryc, the committee believes that Shrewsbury schools will face collapse within four years unless more money is made available.

Shrewsbury insect infestation means many trees will be lost

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen agreed during its Feb. 26 meeting to a proposal that would have trees infected with the Asian Long Horned Beetle cut down. Before their decision, the board first heard from Clint McFarland, representative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Health officials offer cold weather safety tips

Region - With the season's first cold snap upon us, health officials are offering the following cold weather safety tips to help protect you...