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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.

SHS grad wins cheerleading championship with Bridgewater State

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Shrewsbury High School graduate Celeste McKenzie has been cheerleading since she was 5 years old, competing in an all-star program.

Grafton police officer helps rescue baby owl

A baby owl was rescued without injuries on Old Westborough Road on Wednesday with help from the Grafton Police Department. 

AMSA student from Shrewsbury named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar

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Aryan Kumar, a high school senior at the Advanced Math and Science Academy from Shrewsbury has been named as a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

Mill Pond student council raises $4,644 for Ukrainian refugees, St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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A fundraiser organized by the Mill Pond Elementary School student council in Westborough raised $4,644 to benefit various causes last month.

Shrewsbury plans in-person Memorial Day observances

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Shrewsbury’s Memorial Day observances will be back in person this year, returning after being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Northborough Planning Board heads to trial in Gutierrez appeal

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Attorneys representing the Northborough Planning Board were in land court in Boston on Monday for a trial in a developer’s appeal.

Westborough plans to use ARPA funds for Armstrong roof

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Westborough will use ARPA funds to help address Armstrong Elementary School’s failing roof, following recent discussions.

Shrewsbury’s Crush nail salon celebrates ribbon cutting

Crush, a new addition to the Shrewsbury business landscape is looking to bring change in local nail salon offerings.

Northborough’s Community Meals facing difficult financial situation

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Community Meals organizers estimate that they will run out of funds for their long running program in June without additional support.

UPDATE: MassPike ramp clear after tractor trailer rollover, injuries reported following separate Westborough crashes

A tractor trailer crash on the ramp from the Mass Pike onto I-495 north drew an emergency response on Monday morning.

New data highlights student mental health issues, Shrewsbury school staff say

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Stress and anxiety continue to represent top issues for Shrewsbury students, according to newly released survey results.

Shrewsbury Town Meeting article would increase building height limits in zoning district

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A Shrewsbury Town Meeting article that would allow developers to build taller buildings in the town’s limited industrial zoning district.

Algonquin boys lacrosse takes on Pinkerton Academy

The Algonquin boys lacrosse team took the field on Saturday for a game against Pinkerton Academy. The Titans fell 13-7.

Westborough Civic Club holds 2022 fishing challenge 

The Westborough Civic Club held its annual fishing challenge on Saturday afternoon at Minuteman Park in town. 

Northborough candidates reflect on election results

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Newly elected members of Northborough boards and committees thanked voters this week after the town held its 2022 municipal elections.

Westborough Police share new details on Wednesday motorcycle/SUV crash

Injuries from a serious motorcycle crash in Westborough on Wednesday are "significant" but believed to be non-life threatening.

Westborough Board of Health issues mask advisory

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The Board of Health has issued an advisory urging community members to wear masks when in crowded public places.

Car flips, hits utility pole in Southborough crash 

A car struck a utility pole before coming to a rest upside down on Parmenter Road in Southborough on Friday afternoon.

Shrewsbury selectmen approve preliminary Beal plans

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Developers took another step forward in their efforts to build a new mixed-use facility at the former Beal school this week.