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The Shrewsbury Library Presents “Rhythms and Melodies from South India”

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Come explore the traditional sounds of South India in an interactive workshop and performance by Dr. Deepti Navaratna. She will introduce participants to the concepts of…

So You Want to Write? YOU CAN DO IT, with this wonderful workshop, at the Shrewsbury Public Library!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – 50,000 words in 30 days! Always dreamed of writing a novel? You can do it in November, the National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo! Register for…

Shrewsbury Public Library Children’s Services Announces September Programs

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Starting September 8, fall programming for families gets under way at the Shrewsbury Public Library temporary site located at 214 Lake Street. Book Beats, music and…

Dead and Company Comes to Worcester – Greatful Dead Members Join Forces with John Mayer

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – On the heels of two sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden, Dead & Company announce their only New England appearance at the DCU Center on Tuesday,…

Book talk, by Shrewsbury Resident, Dr. John Collins…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Tuesday, September 8, 7-8 PM at Shrewsbury Library (214 Lake Street), Shrewsbury resident, Dr. John Collins, aka Jack Collins, will talk about his new book, A Korean…

Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation Announces “Coins for Construction”

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Mark your calendars for September 14th and start saving those spare coins for a community wide endeavor to benefit the new library building project. The children…

Greater Worcester Community Foundation Budgeting More Than $600k in Fall 2015 Discretionary Grants

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Now Accepting Applications from Qualified Nonprofits. The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the fall cycle of its 2015 Discretionary Grants Program. Discretionary…

Join the Master Singers of Worcester for an evening of choral singing!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Come sing romantic choral gems with the Master Singers of Worcester and other local choral enthusiasts at the “Summer Sing”, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Brahms…

Shrewsbury Public Library Offers Tabletop Games for Checkout

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Public Library is pleased to announce that its new collection of tabletop games is ready for patrons to check out. The library’s new tabletop…

Shrewsbury – Double fatality accident

SHREWSBURY, MA – On Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 6:24 PM the Shrewsbury Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at 882 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) in the…

Greater Worcester Community Foundation Awards Over $600k in Scholarship Aid to Worcester County Students

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has announced the awarding of $616,650 in college scholarships to local residents for the 2015-2016 academic year. Awards range from $300…

Summer multicultural festival and Pottery workshop at Shrewsbury library

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts –  The Shrewsbury Public Library hosts quarterly multicultural festivals to celebrate the diversity in and around Shrewsbury. In the past three years, we have celebrated the…

The Shrewsbury Regatta Players Announce 2nd Annual Gala

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Regatta Players Theater Group, in association with Southgate at Shrewsbury will host its 2nd Annual Gala: The Awesome 80’s – Song Selections from 1980’s Broadway…

John Collins, of Shrewsbury, Receives the Thomas Merton “Louie” Award from the International Thomas Merton Society…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – John Collins, former superintendent of schools in Shrewsbury (1978-1994), was recently awarded the prestigious “Louie” award from the International Thomas Merton Society (ITMS) at the Thomas…

Completion of the Tenth Season of Sunday Hours at Shrewsbury Public Library

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Trustees of the Shrewsbury Public Library announce the completion of the 2015 Sunday Library Season. Thanks to the contributions of generous individuals, businesses and civic…

Worcester Children’s Chorus invites Shrewsbury to Audition

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Worcester Children’s Chorus announces auditions for its 2015-2016 season. The chorus is open to boys and girls ages 8 – 18 for placement in one…

Letter to the Editor – The “LWV” Fails to Hold Debate for Contested Selectman Race & Fluoridation Dangers in Shrewsbury

SHREWBURY, Massachusetts – Yes…for the first time in memory, the League of Women Voters (LWV) is NOT holding a debate for a contested Board of Selectman seat. Reasons given…

Volunteers needed for The “Shrewsbury Child Development Committee” (SCDC)

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC) is a 40-year-old organization that was started to help families with young children make connections with others.  The organization…

Rotary Club of Shrewsbury’s Earth Day Recycle Event

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury will be holding their Earth Day Recycling Event on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Shrewsbury Town Hall.  The even…

The Shrewsbury Public announces Three, Free, Diverse Events…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Public Library invites you to participate in their upcoming, free events: WIN (Work Initiative Network) meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 6:30-8 PM In,…

Beth Casavant urges Shrewsbury to Vote for Hannah Kane…

Change needs to happen at the state level to end unfunded mandates and reductions in state aid. That is why I support Hannah Kane for State Representative. I…

Shrewsbury Requested to Help Governor Baker Support Hannah Kane

Governor Baker has restored hope for a responsible, conservative approach to the State budget. With Shrewsbury’s own Karyn Polito as his Lieutenant Governor, they are working hard to…

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Local News

Sen. Moore Announces District Office Hours

Sen. Moore Announces District Office Hours

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) released the dates, times and locations of local…

Senior Portrait Session almost here at last! Time to book your date!

Senior Portrait Session almost here at last! Time to book your date!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – As hard as it may be to believe, senior portrait season is…

Senior Moments – for week of August 31

Senior Moments – for week of August 31

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Warning – If the subject of the afterlife is too sensitive or disquieting,…

Shrewsbury Resident, Kendra Lippert, Wins Consecutive National Dance Championship Titles

Shrewsbury Resident, Kendra Lippert, Wins Consecutive National Dance Championship Titles

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Rhythm Dance Company (RDC), Metrowest’s premier dance studio, announced today that Kendra Lippert…

Sen. Moore announces FREE tours of the MA State House

Sen. Moore announces FREE tours of the MA State House

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – With autumn around the corner and with it the promise of cooler temperatures,…

Shrewsbury Motor Vehicle Accident Snarls Route 20 traffic

Shrewsbury Motor Vehicle Accident Snarls Route 20 traffic

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – On Monday August 17, 2015 at 1700 hours, the Shrewsbury Fire Department,…

Shrewsbury Public Library Offers Garden Tools for Checkout

Shrewsbury Public Library Offers Garden Tools for Checkout

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – With the generous partnership of the Shrewsbury Garden Club, the Shrewsbury Public Library…

Shrewsbury Fire Department Responds to Brush Fire at Worcester Sand and Gravel…

Shrewsbury Fire Department Responds to Brush Fire at Worcester Sand and Gravel…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – On Tuesday morning at 1:17 am we received a call for a brush…

“Drip, Dribble and Splash” at Shrewsbury Credit Union”

“Drip, Dribble and Splash” at Shrewsbury Credit Union”

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Visitors to the Shrewsbury Credit Union are now used to seeing exhibits by…

Shrewsbury Resident Completes Summer Internship with Sen. Moore

Shrewsbury Resident Completes Summer Internship with Sen. Moore

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) expressed his appreciation to Ya “Mark” Xu of…

Julio’s Liquors of Westborough Unveils Bourbon Assault Vehicle

Julio’s Liquors of Westborough Unveils Bourbon Assault Vehicle

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Julio’s Liquors is excited to introduce a liquor experience vehicle to their operations.…

SHREWSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

SHREWSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – As part of its outreach to the community, the Shrewsbury Historical Society presents…

SHREWSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS TWO AWARDS

SHREWSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS TWO AWARDS

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – SHREWSBURY HISTORY AWARD- The Shrewsbury History Award was presented to Jim and Marcia Smith…

DCU Center to host 10th Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive

DCU Center to host 10th Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The SMG-managed DCU Center announced today that they will host the 10th Annual…

Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation will sponsor their Annual 4th of July Celebration

Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation will sponsor their Annual 4th of July Celebration

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation will sponsor their Annual 4th of July Celebration on…

“As Far as the Eye Can See: Images of Land, Sea and Sky” at Shrewsbury Credit Union”

“As Far as the Eye Can See: Images of Land, Sea and Sky” at Shrewsbury Credit Union”

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Artists Guild of Shrewsbury maintains a display of art work at the…

It’s that Time Again, for the St. Mary’s, Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Their Scholarship and Development Fund

It’s that Time Again, for the St. Mary’s, Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Their Scholarship and Development Fund

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The St. Mary’s Golf Tournament is one of our largest fundraising events of…

Shrewsbury’s Kid’s Equipment Day – 2015

Shrewsbury’s Kid’s Equipment Day – 2015

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Annual Kid’s Equipment Day will be held on Saturday May 30th from 9:00…

Shrewsbury Memorial Day Services Planned

Shrewsbury Memorial Day Services Planned

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25th at…

Shrewsbury Resident, Mary Canzano, Recipient of the Clara Barton Award Sponsorship!

Shrewsbury Resident, Mary Canzano, Recipient of the Clara Barton Award Sponsorship!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Lions awarded their Clara Barton Center for Diabetes sponsorship. Shrewsbury Lions…

“Borrow” Seeds for your Garden from the Shrewsbury Library!

“Borrow” Seeds for your Garden from the Shrewsbury Library!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Hello! I would like to share information about an exciting new “thing” that…

Saint Mary School, Shrewsbury, is proud to Announce the winners of the 2015 Science Fair…

Saint Mary School, Shrewsbury, is proud to Announce the winners of the 2015 Science Fair…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Saint Mary School’s (Shrewsbury) Upper School students recently participated in the biennial Science…

State Rep., Hannah Kane, to Host “Armed Forces Day” Event with Guest Speaker, Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs, Francisco Urena

State Rep., Hannah Kane, to Host “Armed Forces Day” Event with Guest Speaker, Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs, Francisco Urena

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – State Rep. Hannah Kane will commemorate Armed Forces Day and honor active and…

Dan Kirouac Invites You to an Acoustic Performance at Billy’s Pub, Shrewsbury

Dan Kirouac Invites You to an Acoustic Performance at Billy’s Pub, Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Dan Kirouac invites you to come down, to Billy’s Pub in Shrewsbury, to…

Worcester’s Alhuda Academy is Going Global!

Worcester’s Alhuda Academy is Going Global!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Worcester’s Alhuda Academy, recognized earlier this year with the Award of Excellence in…

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Tony Polito

Soft Drinks: Not the Best Summer Treat

Eating better in the summer months We’ve all heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” But it should say you are what you swallow or better…

Improve your health with Zucchini Soup

By Tony Polito Like me, I’m sure that most Bostonians are much happier now, given the fact we’re having more and more days above 40 degrees. This…

Eat Well Be well – Winter Salt

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Come on, it’s not that bad! A few 38-degree temperature days and this snow will be long gone…faster than the very best cup of…

Eat Well – Thanksgiving Edition

Eat Well – Thanksgiving Edition

Eat Well – Thanksgiving Edition, by Tony Polito Undoubtedly, Thanksgiving is not just about turkey. It’s the time of the year that signifies the beginning of the…

Eat Well ~ Be Well, Punkin’ recipe

Pumpkin, the most appropriate, symbolic, singular and emblematic vegetable of fall! Subtle sweetness, texture, and to me it’s slightly chewy and nutty with a depth of flavor.…

Sports

Netflix Picks: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Netflix Picks: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- Baseball is a sport that ingrained in our American culture. Loyalties run deep, rivalries last forever, and the sport never ceases to keep millions of Americans…

Shrewsbury Little League: Challenger Division Baseball

Shrewsbury Little League: Challenger Division Baseball

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Challenger Division is a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and intellectual disabilities, to enjoy the full…

Shrewsbury’s St. Mary CYO Boys Win “A” Division Hoop Championship!

Shrewsbury’s St. Mary CYO Boys Win “A” Division Hoop Championship!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – St. Mary’s Boys’ of Shrewsbury captured the 2014 CYO (Diocese of Worcester – Youth Ministry) Basketball “A” Division League Championship on Sunday February 23rd,…

Shrewsbury Patriot Football and Cheer News

Shrewsbury Patriot Football and Cheer News

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Shrewsbury Patriots American Youth Football and Cheer Organization (SAYFCO) had another amazing year in 2013!  The organization had unprecedented registrations with participation totaling…

February School Vacation Youth Cricket Clinic in Shrewsbury

February School Vacation Youth Cricket Clinic in Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Youth Cricket Clinic during February Vacation for youth in grades 1st through 8th grade. The program…

Mckegg Collins

On Pause: An Ode to My Grandfather

On Pause: An Ode to My Grandfather

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- It’s the summer of 2013 and I am watching Notorious, the 1946 Hitchcock classic featuring espionage, romance, and that long staircase scene. My grandfather sits…

Movie Review: Selma

Movie Review: Selma

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- It seems surprising that the first theatrical biopic chronicling the work and times of Martin Luther King is just making its way to the world.…

TV Review: Sherlock

  Shrewsbury, Ma Sherlock Season 3 Creat. Stephen Moffat and Mark Gatiss With Guy Ritchie making films about him, to ABC making an entire crime series around…

Her

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Her (2013) Dir. Spike Jonze Spike Jonze is one of the most fascinating people working in Hollywood today. From acting appearances in The Wolf of…

TV Review: Homeland

TV Review: Homeland

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-Homeland has been in a bit of a slump lately. The first two seasons were thrilling, twisting pieces of espionage drama beautifully acted by the show’s…

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Holly Fair Comes to Shrewsbury’s St. Mary’s

Holly Fair Comes to Shrewsbury’s St. Mary’s

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Join us for Holiday Shopping! Gifts, Crafts…just too many unique items to list! After shopping, head over to our Snack Bar for a warm…

Shrewsbury library rally planned for Saturday

Shrewsbury library rally planned for Saturday

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Supporters of an upcoming bond question to fund the Shrewsbury Library renovation project will be holding a rally on Saturday, September 10th, 10-11AM at…

Enthusiastic Shrewsbury Crowd Welcomes Concerts on Saint John’s

Enthusiastic Shrewsbury Crowd Welcomes Concerts on Saint John’s

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts  — An appreciative crowd of about 100 alumni, families and local music fans enjoyed the first-ever “Concerts on the Green” performance Tuesday, July 12, on…

Shrewsbury Borders to host Dr. Seuss event tomorrow

Shrewsbury Borders to host Dr. Seuss event tomorrow

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – In honor of the birthday of Massachusetts own Dr. Seuss, the Borders store on Lake St and Route 9 has put together a special…

Another Shrewsbury electronics recycling day coming up

Another Shrewsbury electronics recycling day coming up

SHREWSBURY – If you missed the SHS Girls Hockey event two weeks, ago, you now have another chance.  The next  electronic recycle day fundraiser will be held…

Real Estate

Interactive Map of Real Estate Listings in Massachusetts

Interactive Map of Real Estate Listings in Massachusetts

If you would like to access the new interactive map of real estate listings, just click the Title of this post and it will take you right…

New Shrewsbury Real Estate Website Debut

New Shrewsbury Real Estate Website Debut

SHREWSBURY – After several months of work by a team of programmers, the debut of the newest and most innovative real estate website in Shrewsbury will be…

Amazing walk to town center location

Amazing walk to town center location

Just step inside this stunning, fully renovated ranch, and be prepared to be amazed.  The current owner has gone through from top to bottom, and the attention…

Restaurant Reviews

Five Guys Shrewsbury – Restaurant Review

Five Guys Shrewsbury – Restaurant Review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – My kids have all raved about the place, so I decided it was time to check out Five Guys over in the stunningly renovated…

Tomasso Trattoria – Review

Tomasso Trattoria – Review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Typically I do a restaurant review the very first time that I stop in to a new eatery.  In this case, I have actually…

Shrewsbury’s Lakeside Bar and Grille

Shrewsbury’s Lakeside Bar and Grille

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – I’ve actually been meaning to put together a review of Lakeside Bar and Grille for a while, as I’ve eaten there several times now,…

Via Italian Table – Dinner Review

Via Italian Table – Dinner Review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – After a long Labor Day doing work around the house, the last thing I felt like doing last night was cooking dinner, and as…

Bistro Limoncello Review

Bistro Limoncello Review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts I fully admit that I am a food snob, especially when it comes to Italian.  I grew up enjoying everything about Italian food – preparing…

Even More Events

Massachusetts Real Estate Secrets Revealed

Massachusetts Real Estate Secrets Revealed

In one of my favorite Beatles tunes, they lamented that “the best things in life are free.” That’s rarely the case but every once in a while…

Graham Nash – Wild Tales – A Rock & Roll memoir like no other

Graham Nash – Wild Tales – A Rock & Roll memoir like no other

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – It was Britain, late in the winter of 1942, with millions of citizens living under constant threat of German attack. Pregnant women nearing delivery…

5 on Friday

5 on Friday

About 3 years ago, Mike Sheehan, long time member of the Parody Rock Band “Slant 6 and the Jumpstarts” was looking for a way to satisfy his…

Shrewsbury’s Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil

Shrewsbury’s Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil

SHREWSBURY – Join us on Thursday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sumner House in Town Center, for music, memories and a moment of silence to…

Dan Candell Returns to SHS

Dan Candell Returns to SHS

SHREWSBURY – Renowned hypnotist, magician, and Shrewsbury High School graduate Dan Candell will return to his alma matter in his annual pilgrimage on Saturday October 23rd, 7-9PM…

Music Scene

Music Review: Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Music Review: Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-It’s been a long time since Weezer was really on the scene. It’s only been four years since the release of Hurley, but in the music…

Music Review: Mandatory Fun

Music Review: Mandatory Fun

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-  He has managed to remain relevant after nearly 30 years in the music industry. He is a God in the eyes of middle schoolers at…

Music Review: Memory Palace

Music Review: Memory Palace

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- With summer officially in full swing, a litany of new albums to take with you to the beach and road trips have swarmed the markets. Some…

Music Review: Turn Blue

Music Review: Turn Blue

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- It has been almost three years since The Black Keys graced the world with a new album, but that has not stopped their momentum. Since 2011’s…

Music Review: Freres Lapierre

Music Review: Freres Lapierre

Shewsbury, Massachusetts- The Lapierre Brothers haven’t released any new songs to the world since their last EP Adult Sandwiches in 2012. That’s because they’ve been hard at work…

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Mark your calendars for Shrewsbury’s 10th annual 9/11 Candlelight Vigil

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Another tragic loss for all of Shrewsbury, as an accident claims the life of Andy Reese

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Welcome to the first edition of the new Shrewsbury Lantern!

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