Posts tagged as: Shrewsbury Massachusetts

Thirty-three years ago this week, we lost our innocence…

Thirty-three years ago this week, we lost our innocence…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Put quite simply, it was our generations John F. Kennedy.  Our parents have always told us that they remember exactly where they were when they heard the news that JFK was killed.   To our grandparents, it was Pearl Harbor, the memory of which we honor today.  For those of us born [...]

For my Shrewsbury friends, the true story of Thanksgiving

For my Shrewsbury friends, the true story of Thanksgiving

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The story we have all heard about Thanksgiving reads just like a picture story.  The Indians and Pilgrims, sitting together at their table in Plymouth, in 1621, sharing corn, turkey and a host of other goods.  As quaint as the story sounds, it is perhaps, as apocryphal as that of Paul Reveres [...]

Shrewsbury real estate update – Prices rising, Buyers out in force

Shrewsbury real estate update – Prices rising, Buyers out in force

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Over the last months, I’ve talked somewhat incessantly about unbelievable lack of inventory out here in Shrewsbury. Inspired by the lowest interests any of us have ever seen, and buoyed by the obvious fact that prices were once again on the rise, Buyers have been coming out in droves for the last [...]

Teaming up kids and bunnies, all for the Shrewsbury Schools….

Teaming up kids and bunnies, all for the Shrewsbury Schools….

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – It was the kind of event that people dream about… OK, well maybe they don’t exactly “dream about it” but it was so much fun! On Saturday, the wonderful folks at Shrewsbury Racquet Club hosted the first in what I hope will be just the first of many such benefit events put [...]

Are you a small business owner looking to drive more revenue?

Are you a small business owner looking to drive more revenue?

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – For the small businesses owner the last few years have brought some incredible challenges.  Competition from online sales have been the largest issue, as many consumers have begun to engage in a new practice termed “showrooming,” where they go to a local brick and mortar business to check out, in person, the [...]

Shrewsbury School budget worsens, schools brace for cuts

Shrewsbury School budget worsens, schools brace for cuts

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Many of us tuned in to tonights School Committee meeting in the hopes that there might be a glimmer of hope on the horizon. After all, that’s usually what happens.  They present an initial budget with a huge deficit, the town manager proposes a modest increase, and by the time the next [...]

Save the date for the Shrewsbury Garden Party

Save the date for the Shrewsbury Garden Party

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Following on the smashing success of last years Celebration in the Garden Party to benefit Shrewsbury Public Schools, planning is underway for an even bigger and better event this year.  Mark it in your calendars now, as the party will be on Saturday, June 15th, held once again at the Fallon Home, [...]

Shrewsbury Child Development Toy Sale

Shrewsbury Child Development Toy Sale

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts - The Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC) will be having a Toy and Game sale on Saturday April 27th from 9am to 12pm at the Spring Street School at 123 Spring Street in Shrewsbury. This sale is to sell items such as toys, games, puzzles and books. This sale will be a fundraiser for [...]

Shrewsbury School Committee to hold annual budget hearing

Shrewsbury School Committee to hold annual budget hearing

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts - The Shrewsbury School Committee has issued the press release excerpted below, indicating that they will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2014 School Department Budget on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7pm in the Oak Middle School Auditorium. “In late January, Superintendent of Schools, Joseph Sawyer, presented a recommended budget of [...]

Shrewsbury Town Manager releases preliminary budget projections

Shrewsbury Town Manager releases preliminary budget projections

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Shrewsbury Town Manager, Dan Morgado, today released his preliminary budget projections for fiscal year 2014, and it appears to paint a relatively bleak picture of the year ahead.  Granted, these budget requests, and proposals are always a constantly evolving beast, and ultimately rely to a large extent on external issues such as [...]

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