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  1. Support, strength in numbers for Firefighter Roy's daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – 10-year-old Sophia Heindle spent Friday with her best friend, Ava Roy, at the wake for Ava's father, Firefighter Christopher J. Roy. The two friends, who are in the same fourth-grade class at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School in Shrewsbury, texted each other back and forth Saturday morning before Ava and her family entered St. John Church on Temple Street for the funeral Mass to celebrate the life of Firefighter Roy.

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  2. Worcester mom mourns her firefighter son, prepares to raise his daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Boston Herald

    ... she got home and before she went to bed. He also worked for Consigli Construction so that he could buy a house in Shrewsbury and take Ava and his parents on vacations, his mother said. But he was working at the Webster Square Fire Station early ...

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  3. Doing good for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  4. Shrewsbury's second retail marijuana establishment gets green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... voters approved bylaws that allowed two such establishments within certain business districts to be located in Shrewsbury. The board previously approved the retail component of the first dispensary at its meeting on July 10. Prime Wellness Centers, ...

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  5. Raising Up Hope for Uganda founder visits local chapter of Days for GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Patrick Ssenyonjo, founder of Raising Up Hope for Uganda , recently visited the local chapter of Days for Girls to bring a message of thanksgiving for the generous donation of sanitary kits that were delivered to the girls at RUHU's Children's Centre in Bulenga, Uganda late last summer. A delegation from the Shrewsbury/Boylston local DfG Chapter made the trip, including Barb Trudel, Nancy Hughes and her husband Jack Collins, and Cecile and Jerry Cote.

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  6. Chiampa Funeral Home hosts moving event to remember those lost in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    "Remember Me" was the theme of a very special event held Dec. 8 at the Chiampa Funeral Home in Shrewsbury. Attendees of this unique gathering all have one thing in common - they have lost a loved one this past year.

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  7. Shrewsbury resident remembered as heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... in that city. Sadly, Roy died from injuries he sustained while being trapped in the blaze. Roy, who resided in Shrewsbury, leaves behind a nine-year-old daughter, Ava, who family members describe as the "light of his life", as well as his parents ...

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  8. Local firefighters offer holiday safety tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... cooking," Ferschke further cautioned. "You may forget to put it back." Position your Christmas tree carefully: Shrewsbury Fire Department Captain Sean T. Lawlor noted that according to NFPA statistics, between 2009 and 2013, U.S. fire departments ...

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  9. Westborough, Algonquin Advance in Boroughs Cup ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  10. Residents help Shrewsbury Police 'Fill the Wagon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Santa Claus rolled into town on Dec.8 and dropped by the Shrewsbury Police Headquarters, located at 106 Maple Ave., to help members of the NEPBA Local 191 with their "Fill the Wagon" Toy Drive for local families in need. Although it was a beautiful but very chilly morning but that didn't prevent the many generous people from stopping by with donations of toys, games, gift cards, winter jackets and several brand new bicycles to "Fill the Wagon" - which was filled to the brim.

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  11. UPS purchases $18.3M in property in Shrewsbury, GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    United Parcel Service has purchased properties in Shrewsbury and Grafton for $18.3 million as it considers whether to build a $200 million distribution facility in the area. The Atlanta-based package delivery company bought the properties, covering about 226 acres of undeveloped land, from three different entities, according to Nov. 15 filings in the Worcester County Registry of Deeds.

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  12. Northborough police log, Dec. 14 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  13. Grafton police log, Dec. 14 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  14. Marlborough police log, Dec. 14 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  15. Hudson police log, Dec. 14 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    2, Boston, for possess burglarious instrument, larceny over $250, B&E vehicle/boat daytime for felony, resist warrant, trespass, arrestee furnish to law enforcement false ID information, malicious destruction of property -$1200. 8:10 p.m. Arrested, Tarang R. Patel, 47, of 3 Old Barn Rd., Shrewsbury, for OUI-liquor or .08%, marked lanes violation.

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  16. Shrewsbury police log, Dec. 14 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    8:06 p.m. Arrested, Kenneth L. Andrews, 49, of 647 Grafton St., Shrewsbury, for negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI liquor 2nd offense. 9:59 p.m. Arrested, Ajen L. Rowe, 30, of 3 May St., Worcester, on warrant; Wardell W. Washington, 42, of 71 ...

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  17. Maria Figueiredo, 68, of HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... newspaper with a legacy of over 40 years serving the communities of Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. It is also the number-one circulated paper in those communities. We cover a wide variety of ...

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  18. Normand R. Marois, 83, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Normand R. Marois, 83, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Auburn and Sutton, died peacefully Dec. 8, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Normand was born in Worcester, son of the late Ralph D. and Evelyn M. Marois.

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  19. Christopher J. Roy, 36, ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Firefighter Christopher J. Roy, 36, a Worcester Firefighter assigned to Webster Square Station Ladder 4, died on Sunday, December 9th from injures that he sustained while fighting a fire in the early morning hours at 7 Lowell Street. Chris was born in Worcester on August 30, 1982 and is survived by his daughter Ava, who was the light of his life; his parents, Ronald and Michele Roy of Worcester; a brother, Jason Roy and his wife, Jennifer of Shrewsbury; his niece and goddaughter, Ashlynn Roy of Shrewsbury; many aunts, uncles, cousins and his brother and sister firefighters.

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  20. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Fallen Worcester firefighter was a single dad devoted to his daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    ... again before bedtime. In between shifts, Roy worked a second job in construction so he could afford a house in Shrewsbury, a town he chose for the schools, and take Ava and his parents on vacations. This summer, they went to Old Orchard Beach in ...

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