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  1. Sales tax holiday returns after two-year hiatusRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 |

    The state sales tax holiday returned Saturday after a two-year hiatus, and this time, the annual, two-day shopping event is here to stay. "It makes you feel like you're living in New Hampshire for the day," said Devon Ziminski who accompanied her boyfriend to Best Buy at CambridgeSide, a mall in Cambridge.


  2. Summer on the slopes: zip lines, ninja courses, and human foosballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 |

    'Tis the season when New England ski resorts morph into summer adventure parks. Think zip lines, canopy tours, bungee trampolines, summer tubing, and mountain coasters.


  3. Shrewsbury police searching for suspect in bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 |

    Police responded to a call on Saturday afternoon at the TD Bank at 200 Boston Turnpike. The suspect, described as a man in his 30s, approached the counter with a note demanding money, indicating that no one would get hurt if they cooperated, police said in a statement.


  4. Shrewsbury resident injured in armed home invasionRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2018 |

    Police are searching for two men who assaulted and threatened two residents with a knife in a home invasion in Shrewsbury Monday afternoon, officials said. The suspects entered the house at 63 Lamplighter Drive with a knife at 12:11 p.m., leaving one of the victims with minor injuries, and stole a wallet from one of the residents, said Shrewsbury Police Lt.


  5. Chess notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 |

    This year's version set an attendance record with 1,379 players on 326 teams. In fact, there was a late attempt by the organizer to limit the event to 315 teams when it became clear the numbers were pushing the Hilton Hotel to its limits.


  6. Man who allegedly kidnapped 7-year-old girl and threw her into Worcester lake due in courtRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    A Worcester man who allegedly strangled a 7-year-old girl and then threw her off a bridge into Lake Quinsigamond is due in Superior Court Monday to face charges stemming from the incident that the girl survived by swimming to shore on her own. Joshua J. Herbert knew the girl's family and he allegedly kidnapped the child from her grandparents home on Forestdale Road in Worcester where she had been staying following an family party last Aug. 27, officials have said.


  7. Get your Monet on with Chartzie Art ScarvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 |

    While most people are brewing coffee or doing battle with morning rush-hour traffic, software developer Chaya Mallavaram is in her home art studio in Shrewsbury. The Bangalore native wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning to paint before heading to her day job at the University of Massachusetts.


  8. Woman at center of police scandal resolves heroin chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 |

    The woman at the center of a State Police scandal over an altered arrest report resolved a separate drug possession case Friday. Alli E. Bibaud, 30, the daughter of a Dudley District Court judge, admitted during a brief hearing in Framingham District Court that there were sufficient facts to find her guilty of possessing heroin during a May incident in Shrewsbury.


  9. St. John's passes North Attleborough for D3 Super Bowl titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 |

    St. John's of Shrewsbury hoists the Super Bowl trophy on high after defeating North Attleborough for the Division 3 title. St. John's of Shrewsbury and North Attleborough traded touchdowns on the first five possessions Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


  10. Previewing the 2017 high school Super BowlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    Lincoln-Sudbury's Harrison Gross is just one of the stars you can catch in Saturday's Super Bowls at Gillette Stadium. Here are scouting reports on all eight MIAA high school football Super Bowls Dec. 1-2 at Gillette Stadium.


  11. 6 people arrested on Interstate 290 in Shrewsbury on drug trafficking, gun possession chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 |

    Six Maine and Connecticut residents were arrested for drug trafficking and gun possession after a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 290 in Shrewsbury early Tuesday morning, State Police said. A State Police trooper first noticed a Chevrolet Astro "commit motor vehicle violations" on I-290 eastbound in Shrewsbury around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, State Police said.


  12. Shrewsbury woman killed in hit-and-run crash; driver soughtRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 |

    A Shrewsbury woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash Monday, and police are still searching for the driver responsible, Shrewsbury police said. The woman, Alma Cico, 59, was struck and killed by a pickup truck as she crossed Municipal Drive at Grafton Street on foot around 4:56 p.m., police said in a statement.


  13. Littleton firefighter recovering from serious on-the-job neck injury after fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 |

    A 13-year-veteran of the Littleton Fire Department is recovering at a Worcester hospital from a serious neck injury that he suffered after a fall over the weekend while on the job, officials said. Firefighter Scott Holt was listed Wednesday in serious but stable condition at the hospital, the department said in a statement.


  14. DCR aide with Polito ties abruptly departs postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 |

    A political appointee to an $82,000 job in a Baker administration environmental agency has abruptly left his position - a quiet departure that the governor's aides have declined to explain. A state environmental spokesman confirmed that 30-year old Nicholas A. Panarelli, whose family has close to ties to Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, resigned Aug. 8 as the Department of Conservation and Recreation's acting central regional director.


  15. Worcester man faces attempted murder charge for allegedly strangling girl, throwing her into lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 |

    The man who allegedly kidnapped a 7-year-old girl, strangled her and threw her off the Interstate 290 bridge into Lake Quinsigamond is now facing a charge of attempted murder for the attack on a child he knew very well, a prosecutor said Thursday. Joshua Hubert was ordered held on $1 million cash bail in Worcester District Court Thursday where a prosecutor provided some new details about the bizarre incident that ended when a soaking wet child knocked on the door of Maeve Geary's lakefront home in Shrewsbury early Sunday.


  16. Afraid but calm, a 7-year-old girl figured out how to survive the unthinkableRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 |

    A persistent knocking woke Maeve Geary from a deep sleep early Sunday morning. It was still dark.


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