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  1. Open house events at Saint Mary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Saint Mary School, 16 Summer St., in Shrewsbury will hold two Open House events for the 2018 - 2019 school year Sunday, Jan. 28, from 1- 3 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 1, from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Visit the preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school classrooms in session, meet the faculty, staff and students and explore the school's commitment to faith, academic excellence and authentic examples of service. The afterschool program is available for kindergarten through grade 8 students and Saint Mary School welcomes students and families from all faiths and ethnic backgrounds.

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  2. Shrewsbury Cultural Council announces grants for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Shrewsbury Cultural Council has announced the award of 22 grants, totaling $7800, to help support a variety of cultural programs to be offered in the area in 2018.

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  3. Weigold honored with prestigious Collier award for outstanding campus police workRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Shrewsbury resident Kevin Weigold, a police officer with the Worcester State University Police Department , recently was awarded the Sean Collier Award for Innovations in Community Oriented Policing by the Massachusetts Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators . The honor was presented at a ceremony held Dec. 15 at the Doubletree Hotel in Leominster.

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  4. Shrewsbury girls edge out Westborough in gymnasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Westborough High School Rangers hosted the Shrewsbury High School Colonials for a meet held Jan. 11 at the Massachusetts Gymnastics Academy Center in Westborough.

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  5. Shrewsbury hockey outskates Bishop FeehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys' hockey team defeated Bishop Feehan by a score of 4-2 in a non-league game played Jan. 13 at NorthStar Ice Sports. Liam Quinlivan scored two goals while his brother Anthony Quinlivan had one goal and one assist in the victory.

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  6. Worcester man killed in Route 20 accident in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    On Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:40 p.m., the Shrewsbury Police responded to a motor vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Rt. 20 at Pineland Avenue.

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  7. Shirley M. Kimball, 91, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Shirley M. Kimball, 91, of Shrewsbury and Saco, Maine, a retired schoolteacher, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 after an illness. In her final hours she was surrounded by her loving family.

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  8. Shrewsbury family's home is full of history with a connection to post civil war AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Tom and Helen Porter, who live on Holman Street in Shrewsbury, are the custodians of some notable history. First, their home was built in the 1840s by Amasa Howe, son of Nathan Howe, a Revolutionary War minuteman, on land that was once part of the Howe Farm.

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  9. Shrewsbury officials testify in support of affordable housing legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    State Rep. Hannah E. Kane and State Sen. Michael O. Moore were joined Dec. 19 by Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen Chair John Lebeaux and Assistant Town Manager Kristen Las to testify before the Joint Committee on Housing in support of legislation pending before the Joint Committee that was filed on behalf of the town of Shrewsbury. "This legislation will allow manufactured homes that are truly affordable to be recognized as part of affordable housing stock in the community," Kane explained.

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  10. Five local organizations to benefit from Whole Foods' grand opening in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Whole Foods Market, located in the new Shrewsbury Lakeway Commons, 193 Boston Turnpike, will open its doors to the public for its Grand Opening Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. with a day full of giveaways and activities for the whole family. They are thrilled to be joining the Shrewsbury community, the store's management team said.

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  11. Jacqueline B. Gow, 86, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Jacqueline B. Gow, 86, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, due to complications from congestive heart failure, with family at her side. Jackie was the daughter of Chester and Josepha Bushey of Newton, Kans.

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  12. Therese Sullivan, 88, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Therese Sullivan, 88, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 in Worcester. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel G. Sullivan, in 1992.

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  13. SYFS aims to help educators through Youth Mental Health courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    It was once a topic that was rarely talked about - mental illness, particularly in children. Fortunately, thanks to the efforts of many medical professionals, social services providers, educators and others, mental illness is no longer the taboo subject it once was.

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  14. Richard Palumbo, 71, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Richard "Dick" Palumbo, 71, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester. He was the husband of 40 years to Barbara Palumbo of Shrewsbury.

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  15. Eleanor B. Sargent, 79, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Eleanor B. Sargent, 79, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, surrounded by her daughter, Debbie, and grandchildren, Nathan and Heidi. Eleanor was born Jan. 29, 1938 in Worcester.

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  16. John K. Donahue, 94, of ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Jack was born April 24, 1923, to John S. and Adeline Donahue. He joined the Army Air Corps in WWII and served with the 5th Air Force from Australia to Tokyo, participating in the New Guinea, Philippines and Okinawa campaigns.

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  17. Shrewsbury freshman invited to participate on national football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Kealan Green is just like any normal teenager. He hangs out with his friends. He enjoys track, rowing and surfing and he loves his pets.

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  18. 15-40 Connection promotes early cancer detection through educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The national nonprofit organization, 15-40 Connection, is on a mission to bring awareness to early detection of cancer. Their help in bringing educational programs to schools and businesses, empowering patients, and changing the conversation with healthcare organizations, has saved many lives.

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  19. Members sought for Beal Reuse CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Board of Selectman and Town Manager are currently accepting applications for two at large members to serve on the Beal Early Childhood Reuse Committee. Individuals shall be appointed who, by reason of their current or prior background in such fields as construction, architecture, real estate, land use and development, engineering or other relevant experience, have special knowledge to assist in evaluating and recommending future uses of the property.

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  20. Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $1,000 to The Discovery MuseumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to The Discovery Museums. The Discovery Museums is a nonprofit science and children's museum in Acton.

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