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  1. Shrewsbury Public Library receives federal grant to start "Memory Cafe"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - The Shrewsbury Public Library has received a federal Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to start a Memory Cafe. The 2-year grant funding of $10,000 will help the library launch and run a Memory Cafe to serve the growing population of people with early-onset of Alzheimer's disease and their care partners.

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  2. St Marys School Welcomes New PrincipalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Monsignor Michael Rose, Pastor of Saint Mary's Parish, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanmarie MacDonough as the new Principal of Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury. Jeannie holds a BA in Accounting from Catholic University, a Masters in Middle School Education from Salem State University and an Administrator's License from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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  3. Local Fundraiser Generates $10,000 for Binkeez for ComfortRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    State Representative Hannah Kane hosted "Let Your Spirit Love," a fundraiser for local non-profit Binkeez for Comfort on Thursday, September 22nd at Ski Ward as part of the Spirit of Shrewsbury festivities. The event was co-hosted by Binkeez board members Beth Casavant, Nandana Kansra & Melissa Pride-Fahs; members of the Shrewsbury Patrolman's Union Chad Chysna, Mike McGinnis & Tim Finacom; and members of the Shrewsbury Firefighters Association Sean Lawlor, Adam Towner & Tom Schofield.

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  4. Shrewsbury Library ReopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Seeing the architects renderings of the project, back at the beginning, it appeared that it would ultimately be a spectacular building, when completed. Walking through it today for the first time, I can say that it wildly exceeded any expectation that anyone could have ever had.

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  5. Pastor Nancy Allen Appointed Pastor At Wellspring United Methodist Church in ShrewsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - Wellspring United Methodist Church is pleased to announce the appointment of Pastor Nancy Allen by Bishop Devadhar of the New England Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Floyd Harrison, Lay Leader of Wellspring, said "We are excited to welcome our new Pastor.

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  6. Heald & Chiampa Announces Community ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - As summer draws its end the fall becomes a busy time for a lot of people. Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors, located in Shrewsbury Center, would like to let everyone know about upcoming events in which they are involved and they invite you to 'save the dates .'

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  7. Saint Mary's Family Festival 2016 - A Call for VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Imagine hosting an annual communitywide event filled with games, great food, inflatable rides, raffles, music and most of all fun. Now, imagine the human resources required to plan, organize, staff, run, manage, play and execute those events.

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  8. 1St Annual Shrewsbury Farmer Market Fundraising Farm to Fork DinnerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury Farmers Market is seeking non-profit status, known as WE CAN with the mission to proactively work with a wide range of Worcester County community members to promote and enhance our future with healthier natural resources land, air, water and empower people to work towards more social and environmental responsibility including local food security, open space preservation and conservation, energy and other sustainable practices and impact awareness now and for the future. WE CAN will be holding annual dinners with the proceeds going to a likeminded group in Central Mass, the first ever recipients will be Shrewsbury Education Foundation , who will be providing green and eco grants to Shrewsbury classrooms with the dinner proceeds.

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  9. 20th Annual 5K Road Race and Fun WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Day of registration begins at 9:00 AM. ENTRANCE FORMS are available online ENTRANCE FEES: Everyone; $18 pre-event, $25 on Race Day.

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  10. Shrewsbury Cultural Council Seeks Grant ProposalsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 29 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - The Shrewsbury Cultural Council has set a Monday, October 17 deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for funds supporting a range of cultural activities, including exhibits, festivals, children's field trips, workshops, lectures, short-term artist residencies, and performances. Starting this year, the Council asks that applications be submitted online at http://mass-culture.org and clicking on "Applicants."

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  11. Hannah Kane to host fundraising event for Binkeez for ComforRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    State Representative Hannah Kane will host "Let Your Spirit Love," a fundraiser for local non-profit Binkeez for Comfort on Thursday, September 22nd. Co-hosted by Binkeez board members Beth Casavant, Nandana Kansra & Melissa Pride-Fahs; members of the Shrewsbury Patrolman's Union Chad Chysna, Mike McGinnis & Tim Finacom; and members of the Shrewsbury Firefighters Association Sean Lawlor, Adam Towner & Tom Schofield, this community event will be held at Ski Ward, 1000 Main Street, Shrewsbury, from 7-10pm.

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  12. Moore, Kane Advance Shrewsbury Open Space LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Senator Michael O. Moore and Representative Hannah E. Kane ushered legislation through the Senate and House of Representatives that will expand open space opportunities in the Town of Shrewsbury. The legislation, which was filed pursuant to a Special Town Meeting vote taken in February 2015, would covey approximately sixty acres of state land off of Green Street that was once part of the former Grafton State Hospital property.

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  13. Shrewsbury Library ProgramRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Runalong! The World's Only One-man, One-guitar, 5,000-step Interactive Musical Stage Show for Children* Runalong! promotes exercise, goal-setting, and positive family fun. Thursday, August 4 at 10 am This event will be held at the Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union at 489 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury.

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  14. Troop 4 Shrewsbury Awards Six Eagle ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Troop 4 Shrewsbury recently celebrated their six newest Eagle Scouts - Dan Boucher, Isaac Grosner, Brett Lebow, Matthew Plunkett, Tim Sherman and Alyxandr Srnka. The ceremony was held at Mill Pond School in Westborough on June 25th.

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  15. 9 to 5 the MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Set in the late 1970s this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic. Pushed to the boiling point, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss.

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  16. Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Fourth of July CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, MA- The Town of Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 46th Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Dean Park on Monday, July 4 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM. Festivities include musical entertainment by DJ Jimmie Johnson and Crystal Entertainment featuring music and games.

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  17. SOLitude Lake Management Grows with Seven New HiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    SOLitude Lake Management, an industry leader in lake and pond management, fisheries management and related environmental services for the United States, is pleased to welcome seven new team members to their growing team. Aquatic service professionals Paul Conti, Jamie Cote, Brandon Tindley and Emily Mayer work directly with the company's growing clientele to provide sustainable solutions for lake, pond and fisheries management.

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  18. Joan Barry, Principal of St. Mary School, Shrewsbury Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Shrewsbury, MA- Joan T. Barry, Principal of St. Mary School in Shrewsbury has announced she will retire at the end of June 2016, following 45 years in elementary and middle school education and eight years as principal of St. Mary School. Joan's academic career includes serving as Assistant Principal at Shrewsbury Middle School, Principal at Millennium School and Stony Brook School in Westford, and Director of Professional Development for TEACHERS 21 in Wellesley.

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  19. Shrewsbury Teacher Honored with President's Volunteer Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    Each year, the President of the United States recognizes volunteers throughout the country with the President's Volunteer Service Awards. Robert Mersereau of Shrewsbury is among this year's gold award honorees.

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  20. Shrewsbury Wears OrangeRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts - Iconic locations around Shrewsbury will be illuminated with orange on Thursday, June 2, as part of the nationwide The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge spanning Lake Quinsigamond will be flooded with orange lights, as will the First Congregational Church on Shrewsbury's historic town common. The #WearOrange campaign grew out of the death of a 15-year-old Chicago honor student, Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot in broad daylight, the unintended victim of gang violence.

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