Shrewsbury was incorporated in 1727.

Shrewsbury is approximately 21.6 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 35,608.

It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Town Meeting, with elected members. Shrewsbury’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and Board of Selectmen.

Between Shrewsbury and neighboring Worcester is Lake Quinsigamond, which once was a popular resort destination. It still serves as a center of boating activity for many. Shrewsbury’s past includes success in the leather and sawmill industries; now, it is starting to become home to an increasing number of retail and bio-technology companies.

Visit Shrewsbury’s town government website here.

Visit the website for Shrewsbury public schools here.
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Shirley Badgley, 88, of Shrewsbury

February 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shirley (Shipman) Badgley, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in the care of the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence of Worcester, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert G Badgley, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Family meant everything to Shirley, including friends who she […]

Natale Santora, 86, of Shrewsbury

February 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Nal Santora was a son of Italian immigrants who instilled a hard work ethic in all of their children. Nal worked as a mason in earlier years and it was a trade he maintained all his life. The walls and stone work at his much loved home are the labors of love. Nal […]

After warm winter, Shrewsbury Youth Hockey embraces indoor pond hockey

February 18th, 2017

Shrewsbury – With Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury far from frozen, Shrewsbury Youth Hockey (SYH) moved its second annual Pond Hockey Classic indoors for the second year in a row on Feb. 4-5.

Shrewsbury High celebrates Black History Month with new project

February 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Perspective is subjective. Recognizing this, educators at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) are utilizing this concept in a project that will bring the SHS community together to share individual views of the world.

Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 17 edition

February 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, Feb. 3 9:09 a.m. Bumblebee Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 9:31 a.m. Arbor Dr. Suspicious person/MV. 9:54 a.m. Gleason Rd. Parking violation. 1:41 p.m. Arrested, Jewel Brooke Jablonski, 19, of 60 Valley View Ln., Worcester, for OUI drugs. 3:39 p.m. Commons Dr. Well-being check. 8:05 p.m. Elizabeth St. Threats. 8:09 p.m. Boston Tpke. Disturbance. 10:22 […]

Cushing C. Bozenhard, 92, of Shrewsbury

February 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Cushing C. Bozenhard died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. He was 92. He leaves his wife of 71 years, Gladys N. (Nelson) Bozenhard; their son, Howard C. Bozenhard and his wife Elena Beyer of Rochester, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Alexandra Bozenhard of New York City, Elizabeth Marino and her husband Robert of Balitmore, Md., and […]

Onstage ‘First Date’ rescheduled for Feb. 18 and 19

February 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Due to the snowstorm last weekend, the Regatta Players will present the musical “First Date” for two additional performances: Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m., at the Flanagan Theater in Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Dr.

Pageant winner hopes to spread confidence through Girl Scout project

February 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A local pageant-winner is turning her love of competing into a Girl Scout project to inspire confidence and leadership among young women and girls.

Robert W. Phaneuf, 93, of Shrewsbury

February 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Robert W. Phaneuf, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Southgate of Shrewsbury. He was born and raised in Hudson, the son of Wilrose and Helen (O’Donnell) Phaneuf, and had lived in Shrewsbury since 1999. His loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth P. (Donovan) Phaneuf, passed away in 2003. He is […]

Alberta B. Somers, 94, of Shrewsbury

February 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mrs. Alberta B. “Buckie” (Bulkley) Somers, of the Community at Southgate, formerly of Waynesville, N.C. and Sarasota, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was 94. Born Feb. 17, 1922 in Collingswood, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Erma (Hineline) Bulkley. A graduate […]

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