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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Shrewsbury Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run April 9

March 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – On April 9, the Shrewsbury Public Schools will host its 10th annual Road Scholars 5K and One-Mile Fun Run, at 12 p.m., starting at Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St. Strollers welcome. Over the past 10 years, the Road Scholars Race has had more than 3,000 runners raise over $70,000 for The Colonial […]

Leonard P. Montigny, 53, of Shrewsbury

March 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Leonard P. “Coach” Montigny, 53, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, March 20, 2017 in Massachusetts General Hospital after an illness. He was born in Worcester and raised in Shrewsbury, son of the late Jean P. and Carol A. (Guertin) Montigny. Len graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1981 and Anna Maria College in 1985, […]

Shrewsbury High baseball to hold training clinic

March 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury-  The Shrewsbury High School Varsity Baseball team will be holding its 8th Annual “Blue & Gold Spring Training Baseball Clinic” on Sunday, March 26 at the Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden St.  The clinic is for kids grades 1-8. Attendees will participate in drills and receive instruction from the SHS coaching staff […]

Barbara T. Gaulin, 89, of Shrewsbury

March 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Barbara T. (Cournoyer) Gaulin, 89, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Grafton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at St. Camillus Healthcare in Whitinsville. Her husband of 64 years, Thomas Gaulin, passed away in 2013. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her children Debbie Kuras and her husband Paul, […]

Shrewsbury police log, March 24 edition

March 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury Monday, March 6 9:48 a.m. Arrested, Michael A. Crovella, 32, of 25 Queen St., Worcester, for op MV with license suspended, unregistered vehicle. 12:01 p.m. North Quinsigamond. Identify theft. 12:39 p.m. Smith Rd. Dispute. 6:33 p.m. Lake St. Suspicious person/MV. 7:19 p.m. Lexington Rd. Medical call. 7:46 p.m. Arrested, Joshua A. Boucher, 28, of […]

‘Binkeez and Blooms’ fundraiser to provide more blankets for sick kids

March 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – From its humble beginnings in 2012, when Susan Posterro, her mother Lynne McAtee and a handful of sewing volunteers began creating blankets for seriously ill children, Binkeez for Comfort has grown steadily.

Lois A. Ward, 74, of Shrewsbury

March 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Lois A. (Squillante) Ward, 74, of Shrewsbury, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at UMass Hospital in Worcester. Lois is survived by her son, Kenneth A. Ward and his wife Joan of Shrewsbury, and their children, Elise and Kyra Ward; two sisters, Susanne Chiaverini of Randolph, N.J., and Arnelle Fuller of Fulton, N.Y.; […]

Shrewsbury boys’ hockey is State Division 3 champions

March 19th, 2017

Boston – The Shrewsbury High School boys hockey team capped a near perfect season with a 3-1 win over Old Rochester/Fairhaven in the State Division 3 finals Sunday, March 18 at the TD Garden in Boston.

Shrewsbury football player wins statewide honor

March 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) senior Justice Lane, a linebacker and special teams player for the 2016 SHS Super Bowl football team, was recently recognized at Gillette Stadium by the Mass. High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA). He was the sole winner from a statewide pool of candidates for the MHSFCA Leadership Scholarship of $2,000. T

SHS to hold athletic and recreation equipment drive

March 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Colonials will hold their second annual Colonials’ Athletic & Recreation Equipment (C.A.R.E.) Drive Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the gym entrance of the school, 64 Holden St. The first 200 people to donate will receive coupons for discounts off of new equipment courtesy […]

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