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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Annual Senior Picnic in Shrewsbury Aug. 19

July 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Sheriff’s annual Senior Picnic, sponsored by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis and the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff’s Association, will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at SAC Park, 348 Lake St., Shrewsbury, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Shrewsbury Fire and Police Relief Association golf tournament to benefit fallen heroes

July 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Fire and Police Relief Association will be holding a golf tournament fundraiser Friday, Sept. 15 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Course, 284 E Temple St., Boylston.

Susan Hopkins, 90, of Shrewsbury

July 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Susan (Wills) Hopkins, 90, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Southborough, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at her home after a battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late John L. Hopkins, who passed away in 2008. Susan was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed community activities, playing bridge, practicing […]

Representative Kane welcomes Shrewsbury intern to the State House

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – State Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) has invited Shrewsbury resident and Class of 2017 high school graduate, Nicole Vandal, to intern in her office at the State House this summer.

Susan E. Falzoi of Shrewsbury named as an Unsung Heroine

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Susan E. Falzoi of Shrewsbury was honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2017 class of Unsung Heroines. Representative Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) recommended Falzoi for this recognition because of her significant and meaningful contributions to Shrewsbury.

Electronic recycling in Shrewsbury July 29

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – An electronics and appliances recycling event will be held at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold St., Shrewsbury, Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Accepted items include bikes, lawn mowers and snow blowers.

The Regatta Players to perform ‘Evita’

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Regatta Players’ production of “Evita” will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. Performances take place at The Flanagan Theater in Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Drive.

Shrewsbury family shares their love of books with others through their ‘Little Library’

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Siebels family, who live on School Street in Shrewsbury, moved to town about two years ago. Like many who are new to town, they wanted to connect with their neighbors and their new community and they found a really interesting way to achieve this while sharing their love of reading. They built their own Little Library that sits in their front lawn near the road.

Vernon C. Johnson, 82, of Shrewsbury

July 25th, 2017

December 4, 1934 – July 22, 2017   Shrewsbury – Vernon C. “Vern” Johnson, 82, was born in Shrewsbury and he peacefully left this world from Shrewsbury with all of his children by his side. He was proud to be a lifelong resident of the town he loved so very much. He spent many years […]

Louise K. George, 99, of Shrewsbury

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Louise K. George, 99, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Sunday, July 23, 2017 in the Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by loved ones. Louise is survived by her sister, Marie Smith of Shrewsbury; many loving nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews who were like her own children to […]

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