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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Susan Shaw, 65, of Shrewsbury

November 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Susan Lillian Shaw (nee Croll) of Shrewsbury, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in peaceful serenity and love of her family after a valiant battle with cancer. Susan was the third of four daughters born in Chelsea to Goldie and Harry Croll, both deceased. Beloved wife and best friend of Brian Alan Shaw […]

Shrewsbury Robotics holds annual pie-baking fundraiser

November 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Robotics is hosting its main fundraiser of the year with their annual pie bake Saturday, Nov. 18. Pies baked by members of Shrewsbury Robotics will be available for sale at the annual Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market. However, the number of pies being sold at the farmer’s market is limited. If you want to […]

Winter Farmers Market in Shrewsbury Nov. 18

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Shrewsbury Public Schools Colonial Fund will host its third annual Winter Farmers Market and Artisan Fair at Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St., from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Young conservationist leads effort to clean pond area

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On a chilly but gorgeous autumn afternoon, Mia Blakeley, a sixth-grade student at the Sherwood Middle School held a Costume Cleanup Oct. 30 at Jordan Pond as part of her platform for winning the Miss Shrewsbury Sweetheart Pageant last March.

Country Western Night fundraiser to be held Nov. 18

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Scandinavian Athletic Club Park, 438 Lake St. in Shrewsbury. Organizing the event is Vikki Crowley of Marlborough, a four-time cancer survivor. Proceeds will benefit the 20-mile Just ‘Cause 2018 Cancer Walk.

Forum to be held on tween/teens’ brain development

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Coalition for Addiction Prevention & Education (SCAPE) will host nationally-renowned speaker and expert Dr. Ruth Potee, who will discuss brain development and teen risk taking, including alcohol and substance use Thursday, Nov. 16 at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden St., Shrewsbury. The event will begin with information tables in the school’s common area at 6 p.m., followed by Potee’s presentation from 7-8:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Shrewsbury Library presents ‘Challenger: Soaring with Christa’

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library met for their Annual Meeting and program Nov. 1. After electing officers and receiving committee reports, attendees were transported by historical interpreter and History at Play Theater Company’s founder, Judith Kalaora, who took them on a journey through the life of Christa McAuliffe. Kalaora’s 90-minute poignant portrayal was very well received.

Girl Scouts deliver Halloween goodies

November 9th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Girl Scouts from Troop 11087 in Shrewsbury recently made 25 Halloween goodie bags to distribute to two local residence care homes as part of their partnership with the Worcester Department of Children and Families.

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express comes to Shrewsbury

November 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express trucks delivered 1,000 turkeys to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) in Shrewsbury Nov. 3.

Shrewsbury Rotary and High School serve up dinner and a show

November 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Oh, what a night! On Nov. 2, an unusually warm fall evening, Shrewsbury Rotary and Shrewsbury High School teamed up to host seniors from the community for a dinner prior to the preview performance of the school’s fall play. Students have been hard at work preparing and rehearsing for this year’s play, “Almost Maine.”

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