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 M. Wilcox, 54, of Shrewsbury

June 16th, 2016

Obit Susan M. Wilcox

Shrewsbury – Susan M. Wilcox entered into our Lord’s loving embrace after a courageous battle with cancer.

Karen Jacobs, 49, of Shrewsbury

June 16th, 2016

Obit Karen Jacobs

Shrewsbury – Karen Jacobs died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester after a 2-½-year valiant battle with colon cancer. She was 49.

Shrewsbury High School seniors enjoy a day at Dean Park

June 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – It’s all about the organization. Running like clockwork, buses transported over 300 effervescent young people from one end of Shrewsbury to Dean Park May 27 for the Class of 2016 Senior Picnic. Andrea Loiseau, mother of senior Jaclyn Loiseau, served as the coordinator and more than 20 parents worked to keep things moving smoothly the day of the picnic.

Belmonte graduates from Princeton

June 15th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Curtis Belmonte, the son of Robin and Bob Belmonte of Shrewsbury, graduated May 31 with high honors (magna cum laude) from Princeton University, earning a bachelor of science in engineering in computer science. He will be working as a software engineer at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., starting in July.

Shrewsbury police log, June 17 edition

June 15th, 2016

police log

Shrewsbury Friday, May 20 2:16 a.m. Highland Hill Dr. Suspicious person/MV. 2:25 a.m. Jamie Ln. Suspicious person/MV. 4:08 p.m. Hartford Tpke. Accident – injury. 10:08 p.m. Grafton St. Dispute. Saturday, May 21 2:16 a.m. Prospect St. Suspicious person/MV. 7:27 a.m. Arrested, Kelsey Gustave Naissant, 20, of 52 Gates Ln., Worcester, on warrant. 4:29 p.m. Church […]

Frisbee dog show to be held at Oak Middle School

June 14th, 2016

All ages are welcome to attend this fun show. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation will present the Flying High Frisbee Dog Show Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Oak Middle School football field, 45 Oak St. The 30- to 40-minute show is performed by Mike Piazza, a multiple world finalist and former long distance world record holder. This is a free family […]

Shrewsbury celebrates groundbreaking for Lakeway Commons

June 14th, 2016

A depiction of the proposed Lakeway Commons
Photo/courtesy Grossman Development Group

Shrewsbury – As Howard Grossman gazed over the nearly 100 town and state officials and local business leaders gathered at the site of the former Spag’s store on Route 9 June 7, he noted that “it had been a long time coming.”

Shrewsbury baseball comes up short in Central Mass. championship

June 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Mike Filiere dives back to first to avoid the pickoff throw to St. Peter Marian’s Jon Gonzalez.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High’s Lee Diamantopoulos is arguably one of the most successful and respected head coaches in area high school baseball and has the credentials to prove it. But even he has to be pondering the possibility that higher forces are playing a role in his team’s quest for a District 1 championship.

John J. Morrissey Sr., 81, of Shrewsbury

June 13th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – John J. Morrissey Sr., 81, died Thursday, June 9, 2016 of a sudden illness at UMass Medical Center. John was born June 13, 1934 in Worcester, and lived most of his adult life in Shrewsbury. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cathleen M. Crider; his children, Marie (John) Woodward of […]

Dolores R. Simulevich, 81, of Shrewsbury

June 10th, 2016

Obit Dolores Simulevich

Shrewsbury – Dolores R. (Scola) Simulevich, of Shrewsbury, died with her family by her side Tuesday, June 7, 2016. She would have celebrated her 82nd birthday on Wednesday. She was 81. She was born June 8, 1934 in Worcester, the youngest of eight children to the late Italian immigrants Michele Nunziato Scola and Angelina (Morello) […]

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