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 ATM says ‘no’ to pipeline and approves $119M operating budget

May 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting (ATM) met May 15 to deliberate 54 warrant articles that included five articles in a Special Town Meeting to convene during the ATM. This Town Meeting marks the last for retiring Town Manager Dan Morgado.

Gregory J. Moody, 69, of Shrewsbury

May 19th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Gregory Jerald Moody, of Shrewsbury, passed away suddenly at home early Saturday morning, May 13, 2017 after retiring to bed. He was born 69 years ago in El Paso, Texas to Jerry and Wilma Moody. Greg spent his childhood as an “Army Brat,” living in Japan, Germany, and Oklahoma before landing in Holliston. […]

Third annual Duck Dash for Camp Wonder June 10

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The third annual Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk for Camp Wonder will be held Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. at Sherwood Middle School, 28 Sherwood Ave. The race is organized by 2016 Shrewsbury High School graduate track alumnus Patricia Egan. Camp Wonder is a camp for children with chronic or life threatening skin […]

Lions Club feeds 250 children from Boys and Girls Club

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Lions Club fed 250 children of the Worcester Boys and Girls Club April 27, preparing and serving pasta and meatballs. The event is one of the several community service projects the club performs; this one is the club’s biggest team effort. While known for vision and diabetes charities, the Lions Club […]

Shrewsbury police log, May 19 edition

May 17th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, May 5 9:21 a.m. Sleepy Hollow. Preserve the peace. 11:00 a.m. Stoney Hill Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 1:29 p.m. Thoreau Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 3:53 p.m. Commons Dr. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 6:45 p.m. Camelot Dr. Suspicious person/MV. 7:51 p.m. Arrested, Elizabeth A. Romaker, 24, of 10 Whitney St., Westborough, for OUI liquor, drink alcohol […]

Sheila M. Smith, 46, of Shrewsbury

May 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Sheila M. (Dowd) Smith, 46, of Shrewsbury, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 in her home, surrounded by her loving family and dearest friends. Sheila is survived by her husband and high school sweetheart , Matthew D. Smith, and their two sons, Daniel T. Smith and Ryan F. Smith, all of Shrewsbury. She […]

John Montonari Jr., 54, of Shrewsbury

May 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury – John “Monty” Montonari Jr., 54, of Shrewsbury, died unexpectedly at home Friday, May 12, 2017. John is survived by his father, John Montonari Sr. of Shrewsbury; his son, John-Michael Montonari of Worcester; his brother, Anthony P. Montonari and his wife Kelly; two nieces, Erica and Taylor; and a nephew, Anthony. John also leaves […]

Victor J. Zona, 93, of Shrewsbury

May 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Victor J. Zona, 93, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Victor was born and raised in Shrewsbury, son of the late Vito and Antoinetta (Viscardi) Zona. He graduated in 1943 from Shrewsbury High School, where he was captain of the football, baseball and basketball […]

Shrewsbury scout collecting retired flags for Eagle Scout project

May 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Jack Nguyen, a Life Scout with Troop 114, is asking for the public’s assistance for his Eagle Scout Project. He is collecting flags that residents of Shrewsbury and surrounding towns wish to retire. Nguyen will collect the flags, prepare them and then retire them in an appropriate manner. Flags may be dropped off […]

SHS to host Kan Jam to benefit Veterans Inc.

May 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Kan Jam tournament will be held at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Friday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the school’s upper baseball fields. (Kan Jam is a flying disc game, played with a flying disc and two cans in which you deflect the disc.) The event is hosted by SHS as a […]

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