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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Robert W. Phaneuf, 93, of Shrewsbury

February 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Robert W. Phaneuf, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Southgate of Shrewsbury. He was born and raised in Hudson, the son of Wilrose and Helen (O’Donnell) Phaneuf, and had lived in Shrewsbury since 1999. His loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth P. (Donovan) Phaneuf, passed away in 2003. He is […]

Alberta B. Somers, 94, of Shrewsbury

February 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mrs. Alberta B. “Buckie” (Bulkley) Somers, of the Community at Southgate, formerly of Waynesville, N.C. and Sarasota, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was 94. Born Feb. 17, 1922 in Collingswood, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Erma (Hineline) Bulkley. A graduate […]

Sean McCue, 71, of Shrewsbury

February 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Standing at 6’5″, Sean McCue’s affable personality was even bigger. Outgoing and engaging, he was a friendly guy who somehow seemed to know everyone. Sean died peacefully at home Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 in the company of his family. He was 71. Born June 23, 1945 in Worcester, he was the son of […]

Stop & Shop donates to St. Anne’s food pantry

February 12th, 2017

Shrewsbury –The Shrewsbury Stop & Shop, located at 539 Boston Turnpike, presented a donation of $3,424.80 to the St. Anne’s Human Services food pantry Feb. 3.

Shenshen Wu, 73, of Shrewsbury

February 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shenshen Wu, 73, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Tainan County, Taiwan, daughter of the late Chin-Ching Lin, the former Ambassador from Taiwan to Japan, and Ai-Kai Wu Lin. Shenshen was educated in Taiwan for her elementary […]

Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 10 edition

February 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, Jan. 27 8:42 a.m. Main St. Animal complaint. 10:48 a.m. Boston Tpke. Harassment. 2:32 p.m. Colonial Way. Assaults. 2:55 p.m. Millwood Dr. Animal complaint. 5:19 p.m. Colonial Way. Dispute. 5:39 p.m. Hartford Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 7:30 p.m. Stoneland Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 8:38 p.m. Boston Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 9:09 p.m. Arrested, Nicole D. Diliddo, […]

Fernand R. Dubois, 91, of Shrewsbury

February 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Fernand R. “Pete” Dubois, 91, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Westborough, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at home. He was the husband of the late Simone R. (Frappier) Dubois. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he was the son of the late Henry and Alexandrina (Durand) Dubois, and was educated in Woonsocket schools. During WWII, […]

Josephine Palmer, 92, of Shrewsbury

February 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – For those who believe and have a deep sense of faith…we trust that in death we will be reunited with those whom we have loved and have gone before us. Josephine Palmer had just that and she knew that in death she would be reunited with her husband, Jim Palmer, who died August […]

James Postale Sr., 81, of Shrewsbury

February 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – It’s long been said that Irish and Italian’s make good couples…and as a result good families. Eileen and Jim Postale embodied the blended makeups of strong family ethnicity and shared cultural heritage. Shakespeare said, ‘Good company, good wine, good welcome….can make good people’ and that beautifully summarizes the lives of Eileen and Jim […]

Jean M. Quirion, 77, of Shrewsbury

February 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Jean M. Quirion found peace and life’s eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Qu’il repose en paix (may he rest in peace). He leaves his wife of 39 years, Sheila Quirion; his children, Michael P. Quirion of Shrewsbury and Jeannine M. Nolle and her husband Jon of […]

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