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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Ingeborg Lindblad, 91, of Shrewsbury

January 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Ingeborg Lindblad, 91, of Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. For the past half century, she had been a most beloved piano teacher in Shrewsbury, and was active in the musical life of the Shrewsbury Congregational Church, where her late husband Calvin had been music director from the 1960s until his death […]

Catherine M. Palmer, 88, formerly of Shrewsbury

January 11th, 2017

Millbury – Catherine “Kay” M. (Hickey) Palmer, 88, of Millbury, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Care One in Millbury.  Her loving husband, John Palmer, predeceased her in 2008. Kay is survived by her wonderful children, a daughter, Linda Baniukiewicz and her husband Ted of Worcester; two sons, John “Jack” Palmer […]

Shrewsbury police log, Jan. 13 edition

January 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury Wednesday, Dec. 28 8:10 a.m. Main/Grafton Sts. Animal complaint. 12:25 p.m. Bay Rd. Parking violation. 2:08 p.m. Old Cart Rd. Identity theft. 3:29 p.m. Arrested, Lee A. Humphrey, 32, of 68 Elm St., Shrewsbury, on warrant. 6:01 p.m. Lake St. Suspicious person/MV. 6:15 p.m. Avalon Way. Medical call. 8:02 p.m. Boston Tpke. Disturbance. 10:43 […]

Shrewsbury Library awarded fifth grant for English Conversation Circle program

January 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has once again awarded $5,000 to the Shrewsbury Public Library to continue the English Conversation Circle program for adult learners who wish to be proficient in the English language and become productive members of our community. The English Conversation Circle program was launched in 2010 with four weekly […]

Shrewsbury mom creates organization to promote worldwide autism acceptance

January 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – When Shrewsbury mom Stacey Levine Lavely witnessed her son’s touching performance of “Let It Go” in a local talent show in April, she was hit with inspiration.

Sculpting studio creates niche in downtown Hudson

January 6th, 2017

Hudson/Shrewsbury – Garrett Prince of Shrewsbury brings a lifetime of experience as an artist to his most recent venture. In August 2016, he and his girlfriend Maureen Conlon of Hudson opened I Sculpt U. He now teaches sculpting in their studio overlooking Wood Square at 14 Main St., Suite 1, in downtown Hudson.

Prince developed an interest in sculpting at age 3 when his parents bought him clay.

Inspired to start second career as filmmaker at age 50

January 5th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Bob Heske of Shrewsbury credits his late mother for inspiring him to pursue his dream of completing a full-length screenplay. He wrote and produced the award-winning drama “Blessid,” which is now available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo on Demand.

GLC students donate to Toys for Tots

January 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Students from God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten and the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) recently participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive for the 25th year. The families and students generously donated over 600 new, unwrapped toys for children in need. During the month of December GLC makes a commitment […]

Morgado to step down as Shrewsbury’s Town Manager

January 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – For nearly two decades Daniel Morgado has served as town manager, overseeing all aspects of the town’s municipal needs. It has been, he said, “a wonderful and fascinating experience.”

Shrewsbury police log, Jan. 6 edition

January 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury Tuesday, Dec. 20 9:20 a.m. Heywood St. Medical call. 11:37 a.m. Prospect St. Harassment. 2:55 p.m. Brookdale Cir. Vandalism. 4:34 p.m. Julio Dr. Disturbance. 9:06 p.m. Main St. Suspicious person/MV. 11:21 p.m. Hawthorne Rd. Medical call. Wednesday, Dec. 21 12:17 a.m. Boston Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 1:16 a.m. Hartford Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 2:01 a.m. Oak […]

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