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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Albert A. Richard, 80, of Berlin and Shrewsbury

October 3rd, 2017

Berlin/Shrewsbury – Albert A. Richard, 80, of Berlin and Shrewsbury passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. Al’s family is grateful to his devoted caregivers. Al was born Feb. 20, 1937 in Mexico, Maine. He was the youngest child of 14 to Camille and Leonie (Thibodeau) Richard. Al […]

Ronald F. Tumeinski, 85, of Shrewsbury

October 3rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Ronald F. Tumeinski, of Shrewsbury, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the age of 85. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Margaret A. (Nadeau) Tumeinski; his daughter, Dr. Paula Hammerick of Mattapoisett; and four sons, Curtis and his wife Linda of Westborough, Neil and his wife Barbara of […]

Rose V. Mastro, 92, of Shrewsbury

October 3rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Rose V. (Puglia) Mastro, 92, of Shrewsbury died peacefully Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. Rose was born in Somerville, daughter of the late Giovanni and Concetta (Maiello) Puglia. She was a longtime resident of Shrewsbury until she moved to Westborough in 2011. She had been […]

Former NBA star Chris Herren to speak at Saint John’s High School

September 28th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As part of its ongoing commitment to the health, wellness, and education of its student body and school community, Saint John’s High School will welcome former NBA star and motivational speaker Chris Herren to campus for a series of events Thursday, Oct. 5.

Algonquin Girls Soccer Tops Shrewsbury

September 28th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The visiting Algonquin Regional High School girls’ soccer team blanked Shrewsbury High School by a score of 5-0, in a game played Tuesday, September 26.

Shrewsbury police log, Sept. 29 edition

September 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury Thursday, Sept. 14 8:02 a.m. Brentwood Dr. Medical call. 9:00 a.m. Grafton St. Vandalism. 10:04 a.m. Main St. Suspicious person/MV. 3:06 p.m. Spring St. B&E attempted. 3:45 p.m. Overlook Ave. Dispute. 6:24 p.m. Main St. Threats. 7:45 p.m. Arrested, Jason J. Hardy, 45, of 24 Staples St., Lowell, on warrant. 11:44 p.m. Camelot Dr. […]

Aharon Aharonian, 93, of Shrewsbury

September 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Aharon Gerald Aharonian, of Shrewsbury, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at the age of 93. Gerry was born in Lowell to Mergereos and Prapeon (Alexanian) Aharonian. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 62 years, Marion D. Aharonian; his brother, the Very Reverand Mesrob Semerjian, D. D.; and his sisters, Stella […]

Harvest moon walk Oct. 5

September 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Come enjoy a walk under the full Harvest Moon Thursday, Oct. 5, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Lake Street Park, 430 Lake St. The Shrewsbury Trails Committee is sponsoring the walk, and members will talk about the stories, myths and music that have been inspired by earth’s brilliant natural satellite.

Elaine M. Englund, 85, of Shrewsbury

September 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Elaine M. (Ekstrom) Englund, 85, of Shrewsbury, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of 60 years to Warren C. Englund, celebrating their anniversary Sept. 7. Born in Worcester, and raised in Millbury, she was the daughter of the late Hilding and […]

21st annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival draws thousands to town

September 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Thousands of Shrewsbury residents, as well as visitors from out of town, enjoyed attending the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Town Expo, held at the Oak Middle School Sept. 23.

With the overcast skies turning hot and sunny by mid-morning, attendees enjoyed meeting with 100 exhibitors representing town, civic, educational and religious organizations and the business community.

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