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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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 […]

Marion D. Aharonian, 96, of Shrewsbury

February 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Marion D. (Demurjian) Aharonian, 96, of Shrewsbury, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of the late George Demurjian, an Armenian immigrant orphaned as a result of the Armenian Genocide, and of Eva (Bedrosian) Demurjian, of Worcester. Marion was the beloved wife of Aharon (Gerald) Aharonian, the […]

Shrewsbury Education Foundation honors Town Manager Daniel Morgado

February 5th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) hosted its annual Fundraising and Grants Awards Dinner Jan. 21 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. SEF Board member Maureen Harrington coordinated this year’s dinner which was a sold out event. Local musician Andrew Clark performed with his acoustic guitar. “The Shrewsbury Education Foundation was delighted to […]

Lit up with Patriots pride

February 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Even the Kenneth Burns Bridge, which spans Lake Quinsigamond, connecting Shrewsbury and Worcester, is showing its New England Patriots pride. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

‘Super’ fans in Shrewsbury

February 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury -The staff at Modern Dentistry in Shrewsbury are ready to cheer on their favorite team as the New England Patriots prepare to face the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51 on Sunday. Photo/submitted

Let it (man-made) snow!

February 3rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Barry Reil enjoys a sunny Friday afternoon at Ski Ward in Shrewsbury. Reil has 40 years of experience working on Ski Patrols. In the background the snowmaking continues. Photo/Jerry Callaghan  

Ciriaco Grasso, 91, of Shrewsbury

February 2nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Ciriaco “Ciro” Grasso, 91, longtime Shrewsbury resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 in Tippett Hospice House, Needham. He leaves two sons, Domenico Grasso and his wife Susan of Newark, Del. and Alfred Grasso and his wife Michele of Oakton, Va.; and seven grandchildren; Alessandra, Lindsay, Stephanie, Benjamin, Jacob, Elspeth & Caitlin. Mr. Grasso […]

Fort Lauderdale shooting affects local college student

February 2nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Five people were killed and six others were injured at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida Jan. 6. Shrewsbury resident Kelsey Shea, a nursing student at Emerson College in Beverly, just happened to be in the wrong place that day.

Shrewsbury athlete hopes to end high school career with championship legacy

February 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Every high school athlete that competes at the varsity level enters their given sport with the highest aspirations that include a state championship somewhere in the midst of four years’ time. Often it’s a waiting game as that perfect blend of talent and chemistry develop into a winning formula.

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