Shrewsbury

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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 issues public health advisory for Dean Park

August 6th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Health has issued a public health advisory due to the observation of high levels of cyanobacteria algae (blue-green) in Dean Park Pond. Individuals are being encouraged to avoid coming in contact with the body of water until further notice. The town will be working with environmental health specialists to [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Aug. 8 edition

August 6th, 2014

police log

Shrewsbury Friday, July 18 12:37 a.m. Hill/Boylston Sts. Suspicious person/MV. 8:28 a.m. Crescent St. Medical call. 8:56 a.m. Maple Ave. Identity theft. 11:06 a.m. Stoney Hill Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 2:22 p.m. Howe Ave. Vandalism. 4:46 p.m. Berkshire Rd./South St. Suspicious person/MV. 6:27 p.m. North Quinsigamond. Illegal dumping. 6:35 p.m. Yorkshire Terr. Vandalism. 8:06 p.m. Eaglehead [...]

Shrewsbury 11-year-old All-Stars are District 5 baseball champions

August 6th, 2014

The 2014 11-year-old Shrewsbury National team included (middle row, l to r) Connor Schmautz, Ben Smith, Jake MacIsaac, Jack Foley, Tyler Joseph, Tyler Ojerholm, Johnny Considine and Tommy Belbin; and (front row, l to r) Ryan Cayton, Kyle Lusignan, Connor Lyons, Mason Bates and Angelo Ritacco. The team was coached by (back row) Darrin Schmautz and assistant coaches Peter Ojerholm, Andy MacIsaac, Brian Lusignan and Dave Lyons. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – For the second year in a row, the Shrewsbury National 11-year-old All-Star baseball team won the Thomas Dunford Memorial District Five Tournament July 26-27. Shrewsbury capped off the 2014 tournament beating Westborough in the championship game 13-8 to take the title of District 5 champions. “The boys accomplished every one of their goals,” said [...]

My Ngo, 59, of Shrewsbury

August 4th, 2014

Obit My Ngo

Shrewsbury – My Ngo, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at home. She was 59. She was born March 1, 1955 in Can Tho, Vietnam, a daughter of the late Nguyen Van Nam and Nguyen Thi Nu. My grew up in a small house on the bank of the Mekong River. Several years after [...]

Sachs Jewelers pet adoption day

August 3rd, 2014

“Kaylee” with her new adoptive parents

  Shrewsbury – Sachs Jewelers held a pet adoption day July 26 in collaboration with the Pandora jewelry company and SweetPea Friends of Rutland Animals, a no-kill, nonprofit animal welfare organization. The event allowed customers to meet with pets who are temporarily staying at SweetPea until they find their new “forever” homes. Three lucky pets [...]

Shrewsbury library fundraiser with an Indian flavor

August 3rd, 2014

Mansi Gera and Divya Raghunathan, both 11, volunteer to help with the bullhorn ring toss game.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – A diverse representation of the community attended the India Summer Festival held July 27 at SAC Park. The festival celebrated the food, games and cultures of different states of India. Among the activities were Bollywood dance lessons, beanbag toss on a kathakali mask, temporary henna tattoos, rangoli [...]

Shrewsbury man arrested for two alleged armed robberies of same shop

July 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department released this statement this evening: On July 31st 2014 (Thursday) at 12:18 PM an armed robbery occurred at Blue Coast Coffee located at #274 South Street in Shrewsbury. The suspect entered the shop armed with a knife and demanded the cashier give him the money in the register. The [...]

Whole Foods to open new store in Shrewsbury

July 31st, 2014

Shrewsbury – If all goes according to plan, Whole Foods will be the newest grocery store chain to open a store in Shrewsbury.

The company announced July 30 that it is planning to open a store at the site of the former Spag’s property on Route 9.

Georgette L. Ledoux, 97, of Shrewsbury

July 31st, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Georgette L. (Leroux) Ledoux, 97, of Shrewsbury, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her husband, Aime R. Ledoux, died in 2002. She leaves her children, Ronald M. Ledoux and his wife Kathleen of Northborough, Richard R. Ledoux and his wife Rose of Milltown, N.J., Denise M. Shailer and [...]

First responders and veterans honored at ‘LiveLife Family Day’

July 29th, 2014

State Senator Michael Moore, Worcester Register of Probate Stephen Abraham, Rev. Will Bard, founder and CEO of LiveLife Center and Valiant Veterans, and Amanda Sullivan (front), executive director of LiveLife and executive director and co-founder of Valiant Veterans, with Boston Bruins mascot “Blades,” two of the team’s “Ice Girls” and “Corporal Gunnar.”

Shrewsbury – Despite the rain, nearly 1,000 people enjoyed a free barbecue and met with local first responders at the “LiveLife Family Day” July 27 at the Hebert Candy Mansion. The event was hosted by the Worcester-based organization Valiant Veterans LiveLife Center and Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog.

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