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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Margaret Larson, 88, of Shrewsbury

June 9th, 2016

Obit Margaret Larson

Shrewsbury – Margaret Larson’s life was rich in tradition, her faith, her Swedish heritage and above all her family. Her family and friends will cherish a lifetime of joyous memories in their hearts forever. Margaret died peacefully Monday, June 6, 2016 with her family gathered by her side. She was 88. Margaret A. Agerholm was […]

Shrewsbury Girl Scouts support Sherry’s House, earn Bronze Award

June 8th, 2016

Members of Troop 30304 present a book and butterfly bush to Why Me & Sherry’s House. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Junior Girl Scout Troop 30304 of Shrewsbury traveled to Why Me & Sherry’s House in Worcester May 10 to donate Girl Scout cookies and a special book and plant a butterfly bush. The gifts, meant to lift the spirits of the children who use the facility, also served as the final step to […]

Shrewsbury residents help raise awareness of workplace bullying

June 8th, 2016

Advocates make a stand during the “Massachusetts: Face Workplace Bullying” exhibit. Shrewsbury resident Deb Falzoi’s enlarged face shot is shown on the last canvas on the right. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – In a quest to raise awareness about workplace bullying, Shrewsbury residents Robbin Miller and Deb Falzoi joined 12 others in putting their faces on display via gigantic photographs for an exhibit at the Massachusetts State House April 14-22. They allowed their personal stories to be plastered up for public view as part of the Inside Out Project, a photo exhibit dubbed “Massachusetts: Face Workplace Bullying.”

Shrewsbury athlete scaling the heights to success

June 8th, 2016

Rino Tonelli jumps at a recent competiton.

Shrewsbury – The expression ‘scaling new heights’ has many connotations to many people but not all reflect on the three words in the most literal sense.

Shrewsbury’s Rino Tonelli is a major exception.

The six-foot sophomore and criminal justice major at UMass Lowell and Shrewsbury High School (SHS) graduate knows a thing or two about reaching heights. Tonelli is a champion high-jumper who has conquered heights that to mere mortals seemingly defy logic.

Shrewsbury octogenarian lives life to the fullest

June 8th, 2016

Shrewsbury resident Marion Kaletski works out at Planet Fitness four times a week.

Shrewsbury – If you are a member of Planet Fitness in Shrewsbury, and work out almost any morning of the week, then you certainly know Marion Kaletski. You might not know her name, but she certainly makes an impression.

The 5-foot, 114-pound spitfire always has a smile on her face and a warm “hello” for everyone she meets. And she is in better shape than most of her fellow exercisers.

Michael A. Finizza Sr., 90, of Shrewsbury

June 8th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Michael A. “Mike” Finizza Sr., 90, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Worcester, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home after a brief illness. He is survived by his son, Mike A. Finizza Jr. and his wife Donna; a son-in-law, Thomas Senior and his close friend Linda Daly; four […]

Shrewsbury Woman’s Club presents scholarship

June 8th, 2016

(Top row, l to r) Shrewsbury Woman’s Club directors Ginny McNamara, Nancy Trotto and Irene Grenier; (bottom row, l to r) Joan Brenner, Shayne Brenner and Kurt Brenner. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club presented scholarships during their annual meeting and luncheon at Wachusett Country Club May 6. Shayne Brenner received $500 from the Mary Griffin Scholarship. Shayne will be attending Bridgewater State University of Massachusetts to study psychology.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces end of school gift program

June 6th, 2016

Fred Betti, owner of Papa’s Hardware

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) has announced a special way for families to thank the Shrewsbury Public School faculty this year.

For a $25 donation to the SEF, families can have a potted geranium and $5 gift certificate to Papa’s Hardware in Shrewsbury given to their favorite faculty member.

Moore visits God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten

June 6th, 2016

Pictured with Moore from left to right are: Miss Kristin; Will, 4, Shrewsbury; Colin, 5, North Grafton; Elijah, 4, Worcester; Evan, 4, Shrewsbury; Ella, 4, Shrewsbury; Madison, 3, Shrewsbury; Owen, 4, Millbury; Aileen, 4, Shrewsbury; Katy, 3, Shrewsbury; Nathan, 3, Milford; Abby, 4, Shrewsbury; Jahyra, 5, Worcester; Meagan, 5, Shrewsbury; Clara, 5, Shrewsbury; Mira, 3, Shrewsbury; Sahithi, 5, Shrewsbury; Kayla, 4, Shrewsbury; Samuel, 3, Shrewsbury; Connor, 3, Wrentham; and Miss Sue.

Shrewsbury – Students at God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten recently had a very special guest reader, State Sen. Michael Moore (D-Millbury).

Shrewsbury High School presents 389 diplomas in 2016

June 3rd, 2016

Gathered before the graduation ceremony are the 2016 class officers: (l to r)  Emma Aulenback, president; Richard Peng, vice president; Jaehyun Lee, secretary; Ryan Beals; Walsh Kang, treasurer; and Michael Wackell, marshal.

Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 389 graduates in the class of 2016 at a ceremony June 2 at the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Field House.

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