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 notables get soaked for good causes

June 11th, 2017

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Several Shrewsbury dignitaries managed to maintain their dignity as they publicly got drenched with buckets of water. They agreed to take part in the first-time Shrewsbury Soak fundraiser June 8 on the Town Hall lawn in exchange for suggested $10 donations. Proceeds will go to Shrewsbury Youth […]

Oak Middle School student gives back to her library

June 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Nancy Bedard, the library media specialist at Oak Middle School, had been wanting a “drop box” for years. She was approached by the Student Voice Club, which is community service based, and asked if there was anything needed for the library. Without hesitation, she requested this item.

Making Tracks for Technology’ fundraiser to be held at Coolidge School

June 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – “Making Tracks for Technology” is a fundraiser to raise money to fund iPads for the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, which has over 400 students in grades K-4. The school’s goal is to raise at least $4,000 to help support the technology program purchase of new classroom iPads. Students will participate in a Walk-a-Thon […]

Shrewsbury senior receives Girl Scout Gold Award

June 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Aishwarya Khanna of Shrewsbury, a senior at the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School and a member of Westborough Girl Scout Troop 30633, has received the Girl Scout Gold Award. An avid dancer, Aishwarya never saw any dance programs that had children with special needs or disabilities. Working with the Westborough Recreation […]

Shrewsbury High girls’ lacrosse team proud of strong playoff effort

June 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – It was a see-saw battle from start to finish with multiple lead changes, but a late second-half push was what it took for the fifth-seed Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls’ varsity lacrosse team to slip past visiting twelfth-seed East Longmeadow, 11-9, in a Central / West Division 1 first-round contest May 31. The Colonials next move on to quarterfinal competition with a sense of confidence and momentum at a high point.

Mary G. Silva, 94, of Shrewsbury

June 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mary G. (Martinelli) Silva, 94, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Shrewsbury Nursing Home. Mary was born and raised in Bristol, R.I. to the late Sylvio and Christina (Vendetti) Martinelli. She was a pharmaceutical manufacturer for Astra Pharmaceutical for many years retiring in her 50s. She was a faithful […]

Local ‘Days for Girls’ members send sanitary kits to women and girls in need across the globe

June 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Sewing machines were humming recently when women from St. Mary’s in Shrewsbury and St. Mary of the Hills in Boylston gathered to sew panty liners for kits containing sanitary supplies for women and girls in third world countries.

Shrewsbury police log, June 9 edition

June 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, May 19 8:28 a.m. South Quinsigamond. Suspicious person/MV. 9:24 a.m. Browning Rd. Medical call. 10:32 a.m. Boston Tpke. Larceny by check. 1:34 p.m. Park Grove Ln. Suspicious person/MV. 3:15 p.m. Boylston St. Trespassing. Saturday, May 20 2:46 a.m. Spring St. Suspicious person/MV. 3:27 a.m. Park View Ln. Suspicious person/MV. 8:57 a.m. Arrested, Jacob […]

Rose Z. DiTerlizzi, 90, of Shrewsbury

June 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Rose Z. (Tonelli) DiTerlizzi, 90 of Shrewsbury, a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 1, 2017. Rose was born in Worcester, one of three children of Italian immigrants, Joseph and Franca (Riga) Tonelli. She graduated from Commerce High School, met and soon after married the man who became […]

George K. Moossa Jr., 69, of Shrewsbury

June 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – George K. Moossa Jr, longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 after a battle with bone cancer. He was 69 years of age. George was born in Worcester, the son of George K. Moossa Sr. and the late Mabel A. (Nader) Moossa.  He grew up in Shrewsbury, graduated from Shrewsbury High […]

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