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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Children hold trike-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude’s

November 11th, 2016

Ava M., 4, from Worcester, raised over $800 for St. Jude’s.

Shrewsbury – The students of God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury recently held their annual St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trike-A-Thon to raise awareness and funds for children and families affected by childhood cancer. The students collected donations and then rode their trikes at school. The entire school raised $2,550. Each […]

St. Nicholas to hold annual holiday bake sale and marketplace

November 11th, 2016

Shrewsbury – St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold St., is hosting a Thanksgiving bake sale, luncheon and holiday marketplace Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be many vendors offering gifts, jewelry, crafts, specialty apparel and items from Alpaca-Llips Farm. A variety of traditional pies, breads, cakes, and other assorted fresh […]

Dorothy S. Sinkus, 92, of Shrewsbury

November 11th, 2016


Shrewsbury – Dorothy S. (Levansavich) Sinkus, 92, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Life Care Center of Auburn. Her husband, Albert C. Sinkus, died in 1997. She leaves a brother, Richard Levansavich and his wife Donna of Auburn; a nephew; and many nieces and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by a brother, […]

Janice M. Harpin, of Shrewsbury

November 9th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Janice M. Harpin (Costine) (Jan) passed away peacefully in her home Monday morning, Nov. 7, 2016 after a brief illness. She was born in Arlington in 1940. Her parents, John and Ruth Costine of Shrewsbury, predeceased her. She and her husband had recently moved to Shrewsbury in July after living in Plymouth for […]

Shrewsbury police log, Nov. 11 edition

November 9th, 2016

police log

Shrewsbury Thursday, Oct. 27 8:58 a.m. Bruce Ave. B&E residential 9:50 a.m. Janet Cir. Vandalism. 10:44 a.m. Grafton St. Medical call. 12:01 p.m. Lake St. Suspicious person/MV. 1:48 p.m. Yorkshire terr. Animal complaint. 2:47 p.m. Williamsburg Crt. Preserve the peace. 4:00 p.m. Gulf St. Harassment. 6:14 p.m. Lake/Elaine Sts. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 10:46 p.m. […]

Multi-specialty family practice treats routine to complex dental needs

November 8th, 2016

(l to r) Kate Ellis (hygienist), Cherilyn Derr-Grampetro (assistant), Jeanne Quitadamo (hygienist), Jen Landry (hygienist), Dr. Jenn Wei, and Dr. Mehdi Karimipour
Photo/Jane Keller Gordon

Shrewsbury – Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury is at the forefront of a new trend. Under one roof, the practice includes an endodontist, periodontist, two general and cosmetic dentists, and one who is both a prosthodontist and a maxillofacial prosthodontist.

It’s a mini Tufts Dental School alumni group; four out of the five dentists are graduates of the school.

The practice offers: fillings, same day ceramic crowns, Invisalign orthodontics, ZOOM! Laser Whitening, cosmetic dentistry including veneers, dental implants, TMJ disorder and sleep apnea treatment, partial and full dentures, full mouth rehabilitation, and root canals.

Jane Meegan, of Shrewsbury

November 8th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Jane Ann Meegan, of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly at home Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. She leaves her brother, Dr. James M. Meegan and his wife Rhonda of Silver Spring, Md.; her sister, Dr. Mary-Ellen Meegan of Shrewsbury; and two nieces and a nephew. Jane was born in Worcester, the daughter of Dr. John […]

Shrewsbury projects keep officials, contractors busy

November 7th, 2016

Olde Shrewsbury Village (Christmas Tree Shop Plaza

Shrewsbury – If you have traveled on Route 9 through Shrewsbury recently, no doubt you have seen the initial work being done at Lakeway Commons, the new mixed-use development being built at the site of the former Spag’s building on Boston Turnpike (Route 9). And while that is certainly a major project, there is a lot of other activity keeping builders, contractors and town officials busy, as well.

Frances T. Kay, 96, of Shrewsbury

November 7th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Frances T. “Fran” (Thomson) Kay, 96, of Shrewsbury passed away at home Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, surrounded by family. Fran was married to the late John S. Kay, for 46 years. Fran was born and raised in Worcester, daughter of the late Joseph and Petronella (Giedra) Tomasunas. She graduated from Grafton High School […]

Shrewsbury volleyball opens playoffs with win over Doherty

November 6th, 2016

Shrewsbury’s Anna Zerwas  (#13) and Elizabeth May (#19) go up to block a Doherty spike.

Shrewsbury – The fourth-seed Shrewsbury High School Colonials girls volleyball team easily defeated the Doherty High School Highlanders 3-0 in the first round of the Central/West Division 1 playoffs. The match was played Nov. 3, at Shrewsbury High School.

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