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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SYFS to shine a ‘Sparkle of Hope’ on mental health

March 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Saturday, March 11, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS) will host its inaugural “Sparkle of Hope” event to benefit the agency’s mental health initiatives. The evening will be held at Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury beginning at 6 p.m. It will include cocktails, a gourmet dinner prepared by Struck Catering, games, […]

Margaret M. Kearney-Lutz, 93, of Shrewsbury

March 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Margaret M. “Peg” (Murphy) Kearney-Lutz, 93, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away with her daughter and best friend Mary at her bedside Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Peg was born Sept. 13, 1923 in Worcester, one of seven children of Irish immigrants John and Elizabeth (Brosnihan) Murphy. She graduated from Classical High school and […]

Ruth Foley, 97, of Shrewsbury

February 28th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The gift of a long and well lived life is a blessing. And perhaps the longer we have the presence of people we love…it makes saying goodbye just a little more difficult. But faith assures us that life changes. It doesn’t end. Life for Ruth Foley and her family changed Saturday, Feb. 25, […]

St. Mary Parish to host seventh annual Fish Fry Dinner

February 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Friday, March 3, St. Mary Parish, 16 Summer St., in Shrewsbury will host its seventh annual Lenten Fish Fry from 4 to 8 p.m. The event was started by parishioners Bob and Judi Terry. They lived in Pittsburgh, Pa., for many years and attended the Lenten fish dinners hosted by various churches […]

John J. Concordia, 93, of Shrewsbury

February 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – John J. Concordia, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Born in Worcester to Pasquale and Celia (Lovuolo) Concordia, John lived in Shrewsbury most of his life. He moved to Cape Cod in August 2015 and recently moved back to Shrewsbury, the place he loved most. He was predeceased by his loving […]

Shrewsbury teen to run Boston Marathon

February 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – When he was 10, Joe Rezuke’s family friend Britney Gengel died in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. In 2013, on his 14th birthday, Rezuke was just blocks away from the bomb blasts that killed three at that year’s Boston Marathon.

Local students earn recognition at national Model UN conference

February 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Thirty-six students and their teachers from the Saint John’s High School Model United Nations Club attended the University of Chicago’s 29th annual conference from Feb. 1-5. Saint John’s is one of four schools to have attended the Model United Nations of the University of Chicago (MUNUC) since its beginning three decades ago. The […]

Scott W. Brandt, 57, of Shrewsbury

February 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Scott W. Brandt, 57, died unexpectedly at home Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. He leaves behind his wife of 10 years, Lisa Arcieri; his daughter, Elisabeth Brandt of Worcester; his son, Kristopher Brandt of Shrewsbury; his step-children, Kelly Flanagan, Kim Oliveira, and Megan and Katelyn Flanagan; and his siblings, Jeffrey Brandt and his wife […]

Central One Federal Credit Union announces new management additions

February 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Central One Federal Credit Union of Central Massachusetts recently added two new members to its management team. Scott McCarthy has been named branch manager at Central One’s Northborough branch located at 148 Main St. He joins Central One with more than 12 years of banking experience. He spent eight years at Citizens Bank […]

Shrewsbury girls’ hockey continuing decade of dominance

February 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury/Westborough – It has been nine years since inception and the almost incomparable success of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls’ varsity ice hockey team has remained consistent throughout.

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