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 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.

Shrewsbury student completes leadership camp

July 29th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Justin Vlass, a rising senior at St. John’s High School, completed the two-week Norwich University Future Leadership Camp at the national first senior military camp in Northfield, Vt., July 12. The camp is designed to develop the leadership skills of high school students by providing a challenging and meaningful adventure camp [...]

Friends celebrate upcoming nuptials of special Shrewsbury couple

July 29th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – When Barbara Graf, 78, recently arrived for what she thought was going to be the annual summer bridge club party at a friend’s home, she was flabbergasted to be greeted with her friends singing a “Happy Wedding to You” version of “Happy Birthday.”

Nellie M. Dee, 91, of Shrewsbury

July 28th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend Nellie M. (Sacco) Dee, 91, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Beaumont of Westborough. Her husband of 55 years, Charles B. Dee, died in 2004. Nellie leaves her two loving daughters, Kathleen Bonnici and her husband Philip and Janet Dee-Mulcahy and her [...]

Advisory issued for Lake Quinsigamond

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury/Worcester – The Department of Environmental Protection and the Shrewsbury Board of Health have issued an advisory for Lake Quinisigamond due to a waste water overflow near the Kenneth Burns Bridge. No boating or swimming activities are advised until further notice. Officials advise that contact with water could cause illness. Visit the town of Shrewsbury [...]

Helen E. Steinhilber, 98, of Shrewsbury

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Helen E. (Pastner) Steinhilber, 98, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Life Care Center of Auburn after an illness. Her husband of 58 years, Otto W. Steinhilber, died in 1995. She leaves a son, Theodore W. Steinhilber and his wife Susan of Auburn; a daughter, June M. Coolidge of Shrewsbury; [...]

Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade to be held Aug. 30

July 28th, 2014

Shrewsbury – A popular tradition from the past – the Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade – has been revived. The event, sponsored by the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association (LQWA) will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, starting at the Donahue Rowing Center at 2 p.m.

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