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 athlete hopes to end high school career with championship legacy

February 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Every high school athlete that competes at the varsity level enters their given sport with the highest aspirations that include a state championship somewhere in the midst of four years’ time. Often it’s a waiting game as that perfect blend of talent and chemistry develop into a winning formula.

Shrewsbury police log, Feb. 3 edition

February 1st, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, Jan. 20 8:22 a.m. Cabot Dr. Medical call. 8:43 a.m. Fox Hill Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 11:43 a.m. Carlton St. Medical call. 5:40 p.m. Boylston St. Well-being check. 5:48 p.m. Boston Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 8:21 p.m. Guinevere Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 9:25 p.m. Clinton St. Suspicious person/MV. Saturday, Jan. 21 1:01 a.m. Everett St. Medical […]

Eleanor C. Cimini, 92, of Shrewsbury

January 31st, 2017

Shrewsbury – Eleanor C. (Croci) Cimini, 92, of the Southgate Community in Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 in her home, surrounded by her devoted daughters. Her husband, Claude Cimini, died in 2009. She leaves her loving daughters, Linda M. Taintor and her husband Jay of Hopedale and Lucy S. Cimini and her partner John […]

Wildlife tracking walk in Shrewsbury’s Lake Park Feb. 11

January 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A wildlife tracking walk will be led by Bob Moore, an experienced wildlife tracker and Shrewsbury Trails Committee member, Saturday, Feb. 11, from 10 noon in Shrewsbury’s Lake Street Park. The Shrewsbury Trails Committee is sponsoring the event, which will be held whether or not there is snow on the ground. Please […]

Helen E. Caswell, 86, of Shrewsbury

January 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mrs. Helen E. (McLeod) Caswell, of Shrewsbury, died at home Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 with her children by her side. She was 86. Born Nov. 5, 1930 in Haverhill, she was a daughter of the late Fulton G. and Lila (Allen) McLeod. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she graduated from Haverhill High School, […]

Dorothy E. Tivnan, 87, of Shrewsbury

January 26th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Dorothy E. (Hall) Tivnan, 87, longtime Shrewsbury resident, died in her home Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Her husband of 61 years, Paul J. Tivnan, died April 10, 2016. She leaves six children, Patricia Tivnan Testarmata and her husband John, Elizabeth Tivnan, Susan M. Boutot and her husband Paul, Paul A. Tivnan and his […]

Shrewsbury police log, Jan. 27 edition

January 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, Jan. 13 7:48 a.m. North Quinsigamond. Animal complaint. 10:28 a.m. Maple Ave. Assaults. 1:26 p.m. Lexington Rd. Medical call. 2:44 p.m. Arrested, Ryan Paul Vartanian, 28, of 108 Old Mill Rd., Shrewsbury, on warrant. 3:50 p.m. Thomas Farm Cir. Harassment. 5:01 p.m. Gulf St. Medical call. 7:17 p.m. Arrested, Jeremy D. L’Heureux, 29, […]

Antoinette M. Montonari, 82, of Shrewsbury

January 24th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Antoinette “Toni” M. (Papagni) Montonari, 82, of Shrewsbury, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at UMass Hospital in Worcester. Toni is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, John F. Montonari; two sons, John Montonari and Anthony P. Montonari and his wife Kelly, all of Shrewsbury; four grandchildren, Erica George, John Michael […]

One young woman’s march

January 23rd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Caroline Strickland, 10, makes the rounds in Shrewsbury selling Girl Scout cookies Jan. 21. Caroline is with Girl Scout troop 30326.  Since Girl Scouts do not accept tips, any donations received above the price of the cookies are used to buy cookies to send to service members stationed overseas. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Friends of the Shrewsbury Library announce 2017 annual scholarship

January 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library announces the sponsorship of an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to a student residing in Shrewsbury, graduating from a local public or private high school this school year, and continuing his/her education the following academic year as a fulltime student working toward a bachelor’s […]

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