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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St. John’s hands Shrewsbury first defeat of the season

January 11th, 2016

Shrewsbury High School's Adam Twitchell (l) is thwarted by St. John's High School's goalkeeper Corey Splaine (r).

Westborough – The undefeated Shrewsbury High School Colonials hosted their cross-town rivals St. John’s High School Pioneers at Northstar Ice Sports Jan 9.

Jack Frailey, 90, of Shrewsbury

January 8th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Jack Frailey led a good and long life. He died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, after a prolonged illness. He was 90. Jack H. Frailey was born May 8, 1925 in Lakeland, Ohio, a son of the late Pierre L. and Almyra K. (Leedy) Frailey. Raised and educated in Flushing, N.Y., he graduated from […]

Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces sponsor of annual recognition dinner

January 8th, 2016

Howard Grossman presents the $5,000 donation check to Shrewsbury Education Foundation representatives. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Board of Directors of The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF), recently announced that Howard Grossman, of Grossman Development Group, LLC in Southborough will be “Presenting Sponsor” of its upcoming annual Recognitions Dinner Saturday, Jan. 23, at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. Grossman, founder of Grossman Development Group, LLC, has over 35 years […]

Dr. Richard N. Curtis, 93, of Shrewsbury

January 7th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Dr. Richard Norton Curtis, 93, of Shrewsbury and former longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Born in Hingham and raised in Weymouth, Richard was the son of the late Clement and Amy Curtis. Graduating from Weymouth High School at age 16 and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry four years […]

Making hay (or snow) while the sun shines

January 6th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Ski Ward is busy taking advantage of the colder weather this week to make snow. Photo/Jerry Callaghan

Vincent A. Ricardi, 91, of Shrewsbury

January 6th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Vincent A. Ricardi, a Shrewsbury resident for over 60 years, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 after a period of declining health. He was 91. Vincent is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Marie C. (Porter) Ricardi; his two sisters, Theresa Woodman of Sterling […]

Carol A. Dodds, 80, of Shrewsbury

January 5th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Carol A. (Smith) Dodds, 80, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, in her daughter’s home. She was born in Worcester and raised in Leicester, daughter of the late Harold and Dorothy (Cote) Smith. She attended Leicester Schools. On April 16, 1955 she married the man in […]

Michael F. Galli, 54, of Shrewsbury

January 5th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Michael F. Galli, of Shrewsbury, died after a long illness Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 in UMass Memorial Medical Center. He was 54. Michael was born Dec. 25, 1961 in Worcester a son of the late Domenic F. and Patricia J (Bouvier) Galli. Raised and educated in Shrewsbury, he graduated from Shrewsbury High School. […]

Shrewsbury Athletic Club – Facility getting a makeover under new ownership

January 4th, 2016

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Shrewsbury—The Shrewsbury Athletic Club just off Route 9 is undergoing major renovations to upgrade the facility and to offer new services.

“When the renovations are all done, we will be offering a full-service athletic facility with a health club aspect for adults and kids of all ages,” said Nathan Sorensen, who bought the business about a year ago. He owned and operated the Hit Quarters turfed sports facility within the club for the past 10 years.

Shrewsbury boys’ hockey triumphs over Marlborough

December 31st, 2015

Marlborough’s Ryan MacGlashing fights off Shrewsbury’s Tom Abbott (left) and Pat Kelly (right) as he tries to make a play for the puck.

Marlborough – The visiting Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys ice hockey team defeated the Marlborough High School Panthers by a score of 4-1 in a New Year’s Eve matchup played at Navin Arena.

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