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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Neil R. Cronin, 78, of Shrewsbury

September 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Neil R. Cronin, 78, a longtime teacher and respected tennis coach at Algonquin Regional High School, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 after a period of declining health. Neil was born in Worcester on Feb. 27, 1939, son to the late Timothy F. and Florence M. (Dubois) Cronin. He attended Worcester Public Schools, […]

Get in the spirit

September 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the 21st in its history, will culminate with a number of fun, family-focused events Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24. Events will be held throughout the whole weekend including a kids’ pancake breakfast and fishing derby, 5K, Town Expo and Crafters Fair, parade, and senior citizens’ […]

Christopher A. Foley, 43, of Shrewsbury

September 21st, 2017

Shrewsbury – After a courageous battle with cancer, Christopher A. Foley, 43, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home with his family  Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Christopher was born in Worcester, graduated from Holy Name Central Catholic High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Westfield State University.  Christopher was the […]

Kitrick A. Kelly Sr., 63, of Shrewsbury

September 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Kitrick A. Kelly Sr., 63, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, following a brief illness. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., one of eight children, to the late James and Eleanor (Weiss) Kelly. As a young man, Kitrick enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, working within Security […]

Fellowship Table at Mount Olivet Sept. 24

September 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mount Olivet Lutheran Church is once again hosting its Fellowship Table at the North Pavilion in Dean Park in Shrewsbury Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at 10 a.m. The Fellowship Table is an outdoor worship service and community meal.

Shrewsbury police log, Sept. 22 edition

September 20th, 2017

Shrewsbury Friday, Sept. 8 9:38 a.m. Cabot Dr. Medical call. 11:28 a.m. Avalon Way. Vandalism. 12:42 p.m. South Quinsigamond. Larceny. 1:10 p.m. Gordon Rd. Animal complaint. 4:10 p.m. Hunting Ave. Medical call. 5:19 p.m. Commons Dr. Larceny. 6:11 p.m. Fieldstone Dr. Road rage. 8:28 p.m. Wadsworth Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 8:56 p.m. Boston Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. […]

Marsha D. Bombard, 63, of Shrewsbury

September 18th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Marsha D. (Brown) Bombard, 63, of Shrewsbury, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 in the Lutheran Home, surrounded by her loving family. Marsha is survived by her husband of 46 years, Wayne Bombard; her son, Jason L. Bombard and his wife Jennifer of Sagamore; and her […]

Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, of Shrewsbury

September 18th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, was stricken ill on a job site and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He leaves his devoted wife of 29 years, Eileen M. (VanArsdalen) Cournoyer; his three loving children, Brett Cournoyer II, Thomas Cournoyer, and Danielle Cournoyer, all of Shrewsbury; his […]

Talented multi-sport athlete excited for senior year at Shrewsbury High

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – There may be no other area high school athlete more anxious for the commencement of his senior year than Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) Chris Campbell.

Westborough girls’ soccer starts off season on the right foot

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury/Westborough – With a talent-laden roster that features 11 seniors and a cast of younger players set to augment the battle-tested veterans, there may be no time like the present for the Westborough High School (WHS) girls’ varsity soccer team to make a statement to area competition in 2017.

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