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. Mary’s celebrates Opening Day at Fenway

May 6th, 2016

(l to r) Gabriel, Griffin, Sean and Quinn give a Red Sox cheer.

Shrewsbury – The children at St. Mary Preschool showed their Red Sox spirit, as they celebrated Opening Day at Fenway Park April 11 and 12. They wore anything Red Sox-related – hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts and even red socks. Lunch was served, and the children enjoyed Fenway franks, popcorn and juice. It was truly a festive […]

Shrewsbury K of C Charity Golf Tournament to benefit scholarship fund

May 6th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Adelphi Council 4181 of the Shrewsbury Knights of Columbus will host a charity golf tournament Sunday, June 5, at Pine Ridge Country Club in Oxford. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the College Scholarship Program which provides financial assistance to local college students. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. and follow a […]

Shrewsbury resident will compete at national collegiate rugby championships

May 6th, 2016

Alexander DiMauro (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury resident Alexander DiMauro, a 2012 graduate of Saint John’s High school and a senior at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I., is headed to Cary, N.C. for the USA Rugby Collegiate National Championships May 27-29, which will be broadcast on ESPN. In 2015, two-year team member and two-year team captain of the […]

Paul C. Kiritsy, 91, of Shrewsbury

May 5th, 2016

Obit Paul Kiritsy

Shrewsbury – Paul C. Kiritsy passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 3, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Paul, who celebrated his 91st birthday March 11, was known by many nicknames: Pappou Shark, Chief, Pokie, PK, but he was called “Tiger” by those who worked with him at Mosaic Fabrications-later Galileo Electro-optics, the company he co-founded. […]

Shrewsbury police log, May 6 edition

May 4th, 2016

police log

Shrewsbury Friday, April 15 6:36 a.m. Boylston St./Wachusett Ave. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 11:23 a.m. Williamsburg Crt. Well-being check. 1:52 p.m. Cardinal Cir. Suspicious person/MV. 4:04 p.m. Fox Hill Rd. Well-being check. 4:36 p.m. Shrewsbury Green Dr. Dispute. 5:17 p.m. Boston Tpke. Disturbance. 8:45 p.m. Morrill Ave. Suspicious person/MV. 10:35 p.m. Main St. Suspicious person/MV. […]

Shrewsbury High School student’s vocal talent showcased at local concert

May 3rd, 2016

Johanna Geremia (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) junior Johanna Geremia performed at the Sounds of Stow Chorus and Orchestra’s 37th annual winter concert March 20 as the soprano soloist.

Teamwork is key to success for Shrewsbury girls’ lacrosse

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury girls varsity lacrosse captains (l to r) Jena Reichheld, Rachel St. Pierre, and Kiana Oteyza
Photo/John Orrell

Shrewsbury – With just four returning seniors and a schedule as grueling as any in area high school sports, Shrewsbury High School (SHS) girls varsity lacrosse head coach Erica McMahon knew early on that it would take a total team effort and then some to run with the top competitors in Mid-Wach A this season.

Rotary Club to Host ‘A Taste of Shrewsbury: Food and Brew Festival’ May 15

May 3rd, 2016

SH Rotary club event-rs

Shrewsbury – The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury has announced that it will host “A Taste of Shrewsbury: Food and Brew Festival” May 12, to showcase area restaurants, food vendors, and craft breweries from around the area. The family-friendly event will feature samplings from Shrewsbury and the surrounding area’s leading establishments, and celebrate a growing local food scene.

Central One Federal Credit Union supports youth financial literacy

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury – For more than a decade, Central One Federal Credit Union has offered “The Road to Financial Independence” (RTFI), a financial literacy program, to students at Shrewsbury High School. Each year, all seniors taking math courses receive this important education before graduation. RTFI is designed to help young adults navigate everyday financial matters by teaching them how to make responsible financial decisions through the use of budgeting.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May 2nd, 2016

The Kenneth F. Burns Bridge is lit in green May 1-3 to promote Lyme Disease Awareness Month. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

By Lauren B. Schiffman The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (Mass. DPH) says that in 2014 there were more than 3,800 cases of Lyme disease reported and nearly 1,800 probable cases. It also indicated that “the highest incidence rates were among children aged 5-9 years and adults aged 65-74 years.  The majority of cases had […]

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