Shrewsbury voters pass two town-related ballot questions

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Shrewsbury – As voters went to the polls on Nov. 3 to cast their ballots for the presidential election, they also passed two questions pertaining to town matters.

Question 3 asked voters to approve a bond authorization in the amount of a $42 million debt exclusion for a new police station and to repair and replace the town’s public safety radio system. That question passed, 12,019 to 7,857.

Question 4 asked voters to decide if the town should adopt the Community Preservation Act, which would enable the town to establish, via a surcharge on the real estate tax bill, a dedicated funding source for preserving open space, historic preservation and create low and moderate income housing for individuals and families, including low or moderate income senior housing. That question also passed, 12,495 to 7,391.