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 students get fit thanks to Corridor Nine grant

March 27th, 2015

St. Mary's students getting fit
Photo/courtesy Melissa McElreath

Shrewsbury – The students at St. Mary’s School in Shrewsbury began a new physical education program called Skillastics® in March, thanks to a grant from the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce.

Melissa McElreath, the school’s physical education teacher, applied for funding through the chamber’s mini grant program last fall.

Shrewsbury Boy Scout Troop 114 plans centennial celebration

March 27th, 2015

Shrewsbury Boy Scout Troop 114 circa 1938 (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – February 2016 will mark the 100th anniversary of Shrewsbury Boy Scout Troop 114. The troop, which has been chartered by the First Congregational Church of Shrewsbury (FCC) since 1916, is one of the oldest troops in Mohegan Council as well as one of the oldest troops within the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

Mary Moberg, 74, of Shrewsbury

March 26th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Mary Margaret (Sullivan) Moberg, of Shrewsbury, died with her family by her side Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at The Coleman House of Northborough. She was 74. Born Oct. 13, 1940 in Framingham, she was a daughter of the late Francis X. and Mary C. (MacNeil) Sullivan and a graduate of Framingham High School. [...]

Antique trains bring Shrewsbury family together for holiday tradition

March 25th, 2015

Ferguson in the process of dismantling the train village. (Photos/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Each year in early December, Howard Ferguson – also known as “Pop-pop” – travels from Pennsylvania to Shrewsbury to visit his grandsons Matt (10) and Luke (12) Nemsick.

State Auditor Bump addresses Shrewsbury Men’s Club

March 25th, 2015

State Auditor Suzanne Bump and Shrewsbury Men’s Club member Ralph Lespasio. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Shrewsbury – Suzanne Bump, the state auditor for the commonwealth of Mass., was the guest speaker at the March 19 meeting of the Shrewsbury Men’s Club. Over 70 men attended the meeting which was held at the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Shrewsbury Crew kicks off 10th annual Calendar Raffle

March 25th, 2015

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Crew team will be selling tickets for its annual fundraiser – the May Calendar Raffle – beginning Friday, March 27, through Sunday, April 26.  Each $10 ticket offers 31 chances to win a variety of prizes including Marriott Rewards Points, two tickets to a Boston Celtics game, a [...]

Shrewsbury police log, March 27 edition

March 25th, 2015

police log

Shrewsbury Thursday, March 12 8:08 a.m. South Quinsigamond. Larceny. 9:05 a.m. Nightingale Dr. Identity theft. 10:29 a.m. Maple Ave. Identity theft. 11:22 a.m. Old Mill Rd. Road hazard – trees/wires/debris. 2:20 p.m. Arrested, Nicholas Ferrante, 30, of 23 Grace Ave., Shrewsbury, on warrant. 4:00 p.m. North Quinsigamond/Boston Tpke. Accident – injury. 6:24 p.m. Hartford Tpke. [...]

Binkeez new headquarters will help expand mission of love and comfort

March 24th, 2015

Binkeez founder Susan Posterro (front, center) with volunteers at the dedication of the new headquarters in Shrewsbury Feb. 14
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Grafton/Shrewsbury – Thanks to a local businessman, a nonprofit organization that makes blankets for seriously ill children, teens and young adults now has a new space to store, design, sew and ship their creations.

Shrewsbury resident Carl Cervini donated office space in the commercial park he has owned for 35 years at 420 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) to give Binkeez for Comfort its new headquarters.

Susan E. Giovanelli, 69, of Shrewsbury

March 24th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Susan E. (Evans) Giovanelli, 69, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, in St. Vincent Hospital. She is survived by her devoted husband of 26 Years, Angelo R. Giovanelli; a sister, Carol Evans Surabian of Rutland and Marco Island, Fla.; two brothers, Jay W. Evans of Rutland [...]

Joan R. Turo, 75, of Shrewsbury

March 23rd, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Joan R. (Galli) Turo, 75, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 19, 2015 after a long illness. Joan was born May 15, 1939 in Worcester, a daughter of Italian immigrants Henry and Anna Marie (Turturro) Galli. Joan lived in Westborough for many years before moving to Shrewsbury in 1987. She is survived [...]

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