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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Local sixth-graders finish exciting year

December 19th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Football season is wrapping up in Massachusetts, but as most sixth-graders head into the offseason, a group of talented young players are representing the state in the only national tournament for the grade level. With a large group of players from Middlesex, including four from Shrewsbury, the region has a lot to be proud of as the team advances in the tournament.

English Conversation Circle at Shrewsbury Library awarded grant

December 17th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The English Conversation Circle program at the Shrewsbury Library has procured a $4,000 discretionary grant from the Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF) to help continue the program through 2015. The library has been offering the program since 2010 and for the third consecutive year has been the recipient of a GWCF grant. The [...]

Shrewsbury police log, Dec. 19 edition

December 17th, 2014

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Shrewsbury Monday, Dec. 1 2:06 a.m. Hartford Tpke. Suspicious person/MV. 5:08 a.m. Brookdale Cir. Medical call. 6:50 a.m. Walnut/Brook Sts. Suspicious person/MV. 9:36 a.m. Crosby St. Vandalism. 1:41 p.m. Francis Garden Crt. Vandalism. 4:59 p.m. Meadow Hill Rd. Suspicious person/MV. 7:07 p.m. Holt St. Identity theft. Tuesday, Dec. 2 2:58 a.m. Sandpiper Dr. Medical call. [...]

Milton Richard Landry Sr., 86

December 17th, 2014

Obit Milton Landry Sr.

Shrewsbury – Milton Richard Landry Sr., 86, passed away quietly in his home Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He was the loving father of 14 children. Milton is survived by his wife, Barbara A. (Gregory) Landry; his children Lynn Couture and her husband [...]

Shrewsbury council awards cultural grants

December 13th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Cultural Council (SCC) has announced the award of 17 grants totaling $7,441 to help support a variety of cultural programs offered locally during 2015. Eight grants received total funding and nine received partial funding due to the limited funds available to the SCC. Grant recipients are: Shrewsbury Public Library (three grants), [...]

Shrewsbury honors veterans with wreath ceremony

December 13th, 2014

Members of Victor Quaranta American Legion Post 397, joined by Boy Scouts from the Ray Stone Post, pose for a photo after the wreath laying ceremony. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury – On a cold and windy Saturday morning, members of the Victor Quaranta American Legion Post 397 placed seven wreaths representing the branches of the military on graves located in the Veterans’ Lot in the Mountain View Cemetery Dec. 13.

Shrewsbury police hold toy drive for St. Anne’s

December 13th, 2014


Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Patrolman’s Local 426 hosted its annual “Fill the Wagon” toy drive Dec. 13 at the Shrewsbury Police Station. The toys that were donated by generous residents and businesses to the drive will be donated to St. Anne’s Church this year.

Shrewsbury honored as a ‘Purple Heart Community’

December 12th, 2014


Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen accepted an award during its Dec. 9 meeting on behalf of the town recognizing it as a “Purple Heart Community.”

‘Wreaths Across America Day’ to be held in Shrewsbury tomorrow

December 12th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – American Legion Post #397 will sponsor a “Wreaths Across America Day” ceremony at Mountain View Cemetery, Boylston Street, Shrewsbury Saturday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. Seven wreaths representing the branches of the military will be placed at the Veterans’ Lot, located inside section 11, inside the main gate. All are welcome to attend. [...]

Selectmen approve automobile storage request

December 12th, 2014


Shrewsbury – Representatives of Wagner Motors appeared before the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen during the board’s Dec. 9 meeting to discuss a proposal to use a zoned lot off of Route 9 for automobile storage.

The proposal had already been brought before both the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals. According to Attorney Richard Ricker, the lot would not be a parking lot in the traditional sense, but rather, a “packed lot,” in which BMW cars would be stored in close quarters until they could be moved to the sales building complex.

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