Shrewsbury

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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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A welcome and refreshing treat

September 30th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – (l to r, front) Sarah Sullivan (striped shirt) Emma Chillo, Sarah Sullivan and Anne Claire pose for a photo with the Brenner team of Shrewsbury who had just participated in the U Mass. Cancer Walk in Worcester. The three girls, who are all 8-years-old, had organized a lemonade stand Sept. 26 in their [...]

Ronald S. Davis, 93, of Shrewsbury

September 30th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Ronald S. Davis, 93, of South Quinsigamond Avenue, retired president of the Davis Corporation of Worcester, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Whitney Place Assisted Living in Northborough. His wife of 50 years, Marguerite “Peggy” R. Davis, died in 2000 and his friend, Jane Bryant Matthews, died in 2005. He leaves his daughter, [...]

Alice S. Crouse, 88, of Shrewsbury

September 30th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Alice S. (Anderson) Crouse, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in St. Vincent Hospital with her devoted family by her side. She was 88. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 68 years, 1 month and 4 days, Melbourne C. Crouse; four sons, Raymond Crouse and his wife Diane of Shrewsbury, Doran [...]

Shrewsbury pays tribute to its spirited residents over age 90

September 29th, 2014

Gladys and Cush Bozenhard, married 69 years

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Shrewsbury – For the eighth year, a special viewing area was stationed in front of the Town Hall for the Spirit of Shrewsbury (SOS) Fall Festival Parade Sept. 28. Seated under a tent were residents over age 90 and their guests. Following the parade, they were invited to attend an Over 90 Tribute Tea at the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Feels like summer for Shrewsbury’s fall festival parade

September 28th, 2014

Costumed members of the Shrewsbury High School Speech and Debate Team collectively cheer.

Shrewsbury – The unseasonably hot weather Sept. 28 felt more like summer as the 18th annual Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Parade travelled its 1.1-mile route downtown.

Guests let their spirit soar at first-time fundraiser

September 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Hosts of “Let Your Spirit SOAR” (l to r) John Masiello, Beth Casavant, Hannah Kane and state Rep. Matt Beaton, R-Shrewsbury, display a check for $16,000 to benefit Shrewsbury Oil Assistance Relief (SOAR). Kicking off the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the first-time fundraiser was held Sept. 25 at Ski Ward. Struck Catering [...]

Town celebrates Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

September 27th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – With temperatures nearing 85 degrees,it was more like a summer day Sept. 27 as residents and visitors flocked to the ‘Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Town Expo and Craft Fair held at the Oak Middle School. Vendors included many town groups, nonprofit organizations and local businesses. Here is a photo gallery of some [...]

Memorial plaque for Shrewsbury athlete to be placed at Dean Park

September 26th, 2014

Bobby Zona

Shrewsbury – Robert “Bobby” Zona was a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, a charter member of the Shrewsbury High School Athletic Hall of Fame, and a beloved employee of the Town of Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department for almost 40 years. He passed away Nov.13, 2011, at the age of 60.

Notre Dame professor share physics research at St. John’s

September 26th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – On Sept. 10, University of Notre Dame physics professor Michael Hildreth addressed an audience of 100 St. John’s High School students, teachers and guests on the topic of “Chasing the ‘God Particle’: a Journey from Central Mass to the Higgs Boson.” Hildreth, a Hudson native and 1984 graduate of Saint John’s in Shrewsbury, is now a physicist specializing in the study of elementary particles.

Volunteering overtime for Shrewsbury organizations

September 26th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Melanie Petrucci became active in her new community soon after her husband’s job moved the family from Colorado to Shrewsbury nearly 15 years ago. She credits her mother for teaching the value of community service.

“My mother was a strong role model for me,” she said. “I learned by watching her that this is what one does.”

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