Shrewsbury is located in Eastern Massachusetts ideally located between Worcester, the 2nd-largest city in New England, and the Route 495 Corridor.
It is bordered on the west by the City of Worcester with recreational Lake Quinsigamond in between and bordered on the east by towns Northborough and Westborough.
The Town of Shrewsbury's top priorities are:
Diversifying the tax base by welcoming businesses
Maintaining municipal services
Preserving an excellent school system
The Town of Shrewsbury is committed to providing the highest level of services while remaining an affordable place to live.
Single tax rate: $10.67* per $1,000
Municipal water and sewer
Municipally operated electric, CATV, telephone, and internet
Utility rates ranging 20-30% below industry averages
Committed to developing and expanding commercial and industrial tax base
Establishment of popular Lakeway Business District
* Fiscal Year 2011 tax rate
About the Town
Shrewsbury is a proud New England town, incorporated in 1727 and today provides recreation, restaurants, and a myriad of businesses to the city of Worcester and neighboring towns.
Shrewsbury is governed by traditional New England town government with:
An appointed Finance Committee
An appointed Town Manager
An elected 5-member Board of Selectmen
An elected representative Town Meeting
It is proud to be served by its own police and fire departments and has its own senior center, public library, and recreational parks. Shrewsbury has a history of commitment to infrastructure and has a newly built high school, middle school, and fire stations.