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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Division of Local Services Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

Read on...

VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Board of Health
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA)will be hosting  a Medication Take Back Event

DATE:                ...

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Medication Take Back Flier Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

7 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

Read on...

Press Release of April 21, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-14-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 20, 2021

15 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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15 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 16, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,887.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19...

Read on...

Press Release of April 20, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

Read on...

JOINT STATEMENT: FDA and CDC Board of Health
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

1. 161...

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Municipality List for In-home Vaccine Program Board of Health
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Board of Health
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-07-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-02-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-01-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-29-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-18-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-10-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Preregistration System for Mass Vaccination Locations to Launch Friday, Updates on Dose Distribution in the Commonwealth & Designated Vaccine Clinic Days for K-12 Educators, Staff & Child Care Workers ...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-10-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces K-12 Educators, Child Care Workers and K-12 School Staff Eligible for Vaccine Appointments Starting March 11, 2021 and Vaccine Appointment Availability for Next Week

PRESS RELEASE:  03-03-21

Today, the Baker-Po...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 03-03-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 02-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Announcements on COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity and New Vaccination Sites

Vaccine Capacity Update / New Sites Announcement

Press Release: 02-10-21

Appointments continue to be added at vaccination sites statewide. On February 11, 2021 at 8:30 A.M., 53,000 new appointments at mass vaccination sites will be posted online at the foll...

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PRESS RELEASE 02-10-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Changes to Sector-specific Occupancy Restrictions

Press Release: February 4, 2021

IMPORTANT - Changes to sector-specific capacity:  Effective February 8, 2021 at 5:00 A.M.

1.  Lifting 25% Capacity Restriction 

All businesses in the list below, currently limited to 25% capacity, wi...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 02-04-21 Board of Health
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Phase 2 - February 1, 2021

Date of Record: January 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all parts of the Commonwealth, including new mass vaccination sites, pharmacy locations and local sites.

The Administration also announc...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 13, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE, please click HERE.

Today, January 13, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration outlined plans to start vaccines for congregate care settings, the next priority group within Phase One of the Common...

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PRESS RELEASE 01-13-21 Board of Health
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulation: Effective January 4, 2021

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On November 20, 2020, the Shrewsbury Board of Health adopted a new regulation called Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”. This regulation will go into effect on January 4, 2021.

The regulation includes, but is not limited to, limiting where...

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Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Board of Health
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

Board of Health Statement Board of Health
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

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Click REGISTER NOW Board of Health

News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Solicitation for Comments: Prohibition of left turns from South Street to Route 20 westbound

At its meeting on April 13, 2021, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to recommend the implementation of recommendations as presented in the Route 20 Master Plan dated December 2018 from Howard Stein Hudson. The Board is specificall...
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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 21, 2021

7 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

Read on...

Press Release of April 21, 2021 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Voting Information - May 4 Annual Town Election & Early Voting

MAY 4, 2021 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

WWW.SHREWSBURYMA.GOV/QUESTION1

Last day to apply for an Absentee or Early Vote Ballot BY MAIL before the Town Election : 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 –5 PM         ...

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Additional Info... Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Question 1 Information - May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

In the month of March, the Board of Selectmen spent a considerable amount of time at various meetings and workshops discussing and deciding on placing a ballot question on the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election ballot concerning a proposition 2 1/2 operatio...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan ...

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FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One Board of Selectmen
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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This Citizen’s Guide to the Budget has been developed as part of our continuing efforts to make the Town budget more understandable and accessible. The guide is designed to provide an overview of how the budget is deve...

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https://shrewsburyma.gov/157/Budget Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following action...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Board of Selectmen

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – Shrewsbury, MA

Community Emergency Response Team Logo with skyline and text - CERT

The Town of Shrewsbury is looking for community members interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). This is an opportunity for you to give back to your neighbors and community during both emergencies and planned events. This is par...

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Community Emergency Response Team

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

Read on...

VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

Read on...

Division of Local Services Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-14-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

Read on...

JOINT STATEMENT: FDA and CDC Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

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https://ridewithvia.com/wrta/ Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Laminate Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card at the COA!

Protect your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card and get it laminated at the Shrewsbury Senior Center! All Shrewsbury residents are welcome to call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 and make an appointment. Senior Center Staff will also provide photocopies f...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Experiences to Still Enjoy in Massachusetts This Summer

Looking to get out of the house as the weather gets nicer? Discover Central Massachusetts is a great website to view events going on in our area and beyond!

From art festivals, movies, film and music, readings and talks, tours, workshops and many more! Vir...

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Discover Central Massachusetts Website Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Horizons Streaming Premier

HORIZONS STREAMING PREMIER

Sunday April 25 | 4:00PM

On Demand April 26 - June 30

With guest Aaron Engebreth, baritone

Performing works of Barber, Tann and Beethoven

Tickets: Adults $20. Household $38, Student $5

Youth 17 and under/EBTWIC, free

Limited free ticke...

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Poster Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Puzzles, DVDs and Books Available at Senior Center

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The Shrewsbury Senior Center has many puzzles, books and DVDs available for local seniors. Give us a call at 508-841-8640 today!

Puzzles from 300-2000 pieces!

Mystery, romance, self-help, comedy, non-fiction and many more books and movies!

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-07-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-02-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-01-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-29-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-25-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

1. 161...

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Municipality List for In-home Vaccine Program Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-18-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA)will be hosting  a Medication Take Back Event

DATE:                ...

Read on...

Medication Take Back Flier Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-10-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Preregistration System for Mass Vaccination Locations to Launch Friday, Updates on Dose Distribution in the Commonwealth & Designated Vaccine Clinic Days for K-12 Educators, Staff & Child Care Workers ...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-10-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Shrewsbury Council on Aging Awarded Shared Winter Streets Grant

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging and pleased to announce the receipt of $45,000 from the Shared Winter Streets Grant to support the Shrewsbury Senior Center/COA to establish and provide a Senior Salt program to our residents! This includes salt, buckets an...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 02-25-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Get News Directly from the Council on Aging

The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging uses various methods to communicate with the seniors of Shrewsbury.  You can sign up for News Flashes right to your email:

https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx

If you do not have a computer, or would ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Virtual Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief and Loss Support Group (Meets Virtually)

This informal support group focuses on bereavement issues, but other types of loss are considered as well.  The group will meet virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:30 to 12:00 no...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information as of January 19, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR PHASE TWO

INTRODUCTION

First and foremost, we’d like to acknowledge all of the anxiety, stress, and fear that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. We realize how difficult this has been and continues to be for you...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Sponsored Grab and Go Meals Through April 30th

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging is proud to sponsor all Grab and Go Meals for from now until April 30th. Grab and Go Meals are available for all Shrewsbury residents, 60 and over. Visit our Grab and Go webpage for menus here: www.shrewsburyma.gov/989/Grab...

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Grab and Go Meal Webpage Council on Aging Department

News Flash

Posted on: April 15, 2021

Keeping Our Community Clean On The Go - Don't Forgot to "Grab The Bag!"

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Shrewsbury - Spring 2021 and warmer weather has arrived with welcome this year! Please help our Community stay clean & pollutant-free while enjoying outdoor activities. Here are some ways you can help;

- Preserve, Protect & Conserve Wildlife and Na...

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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 2, 2021

DPW "In The Works"

The Shrewsbury Department of Public Works is proud to share "DPW - In the Works", a new resource for the community that provides a quick snapshot of ongoing Public Works projects throughout Town.  This page will be updated as projects a...

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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Online Payments Now Available for Road Opening Permits

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  As of April 1, 2021, online payments are now available when applying for Highway Permits via the Town's online Permitting System.  Online payments are now availa...

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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

With the Town Hall closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Stormwater Permit Application process has been slightly disrupted. The DPW would like to remind applicants the standard requirements for obtaining a Stormwater Permit:

  • Physical copies of the appl...
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Department of Public Works (DPW)

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

Read on...

https://ridewithvia.com/wrta/ Economic Development
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Introducing Shrewsbury’s NEW Town Center Zoning District!

Shrewsbury announces its new Town Center Zoning District! 

The Town is seeking innovative and enthusiastic developers to bring their ideas and imagination to the new Town Center District. Come be a part of our exciting new vision!

Visit th...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2019

Electronic Voting Study Committee - Town Meeting Final Report

The Electronic Voting Study Committee review is complete, and their final report is ready for viewing.  Please follow the link provided to download a copy of the Committee's final report.

Link to Report Electronic Voting Study Committee

News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – Shrewsbury, MA

Community Emergency Response Team Logo with skyline and text - CERT

The Town of Shrewsbury is looking for community members interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). This is an opportunity for you to give back to your neighbors and community during both emergencies and planned events. This is par...

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Emergency Management

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 3, 2017

Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

Welcome to the Shrewsbury Employee Intranet.  This area is still under construction.  Please check back often for more information.  

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

News Flash

Posted on: March 11, 2021

Introducing Shrewsbury’s NEW Town Center Zoning District!

Shrewsbury announces its new Town Center Zoning District! 

The Town is seeking innovative and enthusiastic developers to bring their ideas and imagination to the new Town Center District. Come be a part of our exciting new vision!

Visit th...

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Engineering, Planning & Conservation

News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Finance Committee
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Finance Committee Public Hearing

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM, virtually via Google Meets, the Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on the matters contained within the warrant for the Annual Town Meeting that will take place starting on May 22, 2021. 

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Additional Info... Finance Committee
Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan ...

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FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One Finance Committee
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The followi...

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Finance Committee
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Finance Committee
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Finance Committee

News Flash

Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Division of Local Services Health Department
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

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VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Health Department
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA)will be hosting  a Medication Take Back Event

DATE:                ...

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Medication Take Back Flier Health Department
Posted on: April 21, 2021

7 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Press Release of April 21, 2021 Health Department
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-14-21 Health Department
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

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JOINT STATEMENT: FDA and CDC Health Department
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Health Department
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Health Department
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-07-21 Health Department
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

1. 161...

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Municipality List for In-home Vaccine Program Health Department
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-02-21 Health Department
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-01-21 Health Department
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-29-21 Health Department
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-25-21 Health Department
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-18-21 Health Department
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Announcements on COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity and New Vaccination Sites

Vaccine Capacity Update / New Sites Announcement

Press Release: 02-10-21

Appointments continue to be added at vaccination sites statewide. On February 11, 2021 at 8:30 A.M., 53,000 new appointments at mass vaccination sites will be posted online at the foll...

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PRESS RELEASE 02-10-21 Health Department
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Project Bread FoodSource Hotline

Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333) is able to provide SNAP application assistance over the phone and help residents identify all of the allowable expenses such as housing and medical costs to ensure they receive the full amount ...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

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Click REGISTER NOW Health Department
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

Board of Health Statement Health Department

News Flash

Posted on: April 22, 2021

Street Sweeping

The sweepers are working in the following areas today: Hillando, Toblin Hill, Main Circle, Walnut Street and the streets on the lake side of South Quinsigamond Avenue heading toward Edgemere.

Highway Department
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Online Payments Now Available for Road Opening Permits

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  As of April 1, 2021, online payments are now available when applying for Highway Permits via the Town's online Permitting System.  Online payments are now available for t...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

New fee schedules for Driveway, Trench on private property and Road Opening Permits have been in effect since January 1, 2019. Click here to see more details.

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Highway Department

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Division of Local Services Home
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Thurs 4/22 at 8:00AM

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:30 p.m update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow, April 22nd at 8:00 a.m. Today they were able to finish unidirectional flushing on Paton Road, Hillcrest Avenue,&n...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Solicitation for Comments: Prohibition of left turns from South Street to Route 20 westbound

At its meeting on April 13, 2021, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to recommend the implementation of recommendations as presented in the Route 20 Master Plan dated December 2018 from Howard Stein Hudson. The Board is specificall...
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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

7 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Press Release of April 21, 2021 Home
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

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VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Home
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Pressure Reducing Valve Testing on April 22

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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Water and Sewer Division and the Town’s consultant, Tata and Howard will be performing flow testing of the pressure reducing valves.  The Town has three pressure zones that are independent ...

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Map of Pressure Reducing Valve Testing Home
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Finance Committee Public Hearing

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM, virtually via Google Meets, the Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on the matters contained within the warrant for the Annual Town Meeting that will take place starting on May 22, 2021. 

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Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Replacement is Complete

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Hydra Tech has finished replacing water valves at the intersections of Wesleyan Terrace at Knowlton Avenue, Wesleyan Terrace and Wesleyan Street, and Hascall Street and Wesleyan Street.

This critical work is being done to allow the unidirectional flushing ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Annual Sewer Investigations are Ongoing

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April 20, 2021 Update: The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program. 

Daytime cleaning and television of sewer pipelines and insp...

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Home
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

Save the Date! The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) will be hosting a medication take back event on 04-24-21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00PM at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Avenue.

T...

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Medication Take Back Flier Home
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Home
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Wed 4/21 at 8:00AM

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Friday, April 16, 2021 3:30 p.m update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing on Wednesday, April 21st at 8:00 a.m. Please note that flushing will not occur on Monday, April 19th and Tuesday, April 20th due to water valve replacements ...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Question 1 Information - May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

In the month of March, the Board of Selectmen spent a considerable amount of time at various meetings and workshops discussing and deciding on placing a ballot question on the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election ballot concerning a proposition 2 1/2 operatio...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Voting Information - May 4 Annual Town Election & Early Voting

MAY 4, 2021 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

WWW.SHREWSBURYMA.GOV/QUESTION1

Last day to apply for an Absentee or Early Vote Ballot BY MAIL before the Town Election : 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 –5 PM         ...

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Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Home
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-14-21 Home
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

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JOINT STATEMENT: FDA and CDC Home
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Early Voting In Person for May 4 Annual Town Election

Early Voting In Person will be held at Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave., on: Monday, April 26 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Tuesday, April 27 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Wednesday, April 28 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, and Thursday, April 29 from Noon to 7 PM.

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Important Reminder from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Tomorrow 4/13 at 8:00AM

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Monday, April 12, 2021 11:00 a.m. update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.  Please note that due to the elevation changes we expect water service to be interrupted while they flush the Lamplighter Dr...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer Investigations Nighttime Work Starting 4/12

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April 12, 2021 Update: The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program and will be staring nighttime work this evening.  

Daytime cl...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Sewer Investigations are Ongoing

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The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program and will be scheduling nighttime flow isolation later this week.  

Daytime cleaning and telev...

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Home
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

1. 161...

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Municipality List for In-home Vaccine Program Home
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Home
Posted on: April 2, 2021

DPW "In The Works"

The Shrewsbury Department of Public Works is proud to share "DPW - In the Works", a new resource for the community that provides a quick snapshot of ongoing Public Works projects throughout Town.  This page will be updated as projects a...

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Home
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Online Payments Now Available for Road Opening Permits

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  As of April 1, 2021, online payments are now available when applying for Highway Permits via the Town's online Permitting System.  Online payments are now available for t...

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Home
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Important notice from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Main Replacement Work to Begin 4/1/2021

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Beginning on April 1, 2021, weather permitting, water main replacement work will begin on Saybrook Road by project contractor, Riccardi Brothers Inc. Once that road is complete, they will be replacing the water mains on School Street and Main Cir...

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Home
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Introducing Shrewsbury’s NEW Town Center Zoning District!

Shrewsbury announces its new Town Center Zoning District! 

The Town is seeking innovative and enthusiastic developers to bring their ideas and imagination to the new Town Center District. Come be a part of our exciting new vision!

Visit th...

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Home
Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan ...

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FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One Home
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Refilling Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

Notification of Refilling

Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

 The Lake Quinsigamond Commission will raise the water level, or refill, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond located in Grafton, Shrewsbury and Worcester on or about March 2, 2021. The Irish Dam...

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Home
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The followi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated March 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Effective the week of December 14, 2020, Town Hall will again close to the public as a result of the COVID-19 surge. In-person appointments wi...
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Home
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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This Citizen’s Guide to the Budget has been developed as part of our continuing efforts to make the Town budget more understandable and accessible. The guide is designed to provide an overview of how the budget is deve...

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https://shrewsburyma.gov/157/Budget Home
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Home
Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Project Bread FoodSource Hotline

Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333) is able to provide SNAP application assistance over the phone and help residents identify all of the allowable expenses such as housing and medical costs to ensure they receive the full amount of benefit...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

Read on...

Click REGISTER NOW Home
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Home
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-07-21 Home
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-02-21 Home
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 04-01-21 Home
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-29-21 Home
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 03-25-21 Home
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-18-21 Home
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-10-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Preregistration System for Mass Vaccination Locations to Launch Friday, Updates on Dose Distribution in the Commonwealth & Designated Vaccine Clinic Days for K-12 Educators, Staff & Child Care Workers ...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-10-21 Home
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces K-12 Educators, Child Care Workers and K-12 School Staff Eligible for Vaccine Appointments Starting March 11, 2021 and Vaccine Appointment Availability for Next Week

PRESS RELEASE:  03-03-21

Today, the Baker-Po...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Changes to Sector-specific Occupancy Restrictions

Press Release: February 4, 2021

IMPORTANT - Changes to sector-specific capacity:  Effective February 8, 2021 at 5:00 A.M.

1.  Lifting 25% Capacity Restriction 

All businesses in the list below, currently limited to 25% capacity, wi...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 02-04-21 Home
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Phase 2 - February 1, 2021

Date of Record: January 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all parts of the Commonwealth, including new mass vaccination sites, pharmacy locations and local sites.

The Administration also announc...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-25-21 Home
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
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PRESS RELEASE 02-25-21 Home
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Announcements on COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity and New Vaccination Sites

Vaccine Capacity Update / New Sites Announcement

Press Release: 02-10-21

Appointments continue to be added at vaccination sites statewide. On February 11, 2021 at 8:30 A.M., 53,000 new appointments at mass vaccination sites will be posted online at the foll...

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PRESS RELEASE 02-10-21 Home
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 23, 2020

CONTACT:  Sarah Finlaw - sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Refilling Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

Notification of Refilling

Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

 The Lake Quinsigamond Commission will raise the water level, or refill, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond located in Grafton, Shrewsbury and Worcester on or about March 2, 2021. The Irish Dam...

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Lake Quinsigamond Commission

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Mosquitoes and Ticks

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Face Coverings in Public Places Updated information 11 4 2020

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Revised order regarding Face Coverings effective 11-6-2020

Face coverings required in public places, which includes parks and cemetery facilities, for residents ages 5 and older. 

Please review the state Covid-19 order no. 55 for more information.

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Covid-19 State Order no. 55 Mountain View Cemetery

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Playground Registration 4/13

Summer Playground- is back this summer! We are offering 7 weeks this summer starting on June 21st. Parents now have weekly options and AM/PM add-ons to each week! Weekly program information is now available on our website. Registration opens on April 13th...
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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Update on Events, Programs and Permits Spring 2021

 Town of Shrewsbury, Parks & Recreation Division, would like to announce the upcoming events, programs and permit guidelines offered this spring. Please see the attached for more information.


Update on Events, Programs and Permits Spring 2021 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Town Clean Up Day Sponsors Needed

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We are seeking sponsors to help offset the cost of this event. We are looking for 5-10 donations of $25-$50.00 or one sponsor for $250.00

We will have a sign with all the sponsors’ names when people pick up their supplies on April 24th. Your name will also...

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Town Clean Up Day Sponsorship Form 2021 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Refilling Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

Notification of Refilling

Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

 The Lake Quinsigamond Commission will raise the water level, or refill, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond located in Grafton, Shrewsbury and Worcester on or about March 2, 2021. The Irish Dam...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Face Coverings in Public Places Updated information 11 3 2020

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Revised order regarding Face Coverings effective 11-6-2020

Face coverings required in public places, which includes parks and cemetery facilities, for residents ages 5 and older. 

Please review the state Covid-19 order no. 55 for more information.

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Covid-19 State Order no. 55 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Dean Park Restrooms close for the winter season- Updated 11/12/2020

The Dean Park front restrooms are now closed for the winter season due to the cold temperatures at night. 

The restrooms in the back of the park near the tennis courts will be closing on Friday, November 13, 2020. 

Please plan accordingly ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pickleball Courts at Coolidge School

Pickleball Court Coolidge School

The Parks & Recreation Department added lines for pickleball on the existing tennis courts at the Calvin Coolidge School (1 Florence Street) this summer. There are four courts for pickleball play. A new gate was also added for easier access from the p...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

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https://ridewithvia.com/wrta/ Planning Board
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Introducing Shrewsbury’s NEW Town Center Zoning District!

Shrewsbury announces its new Town Center Zoning District! 

The Town is seeking innovative and enthusiastic developers to bring their ideas and imagination to the new Town Center District. Come be a part of our exciting new vision!

Visit th...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Shrewsbury Trails Committee
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful logo

Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Shrewsbury Trails Committee

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Delay in Leaf Pick-Up

This is an Important Message from the Department of Public Works regarding your Yard Waste Collection. Yard Waste Collections are currently running a 1-2 day delay.  Please leave the bags out on your regular collection day, and the yard waste wil...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA)will be hosting  a Medication Take Back Event

DATE:                ...

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Medication Take Back Flier Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful logo

Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Solid Waste & Recycling

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Town Clerk
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Town Clerk
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Voting Information - May 4 Annual Town Election & Early Voting

MAY 4, 2021 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

WWW.SHREWSBURYMA.GOV/QUESTION1

Last day to apply for an Absentee or Early Vote Ballot BY MAIL before the Town Election : 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 –5 PM         ...

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Additional Info... Town Clerk
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The followi...

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Town Clerk
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Town Clerk

News Flash

Posted on: March 10, 2021

Question 1 Information - May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

In the month of March, the Board of Selectmen spent a considerable amount of time at various meetings and workshops discussing and deciding on placing a ballot question on the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election ballot concerning a proposition 2 1/2 operatio...

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Town Finances
Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan ...

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FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One Town Finances
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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This Citizen’s Guide to the Budget has been developed as part of our continuing efforts to make the Town budget more understandable and accessible. The guide is designed to provide an overview of how the budget is deve...

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https://shrewsburyma.gov/157/Budget Town Finances
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Town Finances
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Town Finances

News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

7 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Press Release of April 21, 2021 Town Manager
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Town Manager
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Question 1 Information - May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

In the month of March, the Board of Selectmen spent a considerable amount of time at various meetings and workshops discussing and deciding on placing a ballot question on the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election ballot concerning a proposition 2 1/2 operatio...

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Town Manager
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Voting Information - May 4 Annual Town Election & Early Voting

MAY 4, 2021 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

WWW.SHREWSBURYMA.GOV/QUESTION1

Last day to apply for an Absentee or Early Vote Ballot BY MAIL before the Town Election : 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 –5 PM         ...

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Additional Info... Town Manager
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Town Manager
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

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https://ridewithvia.com/wrta/ Town Manager
Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan balances ...

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FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One Town Manager
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The followi...

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Town Manager
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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This Citizen’s Guide to the Budget has been developed as part of our continuing efforts to make the Town budget more understandable and accessible. The guide is designed to provide an overview of how the budget is deve...

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https://shrewsburyma.gov/157/Budget Town Manager
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Town Manager
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Town Manager
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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Shrewsbury, MA  (February 26, 2020) - The Town of Shrewsbury announced today that it has partnered with ClearGov, a leading provider of transparency, budgeting and forecasting solutions for local governments.

This new transparency center will allo...

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Town Manager
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Announces Price Increase to “Pay-as-You-Throw” Trash Program

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SHREWSBURY — Town Manager Kevin Mizikar reports that the Town of Shrewsbury is raising fees for its “Pay-as-You-Throw” trash removal program.

Currently, approximately 57% of the cost of the program is subsidized by municipal t...

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2020 PAYT Rate Increase Report & Details Town Manager

News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

Town Meeting

The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Town Moderator

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Treasurer's Office

News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Pressure Reducing Valve Testing on April 22

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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Water and Sewer Division and the Town’s consultant, Tata and Howard will be performing flow testing of the pressure reducing valves.  The Town has three pressure zones that are in...

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Map of Pressure Reducing Valve Testing Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Thurs 4/22 at 8:00AM

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:30 p.m update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow, April 22nd at 8:00 a.m. Today they were able to finish unidirectional flushing on Paton Road, Hillcrest Avenue,&n...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Replacement is Complete

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Hydra Tech has finished replacing water valves at the intersections of Wesleyan Terrace at Knowlton Avenue, Wesleyan Terrace and Wesleyan Street, and Hascall Street and Wesleyan Street.

This critical work is being done to allow the unidirectional flushing ...

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Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Annual Sewer Investigations are Ongoing

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April 20, 2021 Update: The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program. 

Daytime cleaning and television of sewer pipelines and insp...

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Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Fire Flow Testing on April 8, 2021

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On Thursday, April 8, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., flow testing of the water distribution system will be conducted near 770 Boston Turnpike.  This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for the fire suppression system at th...

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Map of flow testing location. Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Important notice from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Main Replacement Work to Begin 4/1/2021

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Beginning on April 1, 2021, weather permitting, water main replacement work will begin on Saybrook Road by project contractor, Riccardi Brothers Inc. Once that road is complete, they will be replacing the water mains on School Street and Main Cir...

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Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Early Morning Flushing on April 8, 2021

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In addition to the daytime scheduled unidirectional flushing, contractor Hydra Tech will be flushing Julio Drive between 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

Due to the flushing, residents in the identified area as well as those in the vicin...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Water & Sewer Department

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Zoning Board of Appeals