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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Purchase and Development of the Beal Early Childhood Center

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The Beal Reuse Committee acting through the Board of Selectmen hereby solicits proposals from highly qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the real property with a building thereon, known as the former Beal Early Childhood Center (“Beal School”),...

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Bid Posting Beal Building Reuse Committee

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

28 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020

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28 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020 bringing the total to 776. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

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Press Release of November 30, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

COVID-19 Update 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 24, 2020

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

Image of the word Tobacco with smoke swirling on the left side. Tobacco education.

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...

Read on...

Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Board of Health
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID Alert: Phone Alert, Test Results Flyers and Thanksgiving

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Date of Record: November 19, 2020

Everbridge Alert Today (November 19, 2020)Test Results FlyersandThanksgiving During COVID-19

Message from the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) Commissioner Bharel via Everbridge

A message from the MA Department of Publi...

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MA RESIDENTS SIGN UP FOR ALERTS THROUGH EVERBRIDGE Board of Health
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:

 

·     &...

Read on...

Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Board of Health
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

Medical Reserve Corps Logo - Blue Star with public Health logo on the top right-hand corner

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 Board of Health
Posted on: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Board of Health
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...
Read on...

Board of Health

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2020

28 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020

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28 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020 bringing the total to 776. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

Read on...

Press Release of November 30, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

COVID-19 Update Board of Selectmen
Posted on: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 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: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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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

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Meals for Seniors and Other Updates from the COA

Thanks to the generosity of the New England Police Benevolent Association (NEPBA Local #191), Shrewsbury Firefighters Association, and Council on Aging we are pleased to announce we are were able to donate Thanksgiving meals to many of our local seniors.

H...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 20, 2020

"R U Okay" Reassurance Program

What is R U Okay?

  • A free reassurance program - provided by the Council on Aging -  that establishes a prearranged time(s) for participants to receive a regular phone call inquiring about their welfare. This service is designed to enhance the quali...
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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Gifts for Seniors Update- November 20, 2020

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging would like to thank the Worcester County Sheriff's Office and Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging for their very generous donation to the Gifts for Seniors program. They donated many items on our wish list along ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Friends of Outreach for the Shrewsbury COA

Shrewsbury Council on Aging is seeking volunteers to form a non-profit, 501(c)3  Friends of Outreach organization that will help support the Shrewsbury Council on Aging Outreach initiatives. The organization would conduct service projects and fun...

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How to Apply for Certification as a Non-Profit Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Home Heating Resource Booklet

The fifth edition of the Shrewsbury Home Heating Resource Booklet is here! This year's booklet is full of home heating safety and energy tips including information about fuel assistance programs, carbon monoxide awareness, cold weather and fire s...

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Read the Home Heating Resource Booklet here. Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 30, 2020

FoodSource Hotline

Unfortunately, 2020 has been a very difficult year for seniors in Massachusetts. With COVID-19 sweeping through Massachusetts, seniors have had to contend with many challenges including the high risk of contracting this illness, increased food costs on a ...

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FoodSource Flyer Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Senior Days at RMV Continue Through November and December

Contact the RMV

Make or Cancel a Reservation at www.mass.gov/rmv or click here.

If you have any questions, email the RMV at MassDOTRMVSeniors@dot.state.ma or call 857-368-8005.

Other Ways to Renew Your License

If you are a AAA member, you may also ma...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 22, 2020

UMASS Study: Aging Together- Senior Children and Their Parents

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The Aging Together Study at UMass Boston is looking for senior children (aged 65+) of parents (aged 90+) with dementia. We want to learn what their relationship with their parent is like, what challenges they may face, and what types of support they need....

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Aging Together Flyer Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Chromebook Available for Senior Use at Senior Center

The Council on Aging has recently acquired a Chromebook from Worcester State University to be used by seniors at the Senior Center. The Chromebook can be used for video chats with family and friends over Zoom or Skype, telehealth appointments, online rese...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Gifts for Seniors

Gifts for Seniors

The pandemic has changed how each one of us lives our lives- especially our seniors. With the coming seasons, many of us will soon be wrapped up getting ready for the holidays. The In It Together Volunteer Group wants to be sure our Shrewsbury Seniors are...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

The cold days are coming.

Apply for home heating and energy assistance.

Known commonly as Fuel Assistance, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter heating bills.

What you need

Homeowne...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 1, 2020

COA Expanding Transportation Opportunities

The Council on Aging is expanding our transportation opportunities to include non-medical appointments and trips to stores. Call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 to book a ride but please note that medical appointments and work trips still take ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 17, 2020

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program at the Senior Center

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The Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Elder Services of Worcester (ESWA) are part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

The Senior Center has been fortunate to be included in this program. In the past few months we’ve donated many...

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USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program Website Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Intergenerational Engagement With Worcester State University and Central Mass Agency on Aging

Worcester State University, with the support of Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging, is working to reduce social isolation among the elderly population during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The goal of this project is to engage with the elderly population in th...

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Additional Info... Council on Aging Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Grab & Go Hot Meals

COA Grab and Go

STARTING JULY 7th

Available Monday - Friday

REQUIRED name, address and DOB

MUST call 48 hours before to reserve a meal - 508-841-8640

Donation of $2.50 is suggested

Click here to see the menu online or feel free to call the Senior Center

Pick-up BEHIND Shrewsbu...

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July 2020 Grab & Go Menu Council on Aging Department

News Flash

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)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Click here for the project summary Department of Public Works (DPW)

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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

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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)

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News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 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: November 30, 2020

28 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020

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28 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020 bringing the total to 776. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

Read on...

Press Release of November 30, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

COVID-19 Update Health Department
Posted on: November 24, 2020

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

Image of the word Tobacco with smoke swirling on the left side. Tobacco education.

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...

Read on...

Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 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
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID Alert: Phone Alert, Test Results Flyers and Thanksgiving

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Date of Record: November 19, 2020

Everbridge Alert Today (November 19, 2020)Test Results FlyersandThanksgiving During COVID-19

Message from the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) Commissioner Bharel via Everbridge

A message from the MA Department of Publi...

Read on...

MA RESIDENTS SIGN UP FOR ALERTS THROUGH EVERBRIDGE Health Department
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:

 

·     &...

Read on...

Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

Medical Reserve Corps Logo - Blue Star with public Health logo on the top right-hand corner

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 Health Department
Posted on: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

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Date of Record: August 19, 2020:  New Influenza Vaccine Requirement - PRESS RELEASE from MDPH

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has added a new influenza vaccine requirement for all children 6 months of age and older atte...

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Press Release 08-19-20 Health Department
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Health Department
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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Health Department

News Flash

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.

Click here for more details

Highway Department

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

28 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020

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28 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020 bringing the total to 776. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

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Press Release of November 30, 2020 Home
Posted on: November 29, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing

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On Monday, November 30, 2020, distribution system flow testing with be conducted at two locations on Hartford Turnpike (Route 20). The first test will be near 200 Hartford Turnpike beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the second will be at 360 Hartford Turnpike at ...

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Map of Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing Home
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

COVID-19 Update Home
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division: Flushing of Zone 2 is Complete - Thank You

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November 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. unidirectional flushing update: flushing of Zone 2 was completed today.  We are currently working with the contractor to schedule water valve replacements and flushing of Zones 7 and 8.  This work will not be...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
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 Home
Posted on: November 24, 2020

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

Image of the word Tobacco with smoke swirling on the left side. Tobacco education.

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...

Read on...

Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Home
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID Alert: Phone Alert, Test Results Flyers and Thanksgiving

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Date of Record: November 19, 2020

Everbridge Alert Today (November 19, 2020)Test Results FlyersandThanksgiving During COVID-19

Message from the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) Commissioner Bharel via Everbridge

A message from the MA Department of Publi...

Read on...

MA RESIDENTS SIGN UP FOR ALERTS THROUGH EVERBRIDGE Home
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:

 

·     &...

Read on...

Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated November 6, 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 suitab...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Meeting Date Change - Zoning Board of Appeals

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The date of the December meeting has changed from December 28th to December 21st. The application deadline will also change to November 24th by 12:00 noon. Any questions please email us at zbastaff@shrewsburyma.gov.. Please check out our new application h...

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Home
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

Medical Reserve Corps Logo - Blue Star with public Health logo on the top right-hand corner

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: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

Read on...

PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Home
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

Hydrant Flushing Photo

In addition to daily unidirectional flushing, Hydra Tech will be cleaning and exercising water valves in Zone 2 to prepare for flushing.  Zone 2 is the area between North Quinsigamond Avenue, Main Street from 290 to Monadnock Drive, Route 9, and ...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Purchase and Development of the Beal Early Childhood Center

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The Beal Reuse Committee acting through the Board of Selectmen hereby solicits proposals from highly qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the real property with a building thereon, known as the former Beal Early Childhood Center (“Beal School”),...

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Bid Posting Home
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space & Streets Grant

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space Grant

The Town of Shrewsbury received a MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces grant totaling $63,514.87. The program is intended to support projects that promote public health, safe mobility, and renewed commerce by quickly providing new or repurposed space for soc...

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Home
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

Read on...

Click here for the project summary Home
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Updated Restaurant Guidance - Effective September 28, 2020

On September 22, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced revised safety standards for restaurants which will take effect on Monday, September 28, 2020. Restaurants remain subject to the previously issued, August 11, 2020 Safety Standards until the...

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Workplace Safety Standards for Restaurants Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

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Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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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...

Read on...

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

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Lake Quinsigamond Draw Down Notice- 2020 -2021

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The Lake Quinsigamond Commission plans to lower the water level, or draw down, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond on or about Monday, November 2, 2020.  

Please see attached letter for more information.

Additional Info... Lake Quinsigamond Commission

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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: 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 23, 2020

Nature Walk At Lake Street Park

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A self-guided nature walk, created by the Shrewsbury Trails Committee, is now available in Lake Street Park. The walk, beginning in the picnic area, is a 1/3 mile loop with 11 information stops. It will be in place from October 23 until November 30. Enjoy...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19: All MA Residents Must Wear a Mask in Public

Cloth face coverings are a critical preventive measure and are most essential in times when social distancing is difficult. Even if you are outside, you must wear a face covering if you cannot safely meet the social distancing guidelines of six (6) feet.

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pickleball Courts at Coolidge School

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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
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Town Clean-Up

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Town Clean-Up Day is complete. We would like to thank all of those that participated to help keep Shrewsbury Beautiful! If you would like to help clean an area of Town at any time, please contact the Parks Division at 508-841-8503. We'll supply the bags a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Nature Walk At Lake Street Park

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A self-guided nature walk, created by the Shrewsbury Trails Committee, is now available in Lake Street Park. The walk, beginning in the picnic area, is a 1/3 mile loop with 11 information stops. It will be in place from October 23 until November 30. Enjoy...

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Shrewsbury Trails Committee

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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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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Solid Waste & Recycling

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 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

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

28 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020

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28 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 27, 2020 bringing the total to 776. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

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Press Release of November 30, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

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PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Town Manager
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Purchase and Development of the Beal Early Childhood Center

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The Beal Reuse Committee acting through the Board of Selectmen hereby solicits proposals from highly qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the real property with a building thereon, known as the former Beal Early Childhood Center (“Beal School”),...

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Bid Posting Town Manager
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space & Streets Grant

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space Grant

The Town of Shrewsbury received a MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces grant totaling $63,514.87. The program is intended to support projects that promote public health, safe mobility, and renewed commerce by quickly providing new or repurposed space for soc...

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Town Manager
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 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: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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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

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Online Billing Instructional Video

To assist those interested in paying municipal bills online, the Treasurer’s office has developed an instructional video as to how to pay a Utility bill online through UNIPAY, the Town’s online payment portal.  UNIPAY Instruct...

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Pay Online Treasurer's Office
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

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Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

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Treasurer's Office

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Posted on: November 29, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing

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On Monday, November 30, 2020, distribution system flow testing with be conducted at two locations on Hartford Turnpike (Route 20). The first test will be near 200 Hartford Turnpike beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the second will be at 360 Hartford Turnpike at ...

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Map of Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division: Flushing of Zone 2 is Complete - Thank You

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November 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. unidirectional flushing update: flushing of Zone 2 was completed today.  We are currently working with the contractor to schedule water valve replacements and flushing of Zones 7 and 8.  This work will not be...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2019 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury&...

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Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

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In addition to daily unidirectional flushing, Hydra Tech will be cleaning and exercising water valves in Zone 2 to prepare for flushing.  Zone 2 is the area between North Quinsigamond Avenue, Main Street from 290 to Monadnock Drive, Route 9, and ...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Meeting Date Change - Zoning Board of Appeals

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The date of the December meeting has changed from December 28th to December 21st. The application deadline will also change to November 24th by 12:00 noon. Any questions please email us at zbastaff@shrewsburyma.gov.. Please check out our new application h...

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