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Posted on: January 21, 2022

COVID-19: Updated Mask Guidance from the Center for Disease Control

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) HAS UPDATED THEIR GUIDANCE ON TYPES OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS(Please click HERE to enlarge the Infographic below)

Key Considerations:

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a list of NIOSH-app...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

Read on...

Spotted Lanternfly Report Board of Health
Posted on: January 19, 2022

USPS offering COVID-19 Home Tests

Effective 01-19-22, every home in the U.S. can order FOUR (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests will be completely free, there are no shipping costs, and you do not need to enter a credit card number. Read on to learn how to get your free tests!

Pleas...

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administr...

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Baker-Polito Press Office - Website Board of Health
Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

Read on...

MA Department of Public Health Website Board of Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

Read on...

City of Worcester COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering some cold weather reminders. 

Extreme Cold Safety Tips:

  • Stay indoors as much as possible, especially during extreme cold and high winds.
  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors often...
Read on...

Cold Weather Safety Tip Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Thurs...

Read on...

UMass Health COVID-19 Information Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

Read on...

STOP THE SPREAD Board of Health
Posted on: January 6, 2022

COVID-19: Expanded Booster Shot Eligibility for 12 to 17 Year Olds

CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility and Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2022

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)?is endorsing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation to expa...

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Board of Health
Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

Read on...

CDC - Preventative Measures from Getting Sick Board of Health
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Guidance from MA Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is adopting updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding isolation and quarantine periods for the general population, effective immediately. 

For the general public,...

Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

Read on...

Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Board of Health
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

Read on...

Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Board of Health
Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

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COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

Read on...

Copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record Board of Health
Posted on: November 26, 2021

COVID-19: Information for Individuals who Require In-Home Vaccinations

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO REQUIRE IN-HOME VACCINATIONS BECAUSE THEY ARE UNABLE TO GET TO A VACCINE LOCATION

 

ELIGIBILITY

In-home vaccinations are available for anyone who is unable to get to a vaccine location, including chil...

Read on...

COVID-19 In-Home Vaccination Program Board of Health

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

513 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 14, 2022

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Five hundred and thirteen (513) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 14, 2022, bringing the cumulative total to 6,597.

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require fa...

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Press Release of January 21, 2022 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Vacancy Notice: Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one individual to fill a vacant seat on the Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Council of Aging to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2023.

The Council on Aging consists of seven (7) persons appointed for staggered terms and is responsible...

Read on...

Board of Selectmen
Posted on: December 6, 2021

2022 Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Now Available

2022 Scholarship

Applications are now available for the 2022 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving residents of Shrewsbury who are seniors at any high school. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service, and acad...

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2022 Scholarship Application 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 $...

Read on...

Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Board of Selectmen

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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...

Read on...

Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

COVID-19: Updated Mask Guidance from the Center for Disease Control

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) HAS UPDATED THEIR GUIDANCE ON TYPES OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS(Please click HERE to enlarge the Infographic below)

Key Considerations:

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a list of NIOSH-app...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

Read on...

Spotted Lanternfly Report Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Senior Tax Work Off Program Opportunity

The Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off Program is open to senior citizens (60 years of age and older) who own property in and pay real estate taxes to the Town of Shrewsbury. The program participant’s name or spouse's name must appear on the p...

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Additional Info... Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Winter Weather

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Happy January!

As we all know, winter weather brings some slippery situations. Please be mindful of the conditions outside when coming to the Senior Center. We are thankful to our Public Facilities department for keeping our parking lots and sidewalks snow...
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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 19, 2022

USPS offering COVID-19 Home Tests

Effective 01-19-22, every home in the U.S. can order FOUR (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests will be completely free, there are no shipping costs, and you do not need to enter a credit card number. Read on to learn how to get your free tests!

Pleas...

Read on...

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Senior Tax Exemption Information Sessions with Town Assessor

Principal Assessor Ruth Anderson gave a presentation about senior tax exemptions last week. Watch the video here:

She is hosting another session today, January 19th from 2:30-3:30 here in the Senior Center. 

Read on...

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administr...

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Baker-Polito Press Office - Website Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

Read on...

MA Department of Public Health Website Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

Read on...

City of Worcester COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 19, 2022

AARP TAXAIDE at the Shrewsbury Senior Center

Sponsored by AARP and the Shrewsbury Senior Center

Thursdays - 2/3 through 4/14

Stop at desk or call the center for an appointment. 508-841-8640

Appointments available on 2/17 and 3/17 specifically for SHA residents and seniors who need to utilize our transp...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 6, 2022

UPDATED HOURS - 9am to 3pm

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Effective Monday, January 10th and until further notice, the Senior Center will be open from 9AM to 3 PM.

The Center will also be closed tomorrow, January 7th due to the snow.

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 5, 2022

January Class Cancellations

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

There have been a few class cancellations as of today, January 5, 2022. They are as follows:

Yoga with Divya has been cancelled tomorrow, Thursday, January 6. Class will resume on Monday, January 10.

American Contract Bridge League has been cancell...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Vacancy Notice: Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one individual to fill a vacant seat on the Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Council of Aging to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2023.

The Council on Aging consists of seven (7) persons appointed for staggered terms and is responsible...

Read on...

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering some cold weather reminders. 

Extreme Cold Safety Tips:

  • Stay indoors as much as possible, especially during extreme cold and high winds.
  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors often...
Read on...

Cold Weather Safety Tip Brochure Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Thurs...

Read on...

UMass Health COVID-19 Information Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Grab and Go Update

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

Grab and go pickup is now between 10-10:30AM at the back door of the Senior Center. In the case of inclement weather, pickup will be at the front door (circle drive). Signs will be posted with instructions. 

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Congregate Dining Suspended Until Further Notice

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

Shrewsbury Senior Center will not be offering congregate dining until further notice. Grab and go meals are still available with 48 hours notice. Call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 to place your order. 

Menus can be found here:&nb...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Words from the Friends- January 2022

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

Words from the Friends, January 2022 – From Maria Smith, President

As we bid farewell to 2021 and usher in 2022 with enthusiasm and optimism, we look forward to our New Year’s Resolutions.  The Friends are reflecting on all the...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Homebound Vaccinations

Homebound Vaccinations

Eligibility

In-home vaccinations are available for anyone who is unable to get to a vaccine location, including children 5-11 years old.

How to schedule an in-home vaccination

You can call the In-Home Vaccination Central Intake Line at ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19 vaccine bottle

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

Read on...

Copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 23, 2021

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

Read on...

STOP THE SPREAD Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

Read on...

CDC - Preventative Measures from Getting Sick Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

Read on...

Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Winter Coats Donated by WCSO and CMAA

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging would like to thank Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, the Worcester County Sheriff's Office, and the Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging for their donation of 30 winter coats for our seniors. Their repeated generosity is ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Renee's Outreach Corner - January 2022

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Fuel Assistance and Share the Warmth

Home heating bills are expected to be 20% higher this year. If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, I am taking applications (by appointment) and would like to encourage you to apply. Fuel assistance applicatio...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

Read on...

Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Volunteer Opportunities and Senior Tax Work Off

Volunteer

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging is in need of volunteers!

There is an immediate need for receptionists on Monday mornings and afternoons, Wednesday afternoons, and Friday mornings. Responsibilities include answering phones, taking ride requests for our tr...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Plan Ahead for Phase Out of 3G Cellular Networks and Service

Mobile carriers are shutting down their 3G networks to make room for more advanced network services, including 5G. Older cell phones will be unable to make or receive calls and texts or use data services. This also impacts some medical devices.

FCC Consumer Guide Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 3, 2021

A Message from SHINE re: Changes to Medicare Plans

Medicare Open Enrollment is Here!

?Changes to Some Medicare Plans for 2022!

 

Medicare Advantage PlansAetna Explorer Premier Plan (PPO) plan and Harvard Pilgrim Stride plans in Massachusetts will be&...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 6, 2021

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective Tuesday, October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

  • To require face coverings in all indoor pr...
Read on...

COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Council on Aging Department

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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

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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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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 $...

Read on...

Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Finance Committee

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

COVID-19: Updated Mask Guidance from the Center for Disease Control

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) HAS UPDATED THEIR GUIDANCE ON TYPES OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS(Please click HERE to enlarge the Infographic below)

Key Considerations:

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a list of NIOSH-app...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Health Department
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

Read on...

Spotted Lanternfly Report Health Department
Posted on: January 19, 2022

USPS offering COVID-19 Home Tests

Effective 01-19-22, every home in the U.S. can order FOUR (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests will be completely free, there are no shipping costs, and you do not need to enter a credit card number. Read on to learn how to get your free tests!

Pleas...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: January 20, 2022

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

Read on...

COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Health Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Thurs...

Read on...

UMass Health COVID-19 Information Health Department
Posted on: January 20, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

Read on...

City of Worcester COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Health Department
Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

Read on...

MA Department of Public Health Website Health Department
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administr...

Read on...

Baker-Polito Press Office - Website Health Department
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering some cold weather reminders. 

Extreme Cold Safety Tips:

  • Stay indoors as much as possible, especially during extreme cold and high winds.
  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors often...
Read on...

Cold Weather Safety Tip Brochure Health Department
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Health Department
Posted on: November 23, 2021

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

Read on...

STOP THE SPREAD Health Department
Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

Read on...

CDC - Preventative Measures from Getting Sick Health Department
Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19 vaccine bottle

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

Read on...

Copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record Health Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19: Information for Individuals who Require In-Home Vaccinations

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO REQUIRE IN-HOME VACCINATIONS BECAUSE THEY ARE UNABLE TO GET TO A VACCINE LOCATION

 

ELIGIBILITY

In-home vaccinations are available for anyone who is unable to get to a vaccine location, including chil...

Read on...

COVID-19 In-Home Vaccination Program Health Department
Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

Read on...

Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Health Department
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

Read on...

Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH 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...

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Click REGISTER NOW Health Department

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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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Posted on: January 21, 2022

COVID-19: Updated Mask Guidance from the Center for Disease Control

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) HAS UPDATED THEIR GUIDANCE ON TYPES OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS(Please click HERE to enlarge the Infographic below)

Key Considerations:

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a list of NIOSH-app...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Home
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

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Spotted Lanternfly Report Home
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Update: Effective January 10, 2022 Town Hall Open by Appointment Only

Updated: Friday, January 21, 2022 

Due to the unprecedented amount of COVID-19 cases in the region and in order to ensure continuity of operations and meet service level expectations, effective Monday January 10, 2022 the Town Hall will be open to...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

USPS offering COVID-19 Home Tests

Effective 01-19-22, every home in the U.S. can order FOUR (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests will be completely free, there are no shipping costs, and you do not need to enter a credit card number. Read on to learn how to get your free tests!

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

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MA Department of Public Health Website Home
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

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City of Worcester COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Home
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Home
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Vacancy Notice: Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one individual to fill a vacant seat on the Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Council of Aging to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2023.

The Council on Aging consists of seven (7) persons appointed for staggered terms and is responsible...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE PCR COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

T...

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UMass Health COVID-19 Information Home
Posted on: December 30, 2021

3rd Quarter Real Estate Tax Bills

3rd Quarter Real Estate tax bills will be due on February 1st. The Assessor Office’s page on the Town of Shrewsbury’s website has helpful information regarding the new tax rate, how tax bills are calculated, and how to file for an abat...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

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CDC - Preventative Measures from Getting Sick Home
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Guidance from MA Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is adopting updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding isolation and quarantine periods for the general population, effective immediately. 

For the general public,...

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Center for Disease Control (CDC) Home
Posted on: December 28, 2021

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

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STOP THE SPREAD Home
Posted on: January 6, 2022

COVID-19: Expanded Booster Shot Eligibility for 12 to 17 Year Olds

CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility and Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2022

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)?is endorsing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation to expa...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

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COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

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Copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record Home
Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

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Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Home
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

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Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Home
Posted on: December 6, 2021

2022 Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Now Available

2022 Scholarship

Applications are now available for the 2022 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving residents of Shrewsbury who are seniors at any high school. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service, and acad...

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2022 Scholarship Application Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated August 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Effective Monday, August 16, 2021, following guidance from the CDC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, all employees and visit...
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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: June 29, 2021

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 2020 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’s dr...

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2020 Annual Water Quality Report Home

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Lake Quinsigamond Draw Down Notice 2021

The Lake Quinsigamond Commission plans to lower the water level, or draw down, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond on or about Monday, November 1, 2021. See letter for more details. 

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Recreation Program Update January 24, 2022

Winter Online Registration- Currently accepting registration for some of the Winter programs. New programs will be added throughout January/February based on space availability. Pre-registration is required for all of the parks & recreation p...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Build a Snowman Day Video- Posted on 1/11/2022

Circular logo with slide, swing set and sun with text Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation

Thanks to everyone that sent in pictures for the Snow Day! Build a Snowman contest. Over 80 families sent in photos.

View the video to see the highlights.


Snowman Contest Video 2022 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

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Spotted Lanternfly Report Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Dean Park Restrooms closed for the winter- November 2021

Dean Park Restrooms

The Dean Park restrooms have been winterized and are now closed for the winter season due to the cold temperatures at night. Please plan accordingly when visiting the park. Restrooms will reopen in the springtime. 

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

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Spotted Lanternfly Report Shrewsbury Trails Committee

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

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MA Department of Public Health Website Tobacco

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Effective January 10, 2022 Town Hall Open by Appointment Only

Due to the unprecedented amount of COVID-19 cases in the region and in order to ensure continuity of operations and meet service level expectations, effective Monday January 10, 2022 through at least January 28, 2022, the Town Hall will be open to the pub...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Dog License for 2022 - Now Open!

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PLEASE NOTE: The 2022 licensing period for dogs is now open as of January 1, 2022 and will close on February 28, 2022. Any renewals received after March 1, 2022 will be subject to a $10 late fee per dog. New dogs are not subject to the late fee. ...

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Dog License Information Town Clerk
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Online & Credit Card Payments Now Accepted at Town Clerk's Office

UniPay

The Town Clerk's Office is now pleased to accept online and credit card payments!

Visit www.shrewsburyma.gov/payclerkonline to order vital records to be mailed to you or apply/renew your dog license for 2022!

Credit cards are now also accepted at the counte...

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Shrewsbury Town Clerk Online Payment Center Town Clerk

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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 Town Finances

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Vacancy Notice: Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one individual to fill a vacant seat on the Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Council of Aging to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2023.

The Council on Aging consists of seven (7) persons appointed for staggered terms and is responsible...

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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

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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 Treasurer's Office

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Posted on: January 23, 2022

Message from the Water & Sewer Div - Emergency Water Service Repairs are Complete on Main Street

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January 23, 2022, 12:00PM UPDATE: The Shrewsbury Water Department has completed repairs to a water service break in the vicinity of 448 Main Street.  Water service in the area has been restored. 

Residents in the vicinity of the impacted ...

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Map of Service Interruption Area Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

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Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 29, 2021

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 2020 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’s dr...

Read on...

2020 Annual Water Quality Report Water & Sewer Department

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