News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2020

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

beal

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey - Extended through October 30, 2020

The MA Department of Public Health is extending the survey timeline to October 30, 2020 to collect even more responses and in particular to capture those voices that typically go unheard such as:

  • Young people ages 14 and older
  • People of col...
Read on...

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Board of Health
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Age in the Town of Shrewsbury as of October 23, 2020

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following age analysis for positive cases in the Town of Shrewsbury:

We are urging residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of the novel cor...

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

covid-19 Coronavirus

2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 490. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We are urging residents to ...

Read on...

Press Release of October 23, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

Read on...

COVID-19 MDPH and CDC Halloween Guidance Board of Health
Posted on: October 15, 2020

COVID-19: Community-Level Data Status Update

COVID-19

Date of Record: 10/14/20 - Due to a recent uptick in positive COVID-19 cases through general community spread, the Town of Shrewsbury has been elevated from a yellow status to a red status on the States COVID tracking map. Residents are highly en...

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Community Level COVID-19 Data Reporting Board of Health
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Phase III - Step II for Lower Risk Communities - Effective October 5, 2020

Date of Record: 09/29/20

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the transitioning of Phase III to Step II for lower risk communities to be effective on October 5, 2020.

PRESS RELEASE: On September 29, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Community Level Data Map Board of Health
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Do you use menthol tobacco products and would like to quit?

DO YOU SMOKE MENTHOL TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND WANT TO QUIT?

Smoking and vaping may put people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, especially because those products can weaken the immune system and damage the lungs. This is an espec...

Read on...

Make Smoking History Board of Health
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...

Read on...

Press Release 08-19-20 Board of Health
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...

Read on...

Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot 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: October 23, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Age in the Town of Shrewsbury as of October 23, 2020

covid-19 Coronavirus

The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following age analysis for positive cases in the Town of Shrewsbury:

We are urging residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of the novel cor...

Read on...

Board of Selectmen
Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

covid-19 Coronavirus

2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 490. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We are urging residents to ...

Read on...

Press Release of October 23, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: October 1, 2020

18 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19, Demographic Data, Shrewsbury Elevated to Yellow Community

COVID-19

WEEKLY REPORT OF CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

The Town of Shrewsbury has been notified by the Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) that additional Shrewsbury residents have tested positiv...

Read on...

Press Release of October 1, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: September 30, 2020

2020 Ballot Question Mailing Information

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Pursuant to Chapter 427 of the Acts of 2006, each household with a registered voter will receive the following information concerning the local ballot questions to appear on the November 3, 2020 Election Ballot: 

  • (1) the full text of the ...
Read on...

2020 Ballot Question Mailing Board of Selectmen
Posted on: September 30, 2020

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

beal

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”),...

Read on...

Bid Posting 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...

Read on...

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...
Read on...

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: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 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 ...

Read on...

Board of Selectmen
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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

This new transparency center will allo...

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Board of Selectmen

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: 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 ...

Read on...

Community Emergency Response Team

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 23, 2020

Senior Tax Work Off Volunteer Position Available

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Staff at the Shrewsbury Town Hall are still working hard to serve our community and are in need of volunteer assistance. The Council on Aging is looking for a senior volunteer to assist the Department of Public Works as part of our Tax Work Off Program. T...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 22, 2020

UMASS Study: Aging Together- Senior Children and Their Parents

Aging Together Flyer

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 19, 2020

Senior Center Cat Photo Contest!

Happy National Cat Day!

Cats have many characteristics to love and celebrate. They're absolutely adorable, cuddly (sometimes), and amusingly judgmental. To celebrate National Cat Day this year, the Shrewsbury Senior Center collected photos from local seniors fo...

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Place your vote now! Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Listen to Recordings of Allen Ginsberg & Other Poets on Phone-a-Poem, the 1970s Poetry Hotline

"Much of what we once used the telephone for, we now use the internet for. Conversely, some tasks to which the internet now seems perfectly suited were once performed, imperfectly, through the phone. Take the case of hearing poetry read aloud. Today,...

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Original Article on Open Culture 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 29, 2020

No Flu Shots at Senior Center

The Shrewsbury Senior Center is not offering flu shots this year. Please go to your local pharmacy of choice like CVS or Walgreens, or contact your primary care physician. 

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Senior Center Staff in Office Full Time

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

While the Senior Center is still currently closed to the public, the office staff have resumed working in the office full time, Monday through Friday, 8AM-4:30PM. Please call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 to book a ride on one of our vans or to ask ab...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it is extending designated Wednesday appointment hours for customers 75 years of age or older into October and to additional Service Center locations. This n...

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RMV Senior Days Flyer 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: August 20, 2020

Connect and Assist Day- September 17th

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging has created the Connect & Assist program. The mission is to Connect with all seniors through various marketing techniques, such as newspapers, television, social media, brochures, bulletins, website, paper mail...

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Connect and Assist Day Video 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: October 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury DPW Launches New Citizen Reporting Tool Powered by SeeClickFix

The Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works (DPW) has launched SeeClickFix which will allow citizens to report items through a mobile app that they would have previously had to call or email to have resolved.  This includes potholes, visibi...

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

Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

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

  • Physical copies of the appl...
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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

Solar array at water treatment plant

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)

News Flash

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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

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: October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey - Extended through October 30, 2020

The MA Department of Public Health is extending the survey timeline to October 30, 2020 to collect even more responses and in particular to capture those voices that typically go unheard such as:

  • Young people ages 14 and older
  • People of col...
Read on...

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Health Department
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Age in the Town of Shrewsbury as of October 23, 2020

covid-19 Coronavirus

The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following age analysis for positive cases in the Town of Shrewsbury:

We are urging residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of the novel cor...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

covid-19 Coronavirus

2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 490. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We are urging residents to ...

Read on...

Press Release of October 23, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

Read on...

COVID-19 MDPH and CDC Halloween Guidance 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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Health Department
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Do you use menthol tobacco products and would like to quit?

DO YOU SMOKE MENTHOL TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND WANT TO QUIT?

Smoking and vaping may put people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, especially because those products can weaken the immune system and damage the lungs. This is an espec...

Read on...

Make Smoking History 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...
Read on...

Health Department

News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Resurfacing and Miscellaneous Roadway Paving Project

                                              &a...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

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

Click here for more details

Highway Department

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Flushing to Resume on Mon. 10/26

Hydrant Flushing Photo

October 23, 2020, 5:30 p.m. unidirectional flushing update: flushing has ended for the day and will continue on Monday, October 26th at 8:00 a.m. 

Contractor, Hydra Tech, was able to complete unidirectional flushing in this area today: Gu...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Age in the Town of Shrewsbury as of October 23, 2020

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following age analysis for positive cases in the Town of Shrewsbury:

We are urging residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of the novel cor...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Curb Side Yard Waste Pick Up by Waste Management

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Fall 2020 Yard Waste Pick-up Program

Leaves, Grass & Small Bundled Branches

Will be picked up at the curb on your regular rubbish collection day during the following weeks in the Fall of 2020:

October 12 thru 16

October 26 thru 30

November 9 thru 13

Novembe...

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Home
Posted on: October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey - Extended through October 30, 2020

The MA Department of Public Health is extending the survey timeline to October 30, 2020 to collect even more responses and in particular to capture those voices that typically go unheard such as:

  • Young people ages 14 and older
  • People of col...
Read on...

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Home
Posted on: October 14, 2020

In-Person Early Voting

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In Person Early Voting prior to State Primary:

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 – Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

Location: Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave

Hours:

Saturday, October 17 to Friday October 30

Saturday October 17 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sunday October 18 from 9:00 AM to 2:00...

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

Ballot Box at Town Hall

Shrewsbury Ballot Box

The Town has installed an official ballot box at Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave. Residents are able to drop their mail-in and absentee ballots in this box rather than mail them in. 

Ballots are currently in the process of being mailed out. If you are cu...

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Click Here for Early Voting Information Home
Posted on: September 30, 2020

2020 Ballot Question Mailing Information

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Pursuant to Chapter 427 of the Acts of 2006, each household with a registered voter will receive the following information concerning the local ballot questions to appear on the November 3, 2020 Election Ballot: 

  • (1) the full text of the ...
Read on...

2020 Ballot Question Mailing Home
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

Read on...

COVID-19 MDPH and CDC Halloween Guidance Home
Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

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2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 490. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We are urging residents to ...

Read on...

Press Release of October 23, 2020 Home
Posted on: October 15, 2020

COVID-19: Community-Level Data Status Update

COVID-19

Date of Record: 10/14/20 - Due to a recent uptick in positive COVID-19 cases through general community spread, the Town of Shrewsbury has been elevated from a yellow status to a red status on the States COVID tracking map. Residents are highly en...

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Community Level COVID-19 Data Reporting Home
Posted on: October 17, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water main repairs completed on Maple Ave

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October 18, 2020, 1:00 a.m. update: the Water and Sewer Division has completed repairs to the water main on Maple Ave in the vicinity of Rosedale Ave. Water service has now been restored to the area.

Residents in the vicinity of the impacted area may have ...

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Home
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Hydrant Flow Testing Main St. near Holden St.

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On Wednesday, October 21st beginning around 3:00 p.m., flow testing of the water distribution system will be conducted in the vicinity of Main Street, Holden Street, and North Quinsigamond Avenue. Testing is expected to be completed around 6:00 p.m.

This p...

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Additional Info... Home
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Phase III - Step II for Lower Risk Communities - Effective October 5, 2020

Date of Record: 09/29/20

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the transitioning of Phase III to Step II for lower risk communities to be effective on October 5, 2020.

PRESS RELEASE: On September 29, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Community Level Data Map Home
Posted on: October 1, 2020

18 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19, Demographic Data, Shrewsbury Elevated to Yellow Community

COVID-19

WEEKLY REPORT OF CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

The Town of Shrewsbury has been notified by the Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) that additional Shrewsbury residents have tested positiv...

Read on...

Press Release of October 1, 2020 Home
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury DPW Launches New Citizen Reporting Tool Powered by SeeClickFix

The Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works (DPW) has launched SeeClickFix which will allow citizens to report items through a mobile app that they would have previously had to call or email to have resolved.  This includes potholes, visibi...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 30, 2020

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

beal

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”),...

Read on...

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: September 25, 2020

Do you use menthol tobacco products and would like to quit?

DO YOU SMOKE MENTHOL TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND WANT TO QUIT?

Smoking and vaping may put people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, especially because those products can weaken the immune system and damage the lungs. This is an espec...

Read on...

Make Smoking History 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: May 11, 2020

September 25, 2020 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project

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J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020, and has installed approximately 8,300 linear feet of new 6-inch and 8-inch sewer force main from Lake Street to the Worcester city line and on Arrowwood Drive. Installation...

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Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Home
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

flu shot.png

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...

Read on...

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

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

Image of flu shot needles - Flu Prevention

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...

Read on...

Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot 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...

Read on...

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Home
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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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: 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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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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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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Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

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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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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: 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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Mosquitoes and Ticks
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Mosquitoes and Ticks

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Fall Clean Up Notice - Mountain View Cemetery

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Fall Clean Up Notice-

All plantings and decorations must be removed from flower beds and monuments by Sunday, October 25th in order to facilitate the fall clean up. Any items not removed by this date will be discarded the week of October 26th as part of th...

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Mountain View Cemetery

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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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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Cards for Veterans

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The Parks & Recreation Division is collecting cards for Veterans as part of the upcoming Veterans Day Holiday.

Show your support with cards distributed to local veterans

Due November 9th, 2020 to the Recreation Office.

Drop off at the Town Hall, 100 Mapl...

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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: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 and Halloween - October 31, 2020

The Town of Shrewsbury does not regulate Halloween. Trick or Treat is at the discretion of each household. 

On 09/21/20, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised against "traditional" trick-or-treating" this year due to COVID-19...

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COVID-19 MDPH and CDC Halloween Guidance 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.

C...

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Picnic Pavilion Rentals on hold due to Covid-19

At this time picnic pavilion reservations are on hold thru Labor Day weekend.

We are not taking any reservations at this time and will make a decision about issuing fall permits near the end of August.

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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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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pink Patch Project

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The Shrewsbury Police Department is participating in the Pink Patch Project campaign during the month of October.  The nationwide campaign showcases police officers that switch their traditional patch for a custom pink patch.  The purpos...
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Police Department

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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: October 5, 2020

Curb Side Yard Waste Pick Up by Waste Management

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Fall 2020 Yard Waste Pick-up Program

Leaves, Grass & Small Bundled Branches

Will be picked up at the curb on your regular rubbish collection day during the following weeks in the Fall of 2020:

October 12 thru 16

October 26 thru 30

November 9 thru 13

Novembe...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
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: October 9, 2020

Ballot Box at Town Hall

Shrewsbury Ballot Box

The Town has installed an official ballot box at Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave. Residents are able to drop their mail-in and absentee ballots in this box rather than mail them in. 

Ballots are currently in the process of being mailed out. If you are cu...

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Click Here for Early Voting Information Town Clerk
Posted on: September 30, 2020

2020 Ballot Question Mailing Information

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Pursuant to Chapter 427 of the Acts of 2006, each household with a registered voter will receive the following information concerning the local ballot questions to appear on the November 3, 2020 Election Ballot: 

  • (1) the full text of the ...
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2020 Ballot Question Mailing Town Clerk

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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: October 23, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Age in the Town of Shrewsbury as of October 23, 2020

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following age analysis for positive cases in the Town of Shrewsbury:

We are urging residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of the novel cor...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

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2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 490. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We are urging residents to ...

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Press Release of October 23, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: October 1, 2020

18 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19, Demographic Data, Shrewsbury Elevated to Yellow Community

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WEEKLY REPORT OF CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

The Town of Shrewsbury has been notified by the Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) that additional Shrewsbury residents have tested positiv...

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Press Release of October 1, 2020 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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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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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.

2019 Annual Town Report Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
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.

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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Treasurer's Office

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Flushing to Resume on Mon. 10/26

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October 23, 2020, 5:30 p.m. unidirectional flushing update: flushing has ended for the day and will continue on Monday, October 26th at 8:00 a.m. 

Contractor, Hydra Tech, was able to complete unidirectional flushing in this area today: Gu...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: October 17, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water main repairs completed on Maple Ave

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October 18, 2020, 1:00 a.m. update: the Water and Sewer Division has completed repairs to the water main on Maple Ave in the vicinity of Rosedale Ave. Water service has now been restored to the area.

Residents in the vicinity of the impacted area may have ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

September 25, 2020 Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Route 20 Sewer Project

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J.L Raymaakers began construction on Route 20 (Hartford Turnpike) on May 18, 2020, and has installed approximately 8,300 linear feet of new 6-inch and 8-inch sewer force main from Lake Street to the Worcester city line and on Arrowwood Drive. Installation...

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Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Water & Sewer Department
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: 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 Water & Sewer Department

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