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Posted on: June 5, 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 309. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 5, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), M...

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Press Release of June 5, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: June 4, 2020

5 Additional Positive Cases and 32 Previously Unreported Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury is reporting a higher increase of total positive cases of COVID-19.  Due to a discrepancy in how cases were being pulled, the Town of Shrewsbury has been notified of 32 unreported posi...

Read on...

Press Release of June 4, 2020 Board of Health
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase II: "Cautious" Effective Date TBD

The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for Phase II.

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: May 14, 2020

UPDATE: Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE Mitigation (Round 2)- May 30, 2020

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Update as of June 2, 2020: Aerial and ground treatments for 2 mosquito species implicated in the EEE transmission cycle using the organically-certified pesticide spinosad (Natular®) have been completed in 21 member communities. Approximately 550 a...

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Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE - Round 2 Board of Health
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.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Board of Health
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Answer the Call and Stop the Spread

Answer the call and stop the spread of COVID-19. If you receive a call from the MA COVID Team

with area codes 833 or 857, please answer the call and help our contact tracing effort.

Answer the call and help stop the spread of COVID-19

The MA COVID Team and l...

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MA Tracing Team Board of Health
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 25, 2020

Under a staggered approach, additional Phase 1 sectors of the economy will be permitted to open effective May 25, 2020 including: 

  • Lab space;
  • Office space;
  • Limited personal services, including: hair salons, pet grooming, car washes;
  • Retail: remote fu...
Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 18, 2020

Governor Charlie Baker previously announced that the re-opening will take place over Four Phases: “Start,” “Cautious,” “Vigilant,” and “New Normal.” Each phase will be trigger...

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Board of Health
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Farmers Market, Farm Stands, and Community Supported Agriculture

Recent updates and resources of interest: 

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Board of Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

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

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

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Board of Health
Posted on: May 14, 2020

UPDATE: Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE Mitigation - May 26, 2020

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In 2019, we saw unprecedented levels of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the MetroWest area. Twelve (12) CMMCP member communities were designated as “Critical” risk (Ashland, Grafton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hopedale, Marlborough, Mi...

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Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE Board of Health
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Board of Health
Posted on: December 31, 2019

How To Help Your Teen Quit Vaping

For more information, please click the Vaping Letter to Parents link below.

Vaping Letter to Parents Board of Health
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply 

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division recently cond...

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

Read on...

SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Board of Health

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Posted on: June 5, 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 309. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 5, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), M...

Read on...

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 4, 2020

5 Additional Positive Cases and 32 Previously Unreported Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury is reporting a higher increase of total positive cases of COVID-19.  Due to a discrepancy in how cases were being pulled, the Town of Shrewsbury has been notified of 32 unreported posi...

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Press Release of June 4, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement Regarding the Recent Death of George Floyd and the Resulting National Protests

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The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen strongly denounces the shocking and horrific actions of those Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the tragic death of George Floyd. Their actions reflect poorly on the hundreds of thousands of honorable and profe...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

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Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

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The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – May 27, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ma...

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Press Release of May 27, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Annual Town Election Rescheduled June 16, 2020

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In response to the State of Emergency and concerns about COVID-19 and its implications on election administration, the Governor signed a law authorizing the Board of Selectmen to vote to postpone the local election which was scheduled for May 5, 2020. At ...

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Click here for a specimen ballot 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: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – April 1, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of April 1, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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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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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
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply 

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division recently cond...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 28, 2019

NEW Solid Waste & Recycling Program to begin on MONDAY July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Town of Shrewsbury and Waste Management are introducing a new Solid Waste & Recycling Program. A number of information sessions were held for this rollout which can be viewed at the links below. The top questions and answer...

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Board of Selectmen

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

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

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

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

The Senior Edition- Senior Newsletter

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The Senior Edition- The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging have been undergoing some changes in the past few months. We appreciate your patience through the process. Due to some of these changes, starting March 1st, 2020, if you would like to c...

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Archive of Senior Newsletters Council on Aging Department

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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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Click here for the project summary Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here 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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Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

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

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Engineering, Planning & Conservation

News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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

This new transparency center will allo...

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Finance Committee

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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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Fire Department

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Posted on: June 5, 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 309. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 5, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), M...

Read on...

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

5 Additional Positive Cases and 32 Previously Unreported Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury is reporting a higher increase of total positive cases of COVID-19.  Due to a discrepancy in how cases were being pulled, the Town of Shrewsbury has been notified of 32 unreported posi...

Read on...

Press Release of June 4, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase II: "Cautious" Effective Date TBD

The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for Phase II.

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

Read on...

Health Department
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.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Health Department
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 25, 2020

Under a staggered approach, additional Phase 1 sectors of the economy will be permitted to open effective May 25, 2020 including: 

  • Lab space;
  • Office space;
  • Limited personal services, including: hair salons, pet grooming, car washes;
  • Retail: remote fu...
Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 18, 2020

Governor Charlie Baker previously announced that the re-opening will take place over Four Phases: “Start,” “Cautious,” “Vigilant,” and “New Normal.” Each phase will be trigger...

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Answer the Call and Stop the Spread

Answer the call and stop the spread of COVID-19. If you receive a call from the MA COVID Team

with area codes 833 or 857, please answer the call and help our contact tracing effort.

Answer the call and help stop the spread of COVID-19

The MA COVID Team and l...

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MA Tracing Team Health Department
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...

Health Department
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Farmers Market, Farm Stands, and Community Supported Agriculture

Recent updates and resources of interest: 

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

Read on...

SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Health Department
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

Read on...

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Health Department

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here 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

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Posted on: June 5, 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 309. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Home
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 5, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), M...

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Press Release of June 5, 2020 Home
Posted on: June 5, 2020

June 5th 6:00 a.m. Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Overnight water main work is complete

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June 5, 2020  6:00 a.m. update: contractor ET&L has completed connecting the new water main installed at the bridge on Rte. 140 over Rte. 290 and water service to the Colonial Drive area has been fully restored.

Residents in the immediate and ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

5 Additional Positive Cases and 32 Previously Unreported Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury is reporting a higher increase of total positive cases of COVID-19.  Due to a discrepancy in how cases were being pulled, the Town of Shrewsbury has been notified of 32 unreported posi...

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Press Release of June 4, 2020 Home
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement Regarding the Recent Death of George Floyd and the Resulting National Protests

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The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen strongly denounces the shocking and horrific actions of those Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the tragic death of George Floyd. Their actions reflect poorly on the hundreds of thousands of honorable and profe...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Fire Flow Testing on June 4, 2020

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On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., flow testing of the water distribution system will be conducted near Pinedale Road. This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for the fire suppression system at this address. Testi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Important Notice from the Shrewsbury Water and Sewer Division - Overnight Water System Work on 6/4

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On Thursday night, June 4, 2020, starting at 9:00 p.m., contractor ET&L will be connecting the new water main installed at the bridge on Rte. 140 over Rte. 290 and must turn off the existing main in that area. Residents in the Colonial Drive area may ...

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Map of overnight work on June 4th Home
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – May 27, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ma...

Read on...

Press Release of May 27, 2020 Home
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase II: "Cautious" Effective Date TBD

The Governor initiated Phase II of the Re-Opening Plan by formal EXECUTIVE ORDER 35 and only following a careful review of public health data. This Order outlines details for Phase II.

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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

Read on...

Click here for the project summary Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

Read on...

Read the Press Release Here Home
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Fire Flow Testing on June 2, 2020

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., flow testing of the water distribution system will be conducted near 820 Boston Turnpike. This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for the fire suppression system at this address. ...

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Map of flow testing location Home
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

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The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Home
Posted on: May 5, 2020

May 27th Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

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May 27, 2020 - Hydra Tech will continue water valve cleaning and exercising in a new section of town beginning today, to prepare for the continuation of the unidirectional flushing program. The hours of this work will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday...

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Map of valve exercising area Home
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Annual Town Election Rescheduled June 16, 2020

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In response to the State of Emergency and concerns about COVID-19 and its implications on election administration, the Governor signed a law authorizing the Board of Selectmen to vote to postpone the local election which was scheduled for May 5, 2020. At ...

Read on...

Click here for a specimen ballot Home
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 18, 2020

Governor Charlie Baker previously announced that the re-opening will take place over Four Phases: “Start,” “Cautious,” “Vigilant,” and “New Normal.” Each phase will be trigger...

Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Home
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Answer the Call and Stop the Spread

Answer the call and stop the spread of COVID-19. If you receive a call from the MA COVID Team

with area codes 833 or 857, please answer the call and help our contact tracing effort.

Answer the call and help stop the spread of COVID-19

The MA COVID Team and l...

Read on...

MA Tracing Team Home
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Update from the Water and Division - Ongoing Sanitary Sewer Investigations to Resume on May 12, 2020

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THE WATER AND SEWER DIVISION WILL BE CONTINUING SANITARY SEWER INVESTIGATIONS.  NIGHT WORK WILL BEGIN TONIGHT, MAY 12, 2020. 

May 12th update: the Town’s wastewater consultants, Weston & Sampson, along with contractor Nation...

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Weston and Sampson Spring 2020 SSI Maps Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Re-opening MA - Phase I: "Start" - Effective May 25, 2020

Under a staggered approach, additional Phase 1 sectors of the economy will be permitted to open effective May 25, 2020 including: 

  • Lab space;
  • Office space;
  • Limited personal services, including: hair salons, pet grooming, car washes;
  • Retail: remote fu...
Read on...

Re-opening Massachusetts Home
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.

Read on...

Mosquito Prevention Home
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Update from Water and Sewer - Route 20 Sewer Upgrades Scheduled to Begin on May 18, 2020

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May 11, 2020 update: 

Contractor, J.L. Raymaakers & Sons, Inc., will begin construction on sanitary sewer system upgrades as part of the Phase 1 – Route 20 Corridor Sewer Upgrades. Work is scheduled to begin on May 18, 2020 and will ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

ABSENTEE BALLOTS - ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION 6-16-2020

Ballots for the Annual Town Election are now available through the Town Clerk’s Office.

You can request a ballot to be mailed to you by sending a request to Town Clerk’s Office, 100 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or by e-mailing a req...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

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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 Home
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.

UniPay

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

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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: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Home
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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

This new transparency center will allo...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

The Senior Edition- Senior Newsletter

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The Senior Edition- The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging have been undergoing some changes in the past few months. We appreciate your patience through the process. Due to some of these changes, starting March 1st, 2020, if you would like to c...

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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 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply 

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division recently cond...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

UPDATE: Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE Mitigation (Round 2)- May 30, 2020

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Update as of June 2, 2020: Aerial and ground treatments for 2 mosquito species implicated in the EEE transmission cycle using the organically-certified pesticide spinosad (Natular®) have been completed in 21 member communities. Approximately 550 a...

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Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE - Round 2 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: June 4, 2020

PARKS PHASE II

YOUTH SPORTS

Parks and Recreation is currently reviewing Phase II guidelines for Youth Sports activities . There are many steps that need to take place in order for team practices to happen and we are working with local sports groups on the protocols. &...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Parks & Recreation Summer Programs & Events Cancelled

Due to the uncertainty and concerns for COVID-19 we have made the difficult decision to cancel our summer recreation programs including the summer playground program.

Keeping the children and staff safe is our first concern for us during this difficult tim...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Update on use of Public Facilities & Parks- Updated May 23, 2020

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Please review the use of public facilities during the current state of emergency due to COVID-19.

Parks and Middle School and Elementary School campuses are open for passive recreation only.

Effective May 26, 2020 Some tennis courts will reopen and the Dona...

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Information on Park Facilities Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Dean Park Outdoor restrooms closed for winter

The outdoor restroom facilities at Dean Park are closed for the winter due to overnight  freezing temperatures. They will be back on when the warmer weather returns in the spring.


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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Statement from the Shrewsbury Police Department 6/1/2020

The Shrewsbury Police Department denounces the horrific actions of the Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the death of George Floyd. Our employees are committed to strive for excellence by delivering our services with the highest degree of profe...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – May 27, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ma...

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Press Release of May 27, 2020 Public Buildings

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Solid Waste & Recycling Update_Yard Waste Drop Off

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am

WHEN: 

  1. Saturday, June 13th

  2. Saturday, July 11th

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th

*IMPORTANT...

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Additional Info... 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: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Clerk
Posted on: May 8, 2020

ABSENTEE BALLOTS - ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

Ballots for the Annual Town Election are now available through the Town Clerk’s Office.

You can request a ballot to be mailed to you by sending a request to Town Clerk’s Office, 100 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or by e-mailing a req...

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Town Clerk
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Annual Town Election Rescheduled June 16, 2020

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In response to the State of Emergency and concerns about COVID-19 and its implications on election administration, the Governor signed a law authorizing the Board of Selectmen to vote to postpone the local election which was scheduled for May 5, 2020. At ...

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Click here for a specimen ballot Town Clerk
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...

Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Clerk

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 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: June 5, 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 309. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 5, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 15, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 5, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), M...

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Press Release of June 5, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: June 4, 2020

5 Additional Positive Cases and 32 Previously Unreported Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury is reporting a higher increase of total positive cases of COVID-19.  Due to a discrepancy in how cases were being pulled, the Town of Shrewsbury has been notified of 32 unreported posi...

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Press Release of June 4, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

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Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Town Manager
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Manager
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through June 5, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – May 27, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ma...

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Press Release of May 27, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Annual Town Election Rescheduled June 16, 2020

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In response to the State of Emergency and concerns about COVID-19 and its implications on election administration, the Governor signed a law authorizing the Board of Selectmen to vote to postpone the local election which was scheduled for May 5, 2020. At ...

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Click here for a specimen ballot 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...

Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

House with money sign

On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Town Manager
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Town Manager
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEShrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – March 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus, and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

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Press Release March 19, 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
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply 

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division recently cond...

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Town Manager
Posted on: June 28, 2019

NEW Solid Waste & Recycling Program to begin on MONDAY July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Town of Shrewsbury and Waste Management are introducing a new Solid Waste & Recycling Program. A number of information sessions were held for this rollout which can be viewed at the links below. The top questions and answer...

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Town Manager

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

Read on...

June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Town Moderator
Posted on: April 12, 2020

2 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported 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 86. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of April 12, 2020 Town Moderator

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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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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
Read on...

Press Release of April 9, 2020 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: June 5, 2020

June 5th 6:00 a.m. Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Overnight water main work is complete

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June 5, 2020  6:00 a.m. update: contractor ET&L has completed connecting the new water main installed at the bridge on Rte. 140 over Rte. 290 and water service to the Colonial Drive area has been fully restored.

Residents in the immediate and ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Important Notice from the Shrewsbury Water and Sewer Division - Overnight Water System Work on 6/4

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On Thursday night, June 4, 2020, starting at 9:00 p.m., contractor ET&L will be connecting the new water main installed at the bridge on Rte. 140 over Rte. 290 and must turn off the existing main in that area. Residents in the Colonial Drive area may ...

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Map of overnight work on June 4th Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Fire Flow Testing on June 4, 2020

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On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., flow testing of the water distribution system will be conducted near Pinedale Road. This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for the fire suppression system at this address. Testi...

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Map of flow testing location 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
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Important Reminder from the Shrewsbury Water and Sewer Division - Please Only Flush Toilet Paper

Sewer System Critical Message

We understand that toilet paper is in short supply but even "flushable" wipes are not flushable.  Several communities have reported major issues with their sewer system due to products other than toilet paper being flushed.  No...

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Important Message Regarding the Sewer System Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 5, 2020

May 27th Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

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May 27, 2020 - Hydra Tech will continue water valve cleaning and exercising in a new section of town beginning today, to prepare for the continuation of the unidirectional flushing program. The hours of this work will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday...

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Map of valve exercising area Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Update from the Water and Division - Ongoing Sanitary Sewer Investigations Have Concluded

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THE WATER AND SEWER DIVISION HAS CONCLUDED SANITARY SEWER INVESTIGATIONS FOR THE SEASON. 

May 27th update: the Town’s wastewater consultants, Weston & Sampson, along with contractor National Water Main Cleaning, have concluded invest...

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Weston and Sampson Spring 2020 SSI Maps Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Update from Water and Sewer - Route 20 Sewer Upgrades Scheduled to Begin on May 18, 2020

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May 11, 2020 update: 

Contractor, J.L. Raymaakers & Sons, Inc., will begin construction on sanitary sewer system upgrades as part of the Phase 1 – Route 20 Corridor Sewer Upgrades. Work is scheduled to begin on May 18, 2020 and will ...

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Map of Route 20 Sewer System Upgrades Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

Water Use Restrictions

Whereas The Board of Selectmen has determined that a shortage of water exists and conservation measures are necessary to ensure an adequate supply of water to all water consumers, and 

Whereas The conditions set forth in the ...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division re...

Read on...

Water & Sewer Department

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