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Posted on: October 16, 2019

BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference - December 10, 2019

For full details, please click the BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference link below.

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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...

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Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Board of Health
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - Months of December 2019 and January 2020 Remaining

Please click the Flier link below for details about these 4 separate webinars.

Flier Board of Health
Posted on: October 30, 2019

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7, 2020

For more information, please contact: Carla Whitlow at 508-755-3773, Ext. 25 or email cwhitlow@aidsprojectworcester.org

Please click the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day flier link below.

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Flier Board of Health
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Vaping Video Available!

The audience for this video is adults and the video provides a brief overview of vaping stats, products, and the messages of our New Look of Nicotine Addiction campaign. A link to the video is on the Make Smoking History YouTube page:

Vaping Video Board of Health
Posted on: September 11, 2019

My Life, My Quit- Teen Vaping Cessation Resource

 As the vaping epidemic continues to affect our youth, here is a teen tobacco cessation resource to share in your schools and communities.The My Life, My Quit program offers:

  • A free and confidential service for teens who want help quitting all for...
Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Important Changes to MassHealth Member Co-Pays

What is changing?  MassHealth has eliminated co-payments on products that help people quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) like gum, patches, and lozenges. Effective immediately, this regulation extends to all Mas...

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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...

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Board of Health
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Peer Recovery Support Group - Road to Recovery

Every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with Rebecca Zwicker, Recovery Coach at FRESH START 508, 16 Austin Street, Worcester. Please see flier for details and contact information.

Peer Recovery Support Group Flier Board of Health
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Tips on how to maintain your septic system

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The Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA's) SepticSmart initiative helps to ensure this!

Please visit https://www.epa.gov/septicsmart for more information about septic systems, and visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/stormwater&...

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Board of Health
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Latina Support Group - Every Wednesday beginning August 7, 2019

The Worcester Family Resource Center invites ALL Hispanic Women to register for this ongoing group. Please see flier for details.

Latino Support Flier Board of Health

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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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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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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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Conservation Commission

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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Economic Development

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Electronic Voting Study Committee - Town Meeting Final Report

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

Link to Report Electronic Voting Study Committee

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

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

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

MassDOT Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

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This notice is to remind you of the three upcoming Public Information Meetings on December 9, December 11, and December 16 for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT’s) Statewide Exit Renumbering Project. Beginning in late summer 2020, ...

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Engineering, Planning & Conservation
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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Engineering, Planning & Conservation
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Message from the Shrewsbury D.P.W. Water & Sewer Division

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WORK ON MAIN STREET BEGINNING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019.

On Thursday, October 10th, 2019, project contractor, Haluch Water Contracting, Inc., will begin water main replacement work on Main Street between School Str...

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Main Street Water Main Replacement Oct.-Dec. 2019 Engineering, Planning & Conservation
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Stormwater Regulations and Utility in Effect

On February 19, 2019, as part of the MS4-2016 Permit and Article 21 (the Stormwater Management Bylaw), the Board of Sewer Commissioners voted to adopt the Stormwater Management Rules & Regulations (effective February 20, 2019), Stormwater Utility Rate...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference - December 10, 2019

For full details, please click the BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference link below.

BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - Months of December 2019 and January 2020 Remaining

Please click the Flier link below for details about these 4 separate webinars.

Flier 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
Posted on: October 30, 2019

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7, 2020

For more information, please contact: Carla Whitlow at 508-755-3773, Ext. 25 or email cwhitlow@aidsprojectworcester.org

Please click the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day flier link below.

Read on...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Flier Health Department
Posted on: September 11, 2019

My Life, My Quit- Teen Vaping Cessation Resource

 As the vaping epidemic continues to affect our youth, here is a teen tobacco cessation resource to share in your schools and communities.The My Life, My Quit program offers:

  • A free and confidential service for teens who want help quitting all for...
Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Vaping Video Available!

The audience for this video is adults and the video provides a brief overview of vaping stats, products, and the messages of our New Look of Nicotine Addiction campaign. A link to the video is on the Make Smoking History YouTube page:

Vaping Video Health Department
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Important Changes to MassHealth Member Co-Pays

What is changing?  MassHealth has eliminated co-payments on products that help people quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) like gum, patches, and lozenges. Effective immediately, this regulation extends to all Mas...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Latina Support Group - Every Wednesday beginning August 7, 2019

The Worcester Family Resource Center invites ALL Hispanic Women to register for this ongoing group. Please see flier for details.

Latino Support Flier Health Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Peer Recovery Support Group - Road to Recovery

Every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with Rebecca Zwicker, Recovery Coach at FRESH START 508, 16 Austin Street, Worcester. Please see flier for details and contact information.

Peer Recovery Support Group Flier Health Department
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Tips on how to maintain your septic system

The Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA's) SepticSmart initiative helps to ensure this!

Please visit https://www.epa.gov/septicsmart for more information about septic systems, and visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/stormwater&...

Read on...

Health Department

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

MassDOT Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

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This notice is to remind you of the three upcoming Public Information Meetings on December 9, December 11, and December 16 for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT’s) Statewide Exit Renumbering Project. Beginning in late summer 2020, ...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

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

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Posted on: December 7, 2019

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

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The first day of unidirectional flushing concluded around 4:00PM with project contractor, Hydra Tech, making good progress. The attached map shows the areas that were targeted today which includes a section of Boylston Street between Boylston Circle and H...

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Unidirectional Flushing Completed as of 12/9/2019 Home
Posted on: December 9, 2019

MassDOT Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

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This notice is to remind you of the three upcoming Public Information Meetings on December 9, December 11, and December 16 for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT’s) Statewide Exit Renumbering Project. Beginning in late summer 2020, ...

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Home
Posted on: December 5, 2019

2020 Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Fund Application

Only this official scholarship application will be accepted for review by the Scholarship Committee.  Please review your entire application prior to submission.  Refer to page 4 for Important Information.  You must be a Shrewsbu...

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Scholarship Committee Home
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey - Due by December 15, 2019

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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Home
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Rubbish & Recycling Delay - December 25 thru December 28, 2019

December 23 - normal collection schedule

December 24 - normal collection schedule

Wednesday's route will now be picked up on Thursday, December 26

Thursday's route will now be picked up on Friday, December 27

Friday's route will now be picked up on Saturday, ...

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Home
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 Home
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Rubbish & Recycling Delay - January 1 thru January 4, 2020

December 30 - normal collection schedule.

December 31 - normal collection schedule.

Wednesday's route will now be collected on Thursday, January 2

Thursday's route will now be collected on Friday, January 3

Friday's route will now be collected on Saturday, Ja...

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Home
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection - January 6 thru January 10, 2020

This is the first of two opportunities for the collection of a single (real, not artificial) Christmas tree on your designated Rubbish pick-up day. Trees should be free of snow & ice, not frozen into the ground and visible to the collection crew.

Home
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection - January 13 thru January 17, 2020

This is the second and final opportunity for the collection of a single (real, not artificial) Christmas tree on your designated Rubbish pick-up day. Trees should be free of snow & ice, not frozen into the ground and visible to the collection crew.

Home
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: October 24, 2019

Lake Quinsigamond Draw Down Notice 2019

The Lake Quinsigamond Commission plans to lower the water level, or draw down, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond on or about Thursday, November 1, 2019. See letter for more details. 

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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Open Space and Recreation Plan Committee

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. A state- approved updated plan is necessary to qualify for state funding for the acquisition and protection of open space and...

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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: December 2, 2019

Rubbish & Recycling Delay - December 25 thru December 28, 2019

December 23 - normal collection schedule

December 24 - normal collection schedule

Wednesday's route will now be picked up on Thursday, December 26

Thursday's route will now be picked up on Friday, December 27

Friday's route will now be picked up on Saturday, ...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Rubbish & Recycling Delay - January 1 thru January 4, 2020

December 30 - normal collection schedule.

December 31 - normal collection schedule.

Wednesday's route will now be collected on Thursday, January 2

Thursday's route will now be collected on Friday, January 3

Friday's route will now be collected on Saturday, Ja...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection - January 6 thru January 10, 2020

This is the first of two opportunities for the collection of a single (real, not artificial) Christmas tree on your designated Rubbish pick-up day. Trees should be free of snow & ice, not frozen into the ground and visible to the collection crew.

Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection - January 13 thru January 17, 2020

This is the second and final opportunity for the collection of a single (real, not artificial) Christmas tree on your designated Rubbish pick-up day. Trees should be free of snow & ice, not frozen into the ground and visible to the collection crew.

Solid Waste & Recycling

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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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

Town Manager

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Posted on: December 7, 2019

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing Photo

The first day of unidirectional flushing concluded around 4:00PM with project contractor, Hydra Tech, making good progress. The attached map shows the areas that were targeted today which includes a section of Boylston Street between Boylston Circle and H...

Read on...

Unidirectional Flushing Completed as of 12/9/2019 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
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Message from the Shrewsbury D.P.W. Water & Sewer Division

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WORK ON MAIN STREET BEGINNING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019.

On Thursday, October 10th, 2019, project contractor, Haluch Water Contracting, Inc., will begin water main replacement work on Main Street between School Str...

Read on...

Main Street Water Main Replacement Oct.-Dec. 2019 Water & Sewer Department

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