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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer System Work will Continue Tomorrow, 7/29

National Water Main Cleaning

July 28, 2021, 5:00 p.m. update: Contractor National Water Main Cleaning Company is tentatively scheduled to work on these streets tomorrow, July 29th: Reservoir Street, Prospect Street, Camelot Street, Jamie Lane, Niblick Road, Arbor Dr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Practice the 5 D's!

DRESS, DEET, DAWN & DUSK, DRAIN

Mosquito-Borne Disease Fact Sheets:

For more information, please contact Central Mass. Mosquit...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

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

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Ten (10) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since July 16, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,987.

??Vaccine Info: All residents can book an appointment at mass.gov/COVIDVaccine or dial Mass 2-1...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Vacancy Notice: Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Selectmen is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill a vacant term set to expire on March 31, 2022. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five (5) members appointed for two ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Board of Selectmen Seeking Interest for Affordable Housing Board of Trustees

The Board of Selectmen is seeking three (3) qualified individuals interested in serving on the Affordable Housing Board of Trustees. The Affordable Housing Board of Trustees, established under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44, Section 55(c), consists...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Public Health Advisory Update: Dean Park Pond - Advisory LIFTED and Gauch Park Pond - CLOSED.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY UPDATE - As of July 22, 2021

DEAN PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

GAUCH PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY IS STILL IN EFFECT

Date of Record:  July 22, 2021

Dean Park Pond - The Public Health Advisory has bee...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

MassWildlife Advisory - Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Protect Birds

WILDLIFE ADVISORY

An unknown pathogen is sickening and killing birds in states outside of New England. In a precautionary effort to stop the spread by reducing contact at communal areas, MassWildlife has issued an advisory that residents take down birdfeed...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Vacancy Notice: Shrewsbury Cultural Council

The Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Shrewsbury Cultural Council pursuant to General Law - Part I, Title II, Chapter 10, Section 58

The Shrewsbury Cultural Council receives funds from the Massachus...

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Posted on: July 18, 2021

Maple & Main Night Road Work

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  MassDOT's contractor J.H. Lynch will commence the milling on Sunday 18, 2021, weather dependent, a portion of Maple Avenue and Main Street from Hascall Street to Route 20 in North...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated May 27, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will reopen to the public, without the need for an appointment, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Please be advised that face coverings will s...
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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Seasonal Water Use Restrictions

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Seasonal 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 fort...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Food Truck Nights ( Thursdays 4:00-8:00 pm)

Shrewsbury Food Truck Night

Shrewsbury Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave, Shrewsbury 

Each week will feature mobile food trucks selling food for purchase.

July 8- August 19, 2021

Thursdays 4:00-8:00 pm

July 8- Blue Umbrella (Italian Ice), Say Cheese, and Potat...

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 16 thru September 29, 2021

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 16, 2021 to September 29, 2021 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats i...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Splash into Summer with Safety in Mind!

Splash into Summer with Safety in Mind!

School vacation is upon us! The heat can make summer a fun but potentially dangerous time. The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is urging parents and caretakers to remember safety tips as ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Home
Posted on: June 29, 2021

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

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2020 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

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

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2020 Annual Water Quality Report Home
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Route 140 Roadwork

MassDOT will be performing interim work to prohibit left turns from entering and exiting Colonial Drive at Route 140 beginning June 18th in the evening. This work includes extending the lane separator system on Route 140 to prohibit these movements and in...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Work to Continue on Main Circle on 6/1

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May 28, 2021 Water Main Replacement Project Update:  Contractor, Ricciardi Brothers Inc., has completed the water main replacement on Saybrook Road and will continue with Main Circle on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. They are also scheduled to replace th...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
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Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Introducing Via WRTA: Fast, easy, affordable rides around Shrewsbury

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The WRTA has announced an affordable public transit service in Shrewsbury called Via WRTA. This service can be used by downloading the mobile app.  

How does Via WRTA work?

Think of us like a shuttle that comes when you want, where you want. &n...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Introducing Shrewsbury’s NEW Town Center Zoning District!

Shrewsbury announces its new Town Center Zoning District! 

The Town is seeking innovative and enthusiastic developers to bring their ideas and imagination to the new Town Center District. Come be a part of our exciting new vision!

Visit th...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

FY 2022 Fiscal Projection One

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

Attached hereto is the initial financial plan for fiscal year 2022. In accordance with Section 16 of the Shrewsbury Town Manager Act, this plan ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Citizen's Guide to the Budget

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This Citizen’s Guide to the Budget has been developed as part of our continuing efforts to make the Town budget more understandable and accessible. The guide is designed to provide an overview of how the budget is deve...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide

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The Town has put together an easy-to-use guide for opening a business in Shrewsbury! Take a look at the link to learn more about how to apply for the necessary licenses and permits to start your business. 

Town of Shrewsbury Business Guide (Publis...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 23, 2020

CONTACT:  Sarah Finlaw - sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

Additional businesses will be awarded as soon as next wee...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Project Bread FoodSource Hotline

Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333) is able to provide SNAP application assistance over the phone and help residents identify all of the allowable expenses such as housing and medical costs to ensure they receive the full amount of benefit...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Route 140 Roadwork

MassDOT will be performing interim work to prohibit left turns from entering and exiting Colonial Drive at Route 140 beginning June 18th in the evening. This work includes extending the lane separator system on Route 140 to prohibit these movements and in...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Survey

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force is conducting a survey to obtain a general sense within the community as to how you are feeling with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion in Shrewsbury.The survey focus is, particularly in the are...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Important Message from DPW Solid Waste & Recycling: PAYT Trash Bags UPDATE

4PM UPDATE 07/28: This is an important message from the Town of Shrewsbury DPW. As of 1:30pm today, Wednesday, 07/28/2021, current inventory stock of Shrewsbury PAYT Trash Bags has been identified with the PAYT vendors on a store -by-store basis. ...

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