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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Shrewsbury Cultural Council Seeking Grant Applications

Shrewsbury Cultural Council

The deadline to apply for 2022 grants from the Shrewsbury Cultural Council has been extended to Monday, November 1st at 11:59 P.M. 

The Shrewsbury Cultural Council awards grants annually to support all varieties of arts and culture in Shrewsbury. ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Special Town Meeting Information - October 18, 2021

The Board of Selectmen have scheduled and signed the warrant for a Special Town Meeting on October 18, 2021: 

Date: Monday, October 18, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: 45 Oak Street, Oak Middle School Auditorium or on the grounds ther...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

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

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Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

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

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Shrewsbury High School Robotics Winter Farmers Market & Holiday Craft Fair - November 20, 2021

The Shrewsbury High School Robotics Apple Pie Fundraiser is back and so is the Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair! 

Save the date and apply to be a vendor for local made food, handmade crafts, and services. Spaces are limited, please don...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

DPW Contests- thank you for entering!

The Department of Public Works would like to thank the entire community for it's participation in the recent Unipay enrollment and logo design contests.  Contest winners for the Unipay Contest will be announced on Friday, October 8, 2021...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Booster Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 24, 2021 CONTACT:  Kate Reilly, Executive Office of Health and Human Services - Katelyn.Reilly@mass.gov Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster A...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

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MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated August 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Effective Monday, August 16, 2021, following guidance from the CDC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, all employees and visit...
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Posted on: September 13, 2021

WRTA seeks Disabled Commuter Population representative

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Advisory Board is seeking a Disabled Commuter Population representative. Pursuant to M.G.L. Title 12, C. 161(b), §5, this representative shall be mobility impaired, have a family member who is mobility impai...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Leak Detection Starting on 8/30

JMR Water Services Van

The Water and Sewer Division has contracted with JMR Water Services to conduct leak detection on the Town's water distribution system. Work will continue over the next month as crews use specialized equipment to detect leaks throughout the system. Employe...
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Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

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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 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: 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: October 13, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer System Work will Continue on Wed, 10/13

National Water Main Cleaning

Contractor National Water Main Cleaning Company and subcontractor Jimenez Construction are scheduled to continue the sewer system improvement project on Wednesday, October 13th. This phase of the inflow and infiltration improvement project will encompass ...

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Information about the sewer system project. Water & Sewer Department
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: October 15, 2021

Modified Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Service restored 3pm, on Monday, 10/18

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

On Monday, October 18, 2021, weather permitting, contractor Ricciardi Brothers, Inc., has finished connecting the new water main on School Street to the existing main on Spring Street. Water service in the area has been restored. Please follow the link be...

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Map of water service interruption area. Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: October 17, 2021

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

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

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

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COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Health Department
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Public Health Advisory: Dean Park Pond - Effective October 14, 2021

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Public Health Advisory: Dean Park Pond

Date of Record: October 14, 2021

Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury is under an advisory until further notice due to high bacterial levels caused by a Cyanobacteria Bloom (also known as blue-green algae).

The Worcest...

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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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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: 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: October 8, 2021

Public Parking in Town Center

Public Parking is now available at the Old Beal School, 1 Maple Avenue, in Shrewsbury’s Town Center District!

Shrewsbury’s Planning and Economic Development Department is pleased to announce that the parking lot at the Old Beal School i...

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