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Posted on: January 15, 2021

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

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35 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 14, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,043. We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID...

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Press Release of January 15, 2021 Home
Posted on: January 14, 2021

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

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 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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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Home
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Town Offices (Town Hall, Library, Senior Center) will be closed on Monday January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Town Office buildings are currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. To reach an office during normal business hou...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

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

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41 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 13, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,008. We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID...

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Press Release of January 14, 2021 Home
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 13, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE, please click HERE.

Today, January 13, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration outlined plans to start vaccines for congregate care settings, the next priority group within Phase One of the Common...

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PRESS RELEASE 01-13-21 Home
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Curbside Christmas Tree Pickup

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Christmas Tree Pickup will be on your regular scheduled pickup day for all Pay-As-You-Throw households during the weeks of 

  • Monday January 4, 2021 through Friday January 8, 2021
  • Monday January 11, 2021 through Friday January 15, 2021

Please place on...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Update on Plans for COVID-19 Vaccinations: Three Phased Approach

PRESS RELEASE: 01-04-21, the Baker-Polito Administration outlined plans to vaccinate the Commonwealth’s first responders, the next priority group within Phase One of the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.

The Town of Shr...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-04-21 Home
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 7, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of Capacity and Gathering Limits,New Guidance for Hospital ICU Staffing, Elective Surgeries

Capacity Limits for Most Industries, Gathering Limits Extended Until at Least January 24, 2021

For Immediate Release:...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-07-21 Home
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Vacancy Notice: Planning Board

The Town Manager is seeking a qualified individual interested in serving on the Planning Board as a Member to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2021.

The Planning Board consists of five (5) regular members and one (1) associate member appointed ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Vacancy Notice: Commission on Disabilities

The Town Manager is seeking qualified individuals interested in serving on the Commission on Disabilities to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2022. Interested parties for this vacancy must be disabled in order to comply with M.G.L. Ch40, Secti...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration launches new phase of #StateWithoutStigMA Campaign

For immediate release - December 31, 2020

The Baker-Polito Administration launches new phase of #StateWithoutStigMA Campaign

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) launched a new phase of the #StateWithoutStigMA public information campaign aim...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 12-31-20 Home
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Shrewsbury Elevated to Red (High-Risk) Community - Municipal Buildings Closed

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As of December 10, 2020, the Town of Shrewsbury has been designated as a Red (Higher-Risk) Community. 

Effective the week of Monday December 14, 2020, Town Hall will again close to the public as a result of the COVID-19 surge. In...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

COVID-19: The Safest Way to Celebrate the New Year

The safest way to celebrate the new year is to celebrate at home with the people who live with you or virtually with friends and family. If you’re celebrating New Year’s with people outside your household, make sure you take steps to prevent the spread of...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulation: Effective January 4, 2021

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On November 20, 2020, the Shrewsbury Board of Health adopted a new regulation called Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”. This regulation will go into effect on January 4, 2021.

The regulation includes, but is not limited to, limiting where...

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Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Home
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Important Message from the W & S Division - Emergency Water Repair Complete Near 280 S. Quinsig Ave

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The Water and Sewer Division has completed an emergency water service repair near 280 South Quinsigamond Avenue and water service has been restored to the area.

Residents in the vicinity of the impacted area may have discolored water due to the interruptio...

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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: December 22, 2020

Announcement of Temporary Revisions to COVID-19 Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2020

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a temporary Executive Order and revised COVID-19 measures to reduce the spread of the virus in Massachusetts. 

The temporary Executive Order will outline the ...

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Governor Charlie Baker's Updates Home
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: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Home
Posted on: December 8, 2020

COVID-19: Statewide Rollback to Phase 3, Step 1 - Effective 12/13/20 at 12:01 A.M.

On December 8, 2020, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito announced an update to the state’s reopening process as well as several updates to sector-specific guidance in order to combat the rising cases of COVID-19 across the Commonwealth. The measures o...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 2021 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving high school seniors who are residents of Shrewsbury. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service and academic ach...

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2021 Town Scholarship Form Home
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: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:

 

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Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Home
Posted on: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

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

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Launches New Fiscal Transparency Center

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

This new transparency center will allo...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

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As part of a community risk reduction and public education initiative, the Shrewsbury Fire Department (SFD) is launching a pilot program that will provide smoke detector installations and home-safety assessments to eligible Shrewsbury residents at NO COST...

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