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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Friday, 4/23 at 8:00AM

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:30 p.m update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow, April 23rd at 8:00 a.m. Today they were able to finish unidirectional flushing on Flanagan Drive, Eastwood Road,&n...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

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

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 21, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,900.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Solicitation for Comments: Prohibition of left turns from South Street to Route 20 westbound

At its meeting on April 13, 2021, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to recommend the implementation of recommendations as presented in the Route 20 Master Plan dated December 2018 from Howard Stein Hudson. The Board is specificall...
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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 22, 2021

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The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Field House at Shrewsbury High School, 64 Holden Street on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am. The quorum for this meeting has been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 20...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

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

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Pressure Reducing Valve Testing on April 22

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On Thursday, April 22, 2021, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Water and Sewer Division and the Town’s consultant, Tata and Howard will be performing flow testing of the pressure reducing valves.  The Town has three pressure zones that are independent ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Finance Committee Public Hearing

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM, virtually via Google Meets, the Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on the matters contained within the warrant for the Annual Town Meeting that will take place starting on May 22, 2021. 

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Replacement is Complete

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Hydra Tech has finished replacing water valves at the intersections of Wesleyan Terrace at Knowlton Avenue, Wesleyan Terrace and Wesleyan Street, and Hascall Street and Wesleyan Street.

This critical work is being done to allow the unidirectional flushing ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Annual Sewer Investigations are Ongoing

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April 20, 2021 Update: The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program. 

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

Save the Date! The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) will be hosting a medication take back event on 04-24-21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00PM at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Avenue.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Wed 4/21 at 8:00AM

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Friday, April 16, 2021 3:30 p.m update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing on Wednesday, April 21st at 8:00 a.m. Please note that flushing will not occur on Monday, April 19th and Tuesday, April 20th due to water valve replacements ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Question 1 Information - May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

In the month of March, the Board of Selectmen spent a considerable amount of time at various meetings and workshops discussing and deciding on placing a ballot question on the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election ballot concerning a proposition 2 1/2 operatio...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Voting Information - May 4 Annual Town Election & Early Voting

MAY 4, 2021 ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

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Last day to apply for an Absentee or Early Vote Ballot BY MAIL before the Town Election : 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 –5 PM         ...

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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 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Early Voting In Person for May 4 Annual Town Election

Early Voting In Person will be held at Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave., on: Monday, April 26 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Tuesday, April 27 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Wednesday, April 28 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, and Thursday, April 29 from Noon to 7 PM.

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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 31, 2021

Important Reminder from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Tomorrow 4/13 at 8:00AM

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Monday, April 12, 2021 11:00 a.m. update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.  Please note that due to the elevation changes we expect water service to be interrupted while they flush the Lamplighter Dr...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer Investigations Nighttime Work Starting 4/12

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April 12, 2021 Update: The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program and will be staring nighttime work this evening.  

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Sewer Investigations are Ongoing

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The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, are continuing the annual sewer investigation program and will be scheduling nighttime flow isolation later this week.  

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

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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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Posted on: April 2, 2021

DPW "In The Works"

The Shrewsbury Department of Public Works is proud to share "DPW - In the Works", a new resource for the community that provides a quick snapshot of ongoing Public Works projects throughout Town.  This page will be updated as projects a...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Online Payments Now Available for Road Opening Permits

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  As of April 1, 2021, online payments are now available when applying for Highway Permits via the Town's online Permitting System.  Online payments are now available for t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Important notice from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Main Replacement Work to Begin 4/1/2021

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Beginning on April 1, 2021, weather permitting, water main replacement work will begin on Saybrook Road by project contractor, Riccardi Brothers Inc. Once that road is complete, they will be replacing the water mains on School Street and Main Cir...

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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!

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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 26, 2021

Refilling Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

Notification of Refilling

Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

 The Lake Quinsigamond Commission will raise the water level, or refill, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond located in Grafton, Shrewsbury and Worcester on or about March 2, 2021. The Irish Dam...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Action Dates

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The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 am (as voted at a joint meeting with the Moderator on February 23, 2021). The location is yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The followi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated March 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

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

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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%

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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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Posted on: January 28, 2020

FREE Smoke Detector Installation to Eligible Residents

Smoke Detector Installation

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: 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: 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: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-10-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Preregistration System for Mass Vaccination Locations to Launch Friday, Updates on Dose Distribution in the Commonwealth & Designated Vaccine Clinic Days for K-12 Educators, Staff & Child Care Workers ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces K-12 Educators, Child Care Workers and K-12 School Staff Eligible for Vaccine Appointments Starting March 11, 2021 and Vaccine Appointment Availability for Next Week

PRESS RELEASE:  03-03-21

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Changes to Sector-specific Occupancy Restrictions

Press Release: February 4, 2021

IMPORTANT - Changes to sector-specific capacity:  Effective February 8, 2021 at 5:00 A.M.

1.  Lifting 25% Capacity Restriction 

All businesses in the list below, currently limited to 25% capacity, wi...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Phase 2 - February 1, 2021

Date of Record: January 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all parts of the Commonwealth, including new mass vaccination sites, pharmacy locations and local sites.

The Administration also announc...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Announcements on COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity and New Vaccination Sites

Vaccine Capacity Update / New Sites Announcement

Press Release: 02-10-21

Appointments continue to be added at vaccination sites statewide. On February 11, 2021 at 8:30 A.M., 53,000 new appointments at mass vaccination sites will be posted online at the foll...

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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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