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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Route 140 Bridge - Nighttime Work

Overnight work will begin on the Route 140 Bridge Monday, September 20th, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Work will continue from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday the week of S...

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Posted on: September 23, 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: September 22, 2021

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - LAST DAY is 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: September 22, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Flow Testing on 9/23

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On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at approximately 1:00pm distribution system flow testing will be conducted near 384 South St. This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for a fire suppression system in the area and is expected to be co...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Service Interruption on September 21st

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On Tuesday, September 21 2021, weather permitting, contractor Ricciardi Brothers, Inc., will be starting the School Street water main replacement project. They will be connecting the new water main to the existing main at the intersection of Scho...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

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

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Sixty-three (63) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 10, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,286.

On Friday, August 20, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to highly recommend that ma...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Flow Testing on 9/16

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On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 9:00AM, distribution system flow testing will be conducted near 940 Boston Turnpike. This testing is necessary to gather important water flow data for a fire suppression system in the area and is expected ...

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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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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 14, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer System Work will Continue on Tuesday, 9/14

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Contractor National Water Main Cleaning Company and subcontractor N&M Excavating are scheduled to continue the sewer system improvement project on Tuesday, September 14th. This phase of the inflow and infiltration improvement project will encompass op...

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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 30, 2021

Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Break on North Quinsigamond Ave is Repaired

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August 30, 2021, 4:30PM Update: The Water and Sewer Division has completed repairs to the water main that failed earlier today on North Quinsigamond Avenue near the Donahue Rowing Center. Water service has now been restored to the area. North Quinsigamond...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

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

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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: August 30, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Break on North Quinsigamond Ave

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The Water and Sewer Division is currently responding to a water main break on North Quinsigamond Avenue. Once the section of main is isolated, water will be off between Audubon Drive and the entrance to the Postal Distribution Center driveway for 6-8 hour...

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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: August 12, 2021

DPW Contests - Win PAYT Bags!!!! & DPW Logo Design

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works regarding two exciting contests running through September 30, 2021.

Contest 1 - UNIPAY Enrollment - Win PAYT Bags

The Department of Public works is in the process of updating our records and n...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19: Updated Recommendations from CDC and MDPH for Masks and Vaccinations

Date of Record: August 4, 2021

Worcester County is now orange (substantial transmission) which calls for indoor masking. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on masking:

  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged two (2) or older, you shou...
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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

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Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encourage everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 mee...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Important Message from the Department of Public Works_Sewer Rates

This is an important message from Water & Sewer a division within the Shrewsbury Department of Public Works. Earlier this year the Sewer Commissioners held two (2) public hearings to discuss the Sewer Rate Study.  The hearings were conducted ...

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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 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 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: September 8, 2021

Lake Quinsigamond, Flint Pond and Newton Pond Aquatic Vegetation Treatment - Date of Record 9/8/2021

Date of Record 9/8/2021

Lake Quinsigamond, Flint Pond and Newton Pond Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Treatment 

The Lake Quinsigamond Commission has contracted with Solitude Lake Management to chemically treat the following areas for nuisance aquatic ...

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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. 
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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: 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: 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: August 22, 2021

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

9/23 Line up: Potato Potato and Trolley Dogs

Food Truck Thursdays August- October 2021 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Spirit of Shrewsbury - September 25, 2021

Please join the Spirit of Shrewsbury for their 25th Annual Expo and Craft Fair. September 25, 2021 from 10AM to 4PM at the Oak Middle School, 45 Oak Street.

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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: August 2, 2021

Selectmen Selections - July 2021