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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Community Recycling Fundraiser - April 16, 2023

Recycling in Shrewsbury

The Shrewsbury Rotary Club is hosting a Community Recycling Fundraiser on Sunday, April 16, 2023 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. in front of the Shrewsbury Town Hall, 100 Maple Avenue.

Recycling Fundraiser Flyer Board of Health
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Electronics Recycling Event - April 22, 2023

recycling bucket

Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at St. Nicholas Church, 34 Gold Street, Shrewsbury, MA. Accepting any and all electronics, bikes, appliances and more. All Towns welcome! Questions? Email:

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Press Release: Healey-Driscoll Administration Update on COVID-19 Public Health Emergency


Date of Record: 03-15-23 - The Healey-Driscoll Administration announced that the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency will end on May 11, 2023, to align with the end of the federal public health emergency.

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Public Health Advisory: Lake Quinsigamond - Worcester and SHREWSBURY

Public Health Advisory - PFAS Lake Quinsigamond

Department of Public Health Issues New Fish Consumption Advisories Based on PFAS in Fish at 13 State Parks

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Freshwater Fish Consumption Advisories Board of Health
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Press Release: Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll

Press Release - Gov Healey 02-27-23

Date of Record: 02-27-23 - Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll unveiled a $750 Million Tax Relief Package. The proposal includes direct relief for families, seniors and those dealing with high costs of housing.

Tax Relief Announcement 02-27-23 Board of Health
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Update

Extra Snap Ending 03-02-23

Date of Record: 02-23-23

During the pandemic extra Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits have been available each month to help families buy food (minimum of extra $95/month per household). 

Due to recent action by the federal g...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Reminder: COVID-19 Mask Advisory for Shrewsbury

Face Mask Instructions



Date of Record: 12-12-22 - The Shrewsbury Board of Health's Mask Advisory remains in effect. This is purely optional and not a mandate. Wearing a mask is a personal preference. The Advisory is to r...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Sharps Disposal (i.e. diabetic needles, lancets, EpiPens)

This message is being sent as a reminder to all residents that a statewide ban on the disposal of needles, syringes and lancets (collectively known as "sharps") went into effect back on July 1, 2012. The law stipulates that disposal of sharps wi...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

UPDATE: Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Update as of October 19, 2022

 Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Update as of 10-19-22: 

Previous testing revealed that Cyanobacteria has exceeded the recreational threshold. Due to this being a common occurrence, Dean Park Pond wil...

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