News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Important Message from the Department of Public Works

Phase 2 bridge demolition (southbound lanes) of the Route 140 bridge over I-290 is expected to begin on Sunday, July 12, 2020.  The demolition work will take place at night between 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Sunday night through Thursday night.  ...

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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Temporary Stormwater Management Permitting Changes due to COVID-19

With the Town Hall closed to the public due to COVID-19, the Stormwater Permit Application process has been slightly disrupted. The DPW would like to remind applicants the standard requirements for obtaining a Stormwater Permit:

  • Physical copies of the appl...
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Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: July 10, 2020

2020 Yard Waste Summer Drop-Off Dates

yard waste

WHERE:  MUNICIPAL GARAGE at 211 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, 01545

TIME:  7:30 am to 11:30 am


  1. Saturday, June 13th - COMPLETE

  2. Saturday, July 11th - COMPLETE

  3. Saturday, August 8th

  4. Saturday, September 12th


  • LEAV...
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Yard Waste Drop-off Department of Public Works (DPW)
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

Solar array at water treatment plant

In a ceremony in Ware, April 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration, though MassDEP’s Clean Energy Results Program, with support from the Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $4 million in state Gap II...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

45 MPH Sign

Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, 

June 1, 2020

$15.4M Shrewsbury Route 20 Project Approved by MassDOT

Rep. Kane and Town Off...

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Read the Press Release Here Department of Public Works (DPW)