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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Break on Maple Ave is Fixed

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June 12, 2021, 3:30 p.m. Update: Update: The Water and Sewer Division has completed repairs to a malfunctioning water gate at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Rosedale Avenue.  Water service has now been restored to the area.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Break on Oak St near Howe Ave is Fixed

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June 12, 2021, 5:15 a.m. Update: DPW crews have completed the necessary repairs to the water main at the intersection of Oak Street and Howe Avenue. Water service was restored to the area around 4:00 a.m. this morning.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Break on Douglas Circle is Fixed

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June 12, 2021, 5:15 a.m. Update: The Water and Sewer Division has completed repairs to the water main break on Douglas Circle. Water service was restored to the area around 12;00 a.m.

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

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

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

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2 additional positive case of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since June 4, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,970.

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

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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: June 8, 2021

Main Street Sidewalk Construction

MA DOT contractor J.H. Lynch continues to install new handicapped ramps at several locations along Main Street (Summer Street/Job Cushing Road, Alden Avenue, and Francis Ave.).  This work is anticipated to continue until June 18th  Expec...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Service Interruption on June 9, 2021

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On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, contractor Ricciardi Brothers, Inc., will be connecting Harvard Avenue to the new water main on Main Circle. Harvard Avenue and Liberty Drive will not have water from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. to allow this work to t...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Practice the 5 D's!

DRESS, DEET, DAWN & DUSK, DRAIN

Mosquito-Borne Disease Fact Sheets:

For more information, please contact Central Mass. Mosquit...

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 16 thru 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: May 28, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Main Work to Continue on Main Circle on 6/1

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May 28, 2021 Water Main Replacement Project Update:  Contractor, Ricciardi Brothers Inc., has completed the water main replacement on Saybrook Road and will continue with Main Circle on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. They are also scheduled to replace th...

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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 was 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 was been reduced to 100 Town Meeting Members pursuant to Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020. ...

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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: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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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. 
People age 18 and older c...
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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-25-21

Governor Baker Files Legislation to Extend Certain COVID-19 Emergency Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2021 

Today, May 25, 2021 Governor Charlie Baker will file legislation to extend certain emergency measures currently in place via executi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-12-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Employer Vaccination Program, Extension of Targeted free COVID-19 Testing Sites, Provides Weekly Dose Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 12, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the Commonwealt...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-07-21 Phase 4 Details

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening of Additional Phase 4 Industries to Go Into Effect May 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 7, 2021 

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will move forward in the Comm...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-05-21

The Baker-Polito Administrative Announces New Walk-up Options at MA Vaccination Sites, Provides Weekly Dose Update.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 5, 2021 

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that beginning next week, most of the ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration on Track to Hit Goal of 4.1 Million People Vaccinated, Announces Next Phase of Vaccination Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 3, 2021 

Massachusetts set to vaccinate 4.1 million people by the beginning of June ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-30-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announced $7.7 Million to Support and Expand Shared Local Public Health Services

Grant program funds 29 groups of cities and towns to improve local public health  

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2021...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Shrewsbury Stories - Call for Participants DEI Task Force

About The Project - 'Shrewsbury Stories'
The storytelling subcommittee is part of the Shrewsbury Diversity, Equity and Inclusion(DEI) Task Force. The members of the subcommittee are Noor Ali, Roop Kaur and Paula Collins. 
There has never been a mor...
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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: April 27, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-27-21

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will reopen some outdoor Phase 4, Step 2 industries effective May 10, 2021 and put plans in place for further reopening on May 29, 2021 and August 1, 2021. The Administration continues to...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use

 

April 23, 2021 - Urgent: CDC Press Release: FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) 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 the?Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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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 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 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: 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: 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 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%

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: 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: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated May 27, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will reopen to the public, without the need for an appointment, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Please be advised that face coverings will s...
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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: 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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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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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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