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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer Rate Public Hearing on Monday, March 8th at 7:00 pm

The Sewer Commission will hold a public hearing for the proposed sewer rate increase on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 7:00 pm. A presentation will be given to provide more information and an overview of the Sewer Rate Analysis dated March 5, 2021. The public ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

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

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12 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since March 4, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,567. We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Town Meeting Members Needed

Town Meeting Members are still needed in Precincts 3, 4, 7, & 8. There are 1 year terms in Precinct 5 and 7. Nomination papers can be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk's office at (508)841-8507. Nomination papers are due March 16.

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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 26, 2021

Refilling Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond

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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: February 26, 2021

Cemetery Master Plan Meeting on March 3, 2021 at 7 pm

The Shrewsbury Parks & Cemetery Commission will be holding a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM to give a presentation on the master plan of a proposed cemetery at 65 Prospect Street (Prospect Park/Former Masonic Property). ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Reminder: Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Due On March 11, 2021

Applications are now available for the 2021 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving high school seniors who are residents of Shrewsbury. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service and academic ach...

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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: 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 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Attitude Survey

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Survey

The Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) has developed a survey to assess vaccination attitudes and the degree of vaccine hesitancy among people in Massachusetts. The results from the survey will be used to under...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

SeeClickFix Updates now include Animal Control

This is an important message from the Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works.  In collaboration with the Animal Control office, a new "Animal Control" request category has been added to the Online Portal powered by SeeClickFix wh...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-24-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 24, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a new $4.7 million initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccine equity in the 20 communities most disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The Administration also announced 11 h...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Health Equity Award Nominations & CHIP Release Information

Health Equity Award Nominations and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Release Information! 

Please be advised that the current Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is about to sundown and the next ite...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated February 9, 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 ...
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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Vaccine Distribution & Additional Eligible Groups in Phase 2

PRESS RELEASE: February 17, 2021

Letter from Secretary Sudders

Important information about the state’s effort regarding vaccination distribution, where demand vastly exceeds current supply. The Baker-Polito Administration is committed to the effec...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Credit Card Payments now Accepted

This is an important message from the Department of Public Works.  The Town of Shrewsbury has added credit cards as a payment option for all Town Bills.  Please refer to the UniPay Portal for accepted credit/debit cards and for the&n...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

MDPH Announces First Identification of S. Africa COVID Variant in MA

State Public Health Officials Announce First Identification of South Africa COVID Variant in Massachusetts

PRESS RELEASE: 02-16-21

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) today announced the first case of the B.1.351 COVID-19 variant identified...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Targeted Outreach Initiatives for COVID-19 Vaccine

 Baker-Polito Administration Launches Targeted Outreach Initiative in 20 Hardest Hit Communities to Increase Equity in COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Access; $1M to Support Vaccination in Historically Underserved Communities

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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: 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: 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: 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 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update in Phase One - Effective 01-21-21

COVID-19 Vaccine update for Phase ONE

Effective January 21, 2021

Per the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH), effective January 21, 2021, vaccination eligibility is open to include the next two priority groups within Phase One

Details of those w...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare s...

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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: January 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 13, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE, please click HERE.

Today, January 13, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration outlined plans to start vaccines for congregate care settings, the next priority group within Phase One of the Common...

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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: 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: December 7, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 2021 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving high school seniors who are residents of Shrewsbury. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service and academic ach...

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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: July 22, 2020

FY21 Fiscal Projection 2

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee, and the residents and taxpayers of Shrewsbury:

I am pleased to present this revised financial plan for fiscal year 2021. These revisions come after several challenging months of working through the ch...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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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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