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Posted on: November 29, 2020

Important Notice from the Water & Sewer Division - Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing

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On Monday, November 30, 2020, distribution system flow testing with be conducted at two locations on Hartford Turnpike (Route 20). The first test will be near 200 Hartford Turnpike beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the second will be at 360 Hartford Turnpike at ...

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Map of Hartford Turnpike Flow Testing Home
Posted on: November 27, 2020

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

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19 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 25, 2020 bringing the total to 748. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

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Press Release of November 27, 2020 Home
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Yard Waste Delay- Wednesday Routes

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Yard waste pickup for Wednesday routes will be delayed until Friday 11/27. Waste Management will send out additional trucks to assist with pickup as collection was more than anticipated. Over 130 tons have been collected since Monday thus far.  


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Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury


COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Yard Waste Delay

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Waste Management is experiencing delays with yard waste pickup, and has sent out extra trucks to assist with the high demand. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday routes should be completed today Wed. 11/25/2020.  

The Town Hall and Waste Management wi...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division: Flushing of Zone 2 is Complete - Thank You

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November 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. unidirectional flushing update: flushing of Zone 2 was completed today.  We are currently working with the contractor to schedule water valve replacements and flushing of Zones 7 and 8.  This work will not be...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulation: Effective January 4, 2021

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On November 20, 2020, the Shrewsbury Board of Health adopted a new regulation called Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”. This regulation will go into effect on January 4, 2021.

The regulation includes, but is not limited to, limiting where...

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Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Home
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID Alert: Phone Alert, Test Results Flyers and Thanksgiving

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Date of Record: November 19, 2020

Everbridge Alert Today (November 19, 2020)Test Results FlyersandThanksgiving During COVID-19

Message from the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) Commissioner Bharel via Everbridge

A message from the MA Department of Publi...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:


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Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

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Issued July 2, 2020- Updated November 6, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitab...
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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Meeting Date Change - Zoning Board of Appeals

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The date of the December meeting has changed from December 28th to December 21st. The application deadline will also change to November 24th by 12:00 noon. Any questions please email us at Please check out our new application h...

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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: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

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In addition to daily unidirectional flushing, Hydra Tech will be cleaning and exercising water valves in Zone 2 to prepare for flushing.  Zone 2 is the area between North Quinsigamond Avenue, Main Street from 290 to Monadnock Drive, Route 9, and ...

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Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map Home
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury DPW Launches New Citizen Reporting Tool Powered by SeeClickFix

The Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works (DPW) has launched SeeClickFix which will allow citizens to report items through a mobile app that they would have previously had to call or email to have resolved.  This includes potholes, visibi...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Purchase and Development of the Beal Early Childhood Center


The Beal Reuse Committee acting through the Board of Selectmen hereby solicits proposals from highly qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the real property with a building thereon, known as the former Beal Early Childhood Center (“Beal School”),...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space & Streets Grant

Town of Shrewsbury Receives MassDOT Shared Space Grant

The Town of Shrewsbury received a MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces grant totaling $63,514.87. The program is intended to support projects that promote public health, safe mobility, and renewed commerce by quickly providing new or repurposed space for soc...

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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 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Home
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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FY21 Fiscal Projection 2 Home
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Shrewsbury Completes Solar Array at Home Farm Water Treatment Plant

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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: September 29, 2020

Phase III - Step II for Lower Risk Communities - Effective October 5, 2020

Date of Record: 09/29/20

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the transitioning of Phase III to Step II for lower risk communities to be effective on October 5, 2020.

PRESS RELEASE: On September 29, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that ...

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COVID-19 Community Level Data Map Home
Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Updated Restaurant Guidance - Effective September 28, 2020

On September 22, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced revised safety standards for restaurants which will take effect on Monday, September 28, 2020. Restaurants remain subject to the previously issued, August 11, 2020 Safety Standards until the...

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Workplace Safety Standards for Restaurants Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Make payments online through UNIPAY.


Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Town Hall is closed to the public and Town offices are working with reduced staffing levels.  To assist all of our community’s clients we are encouraging individuals to make payments online throug...

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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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