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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Update: Effective January 10, 2022 Town Hall Open by Appointment Only

Updated: Friday, January 21, 2022 

Due to the unprecedented amount of COVID-19 cases in the region and in order to ensure continuity of operations and meet service level expectations, effective Monday January 10, 2022 the Town Hall will be open to...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Radon Awareness Week: January 24 thru January 28, 2022

Radon is an odorless and invisible radioactive gas naturally released from rocks, soil, and water. In outdoor environments, radon levels are very low and generally not considered harmful.

Radon can get into homes or buildings through small cracks or holes ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

COVID-19: Updated Mask Guidance from the Center for Disease Control

THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) HAS UPDATED THEIR GUIDANCE ON TYPES OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS(Please click HERE to enlarge the Infographic below)

Key Considerations:

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a list of NIOSH-app...
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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Population Detected in Shrewsbury

  

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced that a small stand of trees was found to be infested in Shrewsbury, MA (Worcester County) with the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula; SLF) earlier in...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

USPS offering COVID-19 Home Tests

Effective 01-19-22, every home in the U.S. can order FOUR (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests will be completely free, there are no shipping costs, and you do not need to enter a credit card number. Read on to learn how to get your free tests!

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Home
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Vacancy Notice: Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one individual to fill a vacant seat on the Council on Aging

The Town Manager is seeking one (1) qualified individual interested in serving on the Council of Aging to fill a vacant term set to expire on June 30, 2023.

The Council on Aging consists of seven (7) persons appointed for staggered terms and is responsible...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE PCR COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m....

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Dog License for 2022 - Now Open!

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PLEASE NOTE: The 2022 licensing period for dogs is now open as of January 1, 2022 and will close on February 28, 2022. Any renewals received after March 1, 2022 will be subject to a $10 late fee per dog. New dogs are not subject to the late fee. ...

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Dog License Information Town Clerk
Posted on: December 30, 2021

3rd Quarter Real Estate Tax Bills

3rd Quarter Real Estate tax bills will be due on February 1st. The Assessor Office’s page on the Town of Shrewsbury’s website has helpful information regarding the new tax rate, how tax bills are calculated, and how to file for an abat...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

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COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Health Department
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Guidance from MA Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is adopting updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding isolation and quarantine periods for the general population, effective immediately. 

For the general public,...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

COVID-19: Expanded Booster Shot Eligibility for 12 to 17 Year Olds

CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility and Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2022

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)?is endorsing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation to expa...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

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COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

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Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Home
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

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Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Home
Posted on: December 6, 2021

2022 Town of Shrewsbury Scholarship Applications Now Available

2022 Scholarship

Applications are now available for the 2022 Town of Shrewsbury scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to deserving residents of Shrewsbury who are seniors at any high school. Awards are based on financial need, character, community service, and acad...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated August 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Effective Monday, August 16, 2021, following guidance from the CDC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, all employees and visit...
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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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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Home
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Lake Quinsigamond Draw Down Notice 2021

The Lake Quinsigamond Commission plans to lower the water level, or draw down, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond on or about Monday, November 1, 2021. See letter for more details. 

Draw Down Letter Lake Quinsigamond Commission
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Message from the Water & Sewer Div - Emergency Water Service Repairs are Complete on Main Street

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January 23, 2022, 12:00PM UPDATE: The Shrewsbury Water Department has completed repairs to a water service break in the vicinity of 448 Main Street.  Water service in the area has been restored. 

Residents in the vicinity of the impacted ...

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Map of Service Interruption Area Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Online & Credit Card Payments Now Accepted at Town Clerk's Office

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The Town Clerk's Office is now pleased to accept online and credit card payments!

Visit www.shrewsburyma.gov/payclerkonline to order vital records to be mailed to you or apply/renew your dog license for 2022!

Credit cards are now also accepted at the counte...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

513 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 14, 2022

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Five hundred and thirteen (513) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 14, 2022, bringing the cumulative total to 6,597.

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require fa...

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Press Release of January 21, 2022 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2020 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury’s dr...

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