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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Vacancy Notice: Historic District Commission

The Board of Selectmen is seeking a qualified person interested in serving on the Historic District Commission for a three year term to expire on June 30, 2023.  This seven person commission is charged with all powers and duties associated with a...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Shrewsbury Positive COVID-19 Cases - Demographic Data

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The Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance has provided the following demographic data for positive COVID-19 cases in the Town of Shrewsbury as of June 26, 2020: 

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Board of Selectmen & Town Moderator Meet to Discuss 2020 Annual Town Meeting Quorum Reduction

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Pursuant to Section 7 of Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2020, the Board of Selectmen of the will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., remotely via Google Meet, to consider, in consultation with and with the approval of the Shrewsbury ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Postponed to July 29, 2020 at Shrewsbury High School

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Due to COVID-19, The Annual Town Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Shrewsbury High School Field House, 64 Holden Street, as determined by the Town Moderator pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 39 Section 10A

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Click here to view the 2020 Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 25, 2020

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

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5 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 317. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of June 25, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Independence Day Observance on Friday July 3, 2020

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As town buildings remain closed until July 6, 2020, Town Staff will not be available on Friday July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. Otherwise, staff can be reached by phone or email during normal business hours.  Click here for the staff d...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until July 6, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – June 19, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of June 19, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Town Officials Discuss Racial Inequalities, Proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth, Propose Task Force

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Selectmen proclaimed June 19th as Juneteenth:

This is following a discussion from June 4th in which the Board released a statement regarding death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the resulting protests across the nation. The...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Interest and penalties waived on certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020

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The Board of Selectmen waived the payment of interest and other penalties in the event of late payment of any real estate, personal property, motor vehicle excise, boat excise, and water or sewer utility bills, giving Shrewsbury taxpayers until June 30, 2...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 8, 2020

2019 Annual Town Report

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The Town of Shrewsbury 2019 Annual Town Report is now available to view. Click here.

2019 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement Regarding the Recent Death of George Floyd and the Resulting National Protests

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The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen strongly denounces the shocking and horrific actions of those Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the tragic death of George Floyd. Their actions reflect poorly on the hundreds of thousands of honorable and profe...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Project Approval and New Speed Limit along Route 20

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Office of Representative Hannah E. Kane

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

For Immediate Release

Contact: Anna Darrow, 617-722-2810, Anna.Darrow@mahouse.gov 

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 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

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The 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant has been posted. The Town Meeting has been scheduled by the Board of Selectmen for June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Shrewsbury High School Field House located at 64 Holden Street (please note location change).

Given the ...

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June 29, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Board of Selectmen
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Water Use Restrictions

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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 forth in the ...

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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Annual Town Meeting & Election Postponed

The Board of Selectmen, acting under newly granted authority by the Legislature and Governor (Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020) is announcing the postponement of the Annual Town Election, originally scheduled for May 5, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting, or...

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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public through May 1, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – April 1, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus and in consideration of information from the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mas...

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Press Release of April 1, 2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020


The following is a transcript of the report given to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Report from the Town Manager - 3/24/2020 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Board of Selectmen vote to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

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On March 24, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted to enact a Declaration of Local State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Town Manager Kevin Mizikar stated,"First and foremost, the Declaration of Emergency will acknowledge just how s...

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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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Board of Selectmen
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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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: June 28, 2019

NEW Solid Waste & Recycling Program to begin on MONDAY July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Town of Shrewsbury and Waste Management are introducing a new Solid Waste & Recycling Program. A number of information sessions were held for this rollout which can be viewed at the links below. The top questions and answer...

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Board of Selectmen