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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Town Manager
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 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 suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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Town Manager
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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Town Manager
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 Town Manager
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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Town Manager
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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Town Manager
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 Town Manager
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 Town Manager
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrant - June 29, 2020

Town Meeting

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 Town Manager
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 Town Manager
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Board of Selectmen extend payment due dates for Property Tax Bills and Exemptions

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On April 7, 2020, the Board of Selectmen voted on tax-payer initiatives including 

  • changing the 4th quarter tax bill due date from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020
  • waiving interest and penalties for certain bills if paid in full by June 30, 2020
  • extendin...
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Press Release of April 9, 2020 Town Manager
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 Town Manager
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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Declaration of Local State of Emergency_COVID19 Town Manager
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEShrewsbury Town Buildings Closed to the Public until March 27, 2020

Shrewsbury, MA – March 19, 2020

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

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Press Release March 19, 2020 Town Manager
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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Town Manager
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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Town Manager
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Town of Shrewsbury Announces Price Increase to “Pay-as-You-Throw” Trash Program

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SHREWSBURY — Town Manager Kevin Mizikar reports that the Town of Shrewsbury is raising fees for its “Pay-as-You-Throw” trash removal program.

Currently, approximately 57% of the cost of the program is subsidized by municipal t...

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2020 PAYT Rate Increase Report & Details Town Manager
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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Town Manager