Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury (shrōzˈbərē) [key], town (1990 pop. 24,146), Worcester co., central Mass.; inc. 1727. Plastics, furniture, candy, fire alarm systems, and textiles are manufactured. Gen. Artemas Ward was born there.

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