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Welcome to Shaftsbury!

~ Official Website of the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont ~

Welcome to Shaftsbury, Vermont – right next to everything. Forest hiking, local food farms, historic architecture – you don’t even have to leave the city limits. Covered bridges, colleges, arts and culture – you could get there by bicycle. New York, Boston, Montreal – half a day’s drive. Or don’t go anywhere – step out your door at night and let our dark skies bedazzle you with brilliant stars, planets and the Milky Way. Shaftsbury offers the beauty and quiet of rural living with city convenience within easy reach.

 

 

 

Explore

 

 

Discover: Our history, historic buildings, and what “makes us tick” as Shaftsbury folks. A proud heritage that goes back over 200 years.

 

 

Recreation

 

 

Farm to Table: Our local agriculture, a heritage of farming, farm stands and area farmers markets. A bucolic landscape defined by a history of working the land.

 

 

Living

 

 

Explore: Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.

 

 

Discover

 

 

Recreation! Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.

 

 

Farm to Table

 

 

Living: A place for families with a great elementary school, or an idyllic place to retire. Ideal location close to regional hospital, cultural centers, shopping, and everything Vermont has to offer.

Shires Housing Lake Paran Update

The Shires Housing Lake Paran Project has been redesigned to move it south, away from McCarthy Acres Rd. There is no longer an outlet on McCarthy at all. Please see the revised plan. The project received its requested allocation for municipal water from NB, so the...

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Farm to Ballet – 7/21 @ Studio Hill Farm

Event Date: Saturday July 21st 2018 Doors Open: 4:00pm Show Start: 5:00pm 957 Trumbull Hill Road Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262 Studio Hill is proud to host Vermont's own Farm to Ballet for a day of on-farm entertainment and education. The farmers...

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Upcoming Events

  • Community Walk July 18, 2018  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm56 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • DRB Meeting July 18, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCole Hall 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT


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Town Clerk

Monday 9:00am-2:00pm
Monday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.
9:00am-3:30pm
Friday by appointment only
(802) 442-4038 ext. 1

Treasurer

Monday-Friday 10:00-1:00pm
(802) 442-4038 ext. 2

Town Administrator

M-F, 8 am – 4 pm
(802) 442-4038 ext. 3

Transfer Station

  • Tuesday – 7:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thursday – 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Saturday – 7:00am – 4:00pm

Closed on: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.