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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.

New Look for your Tax Bill

Tax bills are being redesigned, in large part to make clearer the difference between town and school tax. More info is here: https://tax.vermont.gov/sites/tax/files/documents/FS%20Property%20Tax%20Bill%20Explanation.pdf

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FREE Home Weatherization

BROC offers FREE weatherization services (from energy audits to replacing old, inefficient appliances to insulating) for homeowners and renters who are income-qualified. Yes, free! NeighborWorks' HEAT Squad provides low-cost, high value energy audits and supports...

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The Shaftsbury Line: Broadband and Cell Surveys

The citizens of Shaftsbury believe having Internet service is important and want the Town to do something about. That is one of the results of the recently completed Internet coverage survey in Shaftsbury. We collect 260 responses online from March 1 to April 15,...

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Upcoming Events

  • Selectboard Meeting June 17, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pmCole Hall, 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT

  • DRB Meeting June 19, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCole Hall (Upstairs) 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT


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Town Clerk

Monday 9:00am-3:00pm
Monday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.
9:00am-4:00pm
Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
Other times available by appointment
(802) 442-4038 ext. 1

Treasurer

Monday-Thursday 10:00-1:00pm
Friday 9:00-12:00pm
Other times available by appointment
(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.