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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.

 

 

 

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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.

Tax Bill FAQ

Tax Bill FAQ By Melanie Dexter, Shaftsbury Town Treasurer It’s that time of year again: property tax bills are in the mail. Along with payments and the occasional good-natured grousing, we treasurers also get a lot of questions. Here are answers to some of the most...

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CEDS Public Input

Prosperity for all – has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? As you may or may not know, I have been actively working towards this goal through my involvement with the Regional Economic Development Group. Our main focus this summer and fall is on the development of a...

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Increased Speed Limit Enforcement

The Selectboard moved on Monday to instruct the sheriff to be more aggressive in writing speeding tickets. There have been numerous complaints of vehicles driving at high speeds throughout Shaftsbury. The sheriff will immediately deploy deputies to various locations...

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Upcoming Events

  • Community Walk September 19, 2018  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm56 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • DRB Meeting September 19, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCole Hall 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT

  • Bone Builders September 20, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 amShaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • Bone Builders September 25, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 amShaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • Planning Commission Meeting September 25, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCole Hall 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.