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.
Discover: Our history, historic buildings, and what “makes us tick” as Shaftsbury folks. A proud heritage that goes back over 200 years.
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.
Explore: Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.
Recreation! Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.
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.
UPDATE: The Selectboard made minor edits to the Town Plan at its hearing on 11/4. The Selectboard will hold a second hearing in order to receive public input: Selectboard Hearing on New Town Plan: Monday, Dec 2, 2019, 7p @ Cole Hall, 61 Buck Hill Rd, Shaftsbury The...
The Town Clerk's Office will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veteran's Day.
Homes sought for free one-time weatherization You can volunteer to help https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/homes-sought-for-free-weatherization,587363? WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. — Student volunteers from Bennington College, Williams College and the Massachusetts...
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