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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.

Bennington-Windham CEDS Accepting Project Submissions

Do you have a project that will be looking for funding in 2019-2020? Project Submission Period Open for the 2019 Southern Vermont Zone CEDS January 9, 2019 - Southern Vermont - Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) and the Bennington Regional...

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Energy Future – Get Involved

The BCRC is working with Efficiency Vermont and the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network to bring an important workshop to the area on January 31.  There are a lot of great ideas for advancing Vermont’s ambitious energy goals, including obtaining 90% of all of...

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Upcoming Events

  • Bone Builders January 24, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 amShaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • Bone Builders January 29, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 amShaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA


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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.