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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.

VAE 25th Birthday Party

VAE 25th Birthday Party Matthew Perry, Vermont Arts Exchange, matthewvae@comcast.net, Main St., North Bennington Event: Jul 20, 2019, 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM SAVE the DATE for the Vermont Arts Exchange 25th Birthday Party! Saturday, July 20th 12:00-3:00 at VAE 48 Main St....

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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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  • Town Clerk Office Hours

    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 Office Hours

    Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
    Other times available by appointment
    (802) 442-4038 ext. 2

  • Transfer Station Hours

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

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