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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.

CEDS Public Input

Time to review and comment on the next five years of strategic actions to grow the economy in Southern Vermont! Bennington Public Input Session Thursday November, 15th 2018 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Masonic Lodge * 504 Main Street * Bennington, VT 05201 The Windham...

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VT Health Connect Open Enrollment 11/1-12/15

Raising Awareness for Open Enrollment It's that time of year again! Vermont Health Connect's Open Enrollment season starts November 1 and runs through December 15. Open Enrollment is the time when Vermonters can sign up for health coverage through Vermont Health...

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Election Day November 6, 2018

Please don't forget to vote Tuesday November 6 from 7am to 7pm at the Fire House on Buck Hill Road. You will find a sample ballot attached here.11__SHAFTSBURY_BEN-3

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Upcoming Events

  • Bone Builders November 15, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 amShaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • Selectboard Meeting November 19, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pmCole Hall 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT

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

  • DRB Meeting November 21, 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.