Welcome to Shaftsbury!

~ Official Website of the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont ~

Shaftsbury Town Offices at Cole Hall are closed to the public. Limited records research by appointment only. See News.

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.

Project Stewardship Workshop 6/3

Project Stewardship Workshop June 3rd, 2-4:30pm (VIRTUAL) REGISTER HERE Join us for our SVEP 2.0 small conference on Local Project Stewardship. This is the first of the four-part Project Development Series. Hear from communities in the Southern Vermont region on how...

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Green Up Day 5/30/2020

Green Up Day is May 30th . It’s the 50th Anniversary but due to COVID -19 plans have been modified. Your are still encourage to pick up trash on the roads. Bags will be available in a box at Cole Hall (61 Buck Hill Rd) but no staff will be on site. There is a dumpster...

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Next NatGuard Food Distribution June 5 Bennington

The Vermont Foodbank and Vermont National Guard will be handing out meals to those in need from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: Friday, June 5 - William H Morse State Airport, 1563 Walloomsac Rd, Bennington This and other food distribution events are for those in need, and...

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Upcoming Events

  • Selectboard Meeting June 1, 2020  6:30 pm - 8:30 pmCole Hall (Upstairs) 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT


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Found a lost dog?

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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

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.

Public Works

Please call 802-681-7240 to report road issues.
Monday – Friday 7am-3:30pm
526 North Road