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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.

VISION TO ACTION WORKSHOP FOR THE SHIRES

Vision Action Workshop for the Shires 350 VT Date: October 6th, 2018 Time: 9:00am-4:30pm Location: Martha Canfield Library in Arlington, Vermont Who: Residents, students, workers, farmers, energy committee members, teachers, parents from towns all across southwestern...

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EAST ROAD DELAYS

ROAD WORK TO BEGIN MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24TH ON EAST ROAD BETWEEN BUCK HILL AND THE BENNINGTON TOWN LINE - EXPECT DELAYS AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY

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Tax Bill FAQ

Tax Bill FAQ By Melanie Dexter, Shaftsbury Town Treasurer It’s that time of year again: property tax bills are in the mail. Along with payments and the occasional good-natured grousing, we treasurers also get a lot of questions. Here are answers to some of the most...

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Upcoming Events

  • Community Walk September 26, 2018  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm56 Church St, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, USA

  • Selectboard Meeting October 1, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pmCole Hall 61 Buck Hill Road Shaftsbury, VT

  • Bone Builders October 2, 2018  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.