Welcome to Shaftsbury!
~ Official Website of the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont ~
Shaftsbury Town Offices at Cole Hall are closed to the public until further notice. 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.
Discover: Our history, historic buildings, and what “makes us tick” as Shaftsbury folks. A proud heritage that goes back over 200 years.
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.
Explore: Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.
Recreation! Hiking trails, regional fishing map, hunting information, our Green Mountain National Forest and much more. Plus a bit about our ghost town, Glastenbury.
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.
Department of Public works Essential Services and Functions The Town of Shaftsbury Vermont Department of Public Works (DPW) continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19. For the current safety and long-term health of our workforce, DPW is focusing on...
The Town office building, Cole Hall, is closed to the public. This includes the Town Clerk office. All meetings are canceled except Selectboard and urgent matters requiring action by the Development Review Board. Meetings will be by teleconference. Members of the...
Vermont Public Service Dept has compiled sources for free Internet access including: WiFi hotspots at public buildings. Comcast free WiFi hotspots and low income program....
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