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.
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.
Rabies info from Vermont Veterinary Medical Associationread more
Three bids for building the Public Works garage were received at the bid opening at 2pm Friday, March 9 at Cole Hall. Total bid amounts are as follows: VMS: $1,447,600 Russell: $1,318,970 Wright: $1,288,928 The bids from from Russel and Wright are below the $1.4M...read more
Town Clerk: Marlene Hall - 473; Holly Bahan - 131 Treasurer: Melanie Dexter: 424; Holly Bahan - 170 Selectman: Tim Scoggins - 393; Ed Corey - 174 All Town articles passed, including the Renewable Energy Resolution ( 284-92) School budget and articles...read more
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