Welcome to the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont

Shaftsbury is nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont bordering Bennington and New York State. It is approximately a one hour drive from Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA; four hours from Boston and NYC and 45 minutes to many ski resorts. Enjoy leisurely drives over dirt roads, peaceful hikes throughout our beautiful mountainsides, quiet lakes, bicycling, fall foliage, cross country skiing, snowmobiling. Take a moment to discover our rich history.

VTel Wireless 4G LTE Now Available in the Shaftsbury Area

Springfield, Vermont, September 25, 2015 – VTel Wireless, the first 100% 4G LTE carrier in America, has launched its high-speed Internet service in Shaftsbury, including South Shaftsbury and Shaftsbury Falls. The network boasts download speeds of up to 50 Mbps, does not require a contract, and offers data plans starting at $10 a month.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste Collection For Residents & Small Businesses of:
  • Bennington
  • North Bennington
  • Old Bennington
  • Glastenbury
  • Pownal
  • Searsburg
  • Shaftsbury
  • Stamford
  • and Woodford

The collection is FREE for residents. Acceptable proof of residency will be required. Small businesses must pre-register and pay for the amount delivered by September 30th.

Event Date: October 3, 2015
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Bennington Transfer Station
904 Houghton Lane
Bennington, VT

Learn more about the event.
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cai mapping program

Shaftsbury's CAI GIS Online Mapping Program

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Grievance Hearing Results

Greivance Hearings were held on July 21, 2015. You can view an outline of the hearings below.

New Town Ordinance

Municipal Solid Waste Variable Rate Pricing and Hauler Registration and Reporting Ordinance

Road Work

The Road Work Schedule will be updated every Monday.

New Bids Listed

Bid Opportunities & Requests for Proposals


Important Announcements from Cole Hall.

SEP 14
Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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JAN 23
Are you interested in serving the Town?

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Internet/Cell Coverage in Shaftsbury

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NOV 12
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Shaftsbury

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Annual Meeting Notice

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Highway Hotline

Report Road Conditions
774-238-7287 (7SHAFTSBU7)

Office Hours

Town Clerk's Hours
Monday 9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm
(802) 442-4038
Fax: (802) 442-0955
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Transfer Station Hours

Station Hours:

  • Tuesday - 7:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Closed on: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Treasurer's Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 10:00-1:00pm
Fax: (802) 442-0955
(802) 445-3085
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Current Agendas

Select Board
 pdf 9-21-15agenda tms.pdf
Planning Commission
 pdf Sept-22.pdf
Development Review
 pdf Oct-7.pdf


Latest News

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SEP 25
VTel Wireless 4G LTE Now Available in the Shaftsbury Area

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SEP 14
Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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JAN 23
Are you interested in serving the Town?

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