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Welcome to Shutesbury, a rural town in Franklin County, MA, established as Roadtown in 1735 and incorporated as Shutesbury in 1761, named for Governor Samuel Shute. This is the official town Web site, maintained by the town’s Web Committee.
Amherst Pelham Regional School Committee
Shutesbury is one of four towns in the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District. The Regional Committee is now engaged in a search to hire a new Superintendent. Community members are invited to complete the online survey available here.
Shutesbury residents can now use the Leverett Transfer Station! Check it out here.
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Committee and Department Updates
The 2017 census form has been mailed to every household in town. Please look for the turquoise form to check, sign and mail in. If you are new to town and didn't receive a form please contact the Town Clerk's office. For more information on, go to the Town Clerk's page.
The future of Shutesbury? …Wilderness, coffee shops, rural setting, community meeting space, scenic beauty, library, taxes, services…just some of the comments residents provided to the Harriman Group at the Master Plan Working Group Community Visioning Workshops held on November 3rd and December 5th. Data from these workshops, the online surveys, and the paper forms distributed around town are now being analyzed and condensed for distribution to the town. Much of the raw data and some of the analysis is now availabe on the Master Plan Working Group website (http://www.shutesbury.org/master_plan_working_group); you can also email the group at mpwg@Shutesbury.org.
Drought advisory from the Water Resources Committee: An advisory document from the Shutesbury Water resources Committee is available on their webpage, here: http://www.shutesbury.org/water_resources
Broadband Committee: For the latest info on the initiative to bring broadband internet services to Shutesbury, click here: Broadband Committee.
FY17 Appointed Officials: See who serves Shutesbury in town departments and on town committees - FY2017 Appointed Officials List
Tax payments can be made on-line. See Tax Collector’s page for more information.
Vacancies in Shutesbury town government
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Did You Know?
- All Town and School Employees and Volunteers are mandated by statute to complete an online ethics test. For more information, go to the Town Clerk’s page, or call 259-1204.
- The town has a system for automatically contacting residents in case of emergencies. To read more and enter your contact information, see the Fire Department page.
Recycling & Trash
M.N. Spear Memorial Library
Wetlands on Montague Road