Shutesbury Town Hall

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P.O. Box 276
Shutesbury MA 01072
(413) 259-1204
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Feedback for the Web Committee?

What would *you* like to see listed on the website?  Do you check in regularly, looking for updates?  Drop a note to web@shutesbury.org to share your thoughts and interests.  

Entering Shutesbury

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.

This website is being reorganized and updated

We apologize for any inconvenience.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact the Web Committee at web@shutesbury.org. Thank you for your patience.


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

Online Payments 

Tax payments can be made on-line.  See Tax Collector’s page for more information.

Vacancies in Shutesbury town government

Click here to view the list.

Did You Know?


M.N. Spear Memorial Library
Lake Wyola
Lake Wyola
  Montague Road
Wetlands on Montague Road