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.


New sign at Town Hall

welcome sign



Broadband Updates

For the latest info on the initiative to bring broadband internet services to Shutesbury, click here:  Broadband Committee.


Trash Bags & Transfer Station Stickers

Trash bag distribution and sale of Leverett Transfer Station stickers ($20) has now moved to Town Hall which is generally open weekdays from 8:30 - 4 pm.  You can also pick them up from The Town Clerk until 6 pm on Mondays and from 6 - 8 pm on Thursdays. For information about the Leverett Transfer Station, click here


Volunteer Openings

Current volunteer openings:

  • Conservation Commission
  • Historical Commission
  • Buildings Committee

Click here to view details


FY18 Appointed/Elected Officials:

See who serves Shutesbury in town departments and on town committees


Helpful Information

Online Payments 

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

  • 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.

Recycle Recycling & Trash        



Lake Wyola
Montague Road