The Selectboard offered the position of police chief to candidate Det. Sgt Berger on July 16. Negotiations between the town and Det. Sgt Berger hit an impasse. Negotiations have come to a close. The Selectboard has appointed Officer Fernendes as officer-in-charge, OIC, through September 30, 2018.
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.
News & Updates
The Massachusetts state primary is early this year - September 4., the day after Labor Day. Polls are open from 7 am - 8 pm, downstairs in Town Hall @ the top of the hill, 1 Cooleyville Rd.