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 Website, maintained by the Town’s Web Committee.


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Official Calendar of Town meetings

Learn about Annual Town Meeting, the executive branch of Shutesbury Town government.


News & Updates

Information about Amp and Solar Energy Proposal for Shutesbury

You can read the document here or below. 


Information about Amp and its Solar Energy Proposal for Shutesbury

Amp, a renewable energy infrastructure owner, developer and manager headquartered in Toronto, has held two preliminary meetings with the Town Administrator and individual Select Board members to discuss the possibility of building up to five solar energy “farms” in Shutesbury. Representatives of W.D. Cowls participated in the most recent meeting on December 16th.

Community Garden Survey

From the Recreation Committee:

Community Gardens, Anyone?

Have you always wanted a garden but lack a sunshiny plot? Or maybe you donʼt have the space? Maybe you just donʼt like to garden alone. Or maybe you donʼt relish the thought of hauling the huge stones Shutesbury land is famous for?

Helpful Information

Voting For Students

For students who may be voting for the first time, or living away at school, information about how to register or where to register to vote can be helpful. 


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