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 Communications Committee.

Open Space and Recreation Public Forum
Join the Open Space Committee and FRCOG representatives in a Public Forum at 7:00pm on Thursday, December 16th.  Share your ideas and give feedback on the updated Open Space and Recreation Plan.  You can register for the Forum here.  A draft of the Plan will be posted here by December 9th for your review.

Stay Informed About Coronavirus - COVID-19. Read more

Town Hall is now open.  Be considerate of employees — wear your mask!


Looking for trash bags? Trash bags and Leverett Transfer Station Stickers are available at Town Hall.

Looking for meetings scheduled this month?  Go to Town calendars.

Looking for a particular meeting?  Zoom address?  past meeting?
Go to the Official Calendar of Town meetings.

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

News & Updates

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. 


Lake Wyola
Montague Road