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.

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Town Hall is again closed to the public.  You can reach staff by phone for any business in Town Hall — or leave envelopes for the Town Clerk, Tax Collector, or Assessors in the drop box in front of Town Hall.

News —
In late January, Staff of Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) will be doing fieldwork around Lake Wyola to document conditions for stormwater management and water quality improvement projects.  Go here for more information.


Looking for trash bags? Trash bags and Leverett Transfer Station Stickers are available at Town Hall.  Call ahead to arrange picking them up at the Senior Lounge (downstairs in back).

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