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

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?

Trash Bag Mondays in the Senior Lounge

With winter upon us, Town Hall is transitioning the way we handle Monday trash bag distribution. Instead of coming to the front door to get your trash bags and Leverett Transfer Station stickers, you will need to come around back and enter through the Senior Lounge instead.

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
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