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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.
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We are counting on residents using the honor system in these unusual times.
If you run out of town trash bags prior to the distribution of the new, annual supply of town trash bags, it is okay to use an alternate, similar sized bag, such as a black trash bag. Alternate bags will be picked up by our trash and recycling hauler until distribution resumes.
Thanks to all for your cooperation-
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The following candidates have their nomination papers certified for election to the following seats for three year terms, (incumbents are marked with * ).
Two seats for Board of Health: Garrett Simonsen, *Norene Pease
One seat for Cemetery Commission: *Walter Tibbetts
Two seats for Board of Library Trustees: *P. Savanna Ouellette, Melanie DeSilva
Three seats for Planning Board: *Michael DeChiara, *Steven Bressler, *Deacon Bonnar
Two seats for School Committee: *Daniel Hayes, *Stephen Sullivan
Absentee Voting has always been an option for Town elections. This year more people may be considering this option in light of public health concerns about the covid-19 virus.