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 Web site, maintained by the town’s Web Committee.


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News & Updates

Trash Bags and LTS

Trash bags and Leverett Transfer Station stickers are available at Town Hall on MONDAYS ONLY from 3:30 to 5 PM.

If you missed the Trash Bag distribution days at the school, put on your mask and come on up. Distribution will be set up outside the front door. 

LTS stickers cost $20 

Unofficial Town Election Results

545 ballots were cast,    44% of our 1,228   registered voters  Here are today's election results.  Winner *

Board of Health

* Norene Pease 452

* Garrett Simonsen 440

Write in 2,  Blanks 196


Cemetery Commission

* Walter Tibbetts 478

Write in 3,  Blanks 64


Library Trustees

* P. Savanna Ouellette 459

* Melanie DeSilva 440

Write in 6,  Blanks 185


Planning Board

* Michael DeChiara 432

* Steven Bressler 446

* Deacon Bonnar 441

Annual Town Meeting Documents

Shutesbury's Annual Town Meeting and Elections will be held behind Town Hall, 1 Cooleyville Rd., on Saturday, June 27, 2020.  The polls are open from 8 am - 2 pm and Town Meeting starts at 9 am.  Please come early to register and get a seat.

Town Announcements, Town Meeting documents and Finance Committee presentation are available on the Select Board page.  Click here for a link to the Select Board page. 

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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