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.


Stay Informed About Coronavirus - COVID-19. Read more

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

Learn about Annual Town Meeting, the legislative branch of Shutesbury Town government.  2021 ATM is Saturday, June 12th.


News & Updates

Police Study Group

The Selectboard is creating a Police Study Group to examine the needs, resources and options for the Town of Shutesbury when it comes to policing.

The Police Study Group will consist one rotating police officer from the Shutesbury Department and several at-large community members. If you're interested in joining as a community member, please submit a letter of interest to the Selectboard.

Mail to: Town Hall attn: Police Study Group

              PO Box 276

             Shutesbury MA 01072


Helpful Information

2021 Vote By Mail Application

Click here to download the 2021 Vote By Mail Application

Click here to learn more about the Local Election on June 12

Applications can be returned to the Town Clerk via mail or via the drop box in front of Town Hall. 

If you want to vote by mail in the June 12th 2021 Local Shutesbury Election, you first need to submit an application in order to receive a ballot. Applications must be received by the Town Clerk's office by 5PM on Tuesday, June 8th.

But as always, the earlier the better. 

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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