Welcome to the Town of Shaftsbury, Vermont
Shaftsbury is nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont bordering Bennington and New York State. It is approximately a one hour drive from Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA; four hours from Boston and NYC and 45 minutes to many ski resorts. Enjoy leisurely drives over dirt roads, peaceful hikes throughout our beautiful mountainsides, quiet lakes, bicycling, fall foliage, cross country skiing, snowmobiling. Take a moment to discover our rich history.
Cold Spring Historic Site Project
The Cold Spring Historic Site Project will turn the headwaters of Cold Spring, currently a ditch made of concrete blocks, into an attractive rest stop, a drinking fountain and a historical marker that invokes the history of this important water source.
Learn About the Project
From March 3, 2015 Election.
2015 DOG LICENSES AVAILABLE
Dogs must be licensed by April 1st each year to avoid late fines.
To renew by mail:
Mail fee & rabies certificate to
Judy Stratton, Town Clerk
PO Box 409
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Shaftsbury's CAI GIS Online Mapping Program
to use the online mapping program.
Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance Agreement
Select Board member Mitch Race, Shaftsbury's representative on the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance Board, presented the below information at the Select Board meeting on Monday, February 16, 2015. The alliance, made up of 13 towns across Bennington County, was formed to help municipalities better comply with Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling and Composting Law. One of the requirements of Act 148 is that municipalities pass an ordinance implementing Variable Rate Pricing by July 1, 2015.