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This site is designed to keep residents informed, to help town leaders communicate and to aid those new to the area in the process of getting to know us.

Contact information for all departments, committees, town officials and staff can be found on the Hours and Information page or through the board, committee and department pages in the menus above. Minutes of the most recent meetings are posted on those pages.

Please note: Office hours and days of operation vary amongst departments. Please check each individual web page for specifics.

Hot Topics — Current News — What's New?

Help us plan Shelburne's 250th Bicentennial

The Shelburne Board of Selectmen is seeking the assistance of a five member committee to help plan for Shelburne’s 250th bicentennial in 2018.  Interested residents should contact Town Administrator, Terry Narkewicz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 625-0300 ext. #1.  Help us make this a memorable event.

Large Scale Solar Bylaw Hearing

The Shelburne Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday March 25th for public review and comment on Shelburne Zoning Bylaw for large scale ground mounted solar installations.  Please click read more for the hearing notice and to review an online copy of the draft bylaw.


Public Hearing Feb 25

There will be a Public Hearing on Wednesday February 25th at 7:00 PM, held by the Planning Board for public review of revisions to the Shelburne Zoning Bylaw.  Please click Read More for details.


Snow Emergency - Blue Lights

The Town of Shelburne has implemented a snow emergency (winter parking ban) notification system with two flashing Blue Lights in the village center.  When the lights are flashing, emergency parking regulations are in effect. The Blue Lights are located on Water Street near the VFW and on Bridge Street across from the Arms Library Building.

Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership

Please click this link to view a progress report on Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Project.

Pay Tax Bills Online

The Town of Shelburne has a new online payment system to accept real estate, personal property, and  fire district payments. The payment system uses Unibank, which many Massachusetts towns have adopted.

You may use this link to pay tax bills online.

Arms Library Survey

The Arms Library is conducting a strategic plan survey.  Please take the survey online with this link, or you may pick up a copy at the Arms Library, Shelburne Town Hall, or the Shelburne Transfer Station.

Cell Tower Proposal

You may read documents submitted to the Town of Shelburne Zoning Board of Appeals for the cell towers proposed by AT&T by clicking on the links below.

Project Proposal
USGS Map showing proposed tower location

Tick Testing

Free Tick Testing through your health district

The health district for the Town of Shelburne has received a grant for 100 free tick tests. Click the image to go to the website if you would like to have a tick you found tested for Lyme disease.

Shelburne FY 2014 tax rates

Shelburne FY 2014 Single Tax Rates

  • Town - $13.62
  • Shelburne Fire District (non-village) - $1.02
  • Shelburne Falls Fire District (the village area which includes the Shelburne Falls Water District), their office is located at 121 State Street, ShelburneFalls (413) 625-6734

Assessment Data: available to the public upon request during office hours.

New: Tax maps and assessor property record cards are available on the Assessor's page.

New: Zoning maps and bylaws are available on the Zoning Board of Appeals page

Telephone notification for Parking Bans

For Shelburne residents, if you do not wish to receive telephone calls pertaining to the winter parking ban, you may request to have your phone number(s) removed from the list by contacting the Selectmen’s Office at 625-0300 ext. #1 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Health Nurse Information

Click this link to view a flyer about the public health nurse and services available to area residents.  Some of the services include walk-in clinics, screenings, vaccinations, individual help for people with chronic health conditions.

New Solid Waste Disposal Choices

Recycle old batteries and compact flourescent lightbulbs Visit the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District to learn about recycling dead batteries and compact fluorescent light-bulbs. Available NOW at our transfer station!

Broadband -- Links

Link to updates for Massachusetts Broadband Institute:

Link to new Web site for Veterans offered by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute:"

Have you expressed your interest in SUPER FAST internet access, cable TV or digital phone through Wired West

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...Rethink

Download the Springfield MRF Advisory Board's 2012 online guide: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...Rethink

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