Department of Public Works

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Duties & Responsibilities


The Department of Public Works is responsible for a vast array of Town infrastructure services. Services can include:
  • Maintaining, managing, and protecting Ashland's water supply,
  • Rebuilding roads and sidewalks
  • Managing waste water, trash removal, and recycling
  • Removing snow
  • Processing water/sewer and rubbish billing
Need to contact us after hours for emergencies?
The DPW crew works between the hours of 6:30 AM and 2:30 PM and the DPW Office staff works between 8 AM to 4 PM. If you need to reach personnel for emergencies like a water main break / construction or road related hazards between 4 PM and 8 AM the following day or during holidays, please contact the Police department at 508-881-1212. They can page an on-call personnel for emergency work.

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Project work at Cherry Street
Project work at Cherry Street