Town Clerk

Dear Ashland Residents:

Due to the threat of COVID-19 the Town Offices have been closed to the public. The Town Clerk’s Office apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause but would like to make you aware of our services that are available online.

Vital Records/Dog License: If you need a certified copy of a marriage, birth or death certificate you may order online. You may also license your dog online. Please visit City Hall Systems for more information.

Voter Registration: You can find information on registering to vote and other useful election information by visiting the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website at

Nomination Papers: For Local and State candidates that have to submit their nomination papers for verification please contact the Town Clerk’s Office and we will make arrangements with you to assist you in meeting the deadlines.

We are also happy to answer any of your concerns or questions by simply calling the Town Clerk’s Office during our regular business hours.

As this is a fluid situation we will be updating the website regularly with any changes.

Click here for more information on the COVID-19 Virus.

Thank you for your patience during this time.


It is the mission of the Office of the Town Clerk of Ashland to be a provider of information and offer quality services to the community with a customer focused attitude. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in concert with the voting residents of the town, mandates the Town Clerk’s primary responsibilities.

As such, the Clerk’s mission is to maintain certain town records, record town meetings and election results, note all marriages, births and deaths, issue certain licenses, and various statutory tasks in an effort to uphold the integrity of Ashland’s democratic process and to maintain and preserve public records.

Click here for important information about the 2020 elections


Please click here for more information about Dog Licensing

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