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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Important Message Regarding Proper Trash Set-Out

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It is imperative that all trash that is being set-out for pickup be bagged and secured within your town of Ashland orange trash bags in order to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, especially the Waste Management drivers who have to handle it...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Spring 2020 Yard Waste Collection

The Spring 2020 curbside Yard Waste collections begin on Monday, 4/6/2020 and will end on Monday, 6/8/2020.  The collections are on Mondays ONLY.  Yard waste will not be collected on Monday, 4/20/2020 (Patriots’ Day) or Monday,...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

SimpleRecycling Service Suspended Until Further Notice

Due to the State of Massachusettes Executive Order, effective March 24th, please be advised that ALL SimpleRecycling collection operations in the state are temporarily suspended.  This will remain in effect until further notice.  Please ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

2nd Ashland Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19, 2020 Ashland Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On Thursday March 19, 2020, the Ashland Board of Health was notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) that a resident tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

No Passport Appointments Available until April 1, 2020

NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Town Hall will be closed until Mar 31st.  Therefore, no passport appointments will be made until April 1, 2020.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Bulky Item Collection scheduling temporarily suspended

Effective March 18, 2020 - Waste Management is temporarily closing its residential call center in response to COVID-19.  As a result Bulky Item collections scheduling will be temporarily suspended until Waste Management is able to equip its call ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

All Town Buildings Closed to the General Public March 16 - March 31

In response to the Governor’s unexpected announcement on Sunday, March 15th, all Town Buildings will be closed to the General Public Monday, 3/16 until March 31st. This includes Town Hall, Library, DPW, Community Center, and Police and Fire Depa...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

SPRING CLEANING - SimpleRecycling

It’s the time of year for purging and Spring cleaning!  Don’t forget to utilize the free curbside textile & household goods recycling option provided by Simple Recycling (using the pink bags).  Contact Simple Recy...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Attention Graduating Seniors

Scholarship applications are now available and will be accepted until May 1, 2020.  

The board will provide two $1500.00 scholarships one scholarship will be provided to a male and one to a female.  All graduating high school students are...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Important Changes in Excise Tax Bills

Please be advised that the Registry of Motor Vehicles has updated their software and the vehicle valuations is no longer rounded to the nearest dollar.  What that means is that the amount of your excise tax may be different from the prior year. &...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Post Office Update

The assessment of the post office is complete and minor restoration will be required before the major work begins.  Major reconstruction is scheduled to begin in May.  The timeline for completion is 3 months from the start of constructio...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

May 19, 2020 Annual Town Election Nomination Papers Available

The May 19, 2020 Annual Town Election Nomination Papers are available January 28, 2020 in the Town Clerk’s Office.

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open January 28, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Seats Available in 2020Selectman   &...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Support our 2020 Boston Marathon Runners

We have 12 Ashland residents that have committed to run the 2020 Boston Marathon for the benefit of the Town of Ashland.  Each runner is responsible for raising $3,000.00 in exchange for the Invitational Entry Form.  Last year our runner...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Ashland National Citizen Survey Results

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Dear Ashland Residents:

I am pleased to announce that we have received our results from the 2019 National Citizens Survey that was administered over the late summer and fall.

The multi-faceted survey looks at eight aspects of community across three differen...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

12/3/2019 -Trash Pick-up Delay

Due to the current weather conditions, Waste Management will not be running service in Ashland today.  This will cause a 1-day delay for the trash and recycling pick-up service in town for the week.  Tuesday will be picked up on Wednesda...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Trash & Recycling Delay - Thanksgiving Holiday

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, 11/28/2019 there will be a 1 Day delay in trash pick up service.  There will be no trash & recycling pick-up on Thursday, 11/28.  Service will resume on Friday, 11/29.  Thursday's...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Ashland Trash Bag Quality

I wanted to write in response to numerous concerns expressed about the quality of the bags utilized in Ashland's PAYT (Pay As You Throw) trash system. First I want to point out that unfortunately Ashland is not unique in this respect and is not the only M...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

ASHLAND RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM TO SAVE RATEPAYERS $785,000 IN ELECTRICITY COSTS

The Town of Ashland is pleased to announce that the Ashland Community Choice Power Supply program aggregation rate will not be going up this winter, bringing energy cost-savings to the town’s residents through this initiative. The Town will be u...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

ASHLAND AWARDED DISTINGUISHED BUDGET AWARD FOR FY19 BUDGET

Town Manager Michael Herbert is pleased to announce that the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded their Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the Town of Ashland for their budget beginning July 1, 2018.

The award is considered th...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Town of Ashland Mobile App

This is the official mobile app for the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts. The app provides a connection between the Town of Ashland and its citizens and visitors. Enjoy convenient access to local officials, news and events. Whether a resident or visitor, th...

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