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Posted on: June 30, 2020

1st Saturday of the Month Collection - POSTPONED

Due to the Independence Day Holiday on Saturday, 7/4/2020, the 1st Saturday of the month collection of hazardous materials is being postponed until Saturday, 7/11/2020. 

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Introducing Ashland's COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

In response to the loss of income to households due to Covid-19, this program has been created and funded by the CARES Act funds granted to the Town of Ashland and the Affordable Housing Trust utilizing their Community Preservation Act funds. This program...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Annual Town Meeting Warrants & Invitation to Participate in Town Manager's Forums

Prepare for Annual Town Meeting by reviewing the following warrants and information. Participate in Town Manager's Forums on Thursday, June 25th at 6 pm and/or on Monday, June 29th at 2:30 pm.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Town of Ashland receives “AAA” Credit Rating from Standard & Poor’s

AAA Rating

Ashland, MA (June 17th, 2020)- The Town of Ashland is excited to announce that Standard & Poor’s ("S&P") Rating Agency recently affirmed the town’s “AAA-stable” bond rating, the highest credit rating given to municipalities nationally.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day - Saturday, 6/20/2020

REMINDER:  Ashland’s Annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Collection Day is set for tomorrow (Saturday, 6/20/2020) at the DPW from 9am until 1pm.  This event is for Ashland residents only.  Hazardous waste from bu...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Trash & Recycling Pick-up - Thursday, 6/18/2020

Waste Management was unable to complete the pick-ups for today’s trash & recycling route (Thursday, 6/18/2020), due to equipment issues.  They will recover everything that was left behind from today’s route, tomorrow (Frid...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Electronics Recycling - Saturday, 6/6/2020

The Electronics Drop-Off Recycling event for Saturday, 6/6/2020 from 9am until 12noon, is still scheduled to run.  The event takes place at the DPW (20 Ponderosa Road). 

The following fees will be assessed at the electronics drop-off:

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Ashland Trash Bags - Online Ordering

The Town of Ashland is pleased to announce a temporary online ordering/home delivery option of the orange Pay-As-You-Throw orange trash bags.  This service is being offered to those residents that are quarantined due to the Covid-19 pandemic, res...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Simple Recycling Service - Resumes: Tuesday, 4/28/2020

The Town of Ashland is pleased to announce that curbside textiles recycling will resume on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.  Simple Recycling will collect pink bags of used clothing, shoes, linens, textiles, etc. on residents’ regular trash &am...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

1st Saturday of May Collection - Cancelled

Due to the continued concerns of exposure due to the Covid-10 pandemic, the collection of oil-based paints/stains, used motor oil, fluorescent/CFL bulbs, contained mercury and rechargeable batteries that takes place at the DPW on the 1st Saturday of every...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Rescheduled 2020 Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

In the interest of keeping everyone safe and so as to reduce the risk of possible exposure during the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day that was scheduled for Saturday, 5/9/2020 has been cancelled and rescheduled ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Bulky Item Pick-up Scheduling is Available

Waste Management’s Call Center is back up and running (remotely) and ready to accept requests for Ashland residents that are enrolled in the town’s curbside trash & recycling pick-up program to schedule their 1 bulk item per month ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Important Message Regarding Proper Trash Set-Out

WasteManagement-DRIVER SAFETY

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 30, 2020

Passport Services Have Been Suspended Until Further Notice

NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, no passport appointments will be made until further notice.

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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: 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: 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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