Upcoming Events

  1. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic: Ashfield 250 Celebration
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Mar 31 07:00 pm
  2. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review Mail
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Discussion of Associate Member Bylaw
    5. Discussion of changes to Telecommunications Bylaw
    6. Discussion on Senior Citizen Housing Draft Bylaw
    7. Possible update and discussion on wind power
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 1 07:30 pm
  3. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments:  Gougeon, Streeter
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - March 16, 2015
    4. Signatures:  MV Commitment, Abatement Certificate,
    5. Motor Vehicle Abatement
    6. Crowningshield Forest Management Plan
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings:  April 20
    9. Adjourn the Meeting

    Executive Session:  Abatements and Exemptions

     

    The BOA will go into a short break at 7:00 p.m. to attend the Special Town Meeting.  The meeting will resume after the Special Town Meeting.

    Mon, Apr 6 06:00 pm
  4. Parks Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. upper park, preparing for furniture placement.
    5. lower park, preparing for cleanup, hiring new lifeguard. Reviewing opening of beach.
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Apr 9 07:00 pm
  5. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. PUBLIC HEARING
    2. Open the Meeting (Chair) 
    3. Review Minutes
    4. Review Mail
    5. Ashfield Senior Housing Bylaw:  Set standards for multi-unit senior housing within a new zoning district in the town center of Ashfield
    6. Changes to the Telecommunications Facilities Bylaw including exemptions for small antennae and co-location, restrictions on setback, camouflage, impact statements
    7. Change Bylaw to allow Associate Member to serve on the Planning Board
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 15 07:30 pm
  6. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda

    Broadband Informational Town Meeting

     

    Thu, Apr 16 07:00 pm
  7. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda

    Broadband Information Town Meeting

    Sun, Apr 26 01:00 pm

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Welcome

Welcome to the website for the Town of Ashfield.  This site primarily includes news and information about town government and related municipal operations locally and regionally.  Use the menu navigation above to locate a town service, department, committee, commission or board.

At this site you can also find information describing the town including its businesses, organizations, products, and attractions.

Town News

Special Town Meeting

There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, April 6th 2015 at Ashfield Town Hall at 7pm.  Here is a link to the warrant for the STM.

MTRSD Long Range Planning Committee Results

"Sustainable Schools: Recommendations for the Mohawk Trail Regional School District". Attached white paper and presentation prepared by the Mohawk Trail Regional School District Long Range Planning Committee, a special committee of the Mohawk Trail Regional School Committee

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Ashfield History Project

The Ashfield History Project board of editors will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Project Headquarters, Belding Park.  Click Read More to view the regular meeting agenda for June 4 2014 through May 20 2015.

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Tighe & Bond Study

The Tighe & Bond report on the Ashfield Pond Dam and the Sanderson Academy Retaining Wall, presented on Janary 15th, may be viewed by clicking the link in this article.

Housing Rehabilitation Grants

The Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is applying for a Community Development Block Grant.

Income eligible homeowners may qualify to bring their homes into code compliance. Please read the flyer to see if you may qualify, or contact Lynn Cournoyer of the Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority at (413) 863-9781 ext 156 or email lcournoyer@fcrhra.org.

Ashfield History Project

Please participate in the Ashfield History Project by filling out this brief biographical information form.

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