Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Health MeetingAgenda
    1. Health Agents Reports
    2. Inspection Reports
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Mail and Correspondence
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Public comments if time allows
    Tue, Sep 1 05:30 pm
  2. Library MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Reports
    4. Discussion of progress with roof plans
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Sep 1 07:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments - none
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review STM warrant recommendation for Article 2
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Sep 8 06:30 pm
  4. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Public Hearing on application from Jeff Hoyt for a Special Permit to construct a 16'x20' addition to an existing non-conforming house with the 25' setback of a non-conforming lot at 325 Buckland Road (Map 4-1, Parcel 25).
    3. Public Hearing on an application from Nan Parati for a Special Permit to construct an 8'x20' addition to the existing non-conforming building within the 25' setback of a non-conforming lot at 396 Main Street (Map 7-4, Parcel 20).
    4. Possible site visit(s) if necessary
    5. Discuss other upcoming applications.
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.
    7. Schedule additional meetings if needed.
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Sep 17 07:00 pm

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

“One Call System” (Blackboard Connect)

Please click the Blackboard Connect link above to view a message about the Blackboard Connect emergency phone call system in Ashfield.

Notice of Intent from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The following notice was provided to the town from the Federal Regulatory Commission regarding the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company's Northeast Energy Direct Proposal.  Please click the article title to view the attachment.

Ashfield 250

The Town of Ashfield was incorporated on June 21st, 1765.

There will be events, exhibits and celebrations throughout 2015,
with a full weekend of celebration from June 19th to June 21st.

Please visit http://ashfield250.com to view the calendar and learn more.

 

South River Corridor Planning

You may view the final fact sheet for South River Corridor Planning . 

Household Hazardous Waste

Ashfield residents now have multiple opportunities for disposal of household hazardous waste each year.  Please read this document to learn more!

Broadband Internet for Ashfield

It's time to bring high-speed fiber internet to all of Ashfield! Ashfield has successfully reached the 40% of households required to qualify for WiredWest’s regional broadband fiber service. Next our town needs to vote to authorize a bond to help fund our portion of the network. Learn more on our Broadband Information page and plan to attend a town information forum on August 24th in Town Hall and the Special Town Meeting on September 8th.

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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Website Updates

Please send any comments, corrections, omissions, or requests to the webmaster.

If you have photos of Ashfield that you would like to share, please send them to the webmaster, along with your permission to use the photos on the website.  Thanks.