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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

SB to Discuss Town Internet Service

At the Select Board meeting on Monday, August 25th at 7 p.m. the board will be discussing Hilltown Network's (Chris Gray) proposal to provide wireless broadband internet service to Ashfield using the town hall steeple.  The Select Board may make a decision on Monday about the pending agreement with Hilltown Networks or they may choose to place an article on the warrant for the September 22nd Special Town Meeting and let the town decide.

Ashfield Town Hall Bicentennial

There will be a Bicentennial Celebration of the Ashfield Town Hall on Saturday, August 2nd starting at 1PM.

Click the article title above to view a flyer for the event.

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.



Serv-Safe Certification in Shelburne Falls

Course and Exams offered Monday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 19th. Registration by February 27th.


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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Ashfield History Project

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

Website Updates

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