Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Signatures -  Motor Vehicle and Real Estate Monthly List, Payment Vouchers
    5. 17 South Street
    6. Hull Forest Management Plan
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings -  August 3
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Jul 6 06:00 pm
  2. Cultural Council MeetingAgenda

    Triennial Community Input Meeting

    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Invite public comments and opinions for consideration by Cultural Council, such that we can better serve our citizens.
    3. Announce availability of grant funding for local projects which will provide rich cultural experiences for our community.
    4. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Sat, Jul 11 09:00 am
  3. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Public hearing on application from Joseph Ragan for a special permit to demolish existing attached structures and construct a two car garage on a non-conforming building at 134 Ashfield Mountain Rd (Map 7-1, parcel 81)
    3. Possible site visit to the property
    4. Discuss other upcoming applications
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Schedule follow-up Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Jul 16 07:00 pm
  4. Parks Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Budget
    4. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    5. Upper Park
    6. Lower Park
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Jul 27 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

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!

Local Election Results 2015

Please click the link to view 2015 local election results.  Annual Town Meeting results are also available in the Certified Town Meeting Warrant

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

Read more...

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.