Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair) in Small Meeting Room
    2. Appointments - None
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings- April 4, 2017
    4. Signatures -  MV Monthly Lists, RE/PP Monthly List, Revised MV Warrant to Collector, Levitre Forest Management Plan
    5. Annual Town Meeting Warrant 
    6. Office Closure- Week of May 15th 
    7. Overlay Account Spreadsheet 
    8. Patriot Properties - Fiscal Year 18-20 Contract
    9. Review FAQ's for Assessors page of the website
    10. MLP Advisory Board Updates
    11. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    12. Upcoming Meetings:  May 9th 
    13. Adjourn the Meeting
    14. Executive Session:  Reason Abatements

    The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

    Mon, May 1 08:00 am
  2. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Treasurer's Report
    4. Budget FY2018
    5. Annual Town Meeting
    6. Discuss Upcoming Meetings - May (Spring Planting( & June (Elmers?)
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Public Comments
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 3 02:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review ATM warrant and vote any additional recommendations
    5. Review and vote any actions re: Police Department's request for transfer of funds
    6. Review, as time permits, any updates re: broadband, MTRSD, Voc Ed, etc.
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Sat, May 6 09:30 am

Local Businesses and Services

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PO Box 594
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-4057

Hearth-baked bread, made in Ashfield using wild and commercial yeast. Delivered hot out of the oven to Elmer's Store, 396 Main St., Ashfield Thursday through Sunday mornings. Baguettes, Half Baguettes, Rustic White, Country White, Whole Wheat, Rye, White Raisin, Whole Wheat Raisin and Rosemary Olive.

Ashfield Ambulance Association Medical Equipment Bank

Cass Nawrocki
(413) 628-3924

The bank arranges for people to either borrow or donate equipment to be borrowed for those in town who may need special medical equipment. Such equipment includes wheelchairs, hospital beds, overbed tables, commodes, raised toilet seats, shower chairs, crutches, canes, walkers, sock aides, adult diapers, chair cushions and more. Please contact  for more information.

Ashfield Antiques

1084 Cape Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4502

Open five days a week from May to October between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Ashfield Community Golf Course

Norton Hill Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4413

Nine hole course. This layout provides for a fun golf experience for golfers of all skill levels.

Ashfield Hardware & Supply

343 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐3299

Hours: closed on Tuesday, opens at 9am and closes on Saturday & Sunday at 5pm, other days at 6pm.

The Ashfield Lake House

141 Buckland Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐0158, theashfieldlakehouse@gmail.com

Overlooking Ashfield Lake, the restaurant serves appetizers, homemade soups, full dinners, deli sandwiches, grinders, homemade desserts, and a fine selection of wines.
Dinners served from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; lunches from 11:30 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.; closed Tuesdays.

Ashfield News, Inc.

P.O. Box 181
Ashfield, MA 01330
Editor: David Kulp, (413) 628-1045, editor@ashfieldnews.org

Ashfield Small Car Repair

Bronson Avenue
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4444

Ashfield Water District

463 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐3297

Berkshire Trading Company

30 Smith Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4865

Shop features antiques, seat and basket repairs. Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.

Bull Frog B&B

1629 Conway Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4493

Four non‐smoking rooms available from $70 to $149. Free breakfast.

Claydance Pottery

143 South Street
Ashfield, MA 01330

Functional stoneware pottery for every occasion.

Corner Porches

82 Baptist Corner Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4592

Four non‐smoking rooms available from $70 to $109. Free breakfast.

Country Pie Pizza

343 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-4488

Cranston's Christmas Tree Farm

372 Baptist Corner Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-0090

Curtis House Bed and Breakfast, Ashfield MA

The Curtis House

14 South Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 588-1966

Bed and breakfast in a historical home in the center of town.  Visit our website to see pictures of our beautiful rooms, all with handmade and unique decorations.  We also plan, arrange, and cater events — weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, showers, memorial services or anything you can think of, indoors or outdoors, at a variety of venues.  We'll plan an event that's tailored to your vision.


Decker Machine Works Inc.

215 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-3300

Dodson & Flinker

463 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-4496

Landscape architecture and planning.

Double Edge Theatre

948 Conway Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-0277

Earthwork Programs

Wilderness Education, Emergency Survival, Self Sufficiency, Nature connection. Our classes and workshops are experiential and teach true sustainability… how to live with nature in a way that benefits us and our environment. This creates a natural balance in our lives. Some of the foundational skills include: fire making, natural cordage, animal tracking, wilderness living skills, wildcrafting, wild edibles and more! We offer adult, children, and family programming. We also offer internships/apprenticeships for people interested in working in the wilderness field.


Edge Hill Golf Course

Mark Graves
298 Barnes Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 625‐6018

Public, 18 holes. Accessories and lessons available.

Elmer's Store

396 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-4003

An old General Store from 1835, now a local breakfast restaurant, featuring as much local food as we can find, serving as many local people as we can entice to come.  Yankee Magazine called Elmer's pancakes "the best in New England" and that is because we got our recipe from Marian and Willie Gray of Gray's Sugarhouse.  We also have a natural foods grocery, once again with as many locally produced products as we can find.  Rounding out the place is our craft gallery, featuring the work of Franklin County artisans.  Open 7 days a week.

Hair by the Lake

102 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐0005

Harris & Gray Excavating and Concrete Foundations

21 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4771

Hilltown Churches Food Pantry

First Congregational Church in Ashfield
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 625-6086

Every other Tuesday from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The Inn at Norton Hill

10 Norton Hill Road
Ashfield, MA 01330

The Inn at Norton Hill is located in a 200 year old house across the street from Elmer's.  The rooms are beautifully appointed;  the decor features a cross between Colonial New England and the rich colors of a happy life.  Sleep at the inn, eat at Elmer's the next morning;  the room price includes full breakfast there.  We also have a gorgeous dining room where we cater wedding receptions, family reunions, readings, meetings and just about any other reason groups of people have to get together.

Maude's Music

343 Main Street
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628-3299

Nolan's Neighbors

Route 116 (one half mile off of Route 112)
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐4467

Convenience store serving daily lunch specials, homemade salads, and breakfast sandwiches from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. They sell local farm products and baked goods.
Open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday; 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (closes 9PM after Festival), Thursday through Saturday.

Offerings by Arianna

Putting great ideas to work in the world!

Event planner, project/program coordinator, organizational development & enhancement consultant, networker, group facilitator, environmental educator

413-628-4524 (H/O)

South Face Farm and Sugar House

755 Watson Spruce Corner Road
Ashfield, MA 01330
(413) 628‐3268

The home of South Face Farm, a western Massachusetts producer of maple syrup and maple products.

Walter Cudnohufsky Associates Inc.

Landscape Architects / Land and Community Planners

455 Bug Hill Rd, PO Box 489
Ashfield, MA 01330

WCA is a full-service landscape architecture and land-planning firm. Projects range from site master planning, design and construction details for single family landscapes and cluster housing developments to larger community and regional planning projects.