Upcoming Events

  1. Municipal Light Plant MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. review D&E progress 
    4. make ready
    5. hub location and construction, 
    6. WiredWest MOU
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Sep 25 07:30 pm
  2. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments -  Town Admin Kayce Warren @ 8:30 a.m. Discussion:  Job Description and Roberts Project TIF update
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - September 12
    4. MLP Advisory Board Update
    5. Chapter Land Applications
    6. Chapter Land Lien - 502 Bug Hill Road
    7. MV Warrant to Collector - Commitment #5
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Sep 26 08:00 am
  3. Agricultural Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Reorganizatioon
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Sep 26 07:00 pm
  4. Library MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Executive Director's Report
    4. Treasurer's Report
    5. Building & Maintenance
    6. New Capital Campaign Strategies
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Sep 27 07:00 pm
  5. Conservation Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Sign off of Michael Jordan DOA
    4. Discuss Gay's bridge over Creamery brook
    5. Discussion of Julie Thibault's pond
    6. Review online building permits
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Sep 27 07:30 pm

Local Natural Attractions

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Belding Park & Ashfield Lake

The park is located on Main St. (Route 116), just east of the intersection
with Route 112, and has a public boat launch on Ashfield Lake and picnic facilities. The lake has a beach with restrooms and a lifeguard during the summer months. Canoeing, fishing, swimming and diving from the dock are all popular activities.

Bear Swamp Reservation

Hawley Road, about 1/2 mile west of the town center.

Hike three miles of trails, some steep in places, to a nearby beaver pond and terrific views of hillside orchards spreading below and the distant Green Mountains. For more information, visit the Trustees of Reservations website

Chapel Brook

Williamsburg Road,about 2 miles from the intersection of Route 116, Creamery Road and Williamsburg Road.

Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the brook’s picture-perfect pools and falls. For more information, visit the Trustees of Reservations website.

Ashfield Trails Network

Ashfield Trails is a volunteer collaborative which for several years has been working to establish a community network of trails and footpaths in and around the Town of Ashfield.

D.A.R. - State Forest

78 Cape Street, (bordering Ashfield, MA), Route 112, Goshen, MA 01032, (413) 268-7098

Other Recreational Activities

Other activities around Ashfield include cross-country skiing, snow-mobiling, golf, fishing, and hiking. Downhill skiing is available at nearby Berkshire East.