Cynthia Whitty

When Ashland Middle School kids, parents and teachers return for the new school year, they will find a rock garden at the school entrance on Rt. 135. The garden, built this summer, was a collaborative effort by Girl Scouts Elizabeth Barrett and...

Cynthia Whitty

A Maynard-based startup, ClearGov Inc., aims to bring more transparency to cities and towns. Rather than just posting a dense, detailed document about municipal finances, like many towns do, ClearGov customers can present their finances in easy-...

Ken Hamwey Staff Sports Writer

Stephen Marks is Ashland High’s new athletic director and the Bethesda, Md., native, who’s lived in town for the last four years, is not only excited about his new position, but he’s also eager to get started to fulfill some specific goals....

Christopher Tremblay, Staff Sports Writer

For the past 10 seasons Mike Roman has been the Ashland junior varsity golf coach, but when Rick LeBlanc stepped down he figured it would make for a smooth transition. The move up may have been rather seamless, but the upcoming season for the...

Cynthia Whitty

Pickleball, a growing sport especially among seniors, is now available at the Ashland Senior Center.
A paddle sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, Pickleball was invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, a...

Cynthia Whitty

Dog owners in Ashland want a safe, enclosed place to bring their pets, a place where they and their dogs can socialize with others. That place may not be far off. Since the fall of 2017, a group has been working to bring a dog park, recently...

Cynthia Whitty

History teacher Len Rabinowitz can be found at the Ashland High School, in the back of Mindess School with his telescope sharing the stars with interested gazers or playing music at The Corner Spot. Here he chats about his teaching career and...

By KEN HAMWEY Staff Sports Writer

Natalie Gillis and volleyball have been a dynamic partnership. And, the sport will continue to be a major part of her future as she prepares for a four-year career at Worcester State where she’ll major in health science.
The 18-year-old...

By Christopher Tremblay, Staff Sports Writer

The Ashland American Legion baseball team surprised a lot of people last year with their play including themselves. Post 77 went from 4 wins the year prior to 12 regular season wins to earn a spot in the Zone 5 Playoffs. Once there Ashland won...

Cynthia Whitty

The Ashland Farmers Market (AFM) continues to make a big impact on our town, bringing fresh, local produce and quality artisans regularly to downtown. The market supports local businesses and helps revitalize downtown. The market also serves as a...

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