Cynthia Whitty

Friends of the Ashland Public Library present the Andromeda Quintet performing a program called “Women at the 49th Parallel” on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Ashland Library, 66 Front St. The concert is free and open to all ages. A...

Cynthia Whitty

The Town of Ashland is conducting its second community-wide survey through the National Research Center (NRC) (www.n-r-c.com). The survey gathers input that will help shape the town’s future by obtaining...

Cynthia Whitty

Ed Brudz has lived in Ashland for 45 years. Drawing him from Natick was a green three-bedroom ranch close to the Ashland Reservoir.
“It was in our budget, all rooms were on one floor, the lot was a level .38 acres, and the house was in a...

Cynthia Whitty

For the past year the Ashland Sustainability Committee has been working on a “Net Zero” initiative. The committee’s resolution, which will be ready for the Nov. 20 town meeting, will set a long-term goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions for...

Christopher Tremblay, Staff Sports Writer

For the second year in a row Ashland’s Laasya Thatavarty qualified to play in the Massachusetts Girls High School South Division Sectional Golf Tournament. The soon to be senior come this fall shot an 86 once again to grab a tie at 12th place on...

KEN HAMWEY Staff Sports Writer

Jake Obid played three seasons for the Ashland Legion baseball team and served as an assistant coach last year. Now, the 20-year-old is Post 77’s head coach and he’s a good example that youth can be a plus.
Ashland’s squad, which is...

Cynthia Whitty

The Ashland Business Association (ABA) recently announced a number of new benefits and enhancements. A new membership level, Associate, where an employee of a regular $100/year member can join for only $25, is now available. In addition, the ABA...

Cynthia Whitty

Every Sunday afternoon and Monday evening, approximately 100 residents from Ashland and surrounding towns gather for bingo run by the Ashland Fire Department Association at the Ashland VFW, 311 Pleasant St.
The Association ran bingo for...

Cynthia Whitty

Project Manager David Foster recently reported work done on the Valentine Estate house and 250-year-old barn on West Union Street (Rt. 135):
January-March: The barn was cleaned out and secured from the weather.
May: The chimney was...

Cynthia Whitty

Peter Matchak was hired in May 2019 as Ashland’s town planner. Previously, Matchak was Cohasset’s town planner. He lives in Boston with his wife Molly and newborn, Macy, born May 27, 2019. Recently, he answered some questions for Ashland Local...

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