Saturday, April 19, 2014

Annual Town Election Monday, April 28, 2014

The annual town election will be held Monday, April 28, 2014 from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm at Ashby Elementary School. View the specimen ballot.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ashby 250th Anniversary Celebration Group

Friends of Ashby 250th Anniversary Celebration are Holding a Logo Design Contest for North Middlesex and Monty Tech Students. Not a student? You can volunteer to help plan the events.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Local Scholarships Available

Local scholarships can help fund your education. The Ashby Free Public Library has several scholarships. Applications are due before May 15th.

The Ashby Alumni Association administers the Irene Salminen Scholarship Fund. Applications are due by July 20th.

The American Legion Holmes - Curran - Bennett Post 361 has several scholarships. Please contact the Ashby Legion for more information.

Annual Town Reports, 2013 is Now Available

The Annual Town Reports for 2013 is available online now.  The reports can be read online or saved to your device.

The paper version will be available the week of April 28th at Town Hall and the Library.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting April 9, 2014

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
April 9, 2014

1.      6:50 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

2.      Selectmen Enter into Executive Session to discuss Strategy with respect to Collective Bargaining and will reconvene in Open Session

3.      Joint Meeting with Finance Committee regarding FY15 Budget and Town Meeting Warrant Articles

4.      Town Common Well Discussion

5.      Request for Selectmen’s Signatures on May 3, 2014 Special and Annual Town Meeting Warrant Masters (5)

6.      Discussion regarding Structure of the Board

7.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Agreement for Paramedic Intercept Services with Ashburnham

8.      Selectmen Approve Minutes of March 26 and March 29, 2014

9.      Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W39P in the amount of $43,493.59 and Vendor Warrant W40B in the amount of $42,022.23

10.  Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Kathy Juliano from the 250th Start-up Celebration Committee, effective Immediately

11.  Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Gerald (Don) Phelan as Solid Waste Facility Attendant, effective March 22, 2014

12.  Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Daniel Ewald as Solid Waste Facility Attendant, Employee-at-Will

13.  Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman

14.  Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report

15.  Public Comments (if any)

16.  Adjourn

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Bunny Breakfast at the Legion, Saturday, April 5, 2014

AES PTC BUNNY BREAKFAST
Saturday April 5, 2014 8:00am-11:00am, Ashby American Legion, New Ipswich Road
Adults $4, Seniors $2, Kids $2
Breakfast includes: pancakes, bacon, eggs, coffee, juice
Bring a camera for a photo with the Easter Bunny! Lots of kids games, crafts and raffles!
Hosted by the Ashby Elementary School Parent-Teacher Cooperative

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Informational Meeting on Proposed Gas Pipeline, Saturday, March 29th

There will be an informational meeting at Ashby Elementary School at 10:00 am, Saturday, March 29th on the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. proposal to run a gas pipeline through Ashby. Speakers include Jay Duffy, environmental attorney and Bruce Winn, Berkshire Environmental Action Team.  More information on the pipeline

Monday, March 24, 2014

Dave's Sugar House, Open House, Sunday, March 30th

We will be having another open house this year! 
Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 10:00am-3:00pm. This gives us the chance to let people see the process of making maple syrup. We will also be demonstrating how to make maple cream and maple candy! Syrup will also be available for purchase. 1033 Jones Hill Rd.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Annual Sugar Supper, March 29th at 5:30 pm

Sugar Supper
March 29, 20145:30 pm at the Ashby Unitarian Church
The Annual Sugar Supper will be held at the Fist Parish Church on March 29th at 5:30 pm. The supper features local ham, maple sugar baked beans, cole slaw, donuts and maple sugar on snow. Please make reservations by calling 386-5579

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Special Town Meeting March 15, 2014 at 9:30 am in Ashby Elementary School

This Town Meeting will vote n the High School building project, monies for Police, Dispatch, Fire, Highway and others as well as town bylaw changes.  Read the warrant for complete list of articles.

http://ashbyma.gov/document/Clerk/town_meeting/WAR%20STM%20031514.pdf

Monday, February 24, 2014

Girl Scout Cookie Sale, Sunday, March 2nd at 873 Main St.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale
Sunday March 2nd
10:00am-1:00pm
873 Cafe
873 Main St, Ashby
Thank you for supporting Ashby Daisy Troop #31101!

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting, February 26, 2014

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
February 26, 2014
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of February 12, 2014
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W33P in the amount of
$57,336.10 and Vendor Warrant W34B in the amount of $111,078.95
4. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Marshall Drummond as Parks
Commissioner until the Next Annual Town Election (Marshall Drummond)
5. Presentation of Ashby’s Green Community Designation (Energy Efficiency
Committee)
6. North Middlesex Regional School District FY15 Budget Discussion
(Superintendent Landers)
7. Gas Pipeline Proposal Discussion (Conservation Commission)
8. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 5 One Day Liquor Licenses
for the Fitchburg Rod and Gun Club:
 March 9th Membership Meeting
 March 15th St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
 April 13th Membership Meeting
 April 26th Spring Fishing Derby
 May 17th Family Fishing Derby
9. Selectmen Sign March 15, 2014 Special Town Meeting Warrant Masters (5)
10. Selectmen announce that Special and Annual Town Meeting Warrants are open
and will close on March 12th
11. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
12. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
13. Public Comments (if any)
14. Adjourn

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Girl Scout Cookie Time, Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 11:00-2:00 at the 873 Cafe, Main St., Ashby

Please consider supporting Ashby's youngest Girl Scouts, Daisy Troop #31101!
Girl Scout Cookie Sale - Saturday February 22nd - 11:00am-2:00pm 
873 Cafe, 873 Main St, Ashby
$4/box - Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Dosidos, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles

Monday, February 10, 2014

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting February 12, 2014

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
February 12, 2014

1.      7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

2.      Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19, 2013 and January 29, 2014

3.      Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W31P in the amount of $46,061.58 and Vendor Warrant W32B in the amount of $785,434.36

4.      Selectmen Briefing on Ashby Village Public Water Feasibility Study (Alan Pease)

5.      Discussion re:  Landfill Closure, Landfill Closure Escrow Account and Purchase of Lyman Fields

6.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on FY14 Audit Engagement Letter

7.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Subordination Agreement for FY03 Housing Rehab Program Participant (Beth Ann Scheid)

8.      Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Bruce Wahler to the 250th Start-up Celebration Committee

9.      Selectmen vote to close STM 3/15/2014 warrant; review articles.

10.  Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman

11.  Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report

12.  Public Comments (if any)

13.  Selectmen Enter into Executive Session to Discuss Strategy with Respect to Collective Bargaining, and will Reconvene in Open Session


14.  Adjourn

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Girl Scout Cookies, February 1st, Noon - 3:00 at Ashby Elementary parking lot

Ashby Brownie Troop#30163 Girl Scout Cookie Drive Thru
"Cookie Drive Thru" Fund Raiser
Saturday, February 1st, 12:00-3:00pm
Ashby Elementary School Parking Lot 
911 Main Street in Ashby, MA

Please come to our "Cookie Drive Thru" Fund Raiser and support your local Girl Scouts!!
We are raising money to complete a community service project in Ashby at Maja on Erickson Rd and the Heifer International Organization. The girls also wish to take a field trip to Heifer and earn their membership renewals for next year.
 Just in case you want to support us but wish not to bring home cookies, you can donate your cookies to our "Project Care and Share" which will be donated 50/50 to our Ashby Food Pantry and our local military recipients.
Thank you for your continued support,
Troop leaders Rebecca Thatcher, Jessica Sheridan, Alecia Primrose and Diane Hill

Monday, January 27, 2014

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting January 29, 2014

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
January 29, 2014
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19, 2013 and January 15, 2014
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W29P in the amount of
$53,256.28 and Vendor Warrant W30B in the amount of $158,433.97
4. Selectmen Briefing on Audit Results by Melanson Heath and Company (Town
Accountant)
5. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on FY14 Audit
Engagement Letter
6. Request for Selectmen’s Approval to Deficit Spend for Winter Operations
(Highway Superintendent)
7. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Birdena Lyon as Police Fire Signal
Operator with a One Year Probationary Period
8. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Heather Rhodes as Police Fire Signal
Operator with a One Year Probationary Period
9. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Amanda Pender as Police Fire Signal
Operator with a One Year Probationary Period
10. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of John Bilotti, Kathleen Juliano, Catherine
Biliouris, Martha Svedberg and Lillian Whitney to the 250th Start-up Celebration
Committee
11. Selectmen Call Special Town Meeting for March 15, 2014 and Open Warrant
12. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
13. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
14. Public Comments (if any)
15. Adjourn

Friday, January 24, 2014

Ashby Food Pantry

The newly formed Ashby Food Pantry will open it's doors for the first time on Tuesday February 11th from 6-7:30pm. We are located in the Selectman's room on the 2nd Floor of the Town Hall.

We are conducting a food drive January 24 throughl February 3rd to help stock the pantry shelves for our neighbors in need. Food can be dropped off at locations throughout town, including the following: Ashby Market, Ashby Elementary School, Ashby Library, Ashby Congregational Church, 31 Store and The Stop & Style.

Although all items are appreciated, there is a particularly high need for the following: Cereal, Pasta, Peanut Butter, Jelly and Spaghetti. Thank you for your support

Monday, January 13, 2014

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting January 15, 2014

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
January 15, 2014

1.      7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

2.      Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19 and December 31, 2013 and January 10, 2014

3.      Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W27P in the amount of $48,827.82 and Vendor Warrant W28B in the amount of $69,149.78

4.      7:15 p.m. – Community Development Block Grant Hearing (Kevin Flynn)

5.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Subordination Agreement for FY10 Housing Rehab Program Participant (Beth Ann Scheid)

6.      Ashby Food Pantry Discussion (Tricia Foster)

7.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval of the following Ambulance Write-offs for the period from July, 2013 through October, 2013 (Town Accountant):

v  July, 2013 - $7,772.40
v  August, 2013 - $7083.75
v  September, 2013 - $8,496.88
v  October, 2013 - $4,561.91
v  Total of $27,914.94

8.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on FY14 Audit Engagement Letter

9.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on updated Family Medical Leave Act Policy

10.  Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on Small Necessities Leave Act Policy

11.  Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Harry Parviainen as Assistant Electrical Inspector, for a Term ending March 31, 2014

12.  Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Lillian Whitney to the 250th Start-up Celebration Committee

13.  Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Krista Burson as Accounting Clerk/Administrative Assistant to the Police Department, effective January 20, 2014

14.  Request for Selectmen’s Approval of 5 Month Unpaid Leave of Absence for Reserve Officer Glenn Casey

15.  Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman

16.  Public Comments (if any)

17.  Selectmen Enter into Executive Session to Discuss Strategy with Respect to Collective Bargaining and will Reconvene in Open Session


18.  Adjourn

Friday, December 20, 2013

Agenda for the Selectmen's Meeting December 31, 2013 at 8:00 am

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
December 31, 2013



1.      8:00 a.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

2.      Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19, December 11 and December 18, 2013

3.      Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll and Vendor Warrants

4.      Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Scott LeClerc as Board of Health Member until Next Annual Town Election

5.      Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
  
6.      Public Comments (if any)
  

7.      Adjourn

Monday, December 16, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting December 18, 2013


SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
December 18, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19, December 4, and December 11, 2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W23P in the amount of
$60,164.97 and Vendor Warrant W24B in the amount of $58,566.47
4. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 2 Discharge of Mortgages
for FY03 Housing Rehab Program Participant (Beth Ann Scheid)
5. Request for Selectmen’s Approval of the following Ambulance Write-offs for the
period from July, 2013 through November, 2013 (Town Accountant):
 July, 2013 - $7,772.40
 August, 2013 - $7083.75
 September, 2013 - $8,496.88
 October, 2013 - $4,561.91
 Total of $27,914.94
6. Selectmen Discuss Liquor License Fees for Calendar Year 2014 (Bill Arnold)
7. Request for Selectmen’s Signatures on 2014 Liquor Licenses for:
 31 Store – Retail Package Goods, All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages
 American Legion – Club License, All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages
 Ashby Market – Retail Package Goods, Wines and Malt Beverages
8. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Common Victualler’s
License Renewals for 2014 for:
 31 Store
 4-H Camp Middlesex
 American Legion
 Ashby Market
 Mr. Mike’s
9. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on General (Video Games)
License for The American Legion for 2014
10. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 2014 Class II and Class III
Motor Vehicle License Renewals and accompanying Conditions for P&S Trucks
& Parts, Inc.
11. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 2014 Motor Vehicle License
Renewals (including Class II Conditions) for:
 B&Z Enterprises Class II
 G&M Automotive Class II
 Tip Top Motors Class II
 Tracy’s Auto Body and Sales Class II
12. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
13. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
14. Public Comments (if any)
15. Selectmen Enter into Executive Session to Conduct Contract Negotiations with
Non-Union Personnel and will Reconvene in Open Session
16. Adjourn

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Selectmen's Meeting December 11, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
December 11, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen discuss and act on filling the Position of Chief of Police,
following the departure of Chief Drew
3. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
4. Public Comments (if any)
5. Adjourn

Monday, December 2, 2013

Agenda for the Selectmen's Meeting, December 4, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
December 4, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19, November 20 and November 25, 2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W21P in the amount of
$52,393.36 and Vendor Warrant W22B in the amount of $142,434.33
4. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Subordination Agreement
for FY09 Housing Rehab Program Participant (Beth Ann Scheid)
5. Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Randy Stacy as Waste
Oil Coordinator, Effective Immediately
6. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 2014 ABCC Liquor License
Renewal Forms for:
 The American Legion Club License, All Alcoholic Beverages
 The Ashby Market Package Store, Wine and Malt Beverages
 E.C. 31, Inc. Package Store, All Alcoholic Beverages
7. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 2014 ABCC Population
Estimate Certificate for Seasonal Licenses
8. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
9. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
10. Public Comments (if any)
11. Adjourn

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Sunday, Dec.1st

The Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Common will be Sunday, Dec. 1st at 4:00 pm. Following the tree lighting ceremony, a free community dinner, with vegetarian and meat stews, is hosted by First Parish Church.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting November 20,2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
November 20, 2013

1.      7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

2.      Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 19 and November 6, 2013

3.      Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W19P in the amount of $61,025.54 and Vendor Warrant W20B in the amount of $43,532.36

4.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval of New and Revised Police Department Policies (Lieutenant Alden)

5.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Initials on Ambulance Receivable Write-offs for $4,574.97

6.      Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Melissa Coyle as Board of Assessors Member, Effective November 6, 2013

7.      Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on 5 One Day Liquor Licenses for the Fitchburg Rod and Gun Club:

v  12/11/13, Spaghetti Dinner
v  1/8/14, Spaghetti Dinner
v  1/18/14, Ice Fishing Derby
v  2/8/14, Ice Fishing Derby
v  2/22/14, Kid’s Ice Fishing Derby

8.      Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman

9.      Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report

10.  Public Comments (if any)


11.  Adjourn

Monday, November 4, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting November 6, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
November 6, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 6, June 19, October 21, and October 23,
2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W17P in the amount of
$49,829.79 and Vendor Warrant W18B in the amount of $789,878.79
4. Request for Selectmen’s Consideration of using Town Hall Space for Opening a
Food Pantry (Tricia Foster)
5. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
6. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
7. Public Comments (if any)
8. Adjourn

Thursday, October 31, 2013

North Middlesex Regional High School Building Project Forum

Community Forum for North Midddlesex Regional High School Building Project, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Ashby Library. We need your input as we examine options that will result in an efficient high school design that maximizes the site and creates a positive and productive learning environment. Topics at the forum will include: 
  • Auditorium and science labs 
  • Community amenities and athletic facilities 
  • Effect of new school on property values and community reputation

Monday, October 21, 2013

Part Time Dispatcher Position is Available

Ashby Police Department – Part Time Public Safety Dispatchers

The Ashby Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Part-Time Civilian Public Safety Dispatcher.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to; receiving emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching Police/Fire/EMS personnel, data entry into a records management system. 

Applicants must have; HS diploma or GED, availability and willingness to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.  Those who possess certifications in E911, EMD, CPR, and CJIS certifications, and prior experience are preferred.  Excellent communication skills including verbal and written, basic computer skills, and the ability to multi-task are required.  Applicants must pass a background and CORI check prior to employment.

These positions are part-time and the starting salary is currently under union negotiation with the Town.  Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. 

A letter of interest and resume should be submitted to;

Ashby Police Department
PO Box 280
Ashby, MA 01431
Attn: Lt Fred Alden
Or email to:  FAlden@Ashbyma.gov


The Ashby Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Agenda for the Selectmen's Meeting on October 23, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
October 23, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 6, June 19, September 25, and October 9,
2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W15P in the amount of
$59,486.10 and Vendor Warrant W16B in the amount of $184,329.95
4. Request for Selectmen’s Approval of Energy Baseline and Energy Reduction Plan
and Signatures on Notification Letter regarding Approval (Jim Hubert)
5. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Subordination Agreement
for FY03 Housing Rehab Program Participant (Beth Ann Scheid)
6. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
7. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
8. Public Comments (if any)
9. Adjourn

Monday, October 7, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting October 9, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
October 9, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 6, June 19, September 25, and October 2,
2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W13P in the amount of
$53,826.83 and Vendor Warrant W14B in the amount of $65,295.11
4. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on Notification Letter regarding
Approval of Fuel Efficient Vehicle Policy (Alan Pease)
5. Discussion re: DRAFT Energy Baseline and Energy Reduction Plan (Alan Pease)
6. Request for Selectmen’s Approval of Ambulance Receivable Write-offs in the
amount of $5,616.74
7. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Wayne Stacy as Part-time Seasonal
Cemetery Maintenance Laborer, Employee-at Will
8. Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of Heather Swick as
Police Fire Signal Operator, Effective 10/01/13
9. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on United Nations Day
Proclamation
10. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
11. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
12. Public Comments (if any)
13. Adjourn

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Pumpkin Festival, Saturday, Oct. 5th on the Common

The 23rd Annual Pumpkin Festival & Craft Fair is almost here! Mark your calendars for October 5, 2013 and join us from 10-4!

This year's booklet is NOW AVAILABLE! Pick one up at any one of these local hot spots:

Ashby Public Library
Ashby Market
31 Store
Stop & Style

The booklet is FULL of local businesses who have generously supported this year's Pumpkin Festival and helped make the many events at the Library possible. Thank you all. You can also find this year's Schedule and more information about becoming one of the Friends of the Ashby Public Library. We would love to have you on the team!

We hope to see you there! ~ The Friends

pumpkin

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting October 2, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
October 2, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Joint Meeting with the Finance Committee re: Town Finances
3. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
4. Adjourn

Monday, September 23, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting Sept. 25, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
September 25, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes of June 6, June 19 and September 11, 2013
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Payroll Warrant W11P in the amount of
$54,441.10 and Vendor Warrant W12B in the amount of $43,905.12
4. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on a One Day Liquor License
for the Fitchburg Rod and Gun Club
5. Request for Selectmen’s Acceptance of the Resignation of James Russell as
Part-time Seasonal Cemetery Maintenance Laborer, Effective 9/13/13
6. Selectmen Discuss and Vote on a Procedure for Access to Town Counsel for All
Town Officials and Employees
7. Water Feasibility Study Kick-off Meeting (Alan Pease)
8. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Chairman’s Signature on DLTA
Consultant Agreement with Weston and Sampson
9. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Lillian Whitney to the 250th Start-up
Celebration Committee
10. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
11. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
12. Public Comments (if any)
13. Adjourn

Friday, August 30, 2013

Legion Car Show, Sunday, Sept. 1st

4th Annual Ashby Legion Car Show, Sunday, Sept. 1st at Allen Field, from 8:30 am on. 30 classes of vehicles, admission $2.00 kids under 12 free. Food & beverages, music, 50/50 raffle. All proceeds help veterans in need. (Rain date Sept. 2nd)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Agenda for Selectmen's Meeting August 28, 2013

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA
August 28, 2013
1. 7:00 p.m. - Selectmen Open Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
2. Selectmen Approve Minutes
3. Selectmen Approve and Sign on Warrants
4. Discussion re: Scheduled Selectmen’s Meetings
5. Discussion re: Town Counsel’s ruling on Public Records Requests
6. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Signatures on One Day Liquor License for
the Holmes-Curran-Bennett Annual Car Show
7. Request for Selectmen’s Signatures on Letter of Thanks to Elmer (Fitzie)
Fitzgerald, Jr.
8. Request for Selectmen’s Approval and Initials on Comstar Write-off
9. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Peggy Mosher as Ashby Cultural
Council Member for a 3-year term to expire on June 30, 2016
10. Request for Selectmen’s Appointment of Maureen Davi as Ashby Cultural
Council Member for a 3-year term to expire on June 30, 2016
11. Any Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chairman
12. Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s Report
13. Public Comments (if any)
14. Adjourn