Friday, May 21, 2010

Funding for Residential Solar Heat & Hot Water

Notice of Funding Availability

The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) has received funding through the Housing Preservation Grant Program funded by US Rural Development.

These funds are available to income qualified households in Ashby and Hubbardston to install solar heat and/or domestic hot water.

If you are interested please contact Shelly Hatch at 978-345-7376, x305 for more information.

Memorial Day Parade Schedule

Memorial Day Ceremonies on The Ashby Common, May 31st

1:30 PM Memorial Services at West Cemetery
1:45 PM All Marching Units Assemble at the American Legion Post 361
2:00 PM March to Revolutionary and 1812 Cemetery
2:30 PM Marching Units Depart to Glenwood Cemetery
3:00 PM Marching Units Depart to The Ashby Common
3:15 PM Ceremonies at The Ashby Common to Include Raising of The American Flag and Playing of The National Anthem
3:20 PM Dismissal of All Marching Units and Refreshments at The American

NOTE……….The S.A.L. once again will be putting on a Chicken BBQ. Serving time will be after the Parade. It’s still only $8.00 for a half chicken with vegetables, rolls, and a dessert. Get your tickets early!

Ashby American Legion Post 361 on Facebook

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Disaster Assistance for property owners affected by the flooding

Disaster Assistance for home owners, renters, and business owners in Middlesex County who were affected by the flooding beginnng March 12, 2010

Apply by Phone 1-800-621-3362
TTY 1-800462-7585 for the hearing or speech impaired)

Apply online at

Please have the following avaialble when you call:

A phone number where we can reach you
Social Security number
Current mailing address
Address of damaged property
Brief description of damages
Insurance information (if you have insurance)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Council on Aging Chores Corps Program Kids & Adults

Volunteers needed for Council on Aging Chores Corps Program Kids & Adults help seniors with yard work. To sign up call Kathryn Becker at 978-386-2424 ext. 27.