Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Position Open for Municipal Groundskeeper

The Town of Ashby is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a seasonal, part-time grounds-keeping/maintenance position for the Town’s parks and other public spaces.  The successful applicant will have had prior experience with mowing, trimming and general grounds maintenance, as well as some understanding of gardening.  A valid driver’s license is a pre-requisite for the position.  Applicants should be self-motivated, and able to work under the direction of the Parks Commissioners.

Starting wage is $11.36/hr.

The position is currently open, and the selected candidate will begin work as soon as possible.
All interested parties should complete a standard application available on-line or in paper form at the Assistant to the Board of Selectmen’s office, 2nd Floor, Ashby Town Hall, 895 Main Street.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Town of Ashby is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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

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

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