The mission for the Town of Ashland Economic Development office is to effectively engage residents with accurate, transparent, and insightful dialogue, bridging the communications between the administration’s objectives or positions, with understanding the needs of local residents. 

Vision is to increase engagements through capitalizing on social media platforms, utilizing the local cable station, and sustaining interpersonal relationships.

Core Values include transparency, accuracy, respect, professionalism, sincerity


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Welcome to Ashland Guide 2018Town of Ashland Residents Guide to Ashland

This booklet is the perfect guide to welcome you to our community. Each page is full of essential details from each municipal department, with a special page devoted to our school system. It's the perfect booklet to keep handy in your home. 

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Welcome to the third edition of Ashland Access! This publication aims to increase communication from our Town offices to you. 

This edition will only be available digitally and will not be mailed out. In the future, we intend to physical print and mail out the issues to residents.

While we live in a digital world and utilize social media and digital newsletters to communicate with you on a daily basis, we also understand the power of holding information tangibly in your hands. This publication fulfills our goal to prioritize printed communications to access more community members. In addition to this printed newsletter, a digital copy will remain on our town website in the link below. This easy-to-read digital format will be eligible for downloading and printing at any time from your home or our local library and community center. 

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July 2022 (Inaugural Issue) 
Fall 2022 

Spring 2023

LTPLocal Town Pages

We work closely with Our Town Publishing to provide local information right to your doorsteps. Local Town Pages is a monthly publication drafted by unbiased reporters employed by Gannet. The Town of Ashland is grateful for the community partnership and the opportunities this print medium provides. 

Access digital versions of previous editions of the paper.

Visit the Ashland Town News website, here

Sign up for our digital newsletters

Click on the individual pictures to access the sign-up forms for the various newsletters communicating messages throughout the community. 

MH newsletter
blog, newsletter
DPW- Construction Downtown Newsletter
DPW- Construction 126 Newsletter
Business Newsletter
CS Newsletter
Library Newsletter
Comp Plan Newsletter

The Town of Ashland Guidelines and Best Practices 
for the Use of Social Media

The Town of Ashland created social media accounts for various departments to effectively engage residents with accurate, transparent, and insightful dialogue bridging communication between administration and residents. 

View the full document here

Social Media Disclaimer

Town of Ashland Department Accounts

*Reminder these accounts are public. You do not need an account with any of these social media platforms to view the content on any of these pages.*

Town Hall@TownofAshlandMA@TownofAshlandMA@ashlandmass
Ashland Biz Buzz@ashlandbizbuzz@ashlandbizbuzz

Corner Spot@cornerspotashland@cornerspotashland@cornerspot01721
Ashland DPW@dpwashland

Ashland Public Library@ashlandpubliclibraryma@ashlandpubliclibraryma@ashlandlibmaAshland Public Library MA
Ashland Recreation@ashlandrec@ashlandrecreation

Ashland Senior Center@ashlandseniorcenter

Ashland Senior Center
Ashland Human Services@ashlandyouthandfamilyservices

Ashland is Dementia Friendly@ashlandisdementiafriendly

Other Accounts privately managed include the Ashland Fire Department and the Ashland Police Department.