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Editor's Corner

The Board of Selectmen approved the FY16 budget and will soon be asking residents to vote on it at the May town meeting. Many town committee members said they are “satisfied” that a balanced budget has been established (a balanced budget is required by the town charter) but feel that the town is “at a crossroads.”
As expenses continue to outpace revenues, the town is faced with a long-term structural deficit. For now, the Tri-Board (Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee) is meeting to begin addressing the town’s long-term needs.

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Our Town Publishing Home of Local Town Pages Expands To New Location

Will Focus on Being Small Business Specialists

Our Town Publishing is excited to announce its new location in Gould’s Plaza at 74 Main Street in Medway. The new site will enable Our Town Publishing to open its commercial printing to the public. “It has been a long time since I had a retail location,” said owner Charles Tashjian.

Ashland Residents Invited to Clean Up the Town May 2

Celebrate Earth Day by picking up litter in your neighborhood and beyond

GreenUp Ashland will hold its annual event to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. to noon. Residents of all ages are invited to participate. Individuals and groups will clean up parks and neighborhoods and along streets and rivers. In addition, several Ashland “green” groups will have exhibits at the Stone Park Pavilion, on the corner of Cherry and Summer streets.

Get on Board: A Multi-Use ‘Greenway’ is Coming to Ashland

Residents are invited to help develop a ‘greenway’ for all to enjoy.

In just the past year, Ashland has made steady progress towards establishing a multi-use trail, or ‘greenway,’ which will be part of a regional trail.
Started over 15 years ago by Milford and Holliston, the Upper Charles Rail Trail will be a 30-mile loop connecting Milford, Holliston, Sherborn, Ashland, Hopkinton and back to Milford.
The Upper Charles Rail Trail converts unused and abandoned rail lines in the Upper Charles River area to multi-purpose recreational and commuter paths for cycling, walking, jogging and cross-country skiing.