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The first time I heard the term “food rescue”, I scratched my head, but did not come up with a good answer. It turns out, that to rescue food means to save edible food from the dumpster, and redistribute it to those in need. Makes perfect sense…so what is the big deal, other than some logistics?

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Cautious Optimism Surrounds Ashland Grid Team

High school football is just around the corner, and that’s good news for Ashland grid fans.

Since Andrew MacKay took the Clockers’ coaching reins in 2011, Ashland has gradually been climbing the ladder. Three seasons ago, Ashland went 3-8, then upped its record to 4-7 in 2012. Last year, MacKay’s third at the helm, resulted in a winning season as the Clockers posted a 6-5 mark.

Ashland Farmers Market: A Respite from the Back-to-School, Back-to-Work Frenzy

If you’re experiencing the annual back-to-school, back-to-work frenzy, and need some rest, come to the Ashland Famers Market in September. Enjoy some breakfast, stay for lunch, chat with friends, and listen to music. There’s something for everyone in downtown Ashland.
The market is located on the “green” diagonally across the street from the library. Every Saturday, special activities for kids are held at the Kid’s Corner, 9:30 to 10:30 am, and live music is featured on the Old North Music Stage, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

ASHLAND DAY ‘14 Saturday September 20, 2014

(Ashland’s Animal Control reminds all visitors at Ashland Day: NO PETS of any kind at Stone Park)

9:00 - 9:30
9:30 – 9:50
10:00 – 10:30

10:45- 11:45 REGISTRATION FOR BIKE PARADE
CHILDREN’S BICYCLE PARADE
FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
ASHLAND POLICE HONOR GUARD
OPENING CEREMONIES CHERRY/PARK RD THROUGH PARK TO FRONT OF GAZEBO.
National Anthem: TBA
God Bless America sung by : AHS CHORUS
Citizen of the year / GRAND MARSHALL

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Dog Days of Summer Come to the Ashland Farmers’ Market

There’s something for everyone – and your dog – at the Ashland Farmers Market, located on the “green” diagonally across the street from the library. Every Saturday, the market holds special activities for kids at the Kid’s Corner, 9:30 to 10:30 am, and features live music on the Old North Music Stage, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

The Boimilla Family of Dean Road

On July 11th, Ashland had three very special visitors from California. John, Marie and Helen Boimilla made the trip east to kindle their childhood memories, because they were born here, and consider Ashland their hometown. When they were 10, 8, and 6, respectively, their lives were altered in a significant way because their father Frank, a machinist, lost his job at the age of 46, when the firm he was working for went out of business after 27 years. It was 1961, and the job market had an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

Ashland Business Association Announces Scholarship Winners

The Ashland Business Association (ABA) recently announced two scholarship winners: Ashland High School graduates Taylor Carson and Molly Zodikoff. Each student was awarded $1,000 as part of the graduation ceremony in June.
Taylor Carson will attend Loyola University in Maryland to study speech and language pathology. A goal of Carson’s is to travel to South America to teach language and music.