Friends of the Ashby Playground at the Ashby Pumpkin Festival

The Friends of the Ashby Playground will be holding a table at the Ashby Pumpkin Festival to make Scarecrows, which will be displayed at the town common. We are looking for donations of old long sleeve shirts, pants/overalls, hats and pillow cases. We are also asking around for mulched hay or straw for stuffing. If […]


(Updated 6/29/2021) Keeping You Informed – Magic Meadow Farms

Here is the latest on Magic Meadow Farms: 6/29/2021 Final decision and recommendation from MassDEP dismissing Mr. Ethier’s appeals of the UAO and PAN 4/6/2021 MassDEP opposition to timeline extension requested by Mr. Ethier and motion to renew the pending motion to dismiss the appeal 3/26/2021 Request by Mr. Ethier for an extension to submit […]


State Public Health Officials Confirm Season’s First West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Sample

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced yesterday that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. The presence of WNV was confirmed today by the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory in a mosquito sample collected on June 29 in the town of Medford in Middlesex County. […]

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