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Linehan: A Positive Force On All Athletic Fronts

Steve Linehan’s athletic philosophy has made him a valuable asset, both in Ashland and Bellingham. The 47-year-old Linehan, who’s lived in Bellingham for the last 15 years, has labored relentlessly in the town’s youth leagues where he’s coached and served on boards in softball, basketball and lacrosse. At Ashland, he worked a year as a volunteer coach in boys’ basketball before taking the reins of the high school’s junior varsity team three years ago.
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Fundraising for Student Musicians

Ashland Music AssociationThe Ashland Music Association was founded about seven years ago to augment the financial resources of the town in support of music education and related activities. It is analogous to the Clocker Club in the world of athletics. For the past two years, Mr. Bill Carson has been its President, and he recently spoke of the need for the town to support this very worthy effort. The costs associated with musical instruments alone is startling to the uninitiated. AHS music teacher Darren Maule spoke of the cost of a tuba as about $8,000!
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Ashland Business Association Winter Happenings

The Ashland Business Association (ABA) will assist with the annual holiday tree lighting on Sat., Dec. 6 at 5 pm across from the Ashland Public Library. The ABA provides cookies and hot chocolate. The tree lighting is sponsored by the Ashland Day Committee.
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Ashland Middle School Honors Veterans

In the spirit of excellent citizenship, the students of the Ashland Middle School performed a moving tribute on November 10th in celebrating the town’s veterans. For the fourth year in a row, the school rolled out the “red carpet” for almost 30 former service members who were guests of honor for the one-hour program in the gymnasium.
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Official Public Notice Electric Rates are Skyrocketing

N star supply Rates going from 9.37cents/ kwh up to 14.97/ kwh on Jan. 1st Boston Globe November 7th 2014 National Grid has already gone from 8.2 cents to 16.27 cents Boston Globe September 25th 2014
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