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Girls Varsity Softball

Experience: A-Plus For Ashland SquadJackie Long is a firm believer that Ashland High’s softball team will not only improve on last year’s 4-16 record, but also be in the mix to qualify for a tournament berth. The 26-year-old Long, who was Ashland’s junior-varsity coach for two seasons, enters her second year at the Clockers’ helm feeling optimistic about her team’s strengths, and eager to help her players sharpen their skills.
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Ashland Girls Tennis

Having played a considerable amount of tennis throughout her life, Kellianne Erath had a vacancy and figured it was a good time to try coaching the sport she gave so much to. Although having never played tennis on the high school level (her NY high school didn’t have the sport), Ashland Athletic Director Ryan Quigley decided to give Erath the opportunity to further herself.
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Meet the Candidates

Learn about the candidates before casting your vote at the May 19 town electionAshland residents can learn about candidates for town office before casting their vote on May 19. The annual, live Candidates’ Forum, to be held on Thursday, May 7, for Board of Selectmen, and Tuesday, May 12, for Planning Board and School Committee is an opportunity to hear the candidates and ask questions of them. The moderated forums start at 6:30 p.m. in the Ashland Public Library, Community Room, 66 Front St. Ashland Local Town Pages asked candidates for Selectmen to submit up to 400 words using the following guidelines: What makes you a good candidate?
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A Tale of Two Tractors

My first trip to my grandparents’ farm for an “overnight” was in 1949. I was four. At that time, my grandfather did all the work with a team of horses…”Daisy” and “Dolly” and an old Army jeep owned by some “summer” people up the road…the Kibricks.
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