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3/16/2020 In response to the growing concerns surrounding the  pandemic COVID-19, First Selectman Ralph Fletcher has declared a state of emergency for the Town of Ashford.  All town buildings are closed to the public until further notice.  Town Offices will be staffed Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17th and 18th, until 3 P.M.  There will be no Wednesday evening hours.  A thorough cleaning will be made of the Town Office Building on Thursday, March 19th, and the building will remain closed throughout the weekend.  Office staffing will be re-evaluated at that time.

If you require assistance please contact us via phone, email, or mail.  Contact information is available on our website at  We will attempt to fulfill your request via email, mail, or fax.

The Transfer Station will operate during normal hours, but the swap shed and book shed will remain closed.  Please do not loiter.  To keep our Transfer Station employees safe we ask that you please maintain a distance of at least six feet from them and each other.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to keep our employees and community safe during this crisis.


3/13/2020 Ashford School and Regional District 19 High School are closing from March 16th through March 31st.

Governor Lamont has declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies.

Town staff will not be attending conferences, conventions, or professional development until further notice.

If you are feeling ill please stay at home or seek medical attention at a medical facility.

It is suggested that you should maintain a distance of 6 feet from others.  You should try to avoid physical contact, including hand-shaking.  Wash your hands frequently and do not touch your face.

Read more information about the evolving situation provided
by the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC).

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