Community Vision Statement
The Town of Ashland is a thriving community that we are proud to call
home. We are committed to taking charge of our future and proud of our
commitment to sustainability. We are a regional collaborator and a leader
working across our municipal boundaries to achieve our goals. Our public
schools are centers of excellence, drawing in new residents and families.
Our community flourishes because engaged residents, business owners,
and leaders work together to advance and communicate common values,
goals, and priorities of the Ashland Comprehensive Plan. The Town has
sufficient resources and strong infrastructure to support our thriving
• Our downtown, key corridors and neighborhoods are sustainable and
• Ashland welcomes residents of all ages and socio-economic
backgrounds by providing a variety of housing opportunities
• Ashland maintains a strong economic base and diverse local economy
with places for people to live, shop, work and gather. The town provides
prime access to key employment centers in our region.
• Ashland offers viable walking, biking and public transportation options.
• Ashland stewards open space and recreational opportunities and
promotes an array of vital environmental, natural, historical and cultural
Ashland Comprehensive Plan