The Town of Ashburnham's Highway Dept.

  • Ashburnham DPW's Fleet
  • Loading Sand for an Impending Snowstorm
  • Another Responsibility is Summertime Repaving
  • ...and Removing Snow & Ice in the Winter
Ashburnham's DPW Complex is located at 17 Central Street. You can easily reach us by calling Phone ::: 978-827-4100 ext. 5. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please be prepared to provide your name, address and phone number so we can contact you with an answer to your request.

The Ashburnham Dept. of Public Works provides a myriad of professional services to the public. We maintain the town highway, grounds, cemeteries, municipal buildings and engineering divisions. In addition we support all other municipal departments to perform their responsibilities.

Our staff has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge over many decades of service to our town. Multiple staff members have commercial drivers licenses, are hazardous waste site-certified, construction supervisors or have many other specialized talents and/or licenses. Continuous training of staff members in safety, professional education and cross-training in multiple operations strengthen our ability to serve you.

We appreciate the support that the community gives us - and will continue to provide you with services that help to make the Town of Ashburnham a great place to live, work and visit.

We work hard to maintain one of the highest quality networks of streets and roads in the commonwealth for the least possible investment. We also secure federal and state funds to assist in our efforts.

Our mission is to efficiently and effectively utilize the funds that citizens allot to our department each year.

Our Mission

It's our goal to provide you with the highest quality service within our resources and capabilities. The department is committed to providing a professional staff that is responsive to the needs of the entire town. From the occasional downed tree limb, snow removal or natural disasters - DPW staff members are many times the first to respond in the event of emergencies and are on-call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.