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From Babcock Library…

As of today, 3/16/2020, Babcock Library is asking that its patrons do not return any items they have out. All late fees will be waived, and items may be returned once the library reopens. Read the article on READ MORE.

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At the end of business today, March 13, 2020 at 6 pm, Babcock Library will close until further notice. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays (3/17, 3/18, 3/24, 3/25) staff will be here from 10 am- 2 pm to answer calls. Our phone number is 860-487-4420. You can also e-mail us at All events are postponed. READ MORE.

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Click here for the Ashford Emergency Management page Governor Lamont has declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies. The Town of Ashford is currently not closing any public buildings. Gatherings of 100 or more people, public or private, as recommended by Governor Lamont, are being prohibited in the Town of Ashford. Town staff will not READ MORE.

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