Incorporated in 1725, the Town of Easton is located 30 minutes from Boston, 45 minutes from Cape Cod, and 45 minutes from Providence. The community is approximately 29 square miles in area and has an estimated 2010 population of 23,357. Easton is governed by an Open Town Meeting and the executive branch is made up of an elected five-member Board of Selectmen, serving three-year terms. The Board hires a full-time Town Administrator to supervise the daily operations of the government. More...


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Senator Brian Joyce Announces Office Hours, Wednesday, February 10  Senator Brian A. Joyce is pleased to announce that he will hold office hours in Easton on Wednesday, February 10th from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Easton Town Hall, 136 Elm Street. “I encourage all interested constituents to attend my district office hours,” said Senator Joyce.  “This is an opportunity for me to listen to the concerns of the people of Easton, and hopefully provide some guidance and solutions.” As always, individuals with questions or concerns are encouraged to call Senator Joyce’s State House office at (617) 722-1643.  The Senator can also be reached by email at  
Public Hearing: Regulation of the Sale of Tobacco Productions

 On Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room at Town Offices, 136 Elm Street, Easton, MA there will be a public hearing regarding the proposed Regulation of the Easton Board of Health Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products.  Please note the proposed regulation includes the following: 


D. Tobacco Sales to Persons Under the Minimum Legal Sales Age Prohibited:

1. No person shall sell tobacco products or permit tobacco products, as defined herein, to be sold to a person under the minimum legal sales age; or not being the individual's parent or legal guardian, give tobacco products, as defined herein, to a person under the minimum legal sales age.  The minimum legal sales age in Easton is 21.

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Town of Easton Meets Chapter 40B Affordable Housing Goals The Town of Easton has officially met its Chapter 40B housing obligations thanks to last month’s Zoning Board of Appeals approval of the Easton Avalon development, adjacent to Highland Plaza. As long as the Town continues to comply with the law, Easton now has the perpetual ability to ensure future housing proposals comply with local zoning and can turn away development proposals that do not. Easton is one of only approximately 15% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts that have met Chapter 40B requirements. Read More...