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The Economic Development Council of Easton is proud to announce the release of Easton's community showcase video series. The series highlights many of the amenities that make Easton a great place to live, work and visit! The video series is available now by scrolling down. large comingsoon

WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF EASTON, MASSACHUSETTS

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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Annual Town Meeting - May 21, 2018
The Annual Town Meeting will be held on May 21, 2018 in the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium (100 Lothrop St) starting at 7:00 P.M. Please click here for the warrant.
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Press Release From the Marijuana Policy Advisory Committee: Explanation of Warrant Articles Related to Recreational Marijuana to be considered at Easton's Annual Town Meeting on May 21, 2018

In November of 2016, voters of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed Question 4 at the ballot box, legalizing recreational marijuana usage throughout the state, with commercial cultivation, manufacture and retail sales of marijuana going into effect in 2018. In May of 2017, Easton Town Meeting voted to adopt a moratorium on the sale of marijuana within the Town to run through June 30, 2018. To prepare marijuana policy options for the May 2018 Annual Town Meeting, the Easton Board of Selectmen established the Marijuana Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) in September 2017.  Consisting of representatives of the Selectmen, Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Health, and Police Department, MPAC was to report policy recommendations to the Board of Selectmen for the necessary regulation and/or prohibition of marijuana within the Town.

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Board and Committee Vacancies-Volunteers Needed

The success of any local government depends largely on the participation of its citizen volunteers.  Citizen participation in local government is essential in creating a strong community and shaping the future of Easton. The issues and challenges faced by our local government, and their impact on people’s lives in the community, are important and complex. Please consider participating in Town affairs and assisting in the growth and prosperity of Easton by sharing your skills and knowledge.  If you are interested in volunteering, please visit the Volunteer Opportunities webpage for a list of vacancies and the required online volunteer application form.