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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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NOTICE: MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

All nonessential outdoor water use is prohibited.

“Nonessential outdoor water use” includes uses that are not required: a) for health or safety reasons; b) by regulation; c) for the production of food and fiber; d) for the maintenance of livestock; or e) to meet the core functions of a business (for example, irrigation by golf courses as necessary to maintain tees, greens, and limited fairway watering, or irrigation by plant nurseries as necessary to maintain stock).

More information is available at http://www.easton.ma.us/departments/dpw/water_division/index.php

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MBTA / MassDOT Public Meetings re: South Coast Rail during September

 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA are proposing to restore passenger rail transportation between the South Coast and Boston. MassDOT and MBTA are designing a new rail connection making use  of the existing MBTA Stoughton Commuter Rail Line. Design for this route is currently 15% complete. In addition, MassDOT and MBTA are currently considering an alternative rail route between Boston and the South Coast that could potentially be designed and constructed more quickly than can the Stoughton route. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS.

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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Easton

DATE: 9/13/2016                                        CONTACT: Kristin Kennedy 

TOWN: Easton                                          TELEPHONE: 508-230-0620

 

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Easton, Massachusetts.  The type of mosquito was Culex pipiens & Culex restuans. Artificial and natural containers are the preferred larval habitat for these mosquitoes.  They feed mainly on birds and occasionally on mammals. They are the primary vectors of WNV.  Easton has 1 WNV positive mosquito sample identified in 2016.

 

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