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...
WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF EASTON, MASSACHUSETTS
Annual Town Meeting is to take place on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium. To stay up-to-date throughout the budget process leading up to Town Meeting and fiscal year 2016, visit our Town Meeting webpage. For all Town financial and budgetary information, visit our financial information page.
The Department of Public Works and the Fire Department have collaborated to produce an online GIS app which allows residents to mark their neighborhood hydrant as "shoveled". This information will help the Fire Department be better prepared during emergency responses. Thank you for being a good neighbor. The GIS app can be accessed here: http://eastongis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Edit/index.html?appid=3d10ac4df4714209bb75d0531428d838
In observance of Presidents' Day the Town Offices will be closed on Monday, February 16th and will reopen for business from 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM. In the event of any closings or delays due to the forecasted winter storm, please check www.easton.ma.us/snow
Dangers Associated With Heavy Snow Loads on Roofs:
The recent prolonged cold weather and repeated snowstorms have contributed to severe roof load conditions. Compounding the situation is the short-term weather forecast of potentially two more snowstorms over the next few days. Click here for the full public safety advisory on potential roof collapses. Click here to visit the Mass. Department of Public Safety webpage.