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Construction: Lincoln, Main, and Foundry Street - Week of August 4
As part of the Town of Easton’s ongoing pavement management program, the repaving of Lincoln Street, Main Street (between Washington Street and the Brockton Town Line), and Foundry Street (section near Morse Road) will begin the week of August 4, 2014.  During construction these roads may be closed to thru traffic, however local traffic will be allowed to pass but may encounter minor delays.  Police Details will be on scene to assist and direct traffic through and around the work zones. Read More...
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Revisions to the Easton Website  
 
The Town of Easton has updated its website to better serve our residents, businesses, and visitors. In general, this update has focused on improving the ease of navigation throughout the website. For a full list of change, continue reading.
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Mechanic Street Parking Lot Construction  
As part of the Main Street Revitalization Project, construction of the Mechanic Street parking lot will begin the week of July 14, 2014. Construction is expected to take approximately 2 months. During this time parking in the lot will be restricted and/or reduced. There will also be some minor work on Main Street, primarily in the sidewalk area, for uti
lity work related to the undergrounding of certain overhead utility lines. 

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Phase II Water Restrictions in Effect
Mandatory outside water restrictions are in place from May 1st to September 30th.  This action is necessary to comply with the Town's Water Management Act Permit. For more information, please click here.

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Notice from the Department of Public Works
As part of the Canton Street Paving project the installation of the first layer of asphalt is scheduled to begin on Thursday June 12th (weather permitting). During paving operations vehicle access will be restricted until the asphalt cools to the appropriate temperature. All vehicles should be cleared from the street prior to 7:00 AM.
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Senator Thomas P. Kennedy Announces District Office Hours
Senator Thomas P. Kennedy will hold monthly district office hours on Monday, June 16th from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Mary Cruise Kennedy Senior Center in the Conference Room, located at 10 Father Kenney Way, Brockton, MA, and Wednesday, June 25th from 7:00-8:00 PM at The Queset House, located next to The Ames Free Library, at 51 Main Street, North Easton, MA.
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Notice: Re-Cyclical Residential Property Inspections

Please be advised that the Town of Easton is working together with the firm KRT Appraisal to perform re-cyclical inspections on residential properties within the town.  The streets that will be inspected over the next few weeks will be: Turnpike, Central, Summer and Center.

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Canton Street Repaving and North Easton Village Construction

As part of the Town of Easton’s ongoing pavement management program, the reconstruction/paving of Canton Street will begin the week of May 27, 2014.  During the construction the road may be closed to thru traffic, however local traffic will be allowed to pass but may encounter minor delays.  Police Details will be on scene to assist and direct traffic through and around the work zone.  

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Easton Memorial Day Parade  
Easton’s annual Memorial Day Parade is scheduled for Monday, May 26, 2014. Groups are asked to form at the Church Street Cemetery in South Easton no later than 1:30 pm. Ceremonies will kick off exactly at 2:00 pm. The parade will regroup after that ceremony and march from Church Street to Depot Street and then to the Civil War Memorial where there will be another ceremony and where it will end.  Read More...
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NATIONAL GRID WARNS NEW ENGLAND CUSTOMERS OF PAYMENT SCAM  
National Grid customers in New England are being targeted by utility bill scammers demanding immediate payment for electric bill balances, which customers might not even owe. The fraudulent callers are claiming to be from National Grid and threateni
ng customers with immediate service shut-off unless they provide credit card or bank account information that can be used to access the accounts.  Read More...
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Ribbon Cutting at the Prospect Street Solar Array

Join the Town of Easton, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (MA DOER), Borrego Solar, and partners,in celebrating the completion of a 1.9 Megawatt ground-mounted solar landfill installation in Easton; a Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Green Community Designate.

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Town Offices Holiday Hours - Weeks of April 14th and 21st
The Easton Town Offices will be closed on Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday, and on Monday, April 21st in observance of Patriots’ Day. The Town Offices will be open from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm on Tuesday April 22nd.
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NGrid Notice: Side Pruning and/or Danger Tree Removal Beginning April 1

National Grid intends to perform selective side pruning and/or danger tree removal along an electric transmission right-of-way that passes through Easton. This right-of-way passes the following streets: Turnpike Street, Prospect Street, Foundry Street, Depot Street, Bay Road, Poquanticut Avenue, Rockland Street, and Massapoag Avenue. This work will take place between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015. Please click here for a map of this right-of-way as well as a pamphlet from National Grid for landowners along this right-of-way. If you have any questions, please contact National Grid at 1-800-322-3223 

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Agricultural Use of Wheaton Farm Fields
The Easton Conservation Commission entered into an agreement with Stone Soup, LLC, to put certain fields at Wheaton Farm back into agricultural production this spring. Stone Soup, LLC, operated by the O'Dwyers, is the small family-run farm operation behind Langwater Farm. While the O’Dwyers expected to begin turning over fields some time in February, the persistent snow cover and hard ground freeze delayed operations until recently. Read More...
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Rabies Clinic - Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Town of Easton will hold a  Rabies Clinic on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The clinic will be held behind the Police Station, at 46 Lothrop St. from 9:00 am until  noon.  Dr. Buffman from Lloyd Animal Medical Center will be vaccinating cats from 9:00 am to 10:00 am and dogs from 10:00 am to noon. The cost of the vaccine is $10.00.   A representative from the Town Clerk’s Office will be available from 10:00 am to noon for licensing of dogs.  All cats should be in a carrier, and all dogs must be leashed. Please call the Board of Health (508) 230-0620 with any questions. Thank you.
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Recreation Department Accepting Field Scheduling Requests


The Recreation Department is accepting field requests.  Facility permit applications are available at this location. Please submit completed paperwork by March 31, 2014. Any questions please call the recreation office at 508-238-3084.

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Applications for Wheaton Farm Community Garden Being Accepted

 

The Agricultural Commission is accepting applications for plots at the Wheaton Farm Community Garden. Full size (20' x 20') and half size (20' x 10') plots are available. Submit your application early as plots are available on a first come first serve basis. Click here for the application.

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NOTICE FROM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT: NGRID SCAM
The Easton Police Department is warning residents and business owners of a scam going on in this area. Residents and business owners are receiving calls from someone alleging to be with National Grid, telling them they are behind on payments and their power will be cut unless they provide immediate payment. National Grid is aware of this situation. Police have traced the calls to an overseas telephone number.
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Senator Kennedy Announces District Hours
State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy, announced that he will hold district office hours on Friday, February 21st from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Hanson Senior Center located at 132 Maquan Street, Hanson MA, and Wednesday, February 26th from 7:00-8:00 PM at the Belair Towers in the Community Room, located at 105 Belair Street, Brockton, MA. Read More...
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NOTICE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Due to limited salt supplies, the Department of Public Works did not treat subdivision roads with de-icing materials following the latest snowstorm on Tuesday Feb 18th.  While all roads were plowed, subdivision roads were not treated with salt in order to conserve adequate levels of salt for additional storm/icing events.  All main and secondary roads in Easton have been plowed and treated with salt. Read More...
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Envision Easton Feedback Loops

Want to have a say in what Easton looks like well into the future? Let us know your thoughts on important topics like how and where Easton should grow; what aspects of Easton should be protected from development; and how neighborhood character can be enhanced or protected. Provide your feedback on the big issues Easton faces as a community, goals and objectives being developed in conjunction with Envision Easton, Easton’s ongoing Comprehensive Master Plan. Click here to go to the Envision Easton Feedback Loops to provide your comments and feedback.

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Affordable Housing Fair - Weds. February 26th  
The Easton Affordable Housing Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 26th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Queset on the Pond - Roosevelt Circle, Easton, MA. No RSVP or sign-up is needed. Come learn about home repair grants and loans, rentals, first-time homebuyer training and more! For more information call 508-230-0645 or click here.
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Representative Claire Cronin to Hold Office Hours

Representative Claire D. Cronin (D-Easton) will be holding office hours in Easton on February 11, 2014.  Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.  Constituents are welcome to come and discuss any constituent service matter with Representative Cronin. 

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Warning from National Grid - Payment Scam
National Grid customers in New England are being targeted by utility bill scammers demanding immediate payment for electric bill balances, which customers might not even owe.  The fraudulent callers are claiming to be from National Grid and threatening customers with immediate service shut-off unless they provide credit card or bank account numbers.  The calls are originating from a 617 area code phone number. When the number is called, the person answering identifies them self as being from National Grid. Read More...
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Town Administrator's Fiscal Year 2014 First Quarter Report

The Town Administrator is pleased to release his first quarter report for fiscal year 2014. These reports contain summaries of services provided by the various departments within the Town of Easton. Click here for the full report.
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Seasonal Flu Clinic

The Easton Board of Health is pleased to announce that a Seasonal Flu Clinic will be held for Easton residents Saturday January 11th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Atrium at Oliver Ames High School, 100 Lothrop Street, North Easton, MA 02356.  Vaccine will be available for individuals three years of age and older. For more information, please contact the Board of Health at (508) 230-0620.

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Waste Management Collection Update

Waste Management Customers:  Please be advised that due to the storm Waste Management has now cancelled pickups for today, Friday January 3rd.  Pickups originally scheduled for today will be collected on Saturday January 4th.   Collections originally scheduled for Saturday January 4th will now be collected on Monday January 6th

All collections for the week of January 6th will be delayed by one day.  If you have any questions please contact the DPW at (508) 230-0800. 

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Town Offices - Storm Closing
Due to the pending storm, the Town Offices will be closing at 3:00pm today, Thursday, January 2 and will remain closed on Friday.  Regular office hours will resume on Monday, January 6.
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Town Office Holiday Hours

The Easton Town Offices will observe the following hours during the holidays:

 

December 24: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

December 25: CLOSED

December 31: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

January 1: CLOSED

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Real Estate Overvalue Abatements

The Fiscal Year 2014 actual tax bill will be arriving soon with new assessed values for properties.  Those interested in filing for Overvalue Abatements will have a 30-day period to file for abatement from Jan. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014. Abatement application cannot be accepted until Jan. 2, 2014.

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Board of Appeals Meeting for December 17th Postponed to January 6th

NOTICE:

Tonight’s Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for 6:30 pm in the Simmons Lecture Hall at Oliver Ames High School, 136 Lothrop Street, Easton, MA has been rescheduled to the forecasted winter weather. 

 

The meeting will now take place on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Simmons Lecture Hall at Oliver Ames High School, 136 Lothrop Street, Easton, MA.

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Chess and Wrestling Canceled - December 17th

 

The Recreation Department has announced that the chess and wrestling programs scheduled for December 17 have been cancelled due to the snow.

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Recreation Department - Babysitting Course Full

 

The Easton Recreation Department's Babysitting Course is full and will no longer be accepting registrations. Please contact the Recreation Department with any questions. Thank you.

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State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy Announces District Hours

State Senator Thomas P. Kennedy has announced district office hours for the month of December 2013. Constituents may visit the Senator on Friday, December 13 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at the Campello High Rise Building B - 1380 Main Street, Community Room in Brockton, MA and on Monday, December 16 from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Plympton Town House - 5 Palmer Road, Community Meeting Room in Plympton, MA.

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Office Hours: Claire Cronin

Representative Claire D. Cronin will be holding office hours in Easton on Monday, December 16, 2013.  Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.  Constituents are welcome to come and discuss any constituent service matter with Representative Cronin. 

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Mass Gaming Commission to Host Impacted Communities Meeting


The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will hold a public meeting for impacted communities relating to the Raynham Parks LLC proposal on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at the Raynham Middle School located at 420 Titicut Road, Raynham, MA. For more information, please click here.

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Winter Parking Ban in Effect as of December 1

 

The Easton Police would like to remind residents that the winter parking ban begins on December 1.  There is no parking on any Easton streets between the hours of 1AM and 8AM during the months of December, January, February and March. Thank you.

 

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Snow Plowing Contractors - Winter Season

 

The Town of Easton Department of Public Works is accepting applications for snow plowing contractors for the 2013 – 2014 winter season. Applications can be picked up at the Department of Public Works, 130 Center Street between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Applications are also available at this location. Please call the DPW at 508-230-0800. 

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Volunteers Needed!

The Clifford Grant Trail Project continues this Sunday November 24 @ 9:00am, when we hope to finish up the decking on the bridges!  Volunteers are welcome to join us afterwards for pizza.  Same meeting place:  Easton Oliver Ames High School parking lot near Clifford Grant trail entrance.

 

Please come prepared; Wear sturdy footwear & long pants and bring work-gloves and water to drink.

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Easton Food Pantry - Thanksgiving Distribution

 

The Easton food pantry will be conducting its Thanksgiving dinner distributions on Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26 from noon - 5:00 pm. If you have any questions regarding the dinner distribution, please call the food pantry at (508) 230-0670 or visit www.eastonfoodpantry.org

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Applications for FY 2015 Community Preservation funds are now available

 

The Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides a funding source dedicated to Easton’s community preservation needs. This year’s application deadline is January 6, 2014.  Easton’s Community Preservation Committee makes funding recommendations prior to annual Town meeting each spring. Click here for more information and to access the application.

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Easton Veteran's Day Parade

The Veteran’s Day Parade will be on Monday, November 11, 2013 this year. The parade route has changed. All parade participants are to form at Park Street at 10:30 am. The parade will kick off at 11:00 am and head down Center Street to Main Street where it will cross the street and head down to Veteran’s Memorial Park where a ceremony and speakers will take place.

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Special Town Meeting Warrant Available

 

Warrants for the Special Town Meeting to be held Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium are available in the Town Hall lobby as well as online at this location. For other Town Meeting information, click here.

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Board of Health Flu Clinic - November 4, 2013

 

The Easton Board of Health is pleased to announce that a Seasonal Flu Clinic will be held for Easton residents Monday November 4th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the Atrium at Oliver Ames High School, 100 Lothrop Street, North Easton, MA 02356.  The clinic is free for all residents. Residents under the age of 19 must preregister with the BOH due to the limited number of doses available for this age group. Please call Easton BOH at 508-230-0620 with any questions or to register a child age 2-18.

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Trail Work - this Sunday at Clifford G. Grant Trail work continues this Sunday, November 3, at the Clifford Grant Management Area starting at 9AM.  We meet at the trail entrance at the end of Lothrop Street.  Please join us; work will continue until about noon.  Trail work will continue through November.  For the schedule click here.
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Easton Community Blood Drive

 

The American Red Cross will be hosting a community blood drive at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Easton this November. Donations will take place on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm at the KOC Hall, 375 Foundry Street, Easton, MA. If you have any questions, please call Jonathan Wilson at 781-710-2450.

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Board of Health Flu Clinic

 

The Easton Board of Health will be holding a seasonal flu clinic at the Oliver Ames High School at 100 Lothrop Street on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Please click here for full information.

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NOTICE TO EASTON RESIDENTS

During the week of October 21, the Water Division will be conducting its fall system flushing program to ensure the continued quality of our drinking water.

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Trail Work at Clifford Grant this Sunday Trail Work at Clifford Grant this Saturday Trail work continues at the Clifford Grant Management Area this Saturday Oct 28, starting at 9AM.  We meet at the trail entrance at the end of Lothrop Street.  Please join us; work will continue until about noon.  For more information on the project click here.
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Town Offices Closed Monday, October 14

 

In observance of Columbus Day, the Easton Town Offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2013. The Town Offices will be open from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15.

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Fiscal Year 2013 Fourth Quarter Report

 

The Town Administrator has published his fourth quarter report for Fiscal Year 2013. These reports include individual departmental reports as well as a summary of highlighted events during the months of April, May, and June of 2013. Please click here to view the report.

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Trail Work at Clifford Grant this Sunday Trail work continues at the Clifford Grant Management Area this Sunday Oct 6, starting at 9AM.  This week’s work will begin construction of the boardwalk construction and moving materials to the work site.  Please join us; work will continue until about noon.  For more information on the project click here
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National Manufacturing Day 2013


Take a visit to a local business on National Manufacturing Day, October 4, 2013, which addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. 

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Representative Shaunna O'Connell Office Hours

 

O'CONNELL ANNOUNCES DISTRICT OFFICE HOURS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
   
Representative Shaunna O'Connell will be holding office hours Monday, September 30 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at the Easton Town Hall in the Selectmen's room located at 136 Elm Street. Anyone wishing to meet with her may drop in or call 617-722-2305 to reserve an appointment, including appointments that need to be scheduled outside district hours. 

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Board of Selectmen Agenda Packets Available Online

 

At each Board of Selectmen meeting, the Selectmen utilize an electronic packet of handouts, notes, and other informative attachments relevant to their agenda. These "agenda packets" have been sent to the local press the day of the meeting and are a public record. The Town of Easton is pleased to announce that these packets will now be available on the Selectmen's webpage the day of regularly scheduled meetings, and packets from previous meetings will be housed on our Minutes on Demand page under "Board of Selectmen" and "Agenda Packets".

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Annual Fire Department Open House

 

On Saturday, October 5, the Easton Fire Department will hold its Annual Open House at Station 1, 48 Lothrop Street, Easton, MA. Come down and enjoy a slice of pizza while you tour the equipment of the Fire and Rescue Department. Click here for full program information.

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Town Administrator Releases Department Goals and Objectives for FY2014

 

Town Administrator David Colton has released FY2014's Departmental Goals and Objectives. This report details the annual directives of each of the departments within the Town of Easton. The full report is available at this location. 

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Easton Lantern Parade

It’s time again for the much awaited Easton’s Lantern Parade!

 

It will be Saturday August 17th and as in previous years we will meet at 6:00pm at the Historical Society (the old RR building) on Sullivan St.

Bring your decorated lanterns and we will march from the Station to the back of the Ames Library. In case of bad weather, we’ll head to the Oakes Ames Memorial Hall.

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New Town Manager TV Episodes

 

Easton Community Access Television has produced two new episodes of Town Manager TV; available online. These two episodes take you through a tour of the Town Offices, also known as Wayside, with Town Administrator David Colton and Easton Historian Hazel Varella. The history of the building is discussed as well as the current use of the building as the Town Offices. Click here to watch Part 1 and Part 2, or click here to see all online episodes of Town Manager TV.

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National Night Out Against Crime

 

The Easton Police Department, in partnership with numerous other communities, is hosting the National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 6 from 4-9 pm at the Brockton Rox Campanelli Stadium. Please click here for the full flyer.

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State of Massachusetts Seeking Office Space for Lease in Easton

 

The State of Massachusetts is looking for 19,000 sq ft of office space for lease in Easton and neighboring communities for State 911 facilities. Please click here for the full RFP. 

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Office Hours at the Town Offices - Rep. Claire Cronin

 

Representative Claire Cronin will hold office hours at the Easton Town Offices in the Board of Selectmen Meeting Room, 136 Elm Street, Easton, MA, on Monday, July 15, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome.  If you would prefer to schedule an appointment, please call 617-722-2130.

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NOTICE: HOWARD STREET PAVING - POTENTIAL TRASH PICKUP DELAY

 

Thursday June 27 - Due to the hot asphalt on Howard Street, Waste Management has been unable to drive on the road to pick up Thursday's waste. They will attempt to pick up again this afternoon and, if it is still not possible, they will pick up tomorrow morning. Thank you for your patience.

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Notice to Residents: Waste Management Potential Delay

The Town’s trash vendor, Waste Management, is experiencing equipment issues today, Tuesday June 25th.  Waste Management is bringing in additional equipment to complete the routes, however they are not sure if they will be able to complete all of Tuesdays pickups by this evening. 

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Howard Street Under Construction Week of June 17

 

NOTICE: As part of the Town of Easton's ongoing pavement management program, Howard Street will be under construction the week of June 10, 2013. Please click here for the full notice.

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SPECIAL STATE SENATE ELECTION RESULTS RESULTS FOR THE JUNE 25TH SPECIAL STATE SENATE ELECTION CAN BE FOUND HERE
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Proposals sought for agricultural project at Wheaton Farm The Easton Conservation Commission in conjunction with the Easton Agricultural Commission seeks proposals for a license to use certain existing fields at Wheaton Farm for the purpose of crop production or other suitable agricultural.  Click here for the RFP.
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Proposals sought for agricultural project at Wheaton Farm

The Easton Conservation Commission in conjunction with the Agricultural Commission seeks proposals to license certain existing fields for crop production or other suitable agricultural use. Click here for more information and the RFP.

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NOTICE TO EASTON RESIDENTS

During the week of October 21, the Water Division will be conducting its fall system flushing program to ensure the continued quality of our drinking water.

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Waste Management Update

Waste Management Update:  Due to the storm, normal collection of trash and recycling will be delayed Wednesday morning.  Any trash or recycling that is not collected by the end of the day Wednesday will be collected on Thursday.        

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Rabies Clinic - Sunday, April 13, 2014

 

The Town of Easton will hold a  Rabies Clinic on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The clinic will be held behind the Police Station, at 46 Lothrop St. from 9:00 am until  noon.  Dr. Buffman from Lloyd Animal Medical Center will be vaccinating cats from 9:00 am to 10:00 am and dogs from 10:00 am to noon. The cost of the vaccine is $10.00.   A representative from the Town Clerk’s Office will be available from 10:00 am to noon for licensing of dogs.  All cats should be in a carrier, and all dogs must be leashed. Please call the Board of Health (508) 230-0620 with any quesions. Thank you.