Show Off Your Holiday-Decorated Home

Are you proud of your holiday-decorated home? Show it off for others to enjoy by signing for Easton PTO’s “Light Up Easton” and they will place your home on their website along with a map available at the Easton Library with other Easton homes decked out for the holidays.  

“Light Continue reading “Show Off Your Holiday-Decorated Home”

Letter: Vote Yes On South Park

To the Editor:

In a few days, Easton residents will begin to see “final vote” on South Park signs cropping up around town. With your forbearance, please allow us to explain why.

Last May, at a well-attended town meeting, Easton residents voted to place a conservation restriction Continue reading “Letter: Vote Yes On South Park”

Holiday Gift Giving, Buying and Events in Easton

GIVING

Donate toys to the Easton Police Department during its Stuff-a-Cruiser event at the Easton Library’s parking lot at 691 Morehouse Road on Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Drop off donated diapers at Christ Church through Dec. 24. The diapers will go to  nOURish, a non-profit Continue reading “Holiday Gift Giving, Buying and Events in Easton”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 3, 2022

The Board of Selectmen held its regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3. 

The meeting included updates on two ongoing matters. The proposed changes to the municipal land use fee schedule will be included on the agenda for the special Town Meeting planned for Dec 5. A question was raised Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 3, 2022”

Annual Turkey Trot Held at Samuel Staples Elementary School

The 12th Annual Turkey Trot at Samuel Staples Elementary School was held on Monday, Nov. 14.

Students in kindergarten through the second grade trotted on the lower field, and the third, fourth and fifth graders trotted on the upper field to deliver food they have been collecting Continue reading “Annual Turkey Trot Held at Samuel Staples Elementary School”

New State Law Protects Dogs from Extreme Heat, Cold

Dog owners who leave their dog outside during extreme weather conditions without adequate shelter could face hefty fines, according to a new state law.

State lawmakers passed a law that went into effect Oct. 1 that mandates and defines the need for shelter, shade, and water during Continue reading “New State Law Protects Dogs from Extreme Heat, Cold”

Easton Police Warn of Check Washing Scam

The Easton Police Department is urging residents to not place checks they have written in their mailboxes to avoid being scammed.

Police said there has been an increase in check washing scams, a crime which erases the details from an already completed check to allow it to be rewritten. Continue reading “Easton Police Warn of Check Washing Scam”

Proposed Conservation Easement on South Park Property Heads to Referendum  

A Special Town Meeting and a referendum will be held next month on a proposal to place a permanent conservation easement on the remaining approximately 10 acres of town-owned land on South Park Avenue.

The Special Town Meeting is scheduled for Dec. 5, and the town-wide referendum Continue reading “Proposed Conservation Easement on South Park Property Heads to Referendum  “

Easton to Close Town Hall to Observe Juneteenth Next Year

Easton will observe Juneteenth next year by closing town offices. 

Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States and marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure all enslaved people Continue reading “Easton to Close Town Hall to Observe Juneteenth Next Year”

Easton Seniors Are Knitting for Refugees in Ukraine

Have Some Yarn Lying Around?

Gale Haskell and Judy Goldbecker hope they are making a difference for Ukrainian refugees with their wool and knitting needles.

The women are among 10 volunteer knitters from the Easton Senior Center knitting scarves, socks and gloves bound for Ukraine. Continue reading “Easton Seniors Are Knitting for Refugees in Ukraine”